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Carry On in London Tour
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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

16th December 1924 Noel Coward's Vortex, premieres in London

16th December 1897 Actor William Terriss was murdered outside the London Adelphi.go to related location

16th December 1830 George Davis and William Watts were the last hangings at the Wapping Execution Dock.go to related location

Top Pioneer-related places to visit in London.



The celebration of a pioneer, those who yearned for discovery, and those who remain an inspiration.

TOP 10 PIONEER RELATED SIGHTS IN LONDON:

MORE PIONEER SIGHTS:

11. The 1st one way Street @ Albermarle Street
12. Curse of Tutankhamun @ 19 Collingham Gardens, Kensington
13. London's First Traffic Island @ St James Street, Piccadilly, London
14. St Margarets and Captain Cook @ Abbey Road, Barking
15. Dick Whittington lived here. @ College Street
16. Sir Learie lived here @ 101 Lexham Gardens, Earls Court
17. Lloyds Law Courts Pedal Power @ 222 Strand, London
18. The Man who knew everything @ 48 Welbeck Street, Westminster
19. London's First Bridge @ River Thames, Vauxhall
20. Robert Cocking's Fall to Earth @ St Margaret's Church, Lee Terrace, Lewisham
21. The First Great Magician? @ Flat 1 Ornan Court, Ornan Road, Belsize Park
22. Explorer Stuart lived here @ 9 Campden Hill Square, London
23. Thomas B Macaulay lived here @ 50 Great Ormond Street, London
24. St Mary's Hospital @ Praed Street, Paddington
25. Piers Morgan's Pub @ 86 Earls Court Rd, Kensington
26. Clement Attlee's House @ 17 Monkham's Avenue, Woodford Green
27. Spratt's Dog Food Factory @ Morris Road, Poplar
28. Inventor of Holograms lived here @ 79 Queens Gate, Kensington, London
29. The First Human Cannonball @ The Royal Aquarium, Tothill Street, Westminster
30. Spend a Penny @ Royal Exchange, London
31. Sam the Cat @ Queen Anne Square
32. Thomas Hodgkin lived here @ 35 Bedford Square, Bloomsbury
33. Thomas Crapper Flush House @ 12 Thornsett Road, Bromley, London
34. Londons 1st Fish and Chip shop @ 78/80 Cleveland Way, Bethnal Green
35. The World's First Ever Cashpoint @ 20 The Town, Enfield
36. Tompion and Graham Clockmakers @ 69 Fleet Street, London
37. Home of the Speaking Clock @ Flowers Close, Brook Road, Dollis Hill
38. Howard Carter's Birthplace @ Richmond Mansions, 252 Old Brompton Road
39. Captain James Cook @ 88 Mile End Road, Mile End
40. Stuntman Blondins Niagara Villa @ Northfield Avenue, Northfields, London
41. Andrex 2-ply invented here @ Paper Mill Place, St Andrews Road, Walthamstow
42. Former St Mary's School @ Comunity Center, Walthamstow Village
43. The Scott Family Lodgings @ 80 Royal Hospital Road, Chelsea, London
44. A Spy called The White Rabbit @ Queen Court, Guildford Street, Camden
45. Richard Branson born here @ Stonefield Nursing Home, 904 Sidcup Road, London
46. Joseph Banks lived here @ 32 Soho Square, London
47. Freemans Started Here @ 131-143 Clapham Road, Clapham
48. Jigsaws were invented here @ Russell Street, Covent Garden, London
49. The Rainbow Coffee House @ 16 Fleet Street
50. First Aborigine in Europe @ St John's Churchyard, Eltham
51. Parachute Pioneer lived here @ Goldings, Clays Lane, Loughton
52. It's For You-Who @ Burlington House, Piccadilly
53. Francis Galton Lived Here @ 42 Rutland Gate, Knightsbridge
54. The Birdman of Winchmore Hill @ 96 Green Dragon Lane, Palmers Green
55. D'Oyly Carte lived here @ 2 Dartmouth Park Road, Kentish Town
56. The King of Scouting Lived here @ 9 Hyde Park Gate, Kensington
57. Artist William Etty lived here @ 14 Villiers Street, Charing Cross
58. Time was created here @ 119 High Holborn
59. The Goring @ Beeston Place, Kensington
60. Coldplay Ancestor's Summer Time @ The Cedars, Camden Park Road, Chislehurst, Broml
61. Wynkyn de Worde, Fleet St Father @ Stationer's Hall, St Brides, London
62. First Lady of Fleet Street @ 7 Chesterfield Gardens, Mayfair
63. UK's 1st Ten Pin Bowling Alley @ 158 Clapton Common, Stamford Hill
64. The Aeronaut of Holloway @ Highgate Cemetary East, Swain's Lane
65. Gestetner's Former Home @ 124 Highbury New Park, Highbury
66. William Tierney Clark lived here @ 7 Hammersmith Terrace, Hammersmith
67. Charles Darwin's Down House @ Luxted Road, Downe, Kent
68. The Freud's Lived Here @ Freud Museum, 20 Maresfield Gardens
69. A Blue Plaque for a Car Legend @ 14/15 Conduit Street, Mayfair
70. Motoring pioneer lived here @ 16 Stafford Place
71. Mendelssohn Composed Here @ 168 Denmark Hill, Camberwell
72. First Plastic Invented Here @ Berkshire Road, Hackney Wick, London
73. Microphone Inventor lived Here @ 94 Great Portland Street, Fitzrovia
74. Oliver Twist's Literary Home @ 48 Doughty Street, off Gray's Inn Road
75. Stockwell Bus Garage @ Lansdowne Road, Stockwell
76. Leyton-lad teaches Emperor @ 93 Trumpington Road, Leytonstone
77. Robert Falcon Scott lived here @ 56 Oakley Street, Chelsea, London
78. AV Roe's Flying Machine @ 47 West Hill, Wandsworth
79. Virginia Woolf born here @ 22 Hyde Park Gate, Kensington
80. The Assassination of Mr Thynne @ Pall Mall, London
81. Edward Whymper's House @ 82 Waldegrave Road, Teddington
82. Fleming Museum & Penicillin @ St Mary's Hospital, Praed Street, London
83. Cartoonist Phil May lived here @ 20 Holland Park Road
84. Home to an Adventurer @ 56 Oakley Street, Chelsea
85. Joseph Priestley lived here @ 113 Lower Clapton Road, Hackney
86. Bouncing Bomb inventor's house @ 241 New Cross Road, New Cross
87. UK's First Female Doctor @ 20 Upper Berkeley Street, Marylebone
88. 1st Motorcycle Engine made here @ 1a Lansdowne Road, Tottenham
89. Livingstone I Presume? @ 1 Savile Row
90. George Bernard Shaw lived here @ 29 Fitzroy Square
91. Doctor Barnardo @ 58 Solent House, Ben Jonson Road, Stepney
92. The Harvard Chapel @ North Transept, Southwark Cathedral, London
93. First Birth Control Clinic @ 108 Whitfield Street, Bloomsbury
94. Blind pioneer Gilbert's house @ 5 Stanhope Place, Hyde Park
95. Nelson Mandela statue @ Parliament Square, Westminster
96. Eadweard Muybridge lived here @ 30 High Street, Kingston upon Thames
97. Hartley's Fireproof Obelisk @ Putney Heath, London
98. A Churchill Residence @ 12 Bolton Street, Piccadilly
99. Joseph-Rene Bellot's Obelisk @ Riverside Walk, Greenwich, London
100. The Savoy Theatre @ Savoy Street, Westminster
101. Concorde man born here. @ 499 Hale End Road, Highams Park, London
102. Mary Macarthur lived here @ 42 Woodstock Road, Golders Green
103. Sopwith Camel maker lived here @ 46 Green Street, Mayfair
104. Percy Lambert: Fastest Man @ Brompton Cemetary, Brompton, Kensington