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TOUR OF THE MONTH

The London Riots Tour
The London Riots Tour

ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

22nd August 1945 Noel Coward's revue Sigh no More, premieres in London.

22nd August 1937 Born today: Max Hebditch, director (Museum of London)

22nd August 1925 Actress Honor Blackman (Pussy Galore-Goldfinger) was born today in Plaistow, East London.go to related location

22nd August 1916 Born today: John Slater, London England, actor (Deadlock, Cartel, Devil's Pass)

22nd August 1866 George Shillibeer, pioneer of London's 1st bus service, dies

22nd August 1620 Oliver Cromwell married Elizabeth Bourchier at St Giles-without-Cripplegate.go to related location

Top Crime-related places to visit in London.



Crime is one of the most intriguing and captivating themes in modern life, and London's history is full of real life escapades, robberies, murders and other nefarious criminal intent. Find out here exactly where they happened.

TOP 10 CRIME RELATED SIGHTS IN LONDON:

MORE CRIME SIGHTS:

11. The Walkie-Talkie Bank Job @ 185 Baker Street, London
12. The Tyburn Tree @ Bayswater Road, London
13. The Kray twins were born here @ 64 Stean Street, Hoxton
14. The London Cage, WW2 torture @ 7 Kensington Palace Gardens
15. Moll King's Houses of Ill Repute @ 106 Haverstock Hill, Chalk Farm
16. Wilfred Brambles arrest was here @ 1 Shepherd's Bush Green, London
17. A barbers with a secret @ 156 Caledonian Road
18. 1909 Tottenham Outrage Robbery @ Tottenham High Road, London
19. Buster Edwards died here @ Greet Street, Southwark
20. Foreign Anarchist Club @ 6 Windmill Street, Tottenham Court Road
21. The Clink @ Clink Street, London
22. Balcombe Street Siege @ 21 Balcombe St, Marylebone, London
23. The Carpenters Arms @ 73 Cheshire Street, Bethnal Green
24. Cynthia Paynes House of Cyn @ 32 Ambleside Avenue, Streatham, London
25. Dick Turpin's Cave @ Wellington Hill, High Beech, Epping Forest
26. Catherine Wheel Alley @ Bishopsgate, Broadgate
27. Sweeney Todd was born here @ 85 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London
28. Tony Blair lived here @ 1 Richmond Crescent, Islington
29. The Lion Public House @ Tapp Street
30. The Clockwork Orange Underpass @ Trinity Road, Wandsworth, London
31. Lord Lucan's Murder House @ 46 Lower Belgrave Street, London
32. The Calthorpe Arms @ 252 Grays Inn Road, City of London
33. Captain Kidd Public House @ Off Wapping Rose Garden
34. The Spaghetti House Siege @ 77 Knightsbridge, Knightsbridge
35. The Ship and Blue Ball @ 13 Boundary Street, Shoreditch, London
36. The Blind Beggar @ 337 Whitechapel Road
37. The Battle of Waterloo 2 @ 81 Waterloo Road, Waterloo
38. Spring Heeled Jacks 1st Victim @ 1 Tredegar Road, Tower Hamlets, London
39. The Grave Maurice @ 269 Whitechapel High Street, Whitechapel
40. Bow Street Magistrates Court @ Bow Street, Covent Garden, London
41. First Whitechapel Murder @ Wentworth Street, Whitechapel
42. A Park once filled with Vice @ Whetstone Park, Camden
43. The Spaniard's Inn @ Spaniards Road, Hampstead
44. Did Jack the Ripper live here? @ 3 Sion Square, Whitechapel, London
45. John Christies House of Horror @ Near Barton Mews, Ladbroke Grove, London
46. House of Reeves @ 120 Church Street, Croydon
47. The Green Man @ Putney Heath
48. The Cock Tavern Debauchery @ Bow Street, London
49. Spend a Night as a Kray @ 28 Bow Street
50. Hanged Ruth Ellis lived here @ 44 Egerton Gardens, Ealing, London
51. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's House @ 2 Devonshire Place, London
52. The Star Tavern @ 6 Belgrave Mews West
53. Sherlock's Speedy Sarnie @ 187 North Gower Street, Camden
54. Ripper's First Victim @ Durward Street, Whitechapel
55. Oliver Cromwell's resting place @ 72 High Holborn, Holborn
56. King's Bench Debtors Prison @ Borough, Southwark, London
57. Lucan, Cubitt and some Plumbers @ 14 Lower Belgrave Street
58. Albion House @ Albion House, New Oxford Street, London
59. Once a Gun Safe House @ 257 Caledonian Road
60. John Wilkes' House Riots @ 35 Grosvenor Square
61. Brockley Jack @ 410 Brockley Road, Brockley
62. The Devil and the Lady @ Bleeding Heart Yard, off Greville Street
63. The Highbury Barn @ Highbury Hill, London
64. Death of God's Banker @ Blackfriar's Bridge, London
65. Home to a Murderer @ 23 Cranley Gardens, Muswell Hill
66. The Oliver Twist @ 90 Church Road, Leyton, London
67. St Matthews Church @ Hereford Street, Whitechapel, London
68. The Magdala @ 2a South Hill Park
69. Parking Meter R.I.P. @ Warwick Street, Westminster
70. Charlie Peace Arrested here @ 2 St John's Park, Blackheath
71. Lord Lucan's Home @ 72a Elizabeth Street
72. Pickles World Cup Find @ St Valery, Beulah Hill, Norwood
73. The Tower of London @ Tower of London
74. Brinks Mat Bullion @ 117 Wilton Way
75. Not a nice way to go @ London Bridge
76. The Goat @ 3a Kensington High Street
77. Home of Russian spy Kim Philby @ 18 Carlyle Square, Chelsea, London
78. Pirates Execution Dock @ Off Wapping High Street, Wapping, London
79. 21/7 Bomb Factory @ 58 Curtis House, Ladderswood Way, New Southgate,
80. Lenin Memorial @ Bevin Court, Cruickshank Street, London
81. Prospect of Whitby @ 57 Wapping Wall
82. Adam Ant's Last Stand @ 22 Chalcot Road, London
83. Bomb Plotters Flat @ 386A Forest Road, Walthamstow
84. Green Jackets Bandstand bomb @ Bandstand, Regents Park
85. Broadwater Farm @ Willan Road, Tottenham
86. The Aubergine Robbery Mystery @ 11 Park Walk, London
87. Handbag Gang Strike Again @ New Bond Street
88. Wandsworth Prison @ Heathfield Road
89. Writers Poison Umbrella Stabbing @ Waterloo Bridge, London
90. A Beatle gets Busted @ 34 Montagu Square, Marylebone
91. The Start of the 2011 Riots @ Ferry Lane, Tottenham
92. Vere Street Coterie @ White Swan, Vere Street
93. Solicitor's Armed Siege @ 46 Markham Square, Chelsea, London
94. A more level-headed Nephew @ 26 Priory Gardens, Highgate
95. Gunpowder Plot was foiled here @ Under House of Lords, Westminster
96. Hackney Mafia Shoe Shop @ 5 Hackney Road, Bethnal Green, London
97. The Jowell's scandal home @ Raveley Street, Kentish Town
98. Banksy's Poundland @ 12-14 High Road, Wood Green
99. London Sculpture Comes Home @ 8 Hart Street, City of London
100. The Markham Square Siege @ Markham Square, Chelsea
101. Itsu: Litvinenko Poisoned @ 167 Piccadilly, London
102. Francis Bacon's Drug Bust @ 80 Narrow Street, Limehouse
103. Wainewright the Poisoner @ 48 Great Marlborough Street, London
104. BT Telecoms Tower @ 60 Cleveland Street, London
105. Created by an Almost-Bard @ 99 Buckingham Palace Road
106. The Graff Diamonds Heist @ 6 - 7 New Bond Street
107. Ted Terry dealt a Red Card @ Unit 4/Retail Park/Fleming Rd, Chafford Hundred
108. A Royal Wake-Up Call @ Buckingham Palace
109. The Garrick Arms @ 8 Charing Cross Road, London
110. Electric Avenue @ Electric Avenue, Brixton, London