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:

Wanstead's Stolen Cherry Pie
1. Wanstead's Stolen Cherry Pie
Peter the Great trashed here
2. Peter the Great trashed here
Jack 'Spot' Comer attacked here
3. Jack 'Spot' Comer attacked here
Wilfred Brambles arrest was here
4. Wilfred Brambles arrest was here
The Tyburn Tree
5. The Tyburn Tree
Dr Crippen's Murder Home
6. Dr Crippen's Murder Home
Captain Kidd Hung Here
7. Captain Kidd Hung Here
Murder at Mr Smith's
8. Murder at Mr Smith's
Did Jack the Ripper live here?
9. Did Jack the Ripper live here?
Buster Edwards died here
10. Buster Edwards died here

MORE CRIME SIGHTS:

11. The Walkie-Talkie Bank Job @ 185 Baker Street, London
12. John and Yoko's Nude Scene @ 38 Montagu Square, London
13. The Ship and Blue Ball @ 13 Boundary Street, Shoreditch, London
14. Dick Turpin's Cave @ Wellington Hill, High Beech, Epping Forest
15. A barbers with a secret @ 156 Caledonian Road
16. Cynthia Paynes House of Cyn @ 32 Ambleside Avenue, Streatham, London
17. The Kray Twins lived here @ 178 Vallance Road, Bethnal Green, London
18. The Kray twins were born here @ 64 Stean Street, Hoxton
19. The Spaghetti House Siege @ 77 Knightsbridge, Knightsbridge
20. Balcombe Street Siege @ 21 Balcombe St, Marylebone, London
21. The London Cage, WW2 torture @ 7 Kensington Palace Gardens
22. Tony Blair lived here @ 1 Richmond Crescent, Islington
23. The Oliver Twist @ 90 Church Road, Leyton, London
24. The Battle of Waterloo 2 @ 81 Waterloo Road, Waterloo
25. Adam Ant's Last Stand @ 22 Chalcot Road, London
26. Poirot's London Pad @ Charterhouse Square
27. The Cock Tavern Debauchery @ Bow Street, London
28. Moll King's Houses of Ill Repute @ 106 Haverstock Hill, Chalk Farm
29. The Clockwork Orange Underpass @ Trinity Road, Wandsworth, London
30. Lord Lucan's Murder House @ 46 Lower Belgrave Street, London
31. St Matthews Church @ Hereford Street, Whitechapel, London
32. Lord Lucan's Home @ 72a Elizabeth Street
33. A Beatle gets Busted @ 34 Montagu Square, Marylebone
34. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's House @ 2 Devonshire Place, London
35. Albion House @ Albion House, New Oxford Street, London
36. Hanged Ruth Ellis lived here @ 44 Egerton Gardens, Ealing, London
37. Acid Murderer worked here @ 79 Gloucester Road, Kensington, London
38. 1909 Tottenham Outrage Robbery @ Tottenham High Road, London
39. Electric Avenue @ Electric Avenue, Brixton, London
40. Wandsworth Prison @ Heathfield Road
41. Hackney Mafia Shoe Shop @ 5 Hackney Road, Bethnal Green, London
42. The Lion Public House @ Tapp Street
43. Pickles World Cup Find @ St Valery, Beulah Hill, Norwood
44. JG Ballard's Millenium People @ Chelsea Marina Harbour, Fulham, London
45. The Calthorpe Arms @ 252 Grays Inn Road, City of London
46. The Markham Square Siege @ Markham Square, Chelsea
47. The Carpenters Arms @ 73 Cheshire Street, Bethnal Green
48. Writers Poison Umbrella Stabbing @ Waterloo Bridge, London
49. A Royal Wake-Up Call @ Buckingham Palace
50. Robber Claude Duval Caught here @ The Marquis, 51-52 Chandos Place, Covent Garden
51. Broadwater Farm @ Willan Road, Tottenham
52. The Highbury Barn @ Highbury Hill, London
53. Home to a Murderer @ 23 Cranley Gardens, Muswell Hill
54. Metropolis @ Metropolis, 70 Chiswick High Road, London
55. Bow Street Magistrates Court @ Bow Street, Covent Garden, London
56. The Garrick Arms @ 8 Charing Cross Road, London
57. Bomb Plotters Flat @ 386A Forest Road, Walthamstow
58. London Sculpture Comes Home @ 8 Hart Street, City of London
59. Bouncers bounce back at KFC @ 37 Camden High Street
60. A more level-headed Nephew @ 26 Priory Gardens, Highgate
61. Home of Russian spy Kim Philby @ 18 Carlyle Square, Chelsea, London
62. John Christies House of Horror @ Near Barton Mews, Ladbroke Grove, London
63. Barry George's Flat @ 2b Crookham Road, Fulham, London
64. Spring Heeled Jacks 1st Victim @ 1 Tredegar Road, Tower Hamlets, London
65. Green Jackets Bandstand bomb @ Bandstand, Regents Park
66. John Wilkes' House Riots @ 35 Grosvenor Square
67. Charlie Peace Arrested here @ 2 St John's Park, Blackheath
68. Catherine Wheel Alley @ Bishopsgate, Broadgate
69. OAP's Fake Money Press @ Flat 3, 21 Bolton Road, Chiswick
70. The Blind Beggar @ 337 Whitechapel Road
71. The Zizzi Penis Lop @ 73-75 The Strand, London
72. Not a nice way to go @ London Bridge
73. Created by an Almost-Bard @ 99 Buckingham Palace Road
74. Foreign Anarchist Club @ 6 Windmill Street, Tottenham Court Road
75. Sweeney Todd was born here @ 85 Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London
76. Ripper's First Victim @ Durward Street, Whitechapel
77. Gunpowder Plot was foiled here @ Under House of Lords, Westminster
78. The Devil and the Lady @ Bleeding Heart Yard, off Greville Street
79. Sherlock's Speedy Sarnie @ 187 North Gower Street, Camden
80. The Start of the 2011 Riots @ Ferry Lane, Tottenham
81. The Spaniard's Inn @ Spaniards Road, Hampstead
82. The Ye Olde Mitre @ 1 Ely Court
83. The Crown of villainy @ 43 Monmouth Street, Covent Garden, London
84. Lenin Memorial @ Bevin Court, Cruickshank Street, London
85. 21/7 Bomb Factory @ 58 Curtis House, Ladderswood Way, New Southgate,
86. A Pub on the Wagon @ 66 Bayswater Road
87. Spend a Night as a Kray @ 28 Bow Street
88. World's 1st Drink Driving Arrest @ 165 Bond Street
89. Elephant & Castle Subway @ Elephant & Castle Station
90. Death of God's Banker @ Blackfriar's Bridge, London
91. Parking Meter R.I.P. @ Warwick Street, Westminster
92. The Jowell's scandal home @ Raveley Street, Kentish Town
93. The Star Tavern @ 6 Belgrave Mews West
94. Handbag Gang Strike Again @ New Bond Street
95. Solicitor's Armed Siege @ 46 Markham Square, Chelsea, London
96. The Old Palace Yard @ Abingdon Street, Westminster
97. Dr Crippen Lived Here @ 34-37 Store Street, Bloomsbury
98. Oliver Cromwell's resting place @ 72 High Holborn, Holborn
99. Brockley Jack @ 410 Brockley Road, Brockley
100. Francis Bacon's Drug Bust @ 80 Narrow Street, Limehouse
101. The Magdala @ 2a South Hill Park
102. World Cup was stolen from here @ Central Hall, Westminster
103. The Clink @ Clink Street, London
104. The Islington Gibbett @ Holloway Road, Islington
105. Poor Lazarus Isaacs @ Tower Street, London
106. Once a Gun Safe House @ 257 Caledonian Road
107. Holloway Prison @ Parkhurst Road, Islington
108. Pirates Execution Dock @ Off Wapping High Street, Wapping, London
109. The Tower of London @ Tower of London
110. The Aubergine Robbery Mystery @ 11 Park Walk, London

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