Secret London: Pimlico
Little Known Facts about Pimlico
It is thought that the name Pimlico may well derive from the Spanish word for drink, or from the Native American Pamlican tribe.
Pimlico is home to the National Audit Office and the National Records of Statistics.
The designer of Pimlico, Thomas Cubitt, was also responsible for the design of the eastern front of Buckingham Palace.
Victoria Train Station used to be referred to as the Pimlico Terminal!
A comedy film called Passport to Pimlico was based on the district, and actually received an Oscar nomination in 1949.