Glitterbest


Glitterbest

Scene of Malcolm McLaren's Glitterbest punk company.

Location: Dryden Chambers, 119 Oxford Street

Description: This run down building housed a warren of punk entrepreneurs in the late 1970s, including Malcolm McLaren's Glitterbest organisation at number 27. There are some superb photo's of the Sex Pistols taken here.

The fanzine Sniffing Glue, and several record labels - including Step Forward, Deptford Fun City, Illegal Records, and Miles Copeland's Step Forward were all here too.

Apparently the Dryden Chambers crew regularly gathered at nearby pub The Ship. Other nearby landmarks include the Oxford Street tube station where Mark Perry used a Xerox machine in a (now long gone) copy shop to produce early editions of his classic punk fanzine Sniffin' Glue.

Built in 1885, but not occupied until 1895, Dryden Chambers were designed by Sir Banister Flight Fletcher.

Themes: MusicMusic Theme
Glitterbest

Scene of Malcolm McLaren's Glitterbest punk company.

Ranking This Month: 156/3067

Pages Hit This Month: 64


Your Comments:

Name:
Email:
Your email will ONLY be used once, to confirm the publication of your comments. We value your contribution and privacy.

Anti-spam Security: Please enter this code:


Other places nearby:


The Stones rehearsed Here», 0.4km

Sex Pistols lived here», 0.2km

Chappell Piano Factory», 2.0km

For Island, Life begins at 50», 4.9km

Glitterbest», 0km

Do They Know It's Christmas», 2.9km

This is where David Bowie lived», 0.2km

The Standard», 6.4km

Keith Richards lived Here», 16.km

Mozart family in Frith Street», 0.2km

Location Pinpointed:


Open Street Maps», Google Maps»