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TOUR OF THE MONTH

The London Riots Tour
The London Riots Tour

ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

20th August 1989 Marchioness river crash disaster between cruiser and barge kills 30 people.

20th August 1978 Gunmen open fire on an Israeli El Al Airline bus in London

20th August 1978 Two dead after El Al crew ambushed in Mayfair.

20th August 1923 London harbor strike ends

20th August 1909 Born today: Andre Morell, London England, actor (Hound of the Baskervilles)

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