The Dixon

The historic, Grade II building was erected between 1902 and 1905 as the Magistrates Court and police station for over a century. It reopened in 2018 as a boutique hotel.

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Tower Bridge
London's iconic bridge across the River Thames, with two beautiful Victorian towers.
Shad Thames
A historic riverside street besides Tower Bridge. Lined with tall Victorian warehouses.
Potter's Field Park
These fields were once the homes of potters, but are known today for having been the burial grounds for paupers.
Shakedown Coffee
The hotel’s homage to coffee and the roastery it has built in a former cell attest to the former prison, and the coffee the cops used to pass between cells to inmates while swapping stories.
John Butler Dixon
The hotel takes its name from its famed architect, who designed over 200 police buildings in London. Despite the expanse of his work, no pictures remain of the architect.
Courtroom Bar
The old courtroom now serves as The Dixon’s bar and is renown for its espresso martini, though its artwork and architecture are equally captivating.

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