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Westfield Stratford City East
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TOUR OF THE MONTH

The London Riots Tour
The London Riots Tour

ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

22nd August 1945 Noel Coward's revue Sigh no More, premieres in London.

22nd August 1937 Born today: Max Hebditch, director (Museum of London)

22nd August 1925 Actress Honor Blackman (Pussy Galore-Goldfinger) was born today in Plaistow, East London.go to related location

22nd August 1916 Born today: John Slater, London England, actor (Deadlock, Cartel, Devil's Pass)

22nd August 1866 George Shillibeer, pioneer of London's 1st bus service, dies

22nd August 1620 Oliver Cromwell married Elizabeth Bourchier at St Giles-without-Cripplegate.go to related location

Top Sport-related places to visit in London.



Sporting related places abound in London where many of the World's great sporting institutions were founded. Sporting stadiums, sporting gestures and great sportsmen and women can be found in here:

TOP 10 SPORT RELATED SIGHTS IN LONDON:

MORE SPORT SIGHTS:

11. Freemasons Arms: Birth of FA @ 81-82 Long Acre, Covent Garden, London
12. Peter Storey's Pub @ 113 Southgate Road, Islington
13. Hurlingham Park @ Hurlingham Road, Fulham, London
14. Jimmy White started here @ 2a Lynwood Road, Tooting Bec, London
15. A Stadium with a View @ Craven Cottage, Stevanage Road
16. London's Female Gladiator @ 159 Great Dover Street, Southwark
17. Henry VIII's tennis court @ Hampton Court Gardens, London
18. Fred Perry and The Brentham Club @ 38a Meadvale Road, Ealing
19. Henman Hill or Murray Mound? @ Aorangi Terrace, All England Club, Wimbledon
20. Are you the Dude? @ Victoria House, Bloomsbury Place
21. Londons Oldest Football Team @ Hayes Lane, Bromley
22. A mad day playing Rugby @ The Athletic Ground, Kew Foot Road
23. Cricketer WG Grace lived here @ Fairmount, Mottingham Lane, Mottingham
24. Fulham's Craven Cottage @ Stevenage Road, Fulham
25. Setanta was born here @ 268 Northfield Avenue, Northfields, Ealing, Lond
26. Pickles World Cup Find @ St Valery, Beulah Hill, Norwood
27. Arsenal's Emirates Stadium @ Arsenal Emirates Stadium, Avenell Road
28. Mr Bodybuilding lived here @ 161 Holland Park Avenue
29. Cricket in Covent Garden @ 21 Cranbourn Street, Covent Garden, London
30. Arsenal's Old Ground @ Off Highbury Park Road
31. Selhurst Park @ Whitehorse Lane, Croydon
32. The Royal Oak @ 83 Woodman St, London
33. Ashley Cole's The Collection @ 264 Brompton Road, London
34. Walthamstow Dogs to Close @ Chingford Road, London
35. Olympics 2012: BMX Circuit @ Stratford
36. Deerfoot Ran Here @ Wick Road, Hackney Wick
37. Danny the Footie Chairman @ Eltham Green Road
38. Marshall Street Baths @ Marshall Street, Westminster
39. The 2012 Olympic Stadium @ Marshgate Lane, Stratford, London
40. King of Punk @ 14 Soho Street, London
41. Bobby 'Dazzler' George @ 267 Romford Road, Forest Gate, London
42. Herbert Chapman lived here @ 6 Haslemere Avenue, Hendon, London
43. Teddy Sheringham lived here @ Malvern Avenue, Highams Park
44. London's Oldest Swimming Baths @ Forest Hill Swimming Pools, Dartmouth Road, Lond
45. Kenwood Ladies' Bathing Pond @ Hampstead Heath, off Millfield Lane, Highgate
46. Tooting Bec Lido @ Tooting Bec Road
47. Olympics 2012: Aquatics Centre @ Carpenter's Road, Stratford
48. Hardman Dave Mackay lived here @ 26 Whitehouse Way, Southgate
49. The Oval @ Kennington Oval, Kennington
50. Olympics 2012: Kapoor Sculpture @ Olympic Park, London
51. Sutcliffe and Holmes Big Stand @ Leyton County Ground, High Road, Leyton
52. Arsenal and The Sutton Arms @ 193 Caledonian Road, Islington
53. Moor Park Golf Club @ Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
54. Steve Davis started here @ 71 Kirkham Street, Plumstead, London
55. Arsenal's old Invicta Ground @ Hector Street, Plumstead
56. To Dare is To Do @ Bill Nicholson Way, 748 High Road, Tottenham
57. World's Oldest Rugby Union Club @ Princess of Wales, 1a Montpelier Row, Blackheath
58. Battersea Park @ Battersea
59. Dorothea Lambert Chambers' house @ 7 North Common Road, Ealing
60. The Real Cockney Boys @ Boleyn Ground, Green Street, Upton Park
61. Fred Perry lived here @ 223 Pitshanger Lane, Ealing
62. Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy @ Hampstead Ponds
63. Simpsons: Home of Chess @ 100 Strand, London
64. Hendon Hall @ Ashley Lane, Hendon, London
65. Eric Bristow played Darts here @ The Red Lion, 132 Stoke Newington Church Street
66. Rugby Was Born Here @ St Clement Danes Church, Strand
67. David Beckham grew up here @ 150 Norman Road, Leytonstone
68. The Australian @ 29 Milner Street, Chelsea
69. WG Grace's Day Job @ 7 Lawrie Park Road, Sydenham, London
70. Sir Alf Ramsey was born here @ Five Elms Road, Becontree, Dagenham
71. Sir Learie lived here @ 101 Lexham Gardens, Earls Court
72. Olympics 2012: Eton Manor @ Quarter Mile Lane, Olympic Village, Stratford
73. Doggett's Coat and Badge @ 1 Blackfriars Bridge, Southwark
74. Joe Cole's early school years @ Masbro Rd, Marylebone
75. Wanstead Flats @ Wanstead
76. London: Tornado capital? @ Whitmore Gardens, Kensal Rise
77. Scottish Castle in London @ Green Lanes, Stoke Newington
78. Dorset Square: Home of Cricket? @ Dorset Square, Marylebone
79. Illuminated Ponies @ Rotten Row, Hyde Park
80. Herne Hill Velodrome @ Burbage Road
81. Tony Adams lived here @ 6 Foxlands Road, Dagenham
82. Ruislip Lido: Young Ones! @ Reservoir Road, Ruislip
83. Westminster Boating Base @ 136 Grosvenor Road
84. Urban Golf, Soho @ 33 Great Pulteney Street
85. Peter May Sports Centre @ 135 Wadham Road, Walthamstow, London
86. Bloodgate Source @ 268 Lavender Hill, London
87. Ted Terry dealt a Red Card @ Unit 4/Retail Park/Fleming Rd, Chafford Hundred
88. Four Minute Mile in 18th Century @ Hackney Road, Shoreditch
89. Olympics 2012: Basketball Arena @ Olympic Park, Stratford
90. The Butcher's Hook @ 477 Fulham Road, Chelsea, London
91. Olympics 2012: Main Stadium @ Marshgate Lane, Stratford
92. Marlow Rowing Club @ Marlow Bridge Lane, Marlow, Buckinghamshire
93. Portal: Chelsea celeb eatery @ 88 St John Street, Farringdon
94. Tottenham Hotspurs Formed Here @ Church Road, Tottenham, London
95. Charlton's The Valley @ Floyd Road, Charlton
96. Crews Hill Golf Course @ Cattlegate Road, Crews Hill, Enfield
97. Olympics 2012: Handball Arena @ Waterden Road, Olympic Park, Stratford
98. Olympics 2012: Velodrome @ Olympic Village, Stratford
99. Cricketer Jack Hobbs lived here @ 17 Englewood Road, Clapham
100. Home to the Blues or Pensioners @ Stamford Bridge
101. Blythe Hill Tavern @ 319 Stanstead Road
102. The Freemason's Arms @ 32 Downshire Hill, Hampstead, London
103. UK's 1st Ten Pin Bowling Alley @ 158 Clapton Common, Stamford Hill
104. A Park with a View @ Off Highgate High Street
105. Brockwell Lido @ Brockwell Park, Dulwich Road
106. A Horse and a Pint @ Knightsbridge Green
107. What no Vicar? @ Bishop's Avenue, Hammersmith and Fulham
108. Now that's a Big Screen @ 1, Kensington Square
109. Pinochet's Priory House Arrest @ Winchmore Hill
110. Ballet, Footie & Blue Coats @ Old Dover Road, Blackheath