Primrose Hill in the Second World War

By Martin Sheppard. The area of Regent’s Park, Hampstead Heath and Primrose Hill was initially not a prime German bombing target, due to its situation north of the heart of […]

Categories: History

Pickford’s Stables

A remarkable but forgotten stables complex in Primrose Hill By Peter Darley Walking along Gloucester Avenue and over Fitzroy Bridge in early October, you would have found the road closed. […]

Sylvia Plath: 60 Years On

“When I came to my beloved Primrose Hill, with the golden leaves, I was full of such joy.” This week marks the 60th anniversary of the death of Sylvia Plath, […]

Categories: Feature, History, Poem

The Primrose Hill Necropolis

It’s hard to imagine, but Primrose Hill was once the proposed site for a necropolis. In the middle of the nineteenth century, the city’s graveyards were overflowing due to the […]

Categories: History, Past