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