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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

21st May 1977 Punk rockers The Clash play the Rainbow Theatre, causing carnage as fans rip out 200 seats.go to related location

21st May 1973 Comedian Noel Fielding, Mighty Boosh, born in Westminster.

21st May 1966 Heavyweight Cassius Clay KOs Henry Cooper in London

21st May 1950 Born today: Roger Hodgson, London, rocker (Supertramp)

21st May 1920 Born today: Anthony Steel, London, actor (Malta Story, Wooden Horse)

21st May 1471 King Edward IV enters London and claims the throne.

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. Ford plant in Dagenham @ Kent Avenue, Dagenham, Essex
12. The Yorkshire Stingo @ Chapel Street, Marylebone, London
13. Colour Mauve invented here @ 290 Cable Street, London
14. Birthplace of Charles Rolls @ 35 Hill Street, Mayfair, London
15. Heathrow the Hamlet @ Croydon Road, Hillingdon
16. Leavesden Warner Bros Studios @ Essex Lane, Leavesden, Watford
17. Tom Bata's Shoe Factory @ East Tilbury
18. Markfield Beam Engine Museum @ Markfield Road, Tottenham, London
19. Matchmakers Wharf @ Lee Conservancy Road, Homerton Road, Hackney
20. Richard Branson born here @ Stonefield Nursing Home, 904 Sidcup Road, London
21. Fishmonger's Hall @ London Bridge, London
22. Laura Ashley lived here @ 83 Cambridge Street, Westminster, London
23. Thames Ironworks @ Bow Creek, Canning Town
24. The Hoover Building @ Perivale, Middlesex
25. London's Capital Records @ One Kemble Street
26. Brunel's The Engineer @ 65 Gloucester Avenue, London
27. Tompion and Graham Clockmakers @ 69 Fleet Street, London
28. Doves Bindery and Press @ 15 Upper Mall, Hammersmith
29. Thomas Crapper was here @ 120 King's Road, Chelsea
30. The Silvertown Explosion @ North Woolwich Road, London
31. Beckton Gasworks: FMJ @ Royal Docks Road, East Ham, London
32. God's Own Junkyard @ Unit 12, Ravenswood Industrial Estate, Shernhall
33. The Ivory House @ St Katherines Dock, Tower Hamlets, London
34. World's 1st Business Computer @ Kaevener House, Hammersmith Road
35. Walthamstow Pumphouse Museum @ 10 South Access Road, Walthamstow
36. Andrex 2-ply invented here @ Paper Mill Place, St Andrews Road, Walthamstow
37. Fairfield Works: Strike a Light! @ Fairfield Road, Bow
38. A Huguenot Silk Weaver's Home @ 19 Princelet Street, London
39. The Time Ball @ Flamsteed House, Greenwich
40. Crystal Palace Transmitter @ off Crystal Palace Parade
41. Whitechapel Bell Foundry @ 34 Whitechapel Road, London
42. News International HQ @ Thomas More Square, Pennington Street, Wapping
43. William Tierney Clark lived here @ 7 Hammersmith Terrace, Hammersmith
44. Home of WB Adams railway pioneer @ 9 Woodbury Hill, Loughton, Essex
45. Lockwood Reservoir's Archaeology @ Lea Valley
46. William Morris' Birthplace @ Elm House, 341/343 Forest Road, Walthamstow
47. Wapping Food Power Station @ Wapping Hydraulic Power Station, Wapping Wall
48. Creator of the A-Z born here @ 3 Court Lane Gardens, East Dulwich, London
49. Black Cat & Greater London House @ Hampstead Road London
50. Gestetner's Former Home @ 124 Highbury New Park, Highbury
51. The Original Media Mogul: Elias @ 19-24 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London
52. London Glassblowing Company @ 66-66 Bermondsey Street
53. Billingsgate Fish Market @ Trafalgar Way, London
54. Ealing's Shoelace Inventor @ 17 Cantley Road, Ealing, London
55. Tetley's Home of Tea @ 25 Cullum Street, Fenchurch Street
56. Millennium Mills @ Mill Road, West Silvertown
57. First Plastic Invented Here @ Berkshire Road, Hackney Wick, London
58. Home of the Speaking Clock @ Flowers Close, Brook Road, Dollis Hill
59. Morden Hall Park @ Morden Hall Road, Morden
60. The Crystal Palace @ Hyde Park
61. Splendid Heath Hall @ 59 The Bishops Avenue, Barnet