A Quick Overview of Floral Street
Floral Street is a street located in the Covent Garden area of London. It runs east from Garrick Street to Bow Street and contains a number of fashion stores, including Paul Smith.
- Originally called Hart Street, it changed to the current name in 1895 to reflect the market trade.
- However the street itself was mainly used by tradesmen associated with the fruit market.
- Originally the street was a cul-de-sac and at its peak during the 18th century there were no fewer than eleven pubs on the road and many illegal brothels.