In Pictures: Parts Of London Lost To History

By Londonist Staff Last edited 15 months ago
In Pictures: Parts Of London Lost To History

There's no denying that London's in a constant state of change. Buildings are always coming and going. Some of these buildings no longer exist, others can still be seen, but have been repurposed.

The stunning art deco Odeon Woolwich
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Strand station
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Wapping Hydraulic Power Station, Wapping
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The Mappin & Webb building at Bank, taken in 1993
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Disused coal jetty, Woolwich Power Station
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Abbey Mills Pumping Station, Stratford
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Wembley, 1923
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Acton Lane Power Station, Willesden Junction
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Battersea Park, 1951
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The Battersea Big Dipper
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Rolls Chapel, Chancery Lane
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Dorchester House, Park Lane, Mayfair
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The Astoria, London closed 2009.
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Cast iron aqueduct across River Lea at Waltham Abbey disused gunpowder mills
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Great Easter Electric Light generating station, Liverpool Street
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Tram emerging from the Kingsway Tunnel
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The Mean Fiddler, London closed 2009.
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Great Wheel, Earl's Court, demolished in 1907
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23 Great Winchester Street
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Queen Square, Bloomsbury, 1883
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Hammersmith Palais, London closed 2007.
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St Luke's Hospital for Lunatics, Spitalfields in the 19th century
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Carlton Hotel, Haymarket
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Derelict lock gate at Gunpowder Mills in Waltham Abbey
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Coal Exchange, opposite Old Billingsgate Market
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Crystal Palace fans at their original ground 'The Nest'
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Decaying lock at Waltham Abbey
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Remaining coal jetty at demolished Deptford Power Station
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The original Kensington Canal bridge at West Brompton Station station
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Olde Wapping, Olde Prospect of Whitby
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The Luminaire, Kilburn closed 2010.
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Chimney stack, Renforth Hydraulic Power Station, Rotherhithe
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The Oxford Arms, Warwick Lane, 1875, with St Paul's in the background
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Euston Station
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The Alhambra, Leicester Square, started life in 1854. The theatre was demolished in 1936 to make way for the Odeon Leicester Square.
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Site of the original St James Theatre
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Last Updated 29 March 2017