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The Beatles take London
The Beatles take London

ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

17th January 1928 Born today: Vidal Sassoon, London, hair stylist/CEO (Vidal Sasson)

17th January 1899 Born today: Nevil Shute [Norway], London, novelist (On the Beach, Town Like Alice)

17th January 1886 Born today: Ronald Firbank, London, novelist (Flower Beneath the Foot)

17th January 1775 R B Sheridan's Rivals, premieres in London

17th January 1670 Highwayman Claude Duval found guilty of 6 robberies and sentenced to death.go to related location

Top Industry-related places to visit in London.



The wheels of industry have changed a lot in London since the industrial revolution, here are a bunch of locations that immortalised industry and business in the capital.

TOP 10 INDUSTRY RELATED SIGHTS IN LONDON:

MORE INDUSTRY SIGHTS:

11. God's Own Junkyard @ Unit 12, Ravenswood Industrial Estate, Shernhall
12. Spratt's Dog Food Factory @ Morris Road, Poplar
13. William Tierney Clark lived here @ 7 Hammersmith Terrace, Hammersmith
14. Heathrow the Hamlet @ Croydon Road, Hillingdon
15. Dick Whittington lived here. @ College Street
16. Lockwood Reservoir's Archaeology @ Lea Valley
17. Doves Bindery and Press @ 15 Upper Mall, Hammersmith
18. Whitechapel Bell Foundry @ 34 Whitechapel Road, London
19. Wapping Food Power Station @ Wapping Hydraulic Power Station, Wapping Wall
20. Markfield Beam Engine Museum @ Markfield Road, Tottenham, London
21. Thames Ironworks @ Bow Creek, Canning Town
22. The Silvertown Explosion @ North Woolwich Road, London
23. Colour Mauve invented here @ 290 Cable Street, London
24. Beckton Gasworks: FMJ @ Royal Docks Road, East Ham, London
25. First Plastic Invented Here @ Berkshire Road, Hackney Wick, London
26. Laura Ashley lived here @ 83 Cambridge Street, Westminster, London
27. Billingsgate Fish Market @ Trafalgar Way, London
28. The Hoover Building @ Perivale, Middlesex
29. Tom Bata's Shoe Factory @ East Tilbury
30. Tompion and Graham Clockmakers @ 69 Fleet Street, London
31. The Crystal Palace @ Hyde Park
32. Leavesden Warner Bros Studios @ Essex Lane, Leavesden, Watford
33. A Huguenot Silk Weaver's Home @ 19 Princelet Street, London
34. London Glassblowing Company @ 66-66 Bermondsey Street
35. Brunel's The Engineer @ 65 Gloucester Avenue, London
36. Tetley's Home of Tea @ 25 Cullum Street, Fenchurch Street
37. Crystal Palace Transmitter @ off Crystal Palace Parade
38. Gestetner's Former Home @ 124 Highbury New Park, Highbury
39. Thomas Crapper was here @ 120 King's Road, Chelsea
40. Andrex 2-ply invented here @ Paper Mill Place, St Andrews Road, Walthamstow
41. Matchmakers Wharf @ Lee Conservancy Road, Homerton Road, Hackney
42. The Time Ball @ Flamsteed House, Greenwich
43. Home of WB Adams railway pioneer @ 9 Woodbury Hill, Loughton, Essex
44. News International HQ @ Thomas More Square, Pennington Street, Wapping
45. Splendid Heath Hall @ 59 The Bishops Avenue, Barnet
46. Home of the Speaking Clock @ Flowers Close, Brook Road, Dollis Hill
47. The Original Media Mogul: Elias @ 19-24 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London
48. Inventor of Holograms lived here @ 79 Queens Gate, Kensington, London
49. The Ivory House @ St Katherines Dock, Tower Hamlets, London
50. Fishmonger's Hall @ London Bridge, London
51. Creator of the A-Z born here @ 3 Court Lane Gardens, East Dulwich, London
52. Thomas Crapper Flush House @ 12 Thornsett Road, Bromley, London
53. Morden Hall Park @ Morden Hall Road, Morden
54. Black Cat & Greater London House @ Hampstead Road London
55. Walthamstow Pumphouse Museum @ 10 South Access Road, Walthamstow
56. The Apprentice Pad @ Candahar Road, Battersea
57. Ealing's Shoelace Inventor @ 17 Cantley Road, Ealing, London
58. Millennium Mills @ Mill Road, West Silvertown
59. London's Capital Records @ One Kemble Street
60. Fairfield Works: Strike a Light! @ Fairfield Road, Bow
61. Freemans Started Here @ 131-143 Clapham Road, Clapham