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London’s Alleys: Crown Passage, SW1
London’s Alleys: Crown Passage, SW1

London’s Alleys: Crown Passage, SW1

A picturesque alley that's lined with ancient shops and inns, and within staggering distance of royal palaces and posh clubs.

Feb
05
2018
Pickering Place, SW1 – London’s Alleys and Passages
Pickering Place, SW1 – London’s Alleys and Passages

Pickering Place, SW1 – London’s Alleys and Passages

This is one of London's oldest and more famous alleys, with a foreign embassy, the occasional duel, brothels, famous authors and gambling all packed into a tiny space.

Sep
25
2017
Closed for 130 years, the public observation tower in central London
Closed for 130 years, the public observation tower in central London

Closed for 130 years, the public observation tower in central London

In 1834, a tall observation tower was opened to the public near to Trafalgar Square giving people a chance to look down on Pall Mall and overlook St James Park and Whitehall.

Oct
30
2012
The London Library
The London Library

The London Library

The London Library is claimed to be the largest lending library in the world, and yesterday I joined some friends in having a tour of the place.

Jul
27
2008