Monday , March 8 2021
Home / FT Alphaville / The Worshipful Company of Stoners

The Worshipful Company of Stoners

Trudging through a dank and deserted Square Mile this week, turning the corner at Old Broad Street onto Throgmorton Street, an Alphaville regular came across this . . .  Those are plastic pots for holding plants. Pot plants. Weed.This is the subterranean site of the long-closed, but Grade 1-listed, Throgmorton Bars and Restaurant, that included The Long Room — gossip-central for stock market traders until the closure of the London Stock Exchange floor in the late 80s.It was the inspiration for Alphaville’s own Long Room forum.Thorgmortons sits deep underground, beneath the Worshipful Company of Drapers, who have been there since 1543, when the livery hall purchased the London mansion of Thomas Cromwell from King Henry VIII. Cromwell had lost his head three years

FT Alphaville considers the following as important:

This could be interesting, too:

Global Economic Intersection Analysis Blog Feed writes Everything Is Broken

Tyler Cowen writes The new phrenology?

[email protected] (B. H.) writes Historians and Economic Historians in Conversation

Tyler Cowen writes Saturday assorted links

Trudging through a dank and deserted Square Mile this week, turning the...

FT Alphaville
FT Alphaville is a free daily news and commentary service giving finance professionals the information they need, when they need it. In a world where market professionals are inundated with information there is a pressing need to edit and filter, and hopefully sow a few ideas along the way. That’s where the FT Alphaville team comes in.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *