London's Biggest Cock-Ups

By Londonist Staff Last edited 10 months ago
London's Biggest Cock-Ups

This is London and everyone's very busy. Too busy, in fact, to take a little time to check exactly what it is they're working on. The result: typos, mistakes and cock-ups proliferate around the city.

Here are some of London's finest. You can just hear the boss on the end of the line sighing, 'You had one job...'

Source Metro
Southwark
Source Bt
This devastating typo, which might take you a while to spot
Source Buzzfeed
Source Itv News London
North Hyde Road
Source Getwestlondon
Come again?
Source Patrick Dalton
An excellent typo
Source Amateur Botanics
Source Ladytubedriver
Keep looking. You'll get it.
Source Amy Gray
Probably shouldn't
Source Bindopos
Source Buzzfeed
Little Dorrit Court is one of a number of Southwark streets and alleys named after characters from the works of Charles Dickens. This one has an added 'T'
Source London Se1

Last Updated 17 January 2017