Sign in front of a costume jeweller’s shop at the Royal Arcade in Mayfair.
I always wondered what was inside the City of London Marketing Suite, and now I know. There’s a full replica of the city downstairs, which is used when developers (usually from overseas) want to take a look at what’s available for redevelopment.
The working model has up to date proposals such as the forthcoming ‘Shard’ and it’s linked to a database that has details on all current properties. The eccentrically dressed bloke doing the talk walks up and down the Thames with a duster which ‘works wonders’.