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 Source Lalondonienneaccidentelle Austin Friars Passage Source Bleedinglondoncity Goodwin's Court, central London Source Aglimpseoflondon Baltic Avenue, Westbourne Park Source Balticavenue Passing Alley, EC1 Source Sequinsandcherryblossom Bengal Court, in the City Source Bleedinglondoncity St Bride's Avenue, off Fleet Street Source Gosling Lodge of the curator of Dr Johnson's House, Gough Square Source Wikimedia St Chad's Place, near King's Cross Source Londoncanals Lovat Lane, near Monument Source Maggiejones Simpsons Tavern, Ball Court, Cornhill Source Beautifulengland Craven Passage, hidden behind Charing Cross station Source Byrnephotography Magpie Alley, which houses an old crypt Source Knowledgeoflondon Brydges Place, Covent Garden Source Nika Garrett Austin Friars Passage, the City Source Thatpeachcreekbrit Wardrobe Terrace, near Blackfriars Source Wirewiping Change Alley, the City Source Londonmatt
Last Updated 03 February 2017