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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
29th April 1966 Spin-bowling Cricketer Phil Tufnell was born in Barnet, London.
29th April 1943 Noel Coward's Present Laughter, premieres in London
29th April 1923 Born today: Maxine Audley, London, actress (Peeping Tom, Ricochet, House of Cards)
29th April 1879 Born today: Thomas Beecham, England, composer (found London Philharmonic)
Brinks Mat Bullion
The place where the thieves stashed the stolen gold bullion.
Location: 117 Wilton Way
Description: This newly developed building sits atop a former warehouse where some of the gold bullion from the audacious 1983 Brinks Mat robbery was stashed. Over 3 tonnes was stolen and most of it has never been recovered.
The building later became Hackney Empire's sister theatre the Bullion Room and in 2010 was sold to developers.