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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

17th December 1983 Bomb attack on Harrod's war house in London, 5 killed, 94 injured

17th December 1942 Allies in London sentence German war criminals

17th December 1936 Singer Tommy Steele, born in Bermondsey, London.go to related location

17th December 1891 Born today: Robertson Hare, London England, actor (Our Girl Friday, Banana Ridge)

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. World's 1st Business Computer @ Kaevener House, Hammersmith Road
12. Dick Whittington lived here. @ College Street
13. Crystal Palace Transmitter @ off Crystal Palace Parade
14. Thomas Crapper was here @ 120 King's Road, Chelsea
15. Heathrow the Hamlet @ Croydon Road, Hillingdon
16. The Hoover Building @ Perivale, Middlesex
17. Matchmakers Wharf @ Lee Conservancy Road, Homerton Road, Hackney
18. The Time Ball @ Flamsteed House, Greenwich
19. Creator of the A-Z born here @ 3 Court Lane Gardens, East Dulwich, London
20. News International HQ @ Thomas More Square, Pennington Street, Wapping
21. Tom Bata's Shoe Factory @ East Tilbury
22. Fishmonger's Hall @ London Bridge, London
23. The Ivory House @ St Katherines Dock, Tower Hamlets, London
24. Walthamstow Pumphouse Museum @ 10 South Access Road, Walthamstow
25. Inventor of Holograms lived here @ 79 Queens Gate, Kensington, London
26. The Apprentice Pad @ Candahar Road, Battersea
27. London Glassblowing Company @ 66-66 Bermondsey Street
28. Spratt's Dog Food Factory @ Morris Road, Poplar
29. Home of the Speaking Clock @ Flowers Close, Brook Road, Dollis Hill
30. Tompion and Graham Clockmakers @ 69 Fleet Street, London
31. Thames Ironworks @ Bow Creek, Canning Town
32. The Crystal Palace @ Hyde Park
33. Thomas Crapper Flush House @ 12 Thornsett Road, Bromley, London
34. Beckton Gasworks: FMJ @ Royal Docks Road, East Ham, London
35. Doves Bindery and Press @ 15 Upper Mall, Hammersmith
36. Ford plant in Dagenham @ Kent Avenue, Dagenham, Essex
37. The Silvertown Explosion @ North Woolwich Road, London
38. William Morris' Birthplace @ Elm House, 341/343 Forest Road, Walthamstow
39. Morden Hall Park @ Morden Hall Road, Morden
40. Whitechapel Bell Foundry @ 34 Whitechapel Road, London
41. Andrex 2-ply invented here @ Paper Mill Place, St Andrews Road, Walthamstow
42. Lockwood Reservoir's Archaeology @ Lea Valley
43. Markfield Beam Engine Museum @ Markfield Road, Tottenham, London
44. Richard Branson born here @ Stonefield Nursing Home, 904 Sidcup Road, London
45. Fairfield Works: Strike a Light! @ Fairfield Road, Bow
46. Brunel's The Engineer @ 65 Gloucester Avenue, London
47. Freemans Started Here @ 131-143 Clapham Road, Clapham
48. Black Cat & Greater London House @ Hampstead Road London
49. A Huguenot Silk Weaver's Home @ 19 Princelet Street, London
50. Billingsgate Fish Market @ Trafalgar Way, London
51. Home of WB Adams railway pioneer @ 9 Woodbury Hill, Loughton, Essex
52. Gestetner's Former Home @ 124 Highbury New Park, Highbury
53. William Tierney Clark lived here @ 7 Hammersmith Terrace, Hammersmith
54. First Plastic Invented Here @ Berkshire Road, Hackney Wick, London
55. Laura Ashley lived here @ 83 Cambridge Street, Westminster, London
56. The Original Media Mogul: Elias @ 19-24 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London
57. London's Capital Records @ One Kemble Street
58. Wapping Food Power Station @ Wapping Hydraulic Power Station, Wapping Wall
59. Ealing's Shoelace Inventor @ 17 Cantley Road, Ealing, London
60. Millennium Mills @ Mill Road, West Silvertown
61. Splendid Heath Hall @ 59 The Bishops Avenue, Barnet