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The Great London Ghost Tour
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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

19th October 2003 David Blaine walks from his perspex box after 43 days without food.

19th October 1960 Born today: Dan Woody Woodgate, London, rock drummer (Madness)

19th October 1944 British premier Winston Churchill flies back to London from Moscow

19th October 1941 Born today: Simon Ward, London England, actor (4 Musketeers, 4 Feathers)

19th October 1911 Royal Mint in London sends dies for $1 coin to Ottawa Branch

19th October 1741 David Garrick appears on stage in West End for the first time, in the title role of Richard III.

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. World's 1st Business Computer @ Kaevener House, Hammersmith Road
12. The Ivory House @ St Katherines Dock, Tower Hamlets, London
13. Heathrow the Hamlet @ Croydon Road, Hillingdon
14. Whitechapel Bell Foundry @ 34 Whitechapel Road, London
15. William Morris' Birthplace @ Elm House, 341/343 Forest Road, Walthamstow
16. The Hoover Building @ Perivale, Middlesex
17. London Glassblowing Company @ 66-66 Bermondsey Street
18. Spratt's Dog Food Factory @ Morris Road, Poplar
19. The Apprentice Pad @ Candahar Road, Battersea
20. Lockwood Reservoir's Archaeology @ Lea Valley
21. Explosive Dryads' Hall @ Woodbury Hill, Loughton, Essex
22. Dick Whittington lived here. @ College Street
23. Walthamstow Pumphouse Museum @ 10 South Access Road, Walthamstow
24. Crystal Palace Transmitter @ off Crystal Palace Parade
25. Freemans Started Here @ 131-143 Clapham Road, Clapham
26. Doves Bindery and Press @ 15 Upper Mall, Hammersmith
27. Beckton Gasworks: FMJ @ Royal Docks Road, East Ham, London
28. Thomas Crapper was here @ 120 King's Road, Chelsea
29. The Time Ball @ Flamsteed House, Greenwich
30. The Silvertown Explosion @ North Woolwich Road, London
31. Thomas Crapper Flush House @ 12 Thornsett Road, Bromley, London
32. Home of the Speaking Clock @ Flowers Close, Brook Road, Dollis Hill
33. Leavesden Warner Bros Studios @ Essex Lane, Leavesden, Watford
34. Thames Ironworks @ Bow Creek, Canning Town
35. Brunel's The Engineer @ 65 Gloucester Avenue, London
36. Tompion and Graham Clockmakers @ 69 Fleet Street, London
37. News International HQ @ Thomas More Square, Pennington Street, Wapping
38. Andrex 2-ply invented here @ Paper Mill Place, St Andrews Road, Walthamstow
39. Colour Mauve invented here @ Cable Street, London
40. Matchmakers Wharf @ Lee Conservancy Road, Homerton Road, Hackney
41. William Tierney Clark lived here @ 7 Hammersmith Terrace, Hammersmith
42. The Crystal Palace @ Hyde Park
43. Fairfield Works: Strike a Light! @ Fairfield Road, Bow
44. Markfield Beam Engine Museum @ Markfield Road, Tottenham, London
45. Laura Ashley lived here @ 83 Cambridge Street, Westminster, London
46. Black Cat & Greater London House @ Hampstead Road London
47. Billingsgate Fish Market @ Trafalgar Way, London
48. Creator of the A-Z born here @ 3 Court Lane Gardens, East Dulwich, London
49. First Plastic Invented Here @ Berkshire Road, Hackney Wick, London
50. Wapping Food Power Station @ Wapping Hydraulic Power Station, Wapping Wall
51. God's Own Junkyard @ Unit 12, Ravenswood Industrial Estate, Shernhall
52. Morden Hall Park @ Morden Hall Road, Morden
53. The Original Media Mogul: Elias @ 19-24 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London
54. Gestetner's Former Home @ 124 Highbury New Park, Highbury
55. London's Capital Records @ One Kemble Street
56. Home of WB Adams railway pioneer @ 9 Woodbury Hill, Loughton, Essex
57. Ealing's Shoelace Inventor @ 17 Cantley Road, Ealing, London
58. A Huguenot Silk Weaver's Home @ 19 Princelet Street, London
59. Millennium Mills @ Mill Road, West Silvertown
60. Splendid Heath Hall @ 59 The Bishops Avenue, Barnet