Trafalgar Square (Stop B)
Trafalgar Square (/trəˈfælɡər/ trə-FAL-gər) is a public square in the City of Westminster, Central London, built around the area formerly known as Charing Cross. Its name commemorates the Battle of Trafalgar, a British naval victory in the Napoleonic Wars with France and Spain that took place on 21…
Trafalgar Square is a public square in the City of Westminster, Central London, built around the area formerly known as Charing Cross.
One of London’s most vibrant spaces in the middle of the city, surrounded by museums, galleries, cultural spaces and cafes. Featuring Nelson's Column, the fountains and more.
On the most famous squares in London, with the very large and historic Nelson's Column, and the very small and innocuous smallest police station in the UK ( tucked away in the SE corner, it would have fitted 2 police officers at a squeeze, with a direct line to Scotland Yard)
“Clink Street is a street in Bankside, London, UK, between Southwark Cathedral and the Globe Theatre. Narrow, dark and cobbled, it is best known as the historic location of the notorious Clink Prison, giving rise to the slang phrase 'in the clink', meaning 'in prison'. The prison was burned down in riots during 1780, and a small museum and tourist attraction now occupies part of the site.”
“Known forOrigin of the Great Fire of London Pudding Lane is a minor street in London widely known for being the location of Thomas Farriner's bakery where the Great Fire of London started in 1666. It is off Eastcheap, near London Bridge and the Monument, in the historic City of London.”
“The Jewel Tower dates back almost 650 years and is an intriguing visitor attraction in the heart of Westminster. It was built around 1365 to house Edward III’s treasures and was known as the ‘King’s Privy Wardrobe’. One of only two buildings from the medieval Palace of Westminster to survive the fire of 1834, the tower features a 14th century ribbed vault. ”
Local Government Office
“Mansion House is the home of The Lord Mayor of The City of London (Not as distinct as the Mayor of London) providing not only a living space for The Lord Mayor and his household, but also room for large ceremonial entertainment's and banquets. The building like many others was built after the Great Fire of London, with the Mayor taking residence since 1752. Unfortunately you can not walk in off the street and take a look around.”