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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

27th May 2005 Big Ben breaks down due to high temperatures.go to related location

27th May 1993 Jan Wiley, actress (Underdog, Brute Man, She Wolf of London), dies

27th May 1957 Siouxsie Sioux, singer of punk rockers Siouxsie and the Banshees, was born in London.

27th May 1922 Born today: Christopher Lee, London England, actor (Hound of Baskervilles)

27th May 1898 Arthur Pinero's Trelawney of the 'Wells', premieres in London

27th May 1199 The Coronation of John I in Westminster Abbey.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. The Yorkshire Stingo @ Chapel Street, Marylebone, London
12. Leavesden Warner Bros Studios @ Essex Lane, Leavesden, Watford
13. World's 1st Business Computer @ Kaevener House, Hammersmith Road
14. Birthplace of Charles Rolls @ 35 Hill Street, Mayfair, London
15. Thomas Crapper was here @ 120 King's Road, Chelsea
16. Beckton Gasworks: FMJ @ Royal Docks Road, East Ham, London
17. Lockwood Reservoir's Archaeology @ Lea Valley
18. Thomas Crapper Flush House @ 12 Thornsett Road, Bromley, London
19. Colour Mauve invented here @ Cable Street, London
20. Heathrow the Hamlet @ Croydon Road, Hillingdon
21. Richard Branson born here @ Stonefield Nursing Home, 904 Sidcup Road, London
22. The Original Media Mogul: Elias @ 19-24 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London
23. Billingsgate Fish Market @ Trafalgar Way, London
24. First Plastic Invented Here @ Berkshire Road, Hackney Wick, London
25. Fairfield Works: Strike a Light! @ Fairfield Road, Bow
26. Matchmakers Wharf @ Lee Conservancy Road, Homerton Road, Hackney
27. Thames Ironworks @ Bow Creek, Canning Town
28. Fishmonger's Hall @ London Bridge, London
29. Gestetner's Former Home @ 124 Highbury New Park, Highbury
30. Brunel's The Engineer @ 65 Gloucester Avenue, London
31. The Ivory House @ St Katherines Dock, Tower Hamlets, London
32. The Apprentice Pad @ Candahar Road, Battersea
33. News International HQ @ Thomas More Square, Pennington Street, Wapping
34. London's Capital Records @ One Kemble Street
35. Whitechapel Bell Foundry @ 34 Whitechapel Road, London
36. A Huguenot Silk Weaver's Home @ 19 Princelet Street, London
37. The Silvertown Explosion @ North Woolwich Road, London
38. The Crystal Palace @ Hyde Park
39. Laura Ashley lived here @ 83 Cambridge Street, Westminster, London
40. The Time Ball @ Flamsteed House, Greenwich
41. God's Own Junkyard @ Unit 12, Ravenswood Industrial Estate, Shernhall
42. William Tierney Clark lived here @ 7 Hammersmith Terrace, Hammersmith
43. Crystal Palace Transmitter @ off Crystal Palace Parade
44. Wapping Food Power Station @ Wapping Hydraulic Power Station, Wapping Wall
45. Freemans Started Here @ 131-143 Clapham Road, Clapham
46. Creator of the A-Z born here @ 3 Court Lane Gardens, East Dulwich, London
47. Dick Whittington lived here. @ College Street
48. Doves Bindery and Press @ 15 Upper Mall, Hammersmith
49. Black Cat & Greater London House @ Hampstead Road London
50. Ealing's Shoelace Inventor @ 17 Cantley Road, Ealing, London
51. Walthamstow Pumphouse Museum @ 10 South Access Road, Walthamstow
52. Tompion and Graham Clockmakers @ 69 Fleet Street, London
53. Markfield Beam Engine Museum @ Markfield Road, Tottenham, London
54. Home of the Speaking Clock @ Flowers Close, Brook Road, Dollis Hill
55. Inventor of Holograms lived here @ 79 Queens Gate, Kensington, London
56. Andrex 2-ply invented here @ Paper Mill Place, St Andrews Road, Walthamstow
57. Splendid Heath Hall @ 59 The Bishops Avenue, Barnet
58. Morden Hall Park @ Morden Hall Road, Morden
59. Home of WB Adams railway pioneer @ 9 Woodbury Hill, Loughton, Essex
60. Millennium Mills @ Mill Road, West Silvertown