London's busiest roads might be jam-packed with commuters, tourists and shoppers. But often, one quick turn to the left or right, takes you to the city's hidden shortcuts. Be honest — how many of these passageways did you know about?
Hanway Street off Oxford Street Source Welovefoodtweet Almeida Passage, Islington Source Accidentallondoner Wardrobe Terrace, near Blackfriars Source Wirewiping Lovat Lane, near Monument Source Maggiejones Change Alley, the City Source Londonmatt Simpsons Tavern, Ball Court, Cornhill Source Beautifulengland Passing Alley, EC1 Source Sequinsandcherryblossom Magpie Alley, which houses an old crypt Source Knowledgeoflondon Bengal Court, in the City Source Bleedinglondoncity Austin Friars Passage Source Bleedinglondoncity Craven Passage, hidden behind Charing Cross station Source Byrnephotography St Chad's Place, near King's Cross Source Londoncanals Goodwin's Court, central London Source Aglimpseoflondon Brydges Place, Covent Garden Source Nika Garrett St Bride's Avenue, off Fleet Street Source Gosling Austin Friars Passage, the City Source Thatpeachcreekbrit Baltic Avenue, Westbourne Park Source Balticavenue
Lodge of the curator of Dr Johnson's House, Gough Square Source Wikimedia
Last Updated 03 February 2017