Secret Hidden Bits Of The West End

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By M@ Last edited 25 months ago
Secret Hidden Bits Of The West End
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The Victoria Tower houses the Parliamentary Archives, including a temperature controlled room of Acts of Parliament inscribed on animal skins.
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More on Emma here.
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Find out why, here.
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The building was once owned by Shell, hence the 'Benzene' pun.
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Installed by artist Tim Fishlock as an homage to the seven noses of Soho.
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Could this be the origin of the phrase 'by hook or by crook'?
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This one's in Holborn, but there are loads in Covent Garden, the City and elsewhere.
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Head into the main portico building and turn right. Open to the public during normal daytime hours.
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On the Beaumont Hotel. It's designed by Antony Gormley.
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Lewis!
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You can find the gated mews just north of Phoenix Garden, off Charing Cross Road.
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A medieval scene drawn by David Gentleman.
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This recreation of Holmes's study was originally built for the Festival of Britain in 1951, and can be visited for free during pub opening hours.
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Each advert is built from thousands of LEDs.

Last Updated 30 October 2015

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