The Black Museum

The Black Museum

Opened on 25th April 1874, housed in No. 1 Great Scotland Yard, it was first known as the Central Prisoners Property Store.

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Highgate Cemetery

Highgate Cemetery

During the 19th Century, inner city cemeteries in London had been unable to properly deal with the number of burials and in order to address concerns about public health and safety, the idea of building seven large cemeteries, the Magnificent Seven, around central London was conceived. Highgate Cemetery in North London was one of the seven and opened in 1839.

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West End Central

West End Central

Savile Row is a street in Mayfair principally known for its traditional bespoke tailoring for men. It was built between 1731 and 1735, with the original name of Savile Street.

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Bar Italia

Bar Italia

First opened in 1949 by Lou and Caterina Polledri, Bar Italia is a family run business that has been passed on through three generations.

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Smithfield Market

Smithfield Market

Smithfield is an area in the City of London where you'll find St Bartholemew’s Hospital, the London Charterhouse, the Livery Hall of the Butchers’ Hall and the Haberdashers’ Hall.

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Second Front Shop

Second Front Shop

Beginning in the Roman era, various fighting blades have become known classics that are always linked to the fighting force who used them. In recent times, no blade is a better example of this fame than the Fairbairn-Sykes dagger. Shanghai knife-fighting experiments were the inspiration for the blade, created especially for Commando soldiers during World War II, and it continues to embody elite military units worldwide.

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Smithfield ABC

Smithfield ABC

There was a sign at Fred's, and as the gym emptied near closing time I stood up looking at it. It was placed between a posed black and white photograph of Sonny Liston and a picture of a dozen Cuban kids sparring in a ring with ropes like snapped elastic.

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