Crime themed places

Crime is one of the most intriguing and captivating themes in modern life, and London's history is full of real life escapades, robberies, murders and other nefarious criminal intent. Find out here exactly where they happened.

TOP 10 CRIME RELATED SIGHTS IN LONDON:

Peter the Great trashed here
1. Peter the Great trashed here
Wanstead's Stolen Cherry Pie
2. Wanstead's Stolen Cherry Pie
The Graff Diamonds Heist
3. The Graff Diamonds Heist
The Oliver Twist
4. The Oliver Twist
Murder at Mr Smith's
5. Murder at Mr Smith's
Captain Kidd Hung Here
6. Captain Kidd Hung Here
The Kray twins were born here
7. The Kray twins were born here
Jack 'Spot' Comer attacked here
8. Jack 'Spot' Comer attacked here
John and Yoko's Nude Scene
9. John and Yoko's Nude Scene
The Walkie-Talkie Bank Job
10. The Walkie-Talkie Bank Job

MORE CRIME SIGHTS:

11. Acid Murderer worked here @ 79 Gloucester Road, Kensington, London
12. The Tyburn Tree @ Bayswater Road, London
13. Buster Edwards died here @ Greet Street, Southwark
14. Dr Crippen's Murder Home @ 39 Hilldrop Crescent, Holloway, London
15. The Kray Twins lived here @ 178 Vallance Road, Bethnal Green, London
16. Cynthia Paynes House of Cyn @ 32 Ambleside Avenue, Streatham, London
17. The Battle of Waterloo 2 @ 81 Waterloo Road, Waterloo
18. Dick Turpin's Cave @ Wellington Hill, High Beech, Epping Forest
19. The Carpenters Arms @ 73 Cheshire Street, Bethnal Green
20. Did Jack the Ripper live here? @ 3 Sion Square, Whitechapel, London
21. Moll King's Houses of Ill Repute @ 106 Haverstock Hill, Chalk Farm
22. The Lion Public House @ Tapp Street
23. The Clockwork Orange Underpass @ Trinity Road, Wandsworth, London
24. The Cock Tavern Debauchery @ Bow Street, London
25. The Ship and Blue Ball @ 13 Boundary Street, Shoreditch, London
26. Lord Lucan's Murder House @ 46 Lower Belgrave Street, London
27. The London Cage, WW2 torture @ 7 Kensington Palace Gardens
28. Tony Blair lived here @ 1 Richmond Crescent, Islington
29. Foreign Anarchist Club @ 6 Windmill Street, Tottenham Court Road
30. Hanged Ruth Ellis lived here @ 44 Egerton Gardens, Ealing, London
31. John Wilkes' House Riots @ 35 Grosvenor Square
32. The Clink @ Clink Street, London
33. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's House @ 2 Devonshire Place, London
34. Adam Ant's Last Stand @ 22 Chalcot Road, London
35. Poirot's London Pad @ Charterhouse Square
36. A barbers with a secret @ 156 Caledonian Road
37. The Markham Square Siege @ Markham Square, Chelsea
38. The Goat @ 3a Kensington High Street
39. Gunpowder Plot was foiled here @ Under House of Lords, Westminster
40. Wilfred Brambles arrest was here @ 1 Shepherd's Bush Green, London
41. John Christies House of Horror @ Near Barton Mews, Ladbroke Grove, London
42. Pickles World Cup Find @ St Valery, Beulah Hill, Norwood
43. Bow Street Magistrates Court @ Bow Street, Covent Garden, London
44. Spend a Night as a Kray @ 28 Bow Street
45. The Aubergine Robbery Mystery @ 11 Park Walk, London
46. The Zizzi Penis Lop @ 73-75 The Strand, London
47. St Matthews Church @ Hereford Street, Whitechapel, London
48. Robber Claude Duval Caught here @ The Marquis, 51-52 Chandos Place, Covent Garden
49. The Start of the 2011 Riots @ Ferry Lane, Tottenham
50. Death of God's Banker @ Blackfriar's Bridge, London
51. The Calthorpe Arms @ 252 Grays Inn Road, City of London
52. 1909 Tottenham Outrage Robbery @ Tottenham High Road, London
53. Created by an Almost-Bard @ 99 Buckingham Palace Road
54. Charlie Peace Arrested here @ 2 St John's Park, Blackheath
55. Brockley Jack @ 410 Brockley Road, Brockley
56. Captain Kidd Public House @ Off Wapping Rose Garden
57. Broadwater Farm @ Willan Road, Tottenham
58. The Blind Beggar @ 337 Whitechapel Road
59. The Grave Maurice @ 269 Whitechapel High Street, Whitechapel
60. The Tower of London @ Tower of London
61. The Green Man @ Putney Heath
62. The Garrick Arms @ 8 Charing Cross Road, London
63. A more level-headed Nephew @ 26 Priory Gardens, Highgate
64. Sherlock's Speedy Sarnie @ 187 North Gower Street, Camden
65. Catherine Wheel Alley @ Bishopsgate, Broadgate
66. The Magdala @ 2a South Hill Park
67. Balcombe Street Siege @ 21 Balcombe St, Marylebone, London
68. World Cup was stolen from here @ Central Hall, Westminster
69. A Beatle gets Busted @ 34 Montagu Square, Marylebone
70. Ted Terry dealt a Red Card @ Unit 4/Retail Park/Fleming Rd, Chafford Hundred
71. Brinks Mat Bullion @ 117 Wilton Way
72. First Whitechapel Murder @ Wentworth Street, Whitechapel
73. The Spaniard's Inn @ Spaniards Road, Hampstead
74. Prospect of Whitby @ 57 Wapping Wall
75. Albion House @ Albion House, New Oxford Street, London
76. Spring Heeled Jacks 1st Victim @ 1 Tredegar Road, Tower Hamlets, London
77. The Spaghetti House Siege @ 77 Knightsbridge, Knightsbridge
78. Green Jackets Bandstand bomb @ Bandstand, Regents Park
79. Sweeney Todd was born here @ 85 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London
80. River Police Boatyard @ Nr Wapping Rose Garden
81. Shot Prime Minister born here @ Audley Square, Westminster, London
82. The Islington Gibbett @ Holloway Road, Islington
83. Lenin Memorial @ Bevin Court, Cruickshank Street, London
84. Ripper's First Victim @ Durward Street, Whitechapel
85. Wandsworth Prison @ Heathfield Road
86. A Park once filled with Vice @ Whetstone Park, Camden
87. House of Reeves @ 120 Church Street, Croydon
88. Vere Street Coterie @ White Swan, Vere Street
89. Pirates Execution Dock @ Off Wapping High Street, Wapping, London
90. BT Telecoms Tower @ 60 Cleveland Street, London
91. The Devil and the Lady @ Bleeding Heart Yard, off Greville Street
92. The Jowell's scandal home @ Raveley Street, Kentish Town
93. Notting Hill Race Riots @ Latimer Road, London
94. Electric Avenue @ Electric Avenue, Brixton, London
95. JG Ballard's Millenium People @ Chelsea Marina Harbour, Fulham, London
96. Famous Drinkers to die for @ 127 Gloucester Road, Kensington
97. Oliver Cromwell's resting place @ 72 High Holborn, Holborn
98. The Ye Olde Mitre @ 1 Ely Court
99. Writers Poison Umbrella Stabbing @ Waterloo Bridge, London
100. Botched Anti-Terror Police Raid @ 46 Lansdown Road, Forest Gate, London
101. Bomb Plotters Flat @ 386A Forest Road, Walthamstow
102. Lord Lucan's Home @ 72a Elizabeth Street
103. Hackney Mafia Shoe Shop @ 5 Hackney Road, Bethnal Green, London
104. Poor Lazarus Isaacs @ Tower Street, London
105. King's Bench Debtors Prison @ Borough, Southwark, London
106. The Star Tavern @ 6 Belgrave Mews West
107. Not a nice way to go @ London Bridge
108. Handbag Gang Strike Again @ New Bond Street
109. Stone Newington 8 @ 359 Amhurst Road, Stoke Newington
110. OAP's Fake Money Press @ Flat 3, 21 Bolton Road, Chiswick

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