Bill Wyman’s Chelsea

£16.99

A comprehensive and affectionate look at the village of Chelsea, with over 300 photos, itineraries, maps, historical research and stories by ex-Rolling Stone Bill Wyman.

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Bill Wyman has worked in the London borough of Chelsea on-and-off since joining the Rolling Stones in 1962, and has lived in the area since 1982. Over the past few years, Bill has walked every street of his beloved neighbourhood, photographing anything unusual that caught his eye: bridges, churches, pubs, shops, houses, monuments, decorative wall plaques, blue historical plaques, statues, weather vanes, front doors, street signs and coal hole covers. Alongside his photos, Bill began to research the area thoroughly – its history, its stories, and its residents. Bill Wyman’s Chelsea is the result of this work: a comprehensive and informative guide to a London borough steeped in culture and history, as seen through the personaland affectionate lens of a long-standing resident, who himself plays a part in the history of the area. Complete with walking tour itineraries, maps, an A-Z of streets, historical information, over 300 of Bill’s photos and knowledge from an insider; Bill has produced what can confidently be called the ‘Master Book on Chelsea’.

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Weight 0.572 kg
Dimensions 23 × 16 × 2.4 cm
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