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Mayfair, City of Westminster

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Mayfair, City of Westminster

Mayfair (originally called The May Fair) is an area of central London, located within the City of Westminster. The district is now mainly commercial, with many former homes converted into offices for major corporations headquarters, embassies and also hedge funds and real estate businesses. There remains a substantial quantity of residential property as well as some exclusive shopping and London's largest concentration of luxury hotels and many restaurants.
Post townLONDON
Administrative CountyCity of Westminster
Traditional CountyMiddlesex
OS GridTQ2880
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityMetropolitan
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLondon
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLondon
Ambulance AuthorityLondon
Dialling code020

Other names by which Mayfair, City of Westminster has been known in the past

George St Hanover Square ~ May Fair ~ St George Hanover Square

Mayfair, City of Westminster in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Mayfair, dist., St George Hanover Square par., London, 137 ac., pop. 13,491.

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