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Carry On in London Tour
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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

18th December 1934 The mysterious Lord Lucan was born in London.go to related location

18th December 1909 Born today: Mona Barrie, [Smith], London England, actress (Dawn on Great Divide)

18th December 1778 The father of clowning Joseph Grimaldi was born in Clare Market, London.go to related location

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. World's 1st Business Computer @ Kaevener House, Hammersmith Road
12. Tom Bata's Shoe Factory @ East Tilbury
13. Colour Mauve invented here @ 290 Cable Street, London
14. God's Own Junkyard @ Unit 12, Ravenswood Industrial Estate, Shernhall
15. The Silvertown Explosion @ North Woolwich Road, London
16. Beckton Gasworks: FMJ @ Royal Docks Road, East Ham, London
17. Richard Branson born here @ Stonefield Nursing Home, 904 Sidcup Road, London
18. Inventor of Holograms lived here @ 79 Queens Gate, Kensington, London
19. Dick Whittington lived here. @ College Street
20. Lockwood Reservoir's Archaeology @ Lea Valley
21. The Crystal Palace @ Hyde Park
22. The Original Media Mogul: Elias @ 19-24 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London
23. Wapping Food Power Station @ Wapping Hydraulic Power Station, Wapping Wall
24. William Tierney Clark lived here @ 7 Hammersmith Terrace, Hammersmith
25. Whitechapel Bell Foundry @ 34 Whitechapel Road, London
26. Spratt's Dog Food Factory @ Morris Road, Poplar
27. Fairfield Works: Strike a Light! @ Fairfield Road, Bow
28. A Huguenot Silk Weaver's Home @ 19 Princelet Street, London
29. London Glassblowing Company @ 66-66 Bermondsey Street
30. Thomas Crapper Flush House @ 12 Thornsett Road, Bromley, London
31. Thomas Crapper was here @ 120 King's Road, Chelsea
32. Tetley's Home of Tea @ 25 Cullum Street, Fenchurch Street
33. Doves Bindery and Press @ 15 Upper Mall, Hammersmith
34. Crystal Palace Transmitter @ off Crystal Palace Parade
35. Creator of the A-Z born here @ 3 Court Lane Gardens, East Dulwich, London
36. Thames Ironworks @ Bow Creek, Canning Town
37. Laura Ashley lived here @ 83 Cambridge Street, Westminster, London
38. Billingsgate Fish Market @ Trafalgar Way, London
39. Matchmakers Wharf @ Lee Conservancy Road, Homerton Road, Hackney
40. Markfield Beam Engine Museum @ Markfield Road, Tottenham, London
41. Walthamstow Pumphouse Museum @ 10 South Access Road, Walthamstow
42. Home of the Speaking Clock @ Flowers Close, Brook Road, Dollis Hill
43. Morden Hall Park @ Morden Hall Road, Morden
44. London's Capital Records @ One Kemble Street
45. Leavesden Warner Bros Studios @ Essex Lane, Leavesden, Watford
46. Andrex 2-ply invented here @ Paper Mill Place, St Andrews Road, Walthamstow
47. The Apprentice Pad @ Candahar Road, Battersea
48. Freemans Started Here @ 131-143 Clapham Road, Clapham
49. Brunel's The Engineer @ 65 Gloucester Avenue, London
50. The Time Ball @ Flamsteed House, Greenwich
51. Tompion and Graham Clockmakers @ 69 Fleet Street, London
52. The Ivory House @ St Katherines Dock, Tower Hamlets, London
53. News International HQ @ Thomas More Square, Pennington Street, Wapping
54. Ealing's Shoelace Inventor @ 17 Cantley Road, Ealing, London
55. Home of WB Adams railway pioneer @ 9 Woodbury Hill, Loughton, Essex
56. Gestetner's Former Home @ 124 Highbury New Park, Highbury
57. Fishmonger's Hall @ London Bridge, London
58. Black Cat & Greater London House @ Hampstead Road London
59. First Plastic Invented Here @ Berkshire Road, Hackney Wick, London
60. Millennium Mills @ Mill Road, West Silvertown
61. Splendid Heath Hall @ 59 The Bishops Avenue, Barnet