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City of Westminster in Greater London County, England, United Kingdom
 

Pizza Express

 
 
Pizza Express Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, March 16, 2018
1. Pizza Express Marker
Inscription.  
The first ever

Pizza Express

opened here 1965


 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce.
 
Location. 51° 30.676′ N, 0° 7.926′ W. Marker is in City of Westminster, England, in Greater London County. Marker is at the intersection of Wardour Street and Rupert Court, on the left when traveling north on Wardour Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 29 Wardour Street, City of Westminster, England W1D 6PS, United Kingdom. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Former Wardour Street Clubs (a few steps from this marker); Mont Blanc Restaurant (within shouting distance of this marker); Globe Theatre (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Apollo Theatre (about 90 meters away); Edmund Burke (about 90 meters away); Lyric Theatre (about 90 meters away); “Swiss Court” (about 120 meters away); Glockenspiel (about 120 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in City of Westminster.
 
Also see . . .  Pizza Express (Wikipedia). "PizzaExpress is a restaurant group
Pizza Express and Marker - Wide View image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, March 16, 2018
2. Pizza Express and Marker - Wide View
with over 470 restaurants across the United Kingdom and 100 overseas in Europe, Hong Kong, China, India and the Middle East. It was founded in 1965 by Peter Boizot. In July 2014 the group was sold to the China-based private equity firm Hony Capital in a deal worth £900 million ($1.54 billion). PizzaExpress celebrated its 50th birthday in 2015." (Submitted on March 27, 2018.) 
 
Additional keywords. Soho
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 24, 2018. It was originally submitted on March 27, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 90 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 27, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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