In Photos: London's Tiniest Places

By Londonist Staff Last edited 6 months ago
In Photos: London's Tiniest Places

They don't make diamonds as big as they make bricks. And these tiny London places are proof you can pack a lot of value into a small space...

The tiny Attendant Café, formerly a WC
Source Styleslicker
Lovefone turns UK's disused phone booths into tiny repair shops
Source Dezeen
Bateman Street, 1910. Note the 'smallest shop in London' trading from the basement
Source Max
This Lewisham phone box has been turned into a small library
Source Lynda Daboh
Was this the smallest shop in London?
Source Old Pics Archive
Ever noticed London's smallest police station? OK, it was never actually a station - just an outlook post
Source Handpicked London
The Thin House located in Thurloe Square in Knightsbridge.
Source Christopherfowler
A tiny (temporary) disco in Shoreditch.
Source Wonderlustinglynda
One of London's smallest houses, as seen in 1909. Dwarfed by its neighbours, 10 Hyde Park Place measures just three feet and six inches wide.
Source Londonhistorian
Keystone Crescent, off of Caledonian Road, was built in 1855 and is the smallest crescent road in Europe.
Source Londonhistorian
Have you ever found this small ice cream van?
Source Lightreflects
A tiny library in Finsbury Park.
Source Ace London
A tiny bench in the Olympic Park.
Source Randomly London
This small swimming pool was spotted at the London Bike Show.
Source Raphanocturne
One of London's tiniest beer bars can be found right in the heart of town
Source London Beer City
One of the cutest and smallest coffeeshops in London is in Regent's Park.
Source Msmartinanatali
The Ostler's Hut in Lincoln's Inn is the smallest listed building in London.
Source Miladysboudoir
The Finborough Theatre, one of the smallest in London.
Source Finboroughtheatre
This extremely small room is at One Marylebone.
Source Feetapart
They pack a lot of coffee into this small van...
Source Jeera
Always a good idea, even on one of London's smallest roads: this is near Fenchurch Street Station.
Source Feetapart
Catherine Wheel Alley is a Bishopsgate alleyway.
Source Ch4rleyb4rley
This is Brydges Place alley, off St Martin’s Lane, with one end clocking in at a claustrophobic 15 inches wide.
Source Christopherfowler
Lavender Green Flowers, South Kensington
Source Exploringlondon
Shoreditch
Source Accidentallondoner
Is this the Notting Hill Carnival's smallest sound system?
Source Jamesojenkins
Mark's Bar claims to be the smallest cocktail bar in London - find it at the men's shoes department at Selfridges & Co
Source Theofficialselfridges

Last Updated 23 March 2017