2016 Sponsors

Motcomb Street Traders Association
The aims of the Association
The Association’s primary aims are:
– To help promote the area and attract more footfall.
– To help promote individual businesses or groups of businesses operating in the area.
– To provide a regular forum that allows members to exchange views and ideas on ways to improve the
quality of business life in the area.
Association activities and achievements to date
The Association has been active since April 2008 and to date, amongst other things, it has:
– Established together with the Metropolitan Police, an email early warning system to alert members to
potential shoplifters or credit card fraudsters who may be operating in the area.
– Established a relationship with Westminster City Council to monitor and improve the area.
– Supported the local residential community by participating in local events.
– Works closely with PR companies to ensure local and national press coverage for the traders in the area.
– Organises the very successful annual ‘Motcomb Street Party’.
Membership criteria
Membership of the Association is open to any business operating in the area. Individual businesses may be represented by the owner or any full time employee at member’s meetings. Grosvenor actively supports the Association but all businesses are very welcome to join whether they are Grosvenor tenants or not.
Grosvenor website: www.grosvenor.com
Grosvenor is an international property development, investment and fund management group. It has regional operating companies covering Australia Asia Pacific, the Americas, Britain and Ireland and Continental Europe and an international fund management business which operates across all these markets. The Group is united by a common business approach, culture and shareholder.
Active in 17 countries, Grosvenor has assets under management of £9.1bn. The 6th Duke of Westminster, head of the Grosvenor family, is non-executive Chairman of Grosvenor, which has over 300 years of experience in property.
The company’s core expertise is in mixed-use urban centres, with specific skills in residential, retail and commercial property development and management.
Knightsbridge Business Group website: www.knightsbridgebusinessgroup.co.uk


Objectives and Values:
  • To promote the commercial character of Knightsbridge for the benefit of our members.
  • To foster neighbourly relationships between the members.
  • To liase with other residential and commercial groups or associations in the area for mutual benefit.
General :
  • The group has been in existence for 30 plus years and is chaired by Derek Picot the Regional Director of the Jumeirah Carlton Tower.
  • The number of members is kept below 30 in order to create a more personal ambiance and is a non profit making group.
  • Application for memberships have to be invited via one of the members and a decision is made at committee level.
  • There are six planned luncheon meetings each year held in our members establishments providing members with the opportunity to meet and network.
  • There are also ad hoc events throughout the year including the annual Motcomb Street Party, which is fully supported by the KBG and the individual members. This year alone helping to raise over £44,000 for charity a record year.
  • A guest speaker is occasionally invited to attend and provide input on local, political and topical issues.
Motcombs website: www.motcombs.co.uk


Belgravia’s most famous restaurant. Great modern British food and superior wines,
complimented by friendly but unobtrusive service that ensures every visit to Motcombs restaurant lives up to your highest expectations.
Experience the buzz at Motcombs bar. The warm, friendly atmosphere tempts you to
enjoy a drink with friends, experience champagne and oysters at the bar, or perhaps a lighter meal of pasta or steak in the relaxed brasserie.
The Brasserie at Motcombs is open daily with indoor and outdoor seating all year round. It’s a place to meet your friends for a snack, a long lunch, Sunday Roast, cosy dinner or just for a drink at the bar.
Motcombs is within walking distance of many leading hotels, designer stores, Harrods and Harvey Nichols. Motcomb Street for years was a quiet street filled with art galleries and eccentric residents, but now the “Village” has become very chic – think Parisian Bijou Street with a Belgravia twist! A lot of sought after designers have opened new stores recently with more to come.
Chesterton Humberts website: www.chestertonhumberts.com
Chesterton Humberts is the longest established Estate Agent in Belgravia, having celebrated 200 years of Estate Agency last year. With 16 offices in London and many affiliated offices around the world we can draw on a wealth of contacts to help with all residential property needs.
Our Belgravia office, just opposite the end of Motcomb Street, is lead by Simon Umfreville, Debra Stroud and Jo Tress who have worked in this area for more than eighty years between. This is true local knowledge, there are very few properties in this area which we haven’t visited at some time in the last thirty or more years, and very few situations which we can not help with.
For an informal discussion of your property problems, why not give us a call on 020 7235 8090
C. Hoare & Co. website: www.hoaresbank.co.uk


C. Hoare & Co. is the UK’s oldest independent private bank. Founded in 1672, it continues to be owned and supervised by the Hoare family.
The bank’s success derives from its commitment to delivering a quality service tailored to customers’ needs. Up-to- date technology supports a very personal service.
Customers are from diverse backgrounds and include charities, leading members of the legal profession, financiers, business men and women, members of the media, and owners of large estates.
Each customer has an Relationship Manager who will also co-ordinate the specialist team that may be needed by those with complex requirements.
current and deposit accounts | lending and guarantee facilities | offshore services | investment management | tax and trustee services | financial planning.
The Cadogan Estate website: www.cadogan.co.uk


The Cadogan Estate comprises 93 acres of Chelsea, stretching northwards on Sloane Street as far as Knightsbridge and Harvey Nichols, southwards through Sloane Square and past Peter Jones to Lower Sloane Street and westwards, with several holdings on King’s Road as far as Beaufort Street.
At the heart of the Estate is the Duke of York’s Square developed over the past ten years to provide shops, restaurants, offices, residential accommodation and recently, the Saatchi Gallery.
The foundation of the Cadogan Estate was laid in 1712 when the physician Sir Hans Sloane bought the Manor of Chelsea. In 1717, Sloane’s youngest daughter Elizabeth married Charles Cadogan, later the Second Baron Cadogan of Oakley. The family’s 300 year stewardship of the Estate continues in the hands of our Chairman, the present Earl Cadogan, and his eldest son Viscount Chelsea.
Today the Estate includes approximately 3,000 flats, 600 houses, over 300 shops and 500,000 sq ft of office space and has a value of circa £2.75 billion.
Runwild Media Group website: www.rwmg.co.uk

Runwild Media Group is a dynamic, independent publishing house and a leader in the luxury magazine industry. In adhering to the highest standard of editorial content and utilising stylish, modern design, Runwild Media Group has carved out a niche in its field.

Runwild Media Group specialises in producing monthly luxury titles, bespoke publications and a host of media solutions which produce remarkable commercial results.

Pegasi website: www.pegasi.co.uk


Pegasi Management Company Limited for luxury flat rentals in prime central London locations.
Call 020 7245 4500 or visit www.pegasi.co.uk
If you’re finding it hard to decide which property to rent, consider this: there is one name in London property rental that stands out from the crowd, PEGASI.
For over 30 years PEGASI have established an enviable reputation for providing an unparalleled property rental service. Not only do PEGASI offer the finest luxurious apartments in London’s most exclusive locations, but are also Landlords with an in-house management team to which tenants have direct access.
Waitrose website: www.waitrose.com


Holders of the Royal Warrant, John Lewis’s premium food shop Waitrose Belgravia is situated on Motcomb Street.
The supermarket has a reputation for top quality food, wine and customer service.
Waitrose offers a delivery service to local residents, and also provides free wine and champagne glass hire for your parties and events.
The “Waitrose Entertaining” catalogue boasts a broad range of items specially made to order, such as: hot and cold dinner party food, beautiful birthday cakes, childrens party food, and canape selections.
The branch is a ”beautiful place with beautiful people” (Tatler Magazine).
ON Motcomb website: www.on-motcomb.com

Dedicated to luxury and attention to detail. On Motcomb offers an exclusive personal shopping experience.
Devoted to luxury evening wear our curated collection includes a number of exclusive pieces commissioned
each season from Ateliers including Balmain, Carolina Herrera, Ellie Saab, Erdem, Giambattista Valli Couture,
Marchesa, Marios Schwab and Zac Posen.

11–12 Motcomb Street, London. SW1X 8LB.
Telephone: 0207 235 4146

Westcoast website: www.westcoast.co.uk

Westcoast Limited was founded in 1984 and has grown to become the number one UK distributor for many of our vendors and customers.

Our core value is our passion for the industry and our customers that we service within it. We are passionate about being the number one supplier for our vendors and our customers. We pride ourselves on delivering the best possible results for all our stakeholders; Customers, Vendors, Shareholders, Employees, Environment, Community and Industry.

Through the hard work and dedication of all at Westcoast we are consistently ranked in the Sunday Times Top Track of the 100 Largest Privately Owned UK Companies. Westcoast has also been ranked 10th in a list of the fastest growing private companies in Europe according to Europe 500.

Belgraves Hotel website: www.thompsonhotels.com

Blending traditional British hospitality with an American bohemian attitude, Belgraves brings the Thompson Hotels luxury experience to London. Thompson’s premier transatlantic addition is the most luxurious boutique hotel in Belgravia, London, offering upscale accommodations in the heart of the city’s most charming neighbourhood.

Hawksmoor website: www.thehawksmoor.com

Hawksmoor Knightsbridge opens on 3rd July on Yeoman’s Row and will serve dictionary-thick British steaks from traditional British breeds, simply cooked over real charcoal and the best quality sustainable seafood and shellfish.Hawksmoor is widely considered the best steak restaurant in London and has won many awards.
To book and for more information please visit


Harrods website: www.harrods.com

Harrods is a leader in luxury retail, renowned for its exclusive product selection and unrivalled customer service. Attracting customers from around the world, the famous department store continues to surpass the expectations of its visitors and offer an unparalleled shopping experience to all who walk through its doors. Steeped in history, the iconic establishment was opened by Charles Henry Harrod in 1834 with humble beginnings as an East End grocer and tea merchant. After moving to Knightsbridge in 1849 the Harrods legend was born and it has since remained one of the most distinguished names in the luxury industry. Exquisite merchandise spans seven floors and 330 departments, ranging from haute couture fashion and luxury accessories to the finest homewares and latest technology. The store has 28 eateries to satisfy every taste and continues to enhance its stellar restaurant portfolio, not to mention the opulent 100-year-old Food Halls. The store also offers a selection of premier services such as By Appointment Personal Shopping and The Penthouse – a private area offering clients bespoke service in a beautiful and relaxing environment. Other in-store services include the Urban Retreat Spa, a concierge, Harrods Bank and The Studio – an
exclusive interior design service. Guided by its global reputation that “anything is possible”, Harrods continues to be one of the most distinguished department stores in the world.

Child & Child website: www.childandchild.co.uk


Child & Child is a long established firm of solicitors covering a wide range of personal and commercial legal services. Whatever your legal needs Child & Child pride themselves on providing a friendly, efficient and value for money service.
Child & Child offer an extensive range of business services for the corporate or commercial client. The expansion of legislation over the last few years and its increasing complexity has led Child & Child to develop particular areas of speciality.
Child & Child offer an extensive range of legal services for the individual or family. Child & Child can offer help and guidance with the most stressful things in life including buying a house, changing job, getting divorced, going to court and dealing with a family bereavement. Child & Child pride themselves on their personal and friendly service
Jumeirah Carlton Tower Hotel website: www.jumeirah.com


The five-star Jumeirah Carlton Tower is one of London’s best located hotels, ideally situated on Sloane Street in the heart of Knightsbridge.
Part of the Dubai-based luxury hospitality group Jumeirah and sister to the world’s most luxurious hotel, Burj Al Arab, Jumeirah Carlton Tower offers a wealth of experiences, combined with first class service. Spectacular health club facilities, contemporary bedrooms and a wide variety of dining options including the famous Rib Room & Oyster Bar are just some of the attractions. Other hotels in the group’s portfolio include The Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Emirates Towers Hotel, The Jumeirah Beach Club Resort and Spa, Madinat Jumeirah and Bab Al Shams Desert Resort & Spa in Dubai, as well as the recent addition to the group, Jumeirah Essex House in New York. In addition, Jumeirah has recently acquired the management contract for Shanghai’s most prominent and prestigious new hotel development in the downtown Luwan District, which will be known as HanTang Jumeirah Shanghai.
Jumeirah Lowndes Hotel website: www.jumeirah.com

Ideally situated in the heart of central London, amongst the boutiques of Sloane Street and Motcomb Street, Jumeirah London hotels offer unsurpassed luxury in one of London’s most happening locations. With 216 and 87 rooms respectively Jumeirah Carlton Tower and Jumeirah Lowndes Hotel offer a range of experiences and first class service.
The boutique style of Jumeirah Lowndes Hotel is ideal for those looking for a home away from home whilst the Jumeirah Carlton Tower offers the full facilities of a large, luxury hotel including spectacular Health Club and Spa and a wide variety of dining options; the Rib Room for British Dining; Chinoiserie for relaxed, informal dining throughout the day; Gilt Cocktail Lounge and The Club Room which offers healthy options with stunning views over central London.
Dining options at the Jumeirah Lowndes Hotel include the contemporary and vibrant Mimosa Bar and Restaurant for all day dining and Terrace, al fresco dining during the summer months. Guests at the Jumeirah Lowndes Hotel are also able to use the facilities of Jumeirah Carlton Tower.
Berkeley Hotel website: www.the-berkeley.co.uk


With 214 climate controlled rooms and suites individually decorated by the world’s foremost interior designers The Berkeley has rooms to meet all tastes.Views over Hyde Park and residential Belgravia set the tone at one of London’s best addresses.
About The Hotel
A history of sublime service in the heart of Knightsbridge, London
The Berkeley London luxury hotel has delighted guests with its welcoming atmosphere and sense of style for over a hundred years.
We’re perfectly located to help you experience London, just minutes from the most desirable Knightsbridge shops.
With award-winning service and cuisine, and flawless business facilities, it’s no surprise our guests call The Berkeley in Knightsbridge their preferred London destination.
And with special treats for families, even our our youngest guests find everything they could ask for at The Berkeley.
Grace Belgravia website: www.gracebelgravia.com

Grace Belgravia is a private club for spirited, cultured, caring women who want the very best for their health and well-being. A powerful new vision for women’s health and lifestyle, led by a team of internationally recognised experts and therapists, our mantra is inside out beauty.
The integrated advanced fitness, beauty, diagnostic and preventative medicine is all available under one roof and is dedicated to empowering and nurturing women through seven ages of life from young adulthood, through fertility, pregnancy, child rearing, empty nesting, menopause and ageing-well.

Grace has a spa, hamman, gym, Atelier, restaurant and bar and elegant and calm relaxation areas. The gym offers a unique methodology by Matt Roberts, and has been specifically designed with the female body in mind. The team recommend combining personal training with the choice of over 60 weekly complimentary classes available to Members, to ensure results, be it weight loss, sports training, rehabilitation, or simply a healthy lifestyle are achieved.

The Pantechnicon website: www.thepantechnicon.com


Welcome to The Pantechnicon.
A public house and dining room named afterthe prestigious 1830’s building in Motcomb Street.
The word Pantechniconwas originally coined for horse drawn carriages which transported artefacts
to and from the repository.
Sumptuous surroundings and an elegant interior pays enormous attention to detail in every respect. Simple well executed menus with fresh dishes and an excellent grill section.
This established Bar and Restaurant offers set lunch deals, weekend breakfast and all day Sunday Roast.
Halkin Hotel website: www.comohotels.com/thehalkin


The Halkin is a haven in the heart of London’s exclusive Belgravia. This intimate 41 room hotel is a discreet, chic, insider’s address with some of the best suites in town, as well as a Michelin-starred restaurant, Ametsa. Expect exquisite attention to detail.
At COMO Hotels and Resorts we are defined by a special Asian spirit: a quiet commitment to servicing guests to ensure your total respite. We nurture each and every one of you, bring families together, and for business travellers, pre-empt the smallest need to ease your day-to-day cares.
This detail, passion and integrity makes each stay unique. It defines not just our service standards but the soul of each property. This is because we want you to feel the essence of the destination – in food, architecture, and the way we help you navigate a place, to experience its many layers.
So whether it’s a private island in the Indian Ocean or a city hotel at the heart of Bangkok, COMO Hotels and Resorts – an award winning, privately owned company – knows how to make memories last.
We look forward to welcoming you soon.