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.
This is one of the larger alleys in London, and one which is very heavily used, thanks to hosting a number of businesses, and a rather fine pub.
Running, not inappropriately, from Nicholas Lane, can be found this rather short little alleyway that takes you between a single block of offices over to Abchurch Lane.