Centre Point, WC2H

Block in/near St Giles, existing between 1966 and now.

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Centre Point is a controversial 1960s-built tower block.

Centre Point is a 34-storey, 177 metre high tower with frontages to New Oxford Street, St Giles High Street and Charing Cross Road.

The site was once occupied by a gallows, and the tower sits directly over the former route of St Giles High Street, which had to be re-routed.

Constructed by Wimpey Construction between 1963 to 1966, it was one of the first skyscrapers in London. It was built as speculative office space by property tycoon Harry Hyams, who had leased the site at £18 500 a year for 150 years. Hyams intended that the whole building be occupied by a single tenant, and negotiated fiercely for its approval.

With property prices rising, Hyams could afford to keep it empty and wait for his single tenant at the asking price of £1 250 000. He was challenged to allow tenants to rent single floors, but consistently refused.

Centre Point’s prominent position led to its becoming a rallying symbol for opponents. The homeless charity Centrepoint was founded in 1969 as a homeless shelter nearby. It was named Centrepoint in response to the building being seen as an ’affront to the homeless’ for being left empty to make money for the property developer.

It stood empty from the time of its completion until 1975 and was briefly occupied by housing activists in 1974.

From 1980 to 2014, Centre Point was the headquarters of the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) which became, at 33 years and seven months, the building’s longest-standing tenant.

Since 1995 it has been a Grade II listed building.

It was eventually converted from offices to luxury flats.




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Roy Batham   
Added: 7 Jan 2022 07:17 GMT   

Smithy in Longacre
John Burris 1802-1848 Listed 1841 census as Burroughs was a blacksmith, address just given as Longacre.

Source: Batham/Wiseman - Family Tree

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Jessie Doring   
Added: 22 Feb 2021 04:33 GMT   

Tisbury Court Jazz Bar
Jazz Bar opened in Tisbury Court by 2 Australians. Situated in underground basement. Can not remember how long it opened for.

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LATEST LONDON-WIDE CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE PROJECT

Comment
   
Added: 2 May 2024 16:14 GMT   

Farm Place, W8
The previous name of Farm Place was Ernest St (no A)

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Tony Whipple   
Added: 16 Apr 2024 21:35 GMT   

Frank Whipple Place, E14
Frank was my great-uncle, I’d often be ’babysat’ by Peggy while Nan and Dad went to the pub. Peggy was a marvel, so full of life. My Dad and Frank didn’t agree on most politics but everyone in the family is proud of him. A genuinely nice, knowledgable bloke. One of a kind.

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Theresa Penney   
Added: 16 Apr 2024 18:08 GMT   

1 Whites Row
My 2 x great grandparents and his family lived here according to the 1841 census. They were Dutch Ashkenazi Jews born in Amsterdam at the beginning of the 19th century but all their children were born in Spitalfields.

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Wendy    
Added: 22 Mar 2024 15:33 GMT   

Polygon Buildings
Following the demolition of the Polygon, and prior to the construction of Oakshott Court in 1974, 4 tenement type blocks of flats were built on the site at Clarendon Sq/Phoenix Rd called Polygon Buildings. These were primarily for people working for the Midland Railway and subsequently British Rail. My family lived for 5 years in Block C in the 1950s. It seems that very few photos exist of these buildings.

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Steve   
Added: 19 Mar 2024 08:42 GMT   

Road construction and houses completed
New Charleville Circus road layout shown on Stanford’s Library Map Of London And Its Suburbs 1879 with access via West Hill only.

Plans showing street numbering were recorded in 1888 so we can concluded the houses in Charleville Circus were built by this date.

Source: Charleville Circus, Sydenham, London

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Steve   
Added: 19 Mar 2024 08:04 GMT   

Charleville Circus, Sydenham: One Place Study (OPS)
One Place Study’s (OPS) are a recent innovation to research and record historical facts/events/people focused on a single place �’ building, street, town etc.

I have created an open access OPS of Charleville Circus on WikiTree that has over a million members across the globe working on a single family tree for everyone to enjoy, for free, forever.

Source: Charleville Circus, Sydenham, London

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Charles   
Added: 8 Mar 2024 20:45 GMT   

My House
I want to know who lived in my house in the 1860’s.

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NH   
Added: 7 Mar 2024 11:41 GMT   

Telephone House
Donald Hunter House, formerly Telephone House, was the BT Offices closed in 2000

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Great Newport Street, WC2H
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Great Queen Street, WC2B
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Great Russell Street, WC1A
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Great Windmill Street, W1F
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Greek Court, W1D
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Greek Street, W1D
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Green Dragon House, WC2B
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Greens Court, W1D
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Gresse Street, W1T
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Hammer House, W1F
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Hanover Place, WC2E
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Hanway Place, W1D
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Hanway Street, W1D
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Haymarket House, W1D
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Henrietta Street, WC2E
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High Holborn, WC2B
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Hog Lane, WC2H
Holborn Tower, WC1V Holborn Tower is a building on High Holborn (Holborn)
Holborn Tower, WC1V
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Holden House, W1
Hollen Street, W1D Hollen Street was laid out in 1715-16 by Allen Hollen (Soho)
Hollen Street, W1D
Horse and Dolphin Yard, W1D Horse and Dolphin Yard once lay behind the Horse and Dolphin Inn (Soho)
Horse and Dolphin Yard, W1D
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Hudson House, WC2E
Isis House, WC1A Isis House is a building on New Oxford Street (St Giles)
Isis House, WC1A
James Street, WC2E James Street connects Covent Garden station with Covent Garden market
James Street, WC2E
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Jebsen House, WC2H
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Jubilee Market, WC2E
Julian House, W1T Julian House is a building on Windmill Street (Fitzrovia)
Julian House, W1T
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Keeley Street, WC2B
Kemble House, W1D Kemble House is sited on Dean Street (Soho)
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Kemble Street, WC2B
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King Street, WC2E
Kings Head Yard, WC2H Kings Head Yard ran off Short’s Gardens
Kings Head Yard, WC2H
Kingsgate Street, WC1R Kingsgate Street ran from High Holborn to Theobald’s Road (Holborn)
Kingsgate Street, WC1R
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Langley Court, WC2E
Langley House, WC2E Langley House is a building on Long Acre (Westminster)
Langley House, WC2E
Langley Street, WC2H Langley Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area (Westminster)
Langley Street, WC2H
Leicester Court, WC2H Ryders Court was renamed to Leicester Court in 1936 (Leicester Square)
Leicester Court, WC2H
Leicester Place, WC2H Leicester Place leads north from Leicester Square (Soho)
Leicester Place, WC2H
Lion Court, WC1R Lion Court is one of the streets of London in the WC1V postal area (Holborn)
Lion Court, WC1R
Lisle Street, W1D Lisle Street leads east from Wardour Street (Soho)
Lisle Street, W1D
Litchfield Street, WC2H Litchfield Street is possibly named after Edward Lee, 1st Earl of Lichfield, who was brother-in-law of Henry FitzRoy, 1st Duke of Grafton and son of Charles II (Leicester Square)
Litchfield Street, WC2H
Little Compton Street, W1D Little Compton Street was a street in Soho
Little Compton Street, W1D
Little Newport Street, WC2H Little Newport Street was renamed as Newport Place in 1939 (Leicester Square)
Little Newport Street, WC2H
Little Russel Street, WC1A Little Russel Street is one of the streets of London in the WC1A postal area (Bloomsbury)
Little Russel Street, WC1A
Little Russell Street, WC1A Little Russell Street is one of the streets of London in the WC1A postal area (Bloomsbury)
Little Russell Street, WC1A
Little Turnstile, WC2A Little Turnstile is one of the streets of London in the WC1V postal area (Holborn)
Little Turnstile, WC2A
Long Acre, WC2E Long Acre is one of the streets of London in the WC2E postal area (Covent Garden)
Long Acre, WC2E
Macclesfield Street, W1D Macclesfield Street leads into Soho and Chinatown from the north (Soho)
Macclesfield Street, W1D
Macklin Street, WC2B Macklin Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2B postal area
Macklin Street, WC2B
Maidstone House, WC2H Maidstone House is sited on Mercer Street (Westminster)
Maidstone House, WC2H
Manette Street, W1D Manette Street in Soho is named after the character from Dickens’ A Tale of Two Cities.
Manette Street, W1D
Market Building, WC2E Market Building is a block on Covent Garden Piazza (Westminster)
Market Building, WC2E
Marlborough House, WC2H Marlborough House is a block on Earlham Street
Marlborough House, WC2H
Martlett Court, WC2B Martlett Court appears on maps from the 1750s onwards
Martlett Court, WC2B
Meard Street, W1D John Meard, the younger was a carpenter, later a landowner, who developed the street (Soho)
Meard Street, W1D
Mercer Street, WC2H Mercer Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area
Mercer Street, WC2H
Met Building, W1T Met Building is a block on Percy Street (Tottenham Court Road)
Met Building, W1T
Monmouth Street, WC2H Monmouth Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area
Monmouth Street, WC2H
Moor Street, W1D Moor Street first appears by name in 1683
Moor Street, W1D
Morwell Street, WC1B Morwell Street is a road in the WC1B postcode area (Bloomsbury)
Morwell Street, WC1B
Museum House, WC1A Museum House is a block on Museum Street (Holborn)
Museum House, WC1A
Museum Street, WC1A Museum Street is so-named since it approaches the main entrance of the British Museum. (Holborn)
Museum Street, WC1A
Nassau House, WC2H Nassau House is a block on Shaftesbury Avenue (Soho)
Nassau House, WC2H
National House, W1D National House is located on Wardour Street (Soho)
National House, W1D
National House, W1F National House is a block on Wardour Street (Soho)
National House, W1F
Neal Street, WC2H Neal Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area
Neal Street, WC2H
Neal’s Yard, WC2H Neals Yard is one of the most photographed places of London
Neal’s Yard, WC2H
New Compton Street, WC2H New Compton Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area (St Giles)
New Compton Street, WC2H
New Oxford Street, WC1A New Oxford Street was built in 1840 to ease congestion in St Giles High Street (Holborn)
New Oxford Street, WC1A
New Oxford Street, WC2H New Oxford Street is a road in the WC2H postcode area (Holborn)
New Oxford Street, WC2H
New Row, WC2E New Row is one of the streets of London in the WC2N postal area (Westminster)
New Row, WC2E
Newport Court, WC2H Newport Court was laid out approximately on the site of the courtyard of Newport House (Leicester Square)
Newport Court, WC2H
Newport Place, WC2H Newport Place was named after Mountjoy Blount, Earl of Newport (Isle of Wight), who owned a house on Newport Street in the 17th century (Leicester Square)
Newport Place, WC2H
Newton Street, WC1V Newton Street is named for Isaac Newton, scientist and mathematician
Newton Street, WC1V
Norris Street, SW1Y Norris Street – after Godfrye Norris, local leaseholder in the 17th century
Norris Street, SW1Y
Nottingham Court, WC2H Nottingham Court is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area
Nottingham Court, WC2H
Odhams Walk, WC2H Odhams Walk is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area (Covent Garden)
Odhams Walk, WC2H
Old Compton Street, W1D Old Compton Street is a road that runs east–west through Soho (Soho)
Old Compton Street, W1D
Orion House, WC2H Orion House is a block on Upper St Martin’s Lane (Westminster)
Orion House, WC2H
Parker Mews, WC2B Parker Mews is one of the streets of London in the WC2B postal area
Parker Mews, WC2B
Parker Street, WC2B Parker Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2B postal area
Parker Street, WC2B
Parker Tower, WC2B Parker Tower is a block on Parker Street
Parker Tower, WC2B
Parnell House, WC1 Parnell House is a block on Streatham Street (Bloomsbury)
Parnell House, WC1
Parnell House, WC1A Parnell House is a block on Streatham Street (Bloomsbury)
Parnell House, WC1A
Percy Street, WC1B Percy Street is one of the streets of London in the W1T postal area (Tottenham Court Road)
Percy Street, WC1B
Peter Street, W1D Peter Street likely originated as a passage to the saltpetre house built around 1656, situated between Peter Street and Brewer Street. (Soho)
Peter Street, W1D
Phoenix House, WC2H Phoenix House is sited on Phoenix Street
Phoenix House, WC2H
Phoenix Street, WC2H Phoenix Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area
Phoenix Street, WC2H
Pied Bull Court, WC1A Pied Bull Court is one of the streets of London in the WC1A postal area (Bloomsbury)
Pied Bull Court, WC1A
Pied Bull Yard, WC1A Pied Bull Yard is one of the streets of London in the WC1A postal area (Holborn)
Pied Bull Yard, WC1A
Procter Street, WC1V Procter Street is one of the streets of London in the WC1V postal area (Holborn)
Procter Street, WC1V
Proctor Street, WC1V Proctor Street is one of the streets of London in the WC1V postal area (Holborn)
Proctor Street, WC1V
Rathbone Place, W1T Rathbone Place honours Captain Rathbone who was the builder of the road and properties thereon from 1718 onwards (Tottenham Court Road)
Rathbone Place, W1T
Rathbone Square, W1T Rathbone Square is a location in London (Tottenham Court Road)
Rathbone Square, W1T
Richmond Buildings, W1D Richmond Buildings is a turning off Dean Street (Soho)
Richmond Buildings, W1D
Richmond Mews, W1D Richmond Mews, like Richmond Buildings, is named for Thomas Richmond (Soho)
Richmond Mews, W1D
Romilly Street, W1D Romilly Street is a small street that runs behind Shaftesbury Avenue and takes its name from lawyer Samuel Romilly (Soho)
Romilly Street, W1D
Rose Street, WC2N Rose Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2E postal area (Westminster)
Rose Street, WC2N
Royal Opera House, WC2E Royal Opera House is a block on Bow Street (Westminster)
Royal Opera House, WC2E
Royalty Mews, W1D Royalty Mews was named after the former Royalty Theatre (1840-1938) (Soho)
Royalty Mews, W1D
Rupert Court, W1D Rupert Court was named for Prince Rupert of the Rhine, the First Lord of the Admiralty when the court was built in 1676 (Soho)
Rupert Court, W1D
Ruskin House, WC1A Ruskin House is a block on Museum Street (Holborn)
Ruskin House, WC1A
Russell Chambers, WC2E Russell Chambers is one of the streets of London in the WC2E postal area (Westminster)
Russell Chambers, WC2E
Russell Street, WC2E Russell Street is a road in the WC2E postcode area (Westminster)
Russell Street, WC2E
Salt House, W1F Salt House is a building on Peter Street (Soho)
Salt House, W1F
Screen House, W1F Screen House is a block on Wardour Street (Soho)
Screen House, W1F
Seven Dials, WC2H Seven Dials was built on the site of the Cock-and-Pie Fields, named for a nearby inn
Seven Dials, WC2H
Shaftesbury Avenue, W1D Shaftesbury Avenue is a major street in the West End of London, named after Anthony Ashley Cooper, 7th Earl of Shaftesbury (Soho)
Shaftesbury Avenue, W1D
Shaftesbury Avenue, WC2H Shaftesbury Avenue was named after Anthony Ashley Cooper, 7th Earl of Shaftesbury, Victorian politician and philanthropist
Shaftesbury Avenue, WC2H
Shelton Street, WC2E Shelton Street is a road in the WC2B postcode area (Covent Garden)
Shelton Street, WC2E
Shelton Street, WC2H Shelton Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area (Westminster)
Shelton Street, WC2H
Sheraton Street, W1D Sheraton Street - formerly Little Chapel Street until 1937 - was renamed after Thomas Sheraton, furniture designer (Soho)
Sheraton Street, W1D
Sheridan Buildings, WC2B Sheridan Buildings is a block on Martlett Court (Westminster)
Sheridan Buildings, WC2B
Shorts Gardens, WC2H Shorts Gardens is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area
Shorts Gardens, WC2H
Sicilian Avenue, WC1V Sicilian Avenue is a shopping parade that diagonally runs in between Southampton Row and Bloomsbury Way (Holborn)
Sicilian Avenue, WC1V
Slingsby Place, WC2E Slingsby Place is one of the streets of London in the WC2E postal area (Westminster)
Slingsby Place, WC2E
Smiths Court, W1D Smiths Court once hosted a blacksmith - hence the name (Soho)
Smiths Court, W1D
Soho Place, Soho Place lies within the postcode (Tottenham Court Road)
Soho Place,
Soho Square, W1D In its early years, Soho Square was one of the most fashionable places to live in London (Soho)
Soho Square, W1D
Soho Street, W1D Soho Street leads north out of Soho Square (Soho)
Soho Street, W1D
Sounding Alley, WC2H Sounding Alley is a road in the E3 postcode area (St Giles)
Sounding Alley, WC2H
Southampton Place, WC1A Southampton Place is one of the streets of London in the WC1A postal area (Holborn)
Southampton Place, WC1A
Southampton Row, WC1V Southampton Row is a road in the WC1V postcode area (Holborn)
Southampton Row, WC1V
Southampton Street, WC2E Southampton Street - named for Thomas Wriothesley, 4th Earl of Southampton and landowner (Westminster)
Southampton Street, WC2E
Southampton Street, WC2E Southampton Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2R postal area (Westminster)
Southampton Street, WC2E
St Albans Street, SW1Y St Albans Street was named after Henry Jermyn, 1st Earl of Saint Albans, 17th century politician and local landowner
St Albans Street, SW1Y
St Anne’s Court, W1D St Anne’s Court is an alleyway that connects Dean Street and Wardour Street (Soho)
St Anne’s Court, W1D
St George’s House, WC1A St George’s House is a block on Coptic Street (Holborn)
St George’s House, WC1A
St Giles High Street, WC2H St Giles High Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area (St Giles)
St Giles High Street, WC2H
St Giles House, WC2B Residential block (Westminster)
St Giles House, WC2B
St Giles Passage, WC2H St Giles Passage is named after St Giles Hospital, a leper hospital founded by Matilda of Scotland, wife of Henry I in 1117
St Giles Passage, WC2H
St Giles Square, WC2H St Giles Square is part of a new, post-Crossrail, development (St Giles)
St Giles Square, WC2H
St Giles Square, WC2H St Giles Square is a modern piazza-style development
St Giles Square, WC2H
Stacey Street, WC2H Stacey Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area
Stacey Street, WC2H
Stedham Place, WC2H Stedham Place is one of the streets of London in the WC1A postal area (Holborn)
Stedham Place, WC2H
Stephen Mews, W1T Stephen Mews is one of the streets of London in the W1T postal area (Fitzrovia)
Stephen Mews, W1T
Stephen Street, W1T Stephen Street is one of the streets of London in the W1T postal area (Tottenham Court Road)
Stephen Street, W1T
Strand Underpass, WC2R Strand Underpass is a road in the WC2R postcode area
Strand Underpass, WC2R
Streatham Street, WC1A Streatham Street is one of the streets of London in the WC1A postal area (Bloomsbury)
Streatham Street, WC1A
Stukeley Street, WC2B Stukeley Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2B postal area
Stukeley Street, WC2B
Sutton Row, W1D Sutton Row has existed since 1681 (Soho)
Sutton Row, W1D
Tavistock Street, WC2B Tavistock Street is a road in the WC2B postcode area (Westminster)
Tavistock Street, WC2B
The Arcade, WC2B The Arcade is one of the streets of London in the WC2B postal area (Westminster)
The Arcade, WC2B
The Market Piazza, WC2E The Market Piazza is one of the streets of London in the WC2E postal area (Westminster)
The Market Piazza, WC2E
The Market The Piazza, WC2E The Market The Piazza is one of the streets of London in the WC2E postal area (Westminster)
The Market The Piazza, WC2E
The Market, WC2E The Market is one of the streets of London in the WC2E postal area (Westminster)
The Market, WC2E
The Piazza, WC2E The Piazza is one of the streets of London in the WC2E postal area (Westminster)
The Piazza, WC2E
Thomas Neal Centre, WC2H Thomas Neal Centre is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area (Westminster)
Thomas Neal Centre, WC2H
Tisbury Court, W1D Tisbury Court lies off Wardour Street (Soho)
Tisbury Court, W1D
Titchfield Street, W1D Titchfield Street became Fareham Street in 1951 (Soho)
Titchfield Street, W1D
Tonbridge House, WC2H Tonbridge House is a block on Mercer Street (Westminster)
Tonbridge House, WC2H
Tower Court, WC2H Tower Court is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area
Tower Court, WC2H
Tower House, WC2E Tower House is a block on Southampton Street (Westminster)
Tower House, WC2E
Tower House, WC2R Tower House is located on Southampton Street (Westminster)
Tower House, WC2R
Tower Street, WC2H Tower Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area
Tower Street, WC2H
Townsend House, W1D Residential block (Soho)
Townsend House, W1D
Tyler’s Court, W1F A plot of land here was rented to Richard Tyler in 1682 when the area remained fields (Soho)
Tyler’s Court, W1F
Upper St Martin’s Lane, WC2H This is a street in the WC2H postcode area (Westminster)
Upper St Martin’s Lane, WC2H
Urbanora House, W1F Urbanora House is a block on Wardour Street (Soho)
Urbanora House, W1F
Vale Royal House, WC2H Vale Royal House is a block on Charing Cross Road (Leicester Square)
Vale Royal House, WC2H
Walker’s Court, W1D Walker’s Court is one of the many passageways which in past years was known as ’Paved Alley’. (Soho)
Walker’s Court, W1D
Wardour Street, W1D The W1D part of Wardour Street south of Shaftesbury Avenue runs through London’s Chinatown (Soho)
Wardour Street, W1D
Wardour Street, W1F Wardour Street is a street that runs north from Leicester Square, through Chinatown, across Shaftesbury Avenue to Oxford Street (Soho)
Wardour Street, W1F
Wedgwood Mews, W1D Wedgwood Mews hosted Josiah Wedgwood’s showrooms between 1774 and 1795
Wedgwood Mews, W1D
Wellington Street, WC2E Wellington Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2E postal area (Westminster)
Wellington Street, WC2E
Wellington Terrace, WC2E Wellington Terrace is a street in Paddington (Westminster)
Wellington Terrace, WC2E
West Central Street, WC2H West Central Street is one of the streets of London in the WC1A postal area
West Central Street, WC2H
West Street, WC2H West Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2H postal area
West Street, WC2H
White Bear Yard, WC2H White Bear Yard - named after a former pub - was off the north side of Lisle Street (Soho)
White Bear Yard, WC2H
Wild Court, WC2B Wild Court leads west from the Kingsway
Wild Court, WC2B
Wild Street, WC2B Wild Street is one of the streets of London in the WC2B postal area (Westminster)
Wild Street, WC2B
Willoughby Street, WC1B Willoughby Street was formerly known as both Vine Street and Wooburn Street (Holborn)
Willoughby Street, WC1B
Wingate House, WC2H Wingate House is a block on Shaftesbury Avenue (Soho)
Wingate House, WC2H
Winnett Street, W1D Previously Upper Rupert Street, Winnett Street was ultimately named after local eigteenth-century glass merchant Thomas Winnet (Soho)
Winnett Street, W1D

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