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“A London Street”
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3 Savile Row
Ranked #652 of 1,589 things to do in London
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Owner description: Site of the last Beatles public performance, on January 30, 1969.
East Riding of Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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“A London Street”
Reviewed 25 November 2013

A London venue famous as the Beatle’s Apple offices, and of course where they held their (final) rooftop performance. But you can’t go on the roof, in fact you can’t go in the building unless you’ve got business there, so all you can do is look at it from outside. And if you do, it won’t look anything like what it did when Apple was there. The murals have gone, and the place has had a makeover. So why visit? Just to have seen part of the Beatles’ history, that’s about it. It’s a building, now used for other purposes.

Visited October 2013
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“An iconic site for Beatles fans”
Reviewed 18 September 2010

As the site of the their famous rooftop concert, the building at 3 Savile Row is a must see if only as a quick walk by.

We walked over from Piccadilly Square after visiting Abbey Road.

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“In the Footsteps of the Fab Four”
Reviewed 8 January 2008

Sure you can't go up to the roof or even in the building and I believe the facade is somewhat different (might have had shutters on the windows in 69..) HOWEVER just to stand in front of the building (I took a video and printed off some stills) was for me a pretty religious experience..having read a great book detailing the Let It Be sessions in the winter of 69 at Twickenham Studios..it took on added significance...The Beatles stifled for weeks by the environment the constant intrusion of cameras, tape recorders and hanger ons, the spectre of George's threatened departure were finally free to do what they did best...perform...and the result was their greatest live performance ever....the material was so polished and the playing tight because of the endless rehearsals both as part of the movie footage and the recording sessions that were moved to the Apple building just prior to the rooftop concert...the addition of Billy Preston not only added significantly to the quality of the performances but revitalised the Beatles who had seriously considered adding him to the line-up...In context as a Beatles fan I believe this site more significant than Abbey Road studios as that facility was and is used by many artists..this place is special..!!

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“3 Savile Row”
Reviewed 22 January 2006

Don't get too excited about this property. It was the address of apple from 1968 to around 1972, but has little remaining that dates from this period. The whole of the interior was gutted during renovation in the 1970's and cladding was added to the ground floor facade. There is certainly no recording studio in the basement anymore, and even access to it by steps from the street level via the railings on the left has been removed. I think only the front brickwork of the property is original and I'm sure the roof has been recovered at least a couple of times over the last 30 years!!

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“A visit to 3 Savile Row”
Reviewed 19 October 2002

All Beatles fans should take the time, while in London, for a quick visit to 3 Savile Row. This famous building is, of course, the former site of the group's Apple Records and the site of the the band's final live performance. Although access is denied to the building or the famour roof, it's still worth spending a few minutes by the door remembering the excietment that once was.

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