Trafalgar Square, formerly known as Charing Cross, is one of London’s most lively open spaces. The present architecture of a large central area with roadways on three sides, and a terrace to the north was completed in 1845. Trafalgar Square is under the Greater London Authority management but owned by the Queen in Right of the Crown.
Trafalgar Square is situated in the heart of London and is being enjoyed by Londoners and tourists alike. It is a vivid place where very often special events and celebrations take place, like: the Royal Weddings, filming and photography as well as demonstrations.
Trafalgar Square is rich in history with The Nelson’s Column, the vice admiral who commanded the British Fleet at Trafalgar, guarded by four monumental bronze lions. The original name was King William the Fourth's Square, but G.L Taylor suggested the name Trafalgar Square.