Category: WC2

Essex Street, WC2R

Essex Street stretches from Milford Lane in the south to Strand in the north, flanked by Little Essex Street on the west and Devereux Court on the east.

Vere Street, WC2B

Vere Street was a street in the Lincoln’s Inn Fields area

Adelphi Terrace, WC2N

Adelphi Terrace is named after John and Robert Adam, who built the Adelphi development in the 1760s.

Neal’s Yard, WC2H

Neals Yard is one of the most photographed places of London.

Wych Street, WC2R

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, WC2B

Great Queen Street is a continuation of Long Acre from Drury Lane to Kingsway.

Drury Lane, WC2B

Named from Sir William Drury, Knight of the Garter in Queen Elizabeth’s reign, who owned land on its site.

Charing Cross, SW1A

Charing Cross, long regarded as London’s central point, as an address is an enigma.

Carting Lane, WC2R

Carting Lane is thought to be named after the carts that brought goods to and from the wharf formerly located here.

Hungerford Lane, WC2N

Hungerford Lane was a dark narrow alley that went alongside and then under Charing Cross Station.