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In Pictures: Parts Of London Lost To History

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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Abbey Mills Pumping Station, Stratford
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Cast iron aqueduct across River Lea at Waltham Abbey disused gunpowder mills
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Rolls Chapel, Chancery Lane
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Remaining coal jetty at demolished Deptford Power Station
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Wapping Hydraulic Power Station, Wapping
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Great Easter Electric Light generating station, Liverpool Street
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Battersea Park, 1951
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Euston Station
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Olde Wapping, Olde Prospect of Whitby
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The Astoria, London closed 2009.
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Chimney stack, Renforth Hydraulic Power Station, Rotherhithe
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Derelict lock gate at Gunpowder Mills in Waltham Abbey
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Hammersmith Palais, London closed 2007.
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Crystal Palace fans at their original ground 'The Nest', 1924
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Strand station
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St Luke's Hospital for Lunatics, Spitalfields in the 19th century
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Tram emerging from the Kingsway Tunnel, c. 1920
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The Mean Fiddler, London closed 2009.
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The Luminaire, Kilburn closed 2010.
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Decaying lock at Waltham Abbey
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Wembley, 1923
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Carlton Hotel, Haymarket
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Great Wheel, Earl's Court, demolished in 1907
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Dorchester House, Park Lane, Mayfair
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Coal Exchange, opposite Old Billingsgate Market
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The Battersea Big Dipper
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The Mappin & Webb building at Bank, taken in 1993
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The Oxford Arms, Warwick Lane, 1875, with St Paul's in the background
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23 Great Winchester Street
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The original Kensington Canal bridge at West Brompton Station station
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Queen Square, Bloomsbury, 1883
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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