There are two entrances to this posh alley in St James, one for carriages, and one for pedestrians. The pedestrians get the better deal, with a reasonably grand entrance porch, and some of London's last remaining gas lamps.
This charming little alley is notable for the main feature that dominates the entire of one side, an old pub, which holds the oldest excise license in the City.
This is a seemingly rather uninteresting passage, but is one that's steeped in a bloody history.
A delightful little courtyard can be found hidden away in the small maze of streets just to the south side of St Paul's Cathedral.
An alleyway exists just off Moorgate that has almost no redeeming features about it, other than it's bland existence is fortunately, a very short one.
There is a delightfully cute little alley that has been in this part of Hoxton ever since it was all fields, and yet its history is a total mystery.
This little Whitechapel alleyway is notorious, for it is one of the murder sites of the infamous Jack the Ripper.
If you are taking a picturesque walk along the Thames, right in the heart of the City's office world can be found this very industrial section of pathway.
A narrow gap in the wall of shops opposite Liverpool Street Station leads into one of London's narrowest and most curiously named alleys.
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.
The Cheapside area of London is replete with names of former trades, and Honey Lane shouldn't need any explanation, yet it does.
This probably shouldn't be in the list, as it's a bit too wide for an alley, but it has a former alley at the end, and a very nice bit of heritage in the road.
This Victorian era brick arch underneath Cannon Street station looks mundane, but rich in hidden history.
This is a short alley with a curious habit of changing its name, having had at least three in its recorded existence.
Although called a street, this is in fact an alleyway, or at least, enough of it is to qualify.