Pimlico, which falls in the City of Westminster Borough, is mainly made up of residential properties and is generally delineated by Victoria Railway Station to the North and the River Thames to the South. The area mainly offers high quality ex local flats which prove to be excellent value for money as they are large in size and affordable given the location. Pimlico is close to the shopping areas offered in Belgravia and Chelsea as well as short walk from the tourist attractions such as the London Eye.
Pimlico has a few major green spaces. Pimlico Gardens is situated by the River Thames at the South end of St George’s Square. The park is laid out with trees and grass. John Gibson’s marble stature and ‘The Helmsman’ bronze statue can be found in the garden. Besides the green spaces the riverbank features public spaces and seating offering fantastic views across some of London’s most iconic scenery.
Shopping and Entertainment
Pimlico is full of many excellent retail facilities. There are a number of unique boutiques, niche shops, a vintage clothes shop and a small daily market as well as the local supermarkets and newsagents. Furthermore shops can be found along Victoria Street at Victoria Place. A weekly Pimlico farmer’s market takes place every Saturday between 9am to 1pm, great opportunity for the local residents to pick up handy cooking tips and recipes. The Tate Britain, the landmark of Pimlico, located within the ward of Millwark is a short walk from Pimlico underground station and displays five centuries of British art. The area also has many restaurants to cater the locals as well as the tourists.