: ' London alleys'

Down Your Alley: The Falconbergs

At the far end is Falconberg Mews, an equally unsavoury place [...]

Down Your Alley: Oranges and Lemons

Today we go all oranges and lemons, William of Orange could have had associations with Orange Yard. Nell Gwyn may have trudged down here on one of her excursions [...]

Down Your Alley: The Elys

Those who commit crimes today are just as likely to be arrested in Ely Place as anywhere else. [...]

The Secret Door

Here's an opportunity to discover Narnia in London, by going through a secret door and find that you are in a different world [...]

Down Your Alley: Sugar Bakers Court

He moved his business from this Court to a convenient location in Ludgate Hill, from there he could look out of his window and model wedding cakes on the spire of St Bride's church [...]

Down Your Alley: Great Scotland Yard

Curiously Scotland Yard to most is synonymous with London’s Metropolitan Police Force. Even some of their most famous, or infamous policemen had ‘of the Yard’ as a suffix to their names [...]

Down Your Alley: Guildhall Yard

Peering around the east end of the church of St Lawrence Jewry brings into view one of London's most distinguished buildings; this is Guildhall Yard and directly ahead is the Guildhall itself [...]

Down Your Alley: Appletree Yard

After seemingly having to spend an age trying to remove a virus from CabbieBlog’s website, today it is the turn of focussing on a virus of a different and more deadly nature which once stalked London’s [...]

Down Your Alley: Old Barrack Yard and Kinnerton Street

Recently CabbieBlog featured a piece about a hostage situation played out in Knightsbridge's Spaghetti House Restaurant. [...]

Down Your Alley: Adam and Eve Court

As everyone is rushing to do their Christmas Shopping, the little alley of Adam and Eve Court is often passed by unnoticed. [...]