Motoring themed places

Cars are slowly going the way of the horse and carriage, here are some of the best motoring and automobile stories and tales from Greater London.


World's First Car Death
1. World's First Car Death
Marc Bolan's Rock Shrine
2. Marc Bolan's Rock Shrine
Brian Harvey's Car Accident
3. Brian Harvey's Car Accident
Ford plant in Dagenham
4. Ford plant in Dagenham
The 1st one way Street
5. The 1st one way Street
London's Deepest Car Park
6. London's Deepest Car Park
1909 Tottenham Outrage Robbery
7. 1909 Tottenham Outrage Robbery
Birthplace of Charles Rolls
8. Birthplace of Charles Rolls
The Last Lollipop Lady
9. The Last Lollipop Lady
This is where David Bowie lived
10. This is where David Bowie lived


11. Taggs 'Karsino' Island @ Taggs Island, River Thames, Hampton, London
12. Bentley Motors founded here @ 47 Chagford Street, Marylebone
13. George Michael Car Arrest @ Cricklewood Lane, Cricklewood, London
14. Welbeck Street Car Park @ 74-77 Welbeck Street, London
15. 1st petrol car was built here @ 1 Connaught Road, Walthamstow, London
16. The First Fatal Road Accident @ Grove Hill, Harrow
17. Waterloo Bridge @ A301, Waterloo Bridge
18. Motoring pioneer lived here @ 16 Stafford Place
19. Percy Lambert: Fastest Man @ Brompton Cemetary, Brompton, Kensington
20. London Motor Museum @ 3 Nestles Avenue, Hayes, Middlesex
21. The Audi Centre @ 931 Great West Road, Brentford, London
22. World's 1st Drink Driving Arrest @ 165 Bond Street
23. A Blue Plaque for a Car Legend @ 14/15 Conduit Street, Mayfair
24. Silicon Roundabout @ Old Street
25. 1st Motorcycle Engine made here @ 1a Lansdowne Road, Tottenham

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