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Ever spotted the Policeman's Hook of Great Newport Street?

Ever spotted the Policeman's Hook of Great Newport Street?

Trivia that'll have you hooked.
Can you help identify any of these London posters dating back to the 1980s?

Can you help identify any of these London posters dating back to the 1980s?

Can you identify any?
Did you know that Kew used to have a mosque, Merlin's cave and a pyramid?

Did you know that Kew used to have a mosque, Merlin's cave and a pyramid?

Kew's pagoda once had some strange neighbours
6 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Euston Station

6 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Euston Station

Including what links Euston and a sleepy Suffolk village
What's The Stainless Steel Cube At Elephant And Castle?

What's The Stainless Steel Cube At Elephant And Castle?

It's linked to Blue Peter, Aphex Twin and a Victorian scientist.
Is This London's Most Beautiful Bank?

Is This London's Most Beautiful Bank?

Formerly a pub frequented by playwrights.
Secrets Of The Piccadilly Line

Secrets Of The Piccadilly Line

A station of gnomes and an abandoned escalator.
Secrets Of The Circle Line

Secrets Of The Circle Line

Stuff you probably don't know about the yellow line.
Five More Odd Facts You Probably Didn't Know About London

Five More Odd Facts You Probably Didn't Know About London

Including a crucifixion on Hampstead Heath.
Five Weird Facts About London You Probably Didn't Know

Five Weird Facts About London You Probably Didn't Know

We heart trivia.
Oyster Oddities: How To Travel Through Zone 1 At No Extra Cost

Oyster Oddities: How To Travel Through Zone 1 At No Extra Cost

Welcome to the Shoreditch anomaly.
10 More London Train Journeys You Might Not Have Done

10 More London Train Journeys You Might Not Have Done

We're chuffed that we found this many.
The London Church That's A Swimming Pool

The London Church That's A Swimming Pool

There's a jacuzzi in front of the altar.
What Does This Strange Kerb Marking Mean

What Does This Strange Kerb Marking Mean

There's a fascinating story behind it.
10 Places In London You'll Probably Never Visit

10 Places In London You'll Probably Never Visit

From the sewers to the rooftops: our top 10 urban explorations.
London In Ruins: The City's Best Crumbling Architecture

London In Ruins: The City's Best Crumbling Architecture

Roofs are overrated.
Secrets Of The Thames Foreshore

Secrets Of The Thames Foreshore

How to spot Blitz rubble and ancient timbers.
The Secrets Of The Wellcome Trust

The Secrets Of The Wellcome Trust

Tunnels, rooftop views and giant sculpture.
9 Secrets Of Paddington Station

9 Secrets Of Paddington Station

An insight into Brunel's masterpiece.
Unexpected Ways That The Victoria Line Can Save You Minutes

Unexpected Ways That The Victoria Line Can Save You Minutes

The light-blue line is your friend.
Heathrow Express: Secret Tunnels And Unused Platforms

Heathrow Express: Secret Tunnels And Unused Platforms

We get a ride in the cab of the HEX.
10 Secrets Of 10 Downing Street

10 Secrets Of 10 Downing Street

Including soundproof doors.
Gateway To 1984 Uncovered In Lewisham

Gateway To 1984 Uncovered In Lewisham

Who needs a DeLorean?
Do You Know About The Secret Blackheath Caves?

Do You Know About The Secret Blackheath Caves?

Investigating Blackheath's mysterious caves
If you're looking for silence in central London, you could do a lot worse than heading here

If you're looking for silence in central London, you could do a lot worse than heading here

You wouldn't know you were in London
London's Most Outspoken Plaques

London's Most Outspoken Plaques

Memorials to make you smile, shout or weep.
London's Forgotten Tube Line

London's Forgotten Tube Line

Ride the Northern City out of the Square Mile.
Secrets Of The Central Line

Secrets Of The Central Line

Geoff Marshall seeks out the little-known facts.
The Secret Corners And Peculiar Nicknames Of Victoria Station

The Secret Corners And Peculiar Nicknames Of Victoria Station

Bricked up toilets and Jungle Stairs.
London’s Top 10 Ghostsigns

London’s Top 10 Ghostsigns

Sam Roberts picks ten of the best faded adverts.
Finding London's Most Famous Hidden River

Finding London's Most Famous Hidden River

London's most famous hidden river.
It's Possible To Walk 17 Miles From Trafalgar Square Without Crossing A Road

It's Possible To Walk 17 Miles From Trafalgar Square Without Crossing A Road

How far can you walk from Trafalgar Sq without crossing a road?
The Secrets Of London's Finest Bookshops

The Secrets Of London's Finest Bookshops

Secret histories and celeb spotting
The Ritz Hotel's £1,500 Rule

The Ritz Hotel's £1,500 Rule

Posh hotel trivia.
9 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Carnaby

9 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Carnaby

The gruesome history of the shopping district.
8 Secrets Of Oxford Street

8 Secrets Of Oxford Street

Heard about the underground street?
Stinkpipes are all over London, this is what they are:

Stinkpipes are all over London, this is what they are:

You probably see one every day.
Secrets Of The Hammersmith And City Line

Secrets Of The Hammersmith And City Line

Probing the pink line.
Emoji Quiz: Can You Guess These London Locations?

Emoji Quiz: Can You Guess These London Locations?

Cryptic place names.
A tube station unused in 70 years:

A tube station unused in 70 years:

Inside one of London's best preserved ghost stations.
London's Street Nipples Exposed

London's Street Nipples Exposed

What are these brassy dugs?
Why Is There A Rooftop Fighter Plane Near Perivale?

Why Is There A Rooftop Fighter Plane Near Perivale?

Ever spotted this rooftop jet in west London?
Where Are London’s Gold Vaults?

Where Are London’s Gold Vaults?

We know. Sort of.
Trap Streets Are Real, And Here Are Some Of London's

Trap Streets Are Real, And Here Are Some Of London's

Not made up by Doctor Who.
4 Things About The Tube We'll Never Understand

4 Things About The Tube We'll Never Understand

Stairs that lie and Here Comes The Sun.
6 Reasons To Visit Swanley

6 Reasons To Visit Swanley

Now that you can get there on Oyster.
The Place In London Where You Can Stay For £10 A Night

The Place In London Where You Can Stay For £10 A Night

Ever considered it?
How To Use The Victoria Line As A Shortcut

How To Use The Victoria Line As A Shortcut

Don't spend all your time on the Northern line
11 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Leicester Square

11 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Leicester Square

What's it got to do with Leicester?
In Search Of London's Vanished Castles

In Search Of London's Vanished Castles

Could you be walking past one of our capital's lost castles?