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London's Secret Passageways

London's Secret Passageways

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?

St Bride's Avenue, off Fleet Street
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Wardrobe Terrace, near Blackfriars
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Almeida Passage, Islington
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Simpsons Tavern, Ball Court, Cornhill
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Goodwin's Court, central London
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Baltic Avenue, Westbourne Park
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Passing Alley, EC1
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Magpie Alley, which houses an old crypt
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Austin Friars Passage, the City
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Brydges Place, Covent Garden
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Austin Friars Passage
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Lovat Lane, near Monument
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Lodge of the curator of Dr Johnson's House, Gough Square
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Change Alley, the City
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Craven Passage, hidden behind Charing Cross station
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Bengal Court, in the City
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Hanway Street off Oxford Street
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St Chad's Place, near King's Cross
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Last Updated 03 February 2017