Secret London: Knightsbridge
Little Known Facts about Knightsbridge
Knightsbridge is home to some of the world's richest and notable people, including: Roman Abramovich, Charles Saatchi and Nigella Lawson.
In 1898, Harrods installed the world's first moving staircase (escalator).
Before the transport systems were introduced in the 19th Century, Knightsbridge was renowned as a haunt for highwaymen, robbers and cut-throats, who targeted travellers on the western route out of London.
In February 2007, the world's most expensive apartment at One Hyde Park, sold off plan for £100.00million. It was bought by a Qatari Prince.
Some massive bands have performed in Hyde Park over the years. These include Pink Floyd, Rolling Stones, Queen and Blur.
Pizza On The Park is actually part of Hyde Park Corner station that closed after works took place to change from lifts to escalators.