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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
22nd April 1991 Two trains collided on the DLR at West India Quay.
22nd April 1930 US, Britain and Japan sign London Naval Treaty
22nd April 1925 Born today: George Cole, London England, actor (Minder, Vampire Lovers)
22nd April 1899 Born today: Martyn Green, London, actor (Gilbert and Sullivan, Iceman Cometh)
22nd April 1823 Baltic Club (Exchange) forms in London
22nd April 1737 William Hicks (MP for Wallingford) was attacked by highwayman Dick Turpin and associate in a coach travelling to London through Epping Forest.
Granary Square and its Fountains
The new square featuring a spectacular 1000+ lit fountains.
Location: Goods Way, Kings Cross
Description: Granary Square is just north of the joint new entrances to King's Cross and St Pancras, just over the canal and in front of University of the Arts London formerly St Martin's.
The square, designed by Townshends Landscape Architects, features a spectacular animated 1,080 choreographed fountains. Eat your heart out Bellagio. Each fountain is individually controlled and lit, which gives rise to splendid fun for kids in the day and fab art shows by night.