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.
A very narrow little alley offers a mix of rubbish, polite flats, graffiti and the back door to a historic synagogue.
Dare you go on a quest for the Golden Fleece? For in Aldgate it is to be found, in an alley dark and treacherous.
One of the smartest looking alleys in London is a passage underneath the northern side of Southwark Bridge, with ornate tiling, decorative panels and delightful lighting.
This alley is structurally modern, but has the air of an old church undercroft in its design, and lies on the site of a much older alley.
The majestic imposing bulk of Mansion House conceals a charming alley hidden behind its walls, and splitting the secular home of the Lord Mayor of London from the ancient church behind.
This is probably the grandest entrance that has ever been constructed to what is just a short set of steps between two roads.
There is a nameless alley in London. It wont appear on any maps. It appears and vanishes seemingly randomly, moving without moving.
Just off the busy main road running between Liverpool Street and Shoreditch is a short little alleyway with a small dose of history about it.
This is a rather curious little alley, offering a convenient if easy to miss passage between two side streets.
There's a wooded pathway that is not called Lovers Walk, but that's what everyone other than the original planner now calls it.
You wont be surprised to learn that this alley is named after the actual Post Office, as this site used to be its headquarters.
If you walk along the north side of The Strand you cannot help but notice a number of small alleys, some rather delightful, but this is Lumley Court, where you are exhorted to speak with hushed tones.