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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 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. Crystal Palace Transmitter @ off Crystal Palace Parade
12. Inventor of Holograms lived here @ 79 Queens Gate, Kensington, London
13. The Ivory House @ St Katherines Dock, Tower Hamlets, London
14. News International HQ @ Thomas More Square, Pennington Street, Wapping
15. Laura Ashley lived here @ 83 Cambridge Street, Westminster, London
16. Freemans Started Here @ 131-143 Clapham Road, Clapham
17. Explosive Dryads' Hall @ Woodbury Hill, Loughton, Essex
18. Birthplace of Charles Rolls @ 35 Hill Street, Mayfair, London
19. The Silvertown Explosion @ North Woolwich Road, London
20. Fishmonger's Hall @ London Bridge, London
21. The Yorkshire Stingo @ Chapel Street, Marylebone, London
22. Dick Whittington lived here. @ College Street
23. Colour Mauve invented here @ Cable Street, London
24. Leavesden Warner Bros Studios @ Essex Lane, Leavesden, Watford
25. London's Capital Records @ One Kemble Street
26. The Original Media Mogul: Elias @ 19-24 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London
27. Wapping Food Power Station @ Wapping Hydraulic Power Station, Wapping Wall
28. Black Cat & Greater London House @ Hampstead Road London
29. Thomas Crapper Flush House @ 12 Thornsett Road, Bromley, London
30. Spratt's Dog Food Factory @ Morris Road, Poplar
31. Home of WB Adams railway pioneer @ 9 Woodbury Hill, Loughton, Essex
32. Brunel's The Engineer @ 65 Gloucester Avenue, London
33. God's Own Junkyard @ Unit 12, Ravenswood Industrial Estate, Shernhall
34. Creator of the A-Z born here @ 3 Court Lane Gardens, East Dulwich, London
35. The Crystal Palace @ Hyde Park
36. Billingsgate Fish Market @ Trafalgar Way, London
37. Lockwood Reservoir's Archaeology @ Lea Valley
38. Whitechapel Bell Foundry @ 34 Whitechapel Road, London
39. Andrex 2-ply invented here @ Paper Mill Place, St Andrews Road, Walthamstow
40. A Huguenot Silk Weaver's Home @ 19 Princelet Street, London
41. The Hoover Building @ Perivale, Middlesex
42. World's 1st Business Computer @ Kaevener House, Hammersmith Road
43. Matchmakers Wharf @ Lee Conservancy Road, Homerton Road, Hackney
44. Gestetner's Former Home @ 124 Highbury New Park, Highbury
45. First Plastic Invented Here @ Berkshire Road, Hackney Wick, London
46. Fairfield Works: Strike a Light! @ Fairfield Road, Bow
47. The Apprentice Pad @ Candahar Road, Battersea
48. Tompion and Graham Clockmakers @ 69 Fleet Street, London
49. William Tierney Clark lived here @ 7 Hammersmith Terrace, Hammersmith
50. Markfield Beam Engine Museum @ Markfield Road, Tottenham, London
51. Thames Ironworks @ Bow Creek, Canning Town
52. Ealing's Shoelace Inventor @ 17 Cantley Road, Ealing, London
53. London Glassblowing Company @ 66-66 Bermondsey Street
54. Doves Bindery and Press @ 15 Upper Mall, Hammersmith
55. Splendid Heath Hall @ 59 The Bishops Avenue, Barnet
56. Thomas Crapper was here @ 120 King's Road, Chelsea
57. The Time Ball @ Flamsteed House, Greenwich
58. Walthamstow Pumphouse Museum @ 10 South Access Road, Walthamstow
59. Millennium Mills @ Mill Road, West Silvertown
60. Morden Hall Park @ Morden Hall Road, Morden