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Westfield Stratford City East
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American Tour of London
American Tour of London

ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

23rd May 1968 Beatles open 2nd Apple Boutique at 161 New Kings Road.go to related location

23rd May 1951 Peter Ustinov's Love of Four Colonels, premieres in London

23rd May 1933 Born today: Joan Henrietta Collins, London, actress (Alexis-Dynasty, Bitch)

23rd May 1890 Born today: Herbert Marshall, London, actor (Murder, Razor's Edge, Little Foxes)

23rd May 1701 William Kidd, Scottish pirate, hanged at London's Execution Dock.go to related location

The Largest Roof...?



The Largest Roof...?

The Dome (O2) actually has the largest roof in the world

Location: Drawdock Road, London, SE10 0BB

Description: The new millennium officially started in Greenwich, England on 1st January 2001; The World's biggest dome was built on the Meridian Line (The Prime Meridian of the World) in Greenwich to celebrate this historic event.

And it here that the Dome - or the 'O2' as it is now called - still presides, which is surprising after a public and political outcry into the cost of construction... it is big but not 'knock-downable'.

And it is this 'big' word that enables the O2 to lay claim to have the largest roof in the world. Don't just take my word for it, have a look at the map below - massive!


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The Largest Roof...?

The Dome (O2) actually has the largest roof in the world


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