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
Jack 'Spot' Comer attacked here
2. Jack 'Spot' Comer attacked here
The Walkie-Talkie Bank Job
3. The Walkie-Talkie Bank Job
Did Jack the Ripper live here?
4. Did Jack the Ripper live here?
Dr Crippen's Murder Home
5. Dr Crippen's Murder Home
Wilfred Brambles arrest was here
6. Wilfred Brambles arrest was here
Buster Edwards died here
7. Buster Edwards died here
Murder at Mr Smith's
8. Murder at Mr Smith's
Cynthia Paynes House of Cyn
9. Cynthia Paynes House of Cyn
John and Yoko's Nude Scene
10. John and Yoko's Nude Scene

MORE CRIME SIGHTS:

11. Acid Murderer worked here @ 79 Gloucester Road, Kensington, London
12. Wanstead's Stolen Cherry Pie @ Kingfisher Avenue, Wanstead
13. Dick Turpin's Cave @ Wellington Hill, High Beech, Epping Forest
14. The Kray Twins lived here @ 178 Vallance Road, Bethnal Green, London
15. A barbers with a secret @ 156 Caledonian Road
16. The Spaghetti House Siege @ 77 Knightsbridge, Knightsbridge
17. The Battle of Waterloo 2 @ 81 Waterloo Road, Waterloo
18. The Kray twins were born here @ 64 Stean Street, Hoxton
19. The Oliver Twist @ 90 Church Road, Leyton, London
20. The Tyburn Tree @ Bayswater Road, London
21. The Clockwork Orange Underpass @ Trinity Road, Wandsworth, London
22. The Ship and Blue Ball @ 13 Boundary Street, Shoreditch, London
23. Moll King's Houses of Ill Repute @ 106 Haverstock Hill, Chalk Farm
24. Captain Kidd Hung Here @ Tilbury Point, Essex
25. The Calthorpe Arms @ 252 Grays Inn Road, City of London
26. The London Cage, WW2 torture @ 7 Kensington Palace Gardens
27. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's House @ 2 Devonshire Place, London
28. Foreign Anarchist Club @ 6 Windmill Street, Tottenham Court Road
29. John Christies House of Horror @ Near Barton Mews, Ladbroke Grove, London
30. Hanged Ruth Ellis lived here @ 44 Egerton Gardens, Ealing, London
31. Lord Lucan's Home @ 72a Elizabeth Street
32. Poirot's London Pad @ Charterhouse Square
33. The Carpenters Arms @ 73 Cheshire Street, Bethnal Green
34. The Lion Public House @ Tapp Street
35. Pickles World Cup Find @ St Valery, Beulah Hill, Norwood
36. The Zizzi Penis Lop @ 73-75 The Strand, London
37. Balcombe Street Siege @ 21 Balcombe St, Marylebone, London
38. 1909 Tottenham Outrage Robbery @ Tottenham High Road, London
39. Adam Ant's Last Stand @ 22 Chalcot Road, London
40. Green Jackets Bandstand bomb @ Bandstand, Regents Park
41. The Garrick Arms @ 8 Charing Cross Road, London
42. The Cock Tavern Debauchery @ Bow Street, London
43. Brinks Mat Bullion @ 117 Wilton Way
44. The Blind Beggar @ 337 Whitechapel Road
45. Lord Lucan's Murder House @ 46 Lower Belgrave Street, London
46. The Aubergine Robbery Mystery @ 11 Park Walk, London
47. Sherlock's Speedy Sarnie @ 187 North Gower Street, Camden
48. The Clink @ Clink Street, London
49. A Park once filled with Vice @ Whetstone Park, Camden
50. The Grave Maurice @ 269 Whitechapel High Street, Whitechapel
51. Writers Poison Umbrella Stabbing @ Waterloo Bridge, London
52. Catherine Wheel Alley @ Bishopsgate, Broadgate
53. Bow Street Magistrates Court @ Bow Street, Covent Garden, London
54. Tony Blair lived here @ 1 Richmond Crescent, Islington
55. The Markham Square Siege @ Markham Square, Chelsea
56. Electric Avenue @ Electric Avenue, Brixton, London
57. Broadwater Farm @ Willan Road, Tottenham
58. Home of Russian spy Kim Philby @ 18 Carlyle Square, Chelsea, London
59. The Tower of London @ Tower of London
60. Spring Heeled Jacks 1st Victim @ 1 Tredegar Road, Tower Hamlets, London
61. Parking Meter R.I.P. @ Warwick Street, Westminster
62. Sweeney Todd was born here @ 85 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London
63. Albion House @ Albion House, New Oxford Street, London
64. The Devil and the Lady @ Bleeding Heart Yard, off Greville Street
65. First Whitechapel Murder @ Wentworth Street, Whitechapel
66. The Star Tavern @ 6 Belgrave Mews West
67. 21/7 Bomb Factory @ 58 Curtis House, Ladderswood Way, New Southgate,
68. Holloway Prison @ Parkhurst Road, Islington
69. The Spaniard's Inn @ Spaniards Road, Hampstead
70. Lenin Memorial @ Bevin Court, Cruickshank Street, London
71. The Highbury Barn @ Highbury Hill, London
72. JG Ballard's Millenium People @ Chelsea Marina Harbour, Fulham, London
73. Captain Kidd Public House @ Off Wapping Rose Garden
74. John Wilkes' House Riots @ 35 Grosvenor Square
75. Francis Bacon's Drug Bust @ 80 Narrow Street, Limehouse
76. Death of God's Banker @ Blackfriar's Bridge, London
77. St Matthews Church @ Hereford Street, Whitechapel, London
78. Brockley Jack @ 410 Brockley Road, Brockley
79. House of Reeves @ 120 Church Street, Croydon
80. The Jowell's scandal home @ Raveley Street, Kentish Town
81. Not a nice way to go @ London Bridge
82. Barry George's Flat @ 2b Crookham Road, Fulham, London
83. London Sculpture Comes Home @ 8 Hart Street, City of London
84. Stone Newington 8 @ 359 Amhurst Road, Stoke Newington
85. The Start of the 2011 Riots @ Ferry Lane, Tottenham
86. Metropolis @ Metropolis, 70 Chiswick High Road, London
87. Itsu: Litvinenko Poisoned @ 167 Piccadilly, London
88. The Graff Diamonds Heist @ 6 - 7 New Bond Street
89. Pirates Execution Dock @ Off Wapping High Street, Wapping, London
90. Ted Terry dealt a Red Card @ Unit 4/Retail Park/Fleming Rd, Chafford Hundred
91. Robber Claude Duval Caught here @ The Marquis, 51-52 Chandos Place, Covent Garden
92. Ripper's First Victim @ Durward Street, Whitechapel
93. Bouncers bounce back at KFC @ 37 Camden High Street
94. Wandsworth Prison @ Heathfield Road
95. Elephant & Castle Subway @ Elephant & Castle Station
96. The Green Man @ Putney Heath
97. Hackney Mafia Shoe Shop @ 5 Hackney Road, Bethnal Green, London
98. Spend a Night as a Kray @ 28 Bow Street
99. Once a Gun Safe House @ 257 Caledonian Road
100. The Goat @ 3a Kensington High Street
101. Gunpowder Plot was foiled here @ Under House of Lords, Westminster
102. A Royal Wake-Up Call @ Buckingham Palace
103. A Pub on the Wagon @ 66 Bayswater Road
104. Home to a Murderer @ 23 Cranley Gardens, Muswell Hill
105. Vere Street Coterie @ White Swan, Vere Street
106. The 43 @ 43 Gerrard Street, London
107. Botched Anti-Terror Police Raid @ 46 Lansdown Road, Forest Gate, London
108. Shot Prime Minister born here @ Audley Square, Westminster, London
109. OAP's Fake Money Press @ Flat 3, 21 Bolton Road, Chiswick
110. World Cup was stolen from here @ Central Hall, Westminster

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