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James Bond in London: The Tour
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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

21st September 1983 David Mamet's Glengarry Glen Ross, premieres in London

21st September 1977 Rapper Doc Brown was born in Kilburn.

21st September 1906 Born today: Derrick De Marney, London England, actor (Inheritance)

21st September 1849 Born today: Edmund Gosse, London, translator/critic (Father and Son)

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. Birthplace of Charles Rolls @ 35 Hill Street, Mayfair, London
12. Inventor of Holograms lived here @ 79 Queens Gate, Kensington, London
13. Thomas Crapper was here @ 120 King's Road, Chelsea
14. The Crystal Palace @ Hyde Park
15. Home of WB Adams railway pioneer @ 9 Woodbury Hill, Loughton, Essex
16. Heathrow the Hamlet @ Croydon Road, Hillingdon
17. The Ivory House @ St Katherines Dock, Tower Hamlets, London
18. Thames Ironworks @ Bow Creek, Canning Town
19. Colour Mauve invented here @ 290 Cable Street, London
20. The Time Ball @ Flamsteed House, Greenwich
21. Crystal Palace Transmitter @ off Crystal Palace Parade
22. Matchmakers Wharf @ Lee Conservancy Road, Homerton Road, Hackney
23. Markfield Beam Engine Museum @ Markfield Road, Tottenham, London
24. Lockwood Reservoir's Archaeology @ Lea Valley
25. Doves Bindery and Press @ 15 Upper Mall, Hammersmith
26. Fairfield Works: Strike a Light! @ Fairfield Road, Bow
27. Tetley's Home of Tea @ 25 Cullum Street, Fenchurch Street
28. Billingsgate Fish Market @ Trafalgar Way, London
29. The Apprentice Pad @ Candahar Road, Battersea
30. World's 1st Business Computer @ Kaevener House, Hammersmith Road
31. Leavesden Warner Bros Studios @ Essex Lane, Leavesden, Watford
32. Black Cat & Greater London House @ Hampstead Road London
33. Wapping Food Power Station @ Wapping Hydraulic Power Station, Wapping Wall
34. Home of the Speaking Clock @ Flowers Close, Brook Road, Dollis Hill
35. Whitechapel Bell Foundry @ 34 Whitechapel Road, London
36. Thomas Crapper Flush House @ 12 Thornsett Road, Bromley, London
37. The Silvertown Explosion @ North Woolwich Road, London
38. Richard Branson born here @ Stonefield Nursing Home, 904 Sidcup Road, London
39. Walthamstow Pumphouse Museum @ 10 South Access Road, Walthamstow
40. Freemans Started Here @ 131-143 Clapham Road, Clapham
41. The Hoover Building @ Perivale, Middlesex
42. Andrex 2-ply invented here @ Paper Mill Place, St Andrews Road, Walthamstow
43. God's Own Junkyard @ Unit 12, Ravenswood Industrial Estate, Shernhall
44. Beckton Gasworks: FMJ @ Royal Docks Road, East Ham, London
45. Fishmonger's Hall @ London Bridge, London
46. News International HQ @ Thomas More Square, Pennington Street, Wapping
47. The Original Media Mogul: Elias @ 19-24 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London
48. Creator of the A-Z born here @ 3 Court Lane Gardens, East Dulwich, London
49. A Huguenot Silk Weaver's Home @ 19 Princelet Street, London
50. William Tierney Clark lived here @ 7 Hammersmith Terrace, Hammersmith
51. Dick Whittington lived here. @ College Street
52. Laura Ashley lived here @ 83 Cambridge Street, Westminster, London
53. Millennium Mills @ Mill Road, West Silvertown
54. Ealing's Shoelace Inventor @ 17 Cantley Road, Ealing, London
55. First Plastic Invented Here @ Berkshire Road, Hackney Wick, London
56. Gestetner's Former Home @ 124 Highbury New Park, Highbury
57. London Glassblowing Company @ 66-66 Bermondsey Street
58. London's Capital Records @ One Kemble Street
59. Brunel's The Engineer @ 65 Gloucester Avenue, London
60. Splendid Heath Hall @ 59 The Bishops Avenue, Barnet
61. Morden Hall Park @ Morden Hall Road, Morden