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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
28th May 1908 Born today: Ian Lancaster Fleming, London England, author (James Bond)
28th May 1897 Born today: Henry Kendall, London, actor (Amazing Quest, Shadow, Rich and Strange)
28th May 1858 Dion Boucicault's Foul Play, premieres in London
28th May 1742 1st indoor swimming pool opens (Goodman's Fields, London)
28th May 1728 Celebrated satirical painter William Hogarth successfully sues agent Joshua Morris.
A Big Tin
London's very own giant tin of Tate & Lyle Syrup
Location: West Silvertown
Description: Go on the DLR and alight at West Silvertown on platform one, then cross over to platform 2 and look out of the window.
You will see the Tate & Lyle factory.
On the nearside corner is a giant reproduction of a tin of syrup about 3/4 metres high.
All you need now is a factory that makes giant spoons!
Tagged in this Tour: Quirky London