London's Biggest Cock-Ups

By Londonist Staff Last edited 24 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...'

An excellent typo
Source Amateur Botanics
Come again?
Source Patrick Dalton
Source Metro
Southwark
Source Bt
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
North Hyde Road
Source Getwestlondon
Source Buzzfeed
Source Itv London
Keep looking. You'll get it.
Source Amy Gray
Probably shouldn't
Source Bindopos
This devastating typo, which might take you a while to spot
Source Buzzfeed

Last Updated 17 January 2017