This barely noticeable crack in the tall buildings on Wardour Street is Tyler’s Court, home to werewolves and vampires. The name of the alley probably derives from the use given to the land in the area at times, namely excavating…
This short little alley certainly brings home the bacon, as conceals a vast modern courtyard, which was until recently the old Danish Bacon warehouse.
A ancient winding path down a slope lined with cobbles in the City with a "famous wren church" in the middle, what's not to love about Lovat Lane?
A fairly steep little passageway that's wide enough to be a road, was originally an extension of Saffron Hill to the south.
One of the joys of London are the alleys with wonderful names, and this is perfect example of one that can be found near Clerkenwell.
A sanitized road that was once much less posh and an awful lot longer.
When all around Clerkenwell was fields and churches, a path ran through the cornflowers. Today where all is built up, that ancient path still carves a narrow path through the buildings. This is Passing Alley, although it no longer exactly…
This is the story of an alley called Bull Inn Court which is today most famous for containing a pub, which is not called the Bull Inn.
This might not look like much, but this little place and set of steps are rich in history, and deep in subsidence.
A covered alley that runs underneath the Old Bailey court rooms with a concealed entrance for the public to go inside, this is Warwick Passage.
A narrow alley that provides a convenient link between two parallel roads, and which as far as I can tell, has never been used by St Augustine.
If this alley sounds vaguely Chinese, then it's no surprise as it's part of the old Limehouse Chinatown before Chinatown migrated to Soho.
This modest and in its own way pleasant little back alley is notable not just for its curious name, but for being associated with the infamous Demon Barber, Sweeney Todd.
This is one of those seemingly ancient alleys that the City of London is so rich in, yet almost impossible to find anything about.
At just under a mile in length, this is the longest alley in London, and predates the area which is today known as the Harringay Ladder due to the way the street layout looks like a ladder.