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.


Bentley Motors founded here
1. Bentley Motors founded here
World's First Car Death
2. World's First Car Death
1909 Tottenham Outrage Robbery
3. 1909 Tottenham Outrage Robbery
Brian Harvey's Car Accident
4. Brian Harvey's Car Accident
Marc Bolan's Rock Shrine
5. Marc Bolan's Rock Shrine
The 1st one way Street
6. The 1st one way Street
World's 1st Drink Driving Arrest
7. World's 1st Drink Driving Arrest
This is where David Bowie lived
8. This is where David Bowie lived
George Michael Car Arrest
9. George Michael Car Arrest
A Blue Plaque for a Car Legend
10. A Blue Plaque for a Car Legend


11. London's Deepest Car Park @ Bloomsbury Square
12. Birthplace of Charles Rolls @ 35 Hill Street, Mayfair, London
13. Taggs 'Karsino' Island @ Taggs Island, River Thames, Hampton, London
14. Ford plant in Dagenham @ Kent Avenue, Dagenham, Essex
15. Waterloo Bridge @ A301, Waterloo Bridge
16. Percy Lambert: Fastest Man @ Brompton Cemetary, Brompton, Kensington
17. 1st petrol car was built here @ 1 Connaught Road, Walthamstow, London
18. The First Fatal Road Accident @ Grove Hill, Harrow
19. Welbeck Street Car Park @ 74-77 Welbeck Street, London
20. 1st Motorcycle Engine made here @ 1a Lansdowne Road, Tottenham
21. The Last Lollipop Lady @ Queen Victoria Street, St Pauls
22. Silicon Roundabout @ Old Street
23. London Motor Museum @ 3 Nestles Avenue, Hayes, Middlesex
24. Motoring pioneer lived here @ 16 Stafford Place
25. The Audi Centre @ 931 Great West Road, Brentford, London

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