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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 Crime-related places to visit in London.



Crime is one of the most intriguing and captivating themes in modern life, and London's history is full of real life escapades, robberies, murders and other nefarious criminal intent. Find out here exactly where they happened.

TOP 10 CRIME RELATED SIGHTS IN LONDON:

MORE CRIME SIGHTS:

11. The Old Palace Yard @ Abingdon Street, Westminster
12. The London Cage, WW2 torture @ 7 Kensington Palace Gardens
13. Dick Turpin's Cave @ Wellington Hill, High Beech, Epping Forest
14. The Carpenters Arms @ 73 Cheshire Street, Bethnal Green
15. Captain Kidd Hung Here @ Tilbury Point, Essex
16. Poirot's London Pad @ Charterhouse Square
17. Acid Murderer worked here @ 79 Gloucester Road, Kensington, London
18. Wilfred Brambles arrest was here @ 1 Shepherd's Bush Green, London
19. The Oliver Twist @ 90 Church Road, Leyton, London
20. The Cock Tavern Debauchery @ Bow Street, London
21. John and Yoko's Nude Scene @ 38 Montagu Square, London
22. The Battle of Waterloo 2 @ 81 Waterloo Road, Waterloo
23. Foreign Anarchist Club @ 6 Windmill Street, Tottenham Court Road
24. Did Jack the Ripper live here? @ 3 Sion Square, Whitechapel, London
25. The Kray twins were born here @ 64 Stean Street, Hoxton
26. Moll King's Houses of Ill Repute @ 106 Haverstock Hill, Chalk Farm
27. Francis Bacon's Drug Bust @ 80 Narrow Street, Limehouse
28. Lord Lucan's Murder House @ 46 Lower Belgrave Street, London
29. 1909 Tottenham Outrage Robbery @ Tottenham High Road, London
30. Pirates Execution Dock @ Off Wapping High Street, Wapping, London
31. The Clockwork Orange Underpass @ Trinity Road, Wandsworth, London
32. The Spaghetti House Siege @ 77 Knightsbridge, Knightsbridge
33. The Zizzi Penis Lop @ 73-75 The Strand, London
34. Hanged Ruth Ellis lived here @ 44 Egerton Gardens, Ealing, London
35. Sweeney Todd was born here @ 85 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London
36. Writers Poison Umbrella Stabbing @ Waterloo Bridge, London
37. John Christies House of Horror @ Near Barton Mews, Ladbroke Grove, London
38. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's House @ 2 Devonshire Place, London
39. Holloway Prison @ Parkhurst Road, Islington
40. The Blind Beggar @ 337 Whitechapel Road
41. Once a Gun Safe House @ 257 Caledonian Road
42. Pickles World Cup Find @ St Valery, Beulah Hill, Norwood
43. Lord Lucan's Home @ 72a Elizabeth Street
44. Brockley Jack @ 410 Brockley Road, Brockley
45. Brinks Mat Bullion @ 117 Wilton Way
46. The Lion Public House @ Tapp Street
47. Home of Russian spy Kim Philby @ 18 Carlyle Square, Chelsea, London
48. Catherine Wheel Alley @ Bishopsgate, Broadgate
49. A barbers with a secret @ 156 Caledonian Road
50. The Calthorpe Arms @ 252 Grays Inn Road, City of London
51. Ripper's First Victim @ Durward Street, Whitechapel
52. 21/7 Bomb Factory @ 58 Curtis House, Ladderswood Way, New Southgate,
53. First Whitechapel Murder @ Wentworth Street, Whitechapel
54. The Clink @ Clink Street, London
55. Sherlock's Speedy Sarnie @ 187 North Gower Street, Camden
56. Tony Blair lived here @ 1 Richmond Crescent, Islington
57. The Tower of London @ Tower of London
58. Lenin Memorial @ Bevin Court, Cruickshank Street, London
59. Captain Kidd Public House @ Off Wapping Rose Garden
60. The Start of the 2011 Riots @ Ferry Lane, Tottenham
61. Hackney Mafia Shoe Shop @ 5 Hackney Road, Bethnal Green, London
62. Green Jackets Bandstand bomb @ Bandstand, Regents Park
63. Albion House @ Albion House, New Oxford Street, London
64. Balcombe Street Siege @ 21 Balcombe St, Marylebone, London
65. Robber Claude Duval Caught here @ The Marquis, 51-52 Chandos Place, Covent Garden
66. The Garrick Arms @ 8 Charing Cross Road, London
67. The Grave Maurice @ 269 Whitechapel High Street, Whitechapel
68. John Wilkes' House Riots @ 35 Grosvenor Square
69. Elephant & Castle Subway @ Elephant & Castle Station
70. The Spaniard's Inn @ Spaniards Road, Hampstead
71. Bow Street Magistrates Court @ Bow Street, Covent Garden, London
72. Itsu: Litvinenko Poisoned @ 167 Piccadilly, London
73. Bouncers bounce back at KFC @ 37 Camden High Street
74. Famous Drinkers to die for @ 127 Gloucester Road, Kensington
75. Spend a Night as a Kray @ 28 Bow Street
76. The Markham Square Siege @ Markham Square, Chelsea
77. The Aubergine Robbery Mystery @ 11 Park Walk, London
78. The Devil and the Lady @ Bleeding Heart Yard, off Greville Street
79. Broadwater Farm @ Willan Road, Tottenham
80. The Goat @ 3a Kensington High Street
81. Home to a Murderer @ 23 Cranley Gardens, Muswell Hill
82. London Sculpture Comes Home @ 8 Hart Street, City of London
83. The Islington Gibbett @ Holloway Road, Islington
84. Death of God's Banker @ Blackfriar's Bridge, London
85. Notting Hill Race Riots @ Latimer Road, London
86. The Ship and Blue Ball @ 13 Boundary Street, Shoreditch, London
87. Wandsworth Prison @ Heathfield Road
88. Banksy's Poundland @ 12-14 High Road, Wood Green
89. Electric Avenue @ Electric Avenue, Brixton, London
90. A Royal Wake-Up Call @ Buckingham Palace
91. King's Bench Debtors Prison @ Borough, Southwark, London
92. St Matthews Church @ Hereford Street, Whitechapel, London
93. Botched Anti-Terror Police Raid @ 46 Lansdown Road, Forest Gate, London
94. The Star Tavern @ 6 Belgrave Mews West
95. The Magdala @ 2a South Hill Park
96. Gunpowder Plot was foiled here @ Under House of Lords, Westminster
97. The Ye Olde Mitre @ 1 Ely Court
98. A Pub on the Wagon @ 66 Bayswater Road
99. Poor Lazarus Isaacs @ Tower Street, London
100. World Cup was stolen from here @ Central Hall, Westminster
101. Parking Meter R.I.P. @ Warwick Street, Westminster
102. Created by an Almost-Bard @ 99 Buckingham Palace Road
103. Lucan, Cubitt and some Plumbers @ 14 Lower Belgrave Street
104. House of Reeves @ 120 Church Street, Croydon
105. Shot Prime Minister born here @ Audley Square, Westminster, London
106. The Graff Diamonds Heist @ 6 - 7 New Bond Street
107. Charlie Peace Arrested here @ 2 St John's Park, Blackheath
108. Ted Terry dealt a Red Card @ Unit 4/Retail Park/Fleming Rd, Chafford Hundred
109. World's 1st Drink Driving Arrest @ 165 Bond Street
110. The Jowell's scandal home @ Raveley Street, Kentish Town