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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

26th April 1999 TV Presenter Jill Dando murdered on her doorstep in London.go to related location

26th April 1976 Neil McCallum, actor (Pete-Saber of London), dies at 45

26th April 1973 2 Gentlemen of Verona, musical opens in London

26th April 1947 Bless the Bride musical opens in London

26th April 1934 The Prince Albert, Duke of York (later King George VI) was married to Lady Elizabeth Bowes-Lyon (later The Queen Mother) in Westminster Abbey.go to related location

26th April 1928 Madame Tussaud's waxwork exhibition opens in London

26th April 1921 Born today: Harry Knutton, Maj-Gen/dir-general (London City and Guilds Institute)

26th April 1915 Italy secretly signes Pact of London with Britain, France and Russia

26th April 1890 Henry Morton Stanley inaugurated in London

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. Spratt's Dog Food Factory @ Morris Road, Poplar
12. Brunel's The Engineer @ 65 Gloucester Avenue, London
13. William Morris' Birthplace @ Elm House, 341/343 Forest Road, Walthamstow
14. The Apprentice Pad @ Candahar Road, Battersea
15. Thomas Crapper Flush House @ 12 Thornsett Road, Bromley, London
16. Birthplace of Charles Rolls @ 35 Hill Street, Mayfair, London
17. Beckton Gasworks: FMJ @ Royal Docks Road, East Ham, London
18. Thomas Crapper was here @ 120 King's Road, Chelsea
19. Heathrow the Hamlet @ Croydon Road, Hillingdon
20. World's 1st Business Computer @ Kaevener House, Hammersmith Road
21. Richard Branson born here @ Stonefield Nursing Home, 904 Sidcup Road, London
22. First Plastic Invented Here @ Berkshire Road, Hackney Wick, London
23. Matchmakers Wharf @ Lee Conservancy Road, Homerton Road, Hackney
24. Thames Ironworks @ Bow Creek, Canning Town
25. Freemans Started Here @ 131-143 Clapham Road, Clapham
26. Inventor of Holograms lived here @ 79 Queens Gate, Kensington, London
27. Dick Whittington lived here. @ College Street
28. William Tierney Clark lived here @ 7 Hammersmith Terrace, Hammersmith
29. Fishmonger's Hall @ London Bridge, London
30. The Time Ball @ Flamsteed House, Greenwich
31. Fairfield Works: Strike a Light! @ Fairfield Road, Bow
32. London's Capital Records @ One Kemble Street
33. A Huguenot Silk Weaver's Home @ 19 Princelet Street, London
34. The Original Media Mogul: Elias @ 19-24 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London
35. Crystal Palace Transmitter @ off Crystal Palace Parade
36. The Yorkshire Stingo @ Chapel Street, Marylebone, London
37. Home of the Speaking Clock @ Flowers Close, Brook Road, Dollis Hill
38. The Crystal Palace @ Hyde Park
39. Markfield Beam Engine Museum @ Markfield Road, Tottenham, London
40. News International HQ @ Thomas More Square, Pennington Street, Wapping
41. Colour Mauve invented here @ Cable Street, London
42. Laura Ashley lived here @ 83 Cambridge Street, Westminster, London
43. Billingsgate Fish Market @ Trafalgar Way, London
44. Whitechapel Bell Foundry @ 34 Whitechapel Road, London
45. London Glassblowing Company @ 66-66 Bermondsey Street
46. Leavesden Warner Bros Studios @ Essex Lane, Leavesden, Watford
47. The Silvertown Explosion @ North Woolwich Road, London
48. Andrex 2-ply invented here @ Paper Mill Place, St Andrews Road, Walthamstow
49. Ealing's Shoelace Inventor @ 17 Cantley Road, Ealing, London
50. God's Own Junkyard @ Unit 12, Ravenswood Industrial Estate, Shernhall
51. Black Cat & Greater London House @ Hampstead Road London
52. Wapping Food Power Station @ Wapping Hydraulic Power Station, Wapping Wall
53. Gestetner's Former Home @ 124 Highbury New Park, Highbury
54. Morden Hall Park @ Morden Hall Road, Morden
55. Splendid Heath Hall @ 59 The Bishops Avenue, Barnet
56. Walthamstow Pumphouse Museum @ 10 South Access Road, Walthamstow
57. Creator of the A-Z born here @ 3 Court Lane Gardens, East Dulwich, London
58. Home of WB Adams railway pioneer @ 9 Woodbury Hill, Loughton, Essex
59. Doves Bindery and Press @ 15 Upper Mall, Hammersmith
60. Millennium Mills @ Mill Road, West Silvertown