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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

26th July 1977 Elvis Costello was arrested at The Park Lane Hilton.go to related location

26th July 1973 Peter Shaffers Equus, premieres in London

26th July 1973 Underworld actress Kate Beckinsale born in London.

26th July 1966 England beat Portugal 2-1 at Wembley Stadium to reach the World Cup Final.

26th July 1950 Born today: Susan George, London England, actress (Straw Dogs, Mandingo)

26th July 1895 Born today: Jerry Verno, London England, actor (River of Unrest, Sweeney Todd)

26th July 1895 Born today: Robert Graves, London England, writer/poet (I Claudius) [or 6/26]

26th July 1891 Henry James' American, premieres in London

26th July 1842 Born today: Alfred Marshall, London, economist

26th July 1802 Born today: Winthrop Mackworth Praed, London, poet/politician

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