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The Rolling Stones London Tour
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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

24th March 1988 Game of Thrones actor Finn Jones was born in London.

24th March 1947 Businessman Alan Sugar (The Apprentice, Amstrad), was born in Hackney, East London.

24th March 1888 Born today: Jameson Thomas, London England, actor (Farmer's Wife)

24th March 1834 Pioneering textile designer and artist William Morris was born in Walthamstow.go to related location

24th March 1792 Benjamin West (US) becomes president of Royal Academy of London

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. The Hoover Building @ Perivale, Middlesex
13. Beckton Gasworks: FMJ @ Royal Docks Road, East Ham, London
14. Colour Mauve invented here @ 290 Cable Street, London
15. Richard Branson born here @ Stonefield Nursing Home, 904 Sidcup Road, London
16. The Silvertown Explosion @ North Woolwich Road, London
17. Lockwood Reservoir's Archaeology @ Lea Valley
18. Thomas Crapper was here @ 120 King's Road, Chelsea
19. William Morris' Birthplace @ Elm House, 341/343 Forest Road, Walthamstow
20. Dick Whittington lived here. @ College Street
21. Leavesden Warner Bros Studios @ Essex Lane, Leavesden, Watford
22. Freemans Started Here @ 131-143 Clapham Road, Clapham
23. Crystal Palace Transmitter @ off Crystal Palace Parade
24. Billingsgate Fish Market @ Trafalgar Way, London
25. Fishmonger's Hall @ London Bridge, London
26. The Original Media Mogul: Elias @ 19-24 Floral Street, Covent Garden, London
27. London Glassblowing Company @ 66-66 Bermondsey Street
28. Doves Bindery and Press @ 15 Upper Mall, Hammersmith
29. London's Capital Records @ One Kemble Street
30. Laura Ashley lived here @ 83 Cambridge Street, Westminster, London
31. God's Own Junkyard @ Unit 12, Ravenswood Industrial Estate, Shernhall
32. Whitechapel Bell Foundry @ 34 Whitechapel Road, London
33. Tetley's Home of Tea @ 25 Cullum Street, Fenchurch Street
34. Inventor of Holograms lived here @ 79 Queens Gate, Kensington, London
35. Thomas Crapper Flush House @ 12 Thornsett Road, Bromley, London
36. Andrex 2-ply invented here @ Paper Mill Place, St Andrews Road, Walthamstow
37. The Time Ball @ Flamsteed House, Greenwich
38. Matchmakers Wharf @ Lee Conservancy Road, Homerton Road, Hackney
39. A Huguenot Silk Weaver's Home @ 19 Princelet Street, London
40. Gestetner's Former Home @ 124 Highbury New Park, Highbury
41. Markfield Beam Engine Museum @ Markfield Road, Tottenham, London
42. The Apprentice Pad @ Candahar Road, Battersea
43. Home of the Speaking Clock @ Flowers Close, Brook Road, Dollis Hill
44. William Tierney Clark lived here @ 7 Hammersmith Terrace, Hammersmith
45. Black Cat & Greater London House @ Hampstead Road London
46. Thames Ironworks @ Bow Creek, Canning Town
47. Brunel's The Engineer @ 65 Gloucester Avenue, London
48. Morden Hall Park @ Morden Hall Road, Morden
49. Wapping Food Power Station @ Wapping Hydraulic Power Station, Wapping Wall
50. News International HQ @ Thomas More Square, Pennington Street, Wapping
51. The Ivory House @ St Katherines Dock, Tower Hamlets, London
52. First Plastic Invented Here @ Berkshire Road, Hackney Wick, London
53. Tompion and Graham Clockmakers @ 69 Fleet Street, London
54. Creator of the A-Z born here @ 3 Court Lane Gardens, East Dulwich, London
55. Millennium Mills @ Mill Road, West Silvertown
56. Home of WB Adams railway pioneer @ 9 Woodbury Hill, Loughton, Essex
57. Splendid Heath Hall @ 59 The Bishops Avenue, Barnet
58. Fairfield Works: Strike a Light! @ Fairfield Road, Bow
59. Ealing's Shoelace Inventor @ 17 Cantley Road, Ealing, London
60. The Crystal Palace @ Hyde Park
61. Walthamstow Pumphouse Museum @ 10 South Access Road, Walthamstow