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The London Tennis Tour
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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

21st June 1982 Princess Diana gives birth to her first son, Prince William.

21st June 1978 Andrew Lloyd Webber and Rice's musical Evita, premiers in London

21st June 1944 Born today: Ray Davies, London, singer/guitarist (Kinks-Come Dancing)

21st June 1937 The first TV broadcast of a tennis match from Wimbledon was of a first round match between Bunny Austin and George Rogers.go to related location

21st June 1930 Born today: Peter Marshall, police commissioner (London)

21st June 1921 Born today: Jean Kent, London England, actress (Adv of Sir Francis Drake)

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. Spratt's Dog Food Factory @ Morris Road, Poplar
12. The Hoover Building @ Perivale, Middlesex
13. Beckton Gasworks: FMJ @ Royal Docks Road, East Ham, London
14. News International HQ @ Thomas More Square, Pennington Street, Wapping
15. Richard Branson born here @ Stonefield Nursing Home, 904 Sidcup Road, London
16. Thames Ironworks @ Bow Creek, Canning Town
17. Freemans Started Here @ 131-143 Clapham Road, Clapham
18. William Morris' Birthplace @ Elm House, 341/343 Forest Road, Walthamstow
19. Birthplace of Charles Rolls @ 35 Hill Street, Mayfair, London
20. Doves Bindery and Press @ 15 Upper Mall, Hammersmith
21. London's Capital Records @ One Kemble Street
22. The Original Media Mogul: Elias @ 19-24 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London
23. A Huguenot Silk Weaver's Home @ 19 Princelet Street, London
24. Colour Mauve invented here @ 290 Cable Street, London
25. William Tierney Clark lived here @ 7 Hammersmith Terrace, Hammersmith
26. Walthamstow Pumphouse Museum @ 10 South Access Road, Walthamstow
27. The Silvertown Explosion @ North Woolwich Road, London
28. Thomas Crapper was here @ 120 King's Road, Chelsea
29. Dick Whittington lived here. @ College Street
30. First Plastic Invented Here @ Berkshire Road, Hackney Wick, London
31. Home of the Speaking Clock @ Flowers Close, Brook Road, Dollis Hill
32. Matchmakers Wharf @ Lee Conservancy Road, Homerton Road, Hackney
33. Billingsgate Fish Market @ Trafalgar Way, London
34. Laura Ashley lived here @ 83 Cambridge Street, Westminster, London
35. Fishmonger's Hall @ London Bridge, London
36. The Time Ball @ Flamsteed House, Greenwich
37. The Apprentice Pad @ Candahar Road, Battersea
38. Black Cat & Greater London House @ Hampstead Road London
39. God's Own Junkyard @ Unit 12, Ravenswood Industrial Estate, Shernhall
40. Splendid Heath Hall @ 59 The Bishops Avenue, Barnet
41. Lockwood Reservoir's Archaeology @ Lea Valley
42. Wapping Food Power Station @ Wapping Hydraulic Power Station, Wapping Wall
43. Brunel's The Engineer @ 65 Gloucester Avenue, London
44. Fairfield Works: Strike a Light! @ Fairfield Road, Bow
45. The Ivory House @ St Katherines Dock, Tower Hamlets, London
46. Creator of the A-Z born here @ 3 Court Lane Gardens, East Dulwich, London
47. London Glassblowing Company @ 66-66 Bermondsey Street
48. Whitechapel Bell Foundry @ 34 Whitechapel Road, London
49. Markfield Beam Engine Museum @ Markfield Road, Tottenham, London
50. Thomas Crapper Flush House @ 12 Thornsett Road, Bromley, London
51. World's 1st Business Computer @ Kaevener House, Hammersmith Road
52. The Crystal Palace @ Hyde Park
53. Crystal Palace Transmitter @ off Crystal Palace Parade
54. Ealing's Shoelace Inventor @ 17 Cantley Road, Ealing, London
55. Home of WB Adams railway pioneer @ 9 Woodbury Hill, Loughton, Essex
56. Tetley's Home of Tea @ 25 Cullum Street, Fenchurch Street
57. Andrex 2-ply invented here @ Paper Mill Place, St Andrews Road, Walthamstow
58. Tompion and Graham Clockmakers @ 69 Fleet Street, London
59. Gestetner's Former Home @ 124 Highbury New Park, Highbury
60. Millennium Mills @ Mill Road, West Silvertown
61. Morden Hall Park @ Morden Hall Road, Morden