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TOUR OF THE MONTH

Carry On in London Tour
Carry On in London Tour

ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

13th December 2009 Stratford International Station is opened to the public.

13th December 1951 Margaret Thatcher weds businessman Denis Thatcher at Wesley's Chapel.

13th December 1923 Gangster 'Mad' Frankie Fraser was born in Lambeth, London.

13th December 1919 Ross and Smith land in Australia from a flight from London

13th December 1823 Italian composer Gioacchino Rossini arrives in London.

Original Pirate Material



Original Pirate Material

The location of the tower block in The Street's debut album.

Location: Pickard Street, Kestrel House, Clerkenwell, EC1V 8EN

Description: The unique debut album Original Pirate Material by rapper and producer The Streets (Mike Skinner) featured this ordinary tower block lit up beautifully.

Kestrel House is 18 storey's, was completed in 1968 and is 55m tall.

The photograph is by German photographer Rut Blees Luxemburg and is entitled Towering Inferno. It's the south face that is depicted.

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Original Pirate Material

The location of the tower block in The Street's debut album.


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