Wych Street was near where Australia House now stands on Aldwych – it ran west from the church of St Clement Danes on the Strand to a point at the southern end of Drury Lane.
Great Queen Street is a continuation of Long Acre from Drury Lane to Kingsway.
Named from Sir William Drury, Knight of the Garter in Queen Elizabeth’s reign, who owned land on its site.
Charing Cross, long regarded as London’s central point, as an address is an enigma.
Carting Lane is thought to be named after the carts that brought goods to and from the wharf formerly located here.
Hungerford Lane was a dark narrow alley that went alongside and then under Charing Cross Station.
Houghton Street is a street which has been ’demoted’ over time.
Newport Court was laid out approximately on the site of the courtyard of Newport House.
Ivybridge Lane is named after a former ivy-covered bridge.
Shaftesbury Avenue was named after Anthony Ashley Cooper, 7th Earl of Shaftesbury, Victorian politician and philanthropist.