Walton Street, London

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Walton Street, London SW3 in 2007

Walton Street is a street in central London's Knightsbridge district. It runs south-west to north-east from Draycott Avenue to Walton Place, parallel to Brompton Road to the north.

It is known for its boutiques and restaurants.[1]

On 18 November 1975, the Walton's Restaurant bombing took place, when an Irish Republican Army (IRA) unit nicknamed the Balcombe Street Gang without warning threw a bomb into Walton's Restaurant, killing two people and injuring almost two dozen.[2]

Notable residents[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The London Magazine". www.thelondonmagazine.co.uk. Retrieved 21 September 2018.
  2. ^ "CAIN: Chronology of the Conflict 1975". Retrieved 15 June 2016.
  3. ^ Neate, Rupert (10 October 2018). "'McMafia' law: woman who spent £16m at Harrods is jailed banker's wife". The Guardian. Retrieved 10 October 2018.

External links[edit]

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