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