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:

Did Jack the Ripper live here?
1. Did Jack the Ripper live here?
Peter the Great trashed here
2. Peter the Great trashed here
Jack 'Spot' Comer attacked here
3. Jack 'Spot' Comer attacked here
Wanstead's Stolen Cherry Pie
4. Wanstead's Stolen Cherry Pie
The Kray Twins lived here
5. The Kray Twins lived here
Buster Edwards died here
6. Buster Edwards died here
The Tyburn Tree
7. The Tyburn Tree
Acid Murderer worked here
8. Acid Murderer worked here
Cynthia Paynes House of Cyn
9. Cynthia Paynes House of Cyn
Dr Crippen's Murder Home
10. Dr Crippen's Murder Home

MORE CRIME SIGHTS:

11. Poirot's London Pad @ Charterhouse Square
12. Moll King's Houses of Ill Repute @ 106 Haverstock Hill, Chalk Farm
13. The Walkie-Talkie Bank Job @ 185 Baker Street, London
14. Dick Turpin's Cave @ Wellington Hill, High Beech, Epping Forest
15. The Oliver Twist @ 90 Church Road, Leyton, London
16. Murder at Mr Smith's @ 75 Rushey Green, Catford
17. Wilfred Brambles arrest was here @ 1 Shepherd's Bush Green, London
18. Captain Kidd Hung Here @ Tilbury Point, Essex
19. The London Cage, WW2 torture @ 7 Kensington Palace Gardens
20. The Carpenters Arms @ 73 Cheshire Street, Bethnal Green
21. Lord Lucan's Murder House @ 46 Lower Belgrave Street, London
22. The Clockwork Orange Underpass @ Trinity Road, Wandsworth, London
23. The Spaghetti House Siege @ 77 Knightsbridge, Knightsbridge
24. The Cock Tavern Debauchery @ Bow Street, London
25. The Ship and Blue Ball @ 13 Boundary Street, Shoreditch, London
26. The Battle of Waterloo 2 @ 81 Waterloo Road, Waterloo
27. The Kray twins were born here @ 64 Stean Street, Hoxton
28. First Whitechapel Murder @ Wentworth Street, Whitechapel
29. A barbers with a secret @ 156 Caledonian Road
30. Sweeney Todd was born here @ 85 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London
31. John Christies House of Horror @ Near Barton Mews, Ladbroke Grove, London
32. John and Yoko's Nude Scene @ 38 Montagu Square, London
33. 1909 Tottenham Outrage Robbery @ Tottenham High Road, London
34. Foreign Anarchist Club @ 6 Windmill Street, Tottenham Court Road
35. Notting Hill Race Riots @ Latimer Road, London
36. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's House @ 2 Devonshire Place, London
37. River Police Boatyard @ Nr Wapping Rose Garden
38. The Markham Square Siege @ Markham Square, Chelsea
39. Lenin Memorial @ Bevin Court, Cruickshank Street, London
40. Writers Poison Umbrella Stabbing @ Waterloo Bridge, London
41. Pickles World Cup Find @ St Valery, Beulah Hill, Norwood
42. The Blind Beggar @ 337 Whitechapel Road
43. Lord Lucan's Home @ 72a Elizabeth Street
44. Shot Prime Minister born here @ Audley Square, Westminster, London
45. BT Telecoms Tower @ 60 Cleveland Street, London
46. Barry George's Flat @ 2b Crookham Road, Fulham, London
47. Broadwater Farm @ Willan Road, Tottenham
48. World Cup was stolen from here @ Central Hall, Westminster
49. The Jowell's scandal home @ Raveley Street, Kentish Town
50. Electric Avenue @ Electric Avenue, Brixton, London
51. The Lion Public House @ Tapp Street
52. Tony Blair lived here @ 1 Richmond Crescent, Islington
53. Francis Bacon's Drug Bust @ 80 Narrow Street, Limehouse
54. Brockley Jack @ 410 Brockley Road, Brockley
55. Albion House @ Albion House, New Oxford Street, London
56. Adam Ant's Last Stand @ 22 Chalcot Road, London
57. Ted Terry dealt a Red Card @ Unit 4/Retail Park/Fleming Rd, Chafford Hundred
58. Once a Gun Safe House @ 257 Caledonian Road
59. The Spaniard's Inn @ Spaniards Road, Hampstead
60. Poor Lazarus Isaacs @ Tower Street, London
61. A Royal Wake-Up Call @ Buckingham Palace
62. The Old Palace Yard @ Abingdon Street, Westminster
63. Hanged Ruth Ellis lived here @ 44 Egerton Gardens, Ealing, London
64. The Clink @ Clink Street, London
65. Spend a Night as a Kray @ 28 Bow Street
66. Home of Russian spy Kim Philby @ 18 Carlyle Square, Chelsea, London
67. Ripper's First Victim @ Durward Street, Whitechapel
68. The Hand and Shears @ 1 Middle Street
69. Balcombe Street Siege @ 21 Balcombe St, Marylebone, London
70. Bow Street Magistrates Court @ Bow Street, Covent Garden, London
71. The Grave Maurice @ 269 Whitechapel High Street, Whitechapel
72. The Star Tavern @ 6 Belgrave Mews West
73. The Zizzi Penis Lop @ 73-75 The Strand, London
74. The Crown of villainy @ 43 Monmouth Street, Covent Garden, London
75. Robber Claude Duval Caught here @ The Marquis, 51-52 Chandos Place, Covent Garden
76. Holloway Prison @ Parkhurst Road, Islington
77. Death of God's Banker @ Blackfriar's Bridge, London
78. The Tower of London @ Tower of London
79. Home to a Murderer @ 23 Cranley Gardens, Muswell Hill
80. A Beatle gets Busted @ 34 Montagu Square, Marylebone
81. The Start of the 2011 Riots @ Ferry Lane, Tottenham
82. Prospect of Whitby @ 57 Wapping Wall
83. The Calthorpe Arms @ 252 Grays Inn Road, City of London
84. Lucan, Cubitt and some Plumbers @ 14 Lower Belgrave Street
85. Spring Heeled Jacks 1st Victim @ 1 Tredegar Road, Tower Hamlets, London
86. Captain Kidd Public House @ Off Wapping Rose Garden
87. Sherlock's Speedy Sarnie @ 187 North Gower Street, Camden
88. Brinks Mat Bullion @ 117 Wilton Way
89. The Goat @ 3a Kensington High Street
90. Green Jackets Bandstand bomb @ Bandstand, Regents Park
91. The 43 @ 43 Gerrard Street, London
92. Solicitor's Armed Siege @ 46 Markham Square, Chelsea, London
93. A Pub on the Wagon @ 66 Bayswater Road
94. Wandsworth Prison @ Heathfield Road
95. A Park once filled with Vice @ Whetstone Park, Camden
96. Town of Ramsgate @ 62 Wapping High Street
97. The Magdala @ 2a South Hill Park
98. Wainewright the Poisoner @ 48 Great Marlborough Street, London
99. Catherine Wheel Alley @ Bishopsgate, Broadgate
100. OAP's Fake Money Press @ Flat 3, 21 Bolton Road, Chiswick
101. Pirates Execution Dock @ Off Wapping High Street, Wapping, London
102. The Green Man @ Putney Heath
103. Itsu: Litvinenko Poisoned @ 167 Piccadilly, London
104. Dr Crippen Lived Here @ 34-37 Store Street, Bloomsbury
105. The Garrick Arms @ 8 Charing Cross Road, London
106. Oliver Cromwell's resting place @ 72 High Holborn, Holborn
107. John Wilkes' House Riots @ 35 Grosvenor Square
108. London Sculpture Comes Home @ 8 Hart Street, City of London
109. The Highbury Barn @ Highbury Hill, London
110. Hackney Mafia Shoe Shop @ 5 Hackney Road, Bethnal Green, London

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