List of places in London


List of places in London

This is a partial list of places in London, England. See List of places in England for lists of settlements in other counties.

London boroughs

London is divided into thirty-two London boroughs:

† = Outer London for statistics | * = Inner London for statistics

Wider areas

In addition to the boroughs, a number of wider areas are often used to describe London's geography:

* The West End and the East End.
* The City of London (as a discrete entity) vs. the rest of central London and in particular the City of Westminster.
* North London vs. South London
* East London vs. West London
* Inner London vs. Outer London

* Docklands, the former docks of East London and surrounding localities that have been under redevelopment since the 1980s.

* London Underground Travelcard Zones: Zone 1, Zone 2, Zone 3, Zone4, Zone 5, Zone 6, Zone 7, Zones 8, Zone 9

Stadiums

* Emirates Stadium - Arsenal
* Stamford Bridge - Chelsea
* White Hart Lane - Tottenham Hotspur

Rivers, canals and lakes

Rivers

* Abbey Creek
* Barking Creek
* Beverley Brook
* Bow Back Rivers
* Bow Creek
* Channelsea River
* City Mill River
* Dollis Brook
* Duke of Northumberland's River
* Folly Brook
* Hackney Brook
* Hammersmith Creek
* Hogsmill
* Longford River
* New River
* Norbury Brook
* Old River Lea
* Pool of London
* Pyl Brook
* Pymmes Brook
* River Beck
* River Brent
* River Colne, Hertfordshire
* River Crane, London
* River Cray
* River Darent
* River Ingrebourne
* River Lee (or River Lea)
* River Lee Navigation
* River Moselle
* New River
* River Pool
* River Quaggy
* River Ravensbourne (tidal reach known as 'Deptford Creek')
* River Roding
* River Rom
* River Shuttle
* River Thames
* River Wandle
* River Westbourne
* Salmons Brook
* Stamford Brook
* Three Mills River
* Tyburn Brook
* Wandle
* Waterworks River
* Wyncham Stream

ubterranean rivers

* The Langbourne (dubious)
* The Walbrook
* The River Fleet
* The Tyburn
* The Tyburn Brook
* The River Westbourne
* Counter's Creek
* Stamford Brook

* The River Neckinger
* The River Effra

Canals

* Croydon Canal
* Grand Surrey Canal
* Grand Union Canal
* Grosvenor Canal
* Hertford Union Canal
* Limehouse Cut
* Limehouse Basin
* Paddington Basin
* Prescott Channel
* Regent's Canal
* The River Lee Navigation
* Teddington Lock
* Wenlock Basin

Canal tunnels

* Islington Tunnel
* Maida Hill Tunnel
* Eyre's tunnel

Lakes

* the Serpentine

Islands in the Thames

:"Note: Some of these "islands" are actually peninsulas, but have traditionally been called "islands" in common usage. Only the largest islands are listed here. A longer list can be found in the River Thames article."
* Canvey Island
* Isle of Grain
* Isle of Dogs
** Millwall
**Cubitt Town
**Blackwall
* Eel Pie Island
* Three Mills Island (actually in the River Lee)
* Orchard Place (at the confluence of the Thames, Bow Creek and Lee)

Docks

* King George V Dock
* London Docks
* Millwall Docks
* Regent's Canal Docks
* Royal Albert Dock
* Royal Victoria Dock
* East India Docks
* West India Docks
* Surrey Commercial Docks
* St Katharine Docks
* Tobacco Dock

Hills

* Blackheath
* Crystal Palace
* Forest Hill
* Hampstead Hill
* Harrow Hill
* Herne Hill
* Horsendon Hill
* Ludgate Hill
* Muswell Hill
* Parliament Hill
* Primrose Hill
* Shooters Hill
* Sydenham Hill
* Telegraph Hill, Childs Hill
* Telegraph Hill, Lewisham
* Tower Hill
* Tyburn Hill

Notable buildings

* Eastbury Manor House
* Eltham Palace
* Fulham Palace
* Kenwood
* Kew Palace
* Little Holland House
* Spencer House
* Valentine's Mansion

Footpaths

* Capital Ring
* London Outer Orbital Path

Parks, Royal Parks and Commons

Royal Parks

* Brompton Cemetery (the only Crown Cemetery, managed as a Royal Park)
* Bushy Park
* Green Park
* Greenwich Park
* St. James's Park
* Hyde Park
* Kensington Gardens
* Regent's Park
* Richmond Park

Other notable parks, churchyards, gardens, and commons

* Alexandra Park

* Brockwell Park
* Calthorpe Project
* Camley Street Natural Park
* Chelsea Physic Garden
* Clissold Park
* Coombe Wood House Gardens
* Crystal Palace Park
* Danson Park, Bexleyheath
* Down Lane Park, Tottenham
* Dulwich Park
* Duppas Hill
* Elsinge Green, Enfield
* Fairfield Park, Croydon
* Finsbury Park
* Furnivall Gardens
* Gladstone Park
* Greenwich Peninsula Ecology Park, formerly Greenwich Marsh
* Gunnersbury Park
* Gwendwr Garden
* Hackney Downs
* Ham House Gardens
* Hammersmith Park
* Hampstead Heath
* Hampton Court Gardens
* Horniman Gardens
* Inwood Park
* Island Gardens
* Jubilee Gardens, Barnes
* Jubilee Gardens, South Bank
* Jubilee Gardens, Twickenham
* Kennington Park
* Kenwood
* Kew Gardens
* King's Stairs Gardens
* Ladbroke Estate Gardens
* Lamorbey Park
* Larkhall Park
* Lincoln's Inn Fields
* London Fields
* London Wetland Centre
* Lyle Park
* Mayesbrook
* McDermott Park
* Mile End Children's Park
* Mitcham Common
* Mount Street Garden
* Museum of Garden History
* Myatt's Fields Park
* Newlands Park, Barking
* Norwood Park
* One Tree Hill
* Paradise Park, Holloway
* Park Hill, Croydon
* Peckham Rye
* Peckham Rye Common
* Phoenix Garden
* Pierhead Lock
* Potter's Fields Close
* Primrose Hill
* Postman's Park
* Putney Common
* Putney Heath
* Pymmes Park
* Quaggy River
* Queen's Gardens
* Queen's Park
* Queen's Wood
* Radnor Gardens
* Railway Fields LNR
* Raphael Park
* Ravenscourt Park
* Red Cross Garden
* Richmond Hill
* Riverwalk Gardens
* Ruskin Park
* Shoreditch Park
* Sir John McDougal Gardens
* South Norwood Country Park
* Southwark Park
* Spa Park
* Springfield Park
* St. John's Churchyard, Waterloo
* Strawberry Hill
* Streatham Common
* Sutcliffe Park
* Syon Park
* Telegraph Hill Park
* Thames Barrier Park
* Tooting Bec Common
* Tooting Graveney Common
* Twickenham
* V&A Garden
* Valence Park
* Valentines Park
* Vauxhall Park
* Victoria Park
* Victoria Tower Gardens
* Violet Hill Gardens
* Wandle Park, Croydon
* Wandsworth Common
* Wandsworth Park
* Wapping Recreation Ground
* Waterlow Park
* Weavers Field
* West Ham Park
* Westow Park
* Wimbledon Common

Urban farms

* Deen City Farm
* Freightliners City Farm
* Hackney City Farm
* Hounslow Urban Farm
* Kentish Town City Farm
* Lee Valley Park Farms
* Mudchute Park and Farm
* Spitalfields City Farm
* Surrey Docks Farm
* Vauxhall City Farm

Remnants of ancient woodlands

* Dulwich Wood
* Epping Forest
* Highgate Wood
* Kenwood
* Oxleas Wood
* Queen's Wood
* Sydenham Hill Wood

elected attractions

See also: list of London museums, category and the List of London venues.

Museums, palaces, venues and localities

* Albert Hall
* Albert Memorial
* Alexandra Palace
* British Museum
* British Library
* Buckingham Palace
* Canary Wharf
* Chinatown
* Covent Garden
* Hampton Court Palace
* Harrods
* Horniman Museum
* Imperial War Museum
* Kew Gardens
* Lloyd's of London
* London Dungeon
* London Transport Museum
* The London Eye
* Madame Tussaud's
* Museum of London
* National Gallery
* National Maritime Museum
* National Portrait Gallery
* Natural History Museum
* Palace of Westminster - colloquially known as the "Houses of Parliament"
* Royal National Theatre
* The RAF Museum
* Royal Academy of Arts
* Royal Festival Hall
* St. Paul's Cathedral
* Science Museum
* Sir John Soane's Museum
* Soho
* Somerset House - contains three separate museums
* South Bank Centre
* Syon House
* Tate Britain
* Tate Modern
* Tower Bridge
* Tower of London
* Trafalgar Square featuring Nelson's Column
* Victoria & Albert Museum
* Wallace Collection - art museum
* West End theatre
* Westminster Abbey
* The heart of government in Whitehall

Famous cemeteries

See also the category.
* Abney Park Cemetery
* Brompton Cemetery
* Highgate Cemetery
* Kensal Green Cemetery
* Nunhead Cemetery
* Putney Vale Cemetery
* West Norwood Cemetery
* Tower Hamlets Cemetery

Cathedrals and other places of worship

See also: List of churches and cathedrals of London
*Westminster Abbey
*St Paul's Cathedral
*Regent's Park Mosque
*Westminster Cathedral
*Central Hall, Westminster
*Southwark Cathedral
*Neasden Temple
*Temple Church
* The Chapel of Alleyn's College

Former tourist attractions

*Millennium Dome
*The Crystal Palace
*Pre-2000 Wembley Stadium

porting venues

* Wembley Stadium
* Lord's Cricket Ground
* The Oval
* Twickenham Stadium
* All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club
* Stamford Bridge
* White Hart Lane
* Herne Hill Velodrome
* Upton Park
* Emirates Stadium
* Vicarage Road
* Selhurst Park
* The Valley
* Craven Cottage
* The Den

Other

*Tyburn near Speakers' Corner
* The London Wall
* The Greenwich Meridian in Greenwich

Legal London

The Inns of Court:
* Lincoln's Inn
* Gray's Inn
* Inner Temple
* Middle Temple

Courts of law:
* Royal Courts of Justice
* Central Criminal Court, commonly known as the "Old Bailey"

Government buildings

* 10 Downing Street
* 11 Downing Street
* 12 Downing Street
* 2 Marsham Street
* 50 Queen Anne's Gate
* Admiralty Arch
* Admiralty House
* Clock Tower
* Cumberland House
* Dover House
* Eland House
* Horse Guards
* Hyde Park Barracks
* Lancaster House
* Lunar House
* Marsham Towers
* Metro Central Heights
* Middlesex Guildhall
* Norman Shaw Building
* Palace of Westminster
* Portcullis House
* Royal Arsenal
* Royal Artillery Barracks
* Royal Courts of Justice
* Ruskin House
* SIS Building
* Schomberg House
* Skipton House
* Somerset House
* St Stephen's Chapel
* Taberner House
* Thames House
* Trinity House
* Victoria Tower
* War Office
* Wellington Barracks

Roads and streets

elected streets and squares

* Abbey Road
* Berkeley Square
* Bond Street
* New Bond Street
* Charing Cross Road
* Connaught Square
* Oxford Street
* Regent Street
* Shaftesbury Avenue
* Electric Avenue
* Fleet Street
* Gipsy Hill
* Grosvenor Square
* Harley Street
* Hyde Park Gate
* The Kings Road
* Leicester Square
* The Mall
* Haymarket
* Regent Street
* Piccadilly
* Piccadilly Circus
* Portobello Road
* Purley Way
* Old Compton Street
* Sloane Square
* Saville Row
* Tottenham Court Road
* Trafalgar Square
* Queensway
* Russell Square
* Wardour Street

Major roads

* M25 motorway
* M1 motorway
* M3 motorway
* M4 motorway
* M11 motorway
* North Circular Road: also known as the A406
* South Circular Road: also known as the A205
* The London Inner Ring Road, consisting of:
** Pentonville Road, City Road, Old Street, Commercial Street, Mansell Street, Tower Bridge Road, New Kent Road, Elephant and Castle, Vauxhall Bridge Road, Park Lane, Edgware Road, Marylebone Road and Euston Road.

Roman roads

* Ermine Street
* Oxford Street
* Watling Street

Public transport

Major railway stations

* Blackfriars
* Cannon Street
* Charing Cross
* City Thameslink
* Clapham Junction
* East Croydon
* Euston
* Fenchurch Street
* King's Cross
* King's Cross Thameslink
* Liverpool Street
* London Bridge
* Marylebone
* Moorgate
* Paddington
* St. Pancras
* Victoria
* Waterloo
* Willesden Junction station

Airports

* London Biggin Hill Airport - official name
* London City Airport
* London Gatwick Airport
* London Heathrow Airport
* London Luton Airport
* London Manston Airport - shown thus on .
* Stansted Airport
* Northolt Aerodrome
* London Heliport (Battersea)
* Hayes Heliport (Hayes)
* Croydon Airport
* Kenley Aerodrome

Markets

(see also London markets)

Trade markets

* Billingsgate Fish Market
* New Covent Garden Market
* Smithfield Meat Market
* New Spitalfields Market

Covered markets

* Borough Market
* Greenwich Market
* Leadenhall Market
* Old Spitalfields market

treet markets

* Bermondsey Market
* Berwick Street Market
* Brick Lane Market
* Brixton Market
* Broadway Market
* Camden Market
** Buck Street Market
** Camden Canal Market
** Camden Lock Market
** Inverness Street Market
** Stables Market
* Camden Passage ("not" part of Camden Market, in spite of its name)
* Chapel Market
* Chrisp Street Market
* Columbia Road Market
* Deptford Market
* Earlham Street Market
* East Street Market
* Hoxton Market
* Queens Road Market
* Queen's Crescent Market
* Leather Lane Market
* Lower Marsh Market
* Nag's Head Market
* Petticoat Lane Market
* Portobello Road Market
* Ridley Road Market
* Romford Market
* Southall Market
* Surrey Street Market
* Walthamstow Market
* Watney Market
* Wembley Market
* Whitecross Street Market

Historical, now defunct

* Clare Market
* Hungerford Market
* Old Billingsgate Market

Miscellaneous

* Burlington Arcade
* Piccadilly Arcade

Districts

This list can now be found at the List of districts of London.

London postal districts

This list can now be found at the List of districts of London.

ee also

*
* List of wards in Greater London
* List of structures in London
* List of London museums
* List of London railway stations
* List of London theatres
* List of London Underground stations
* London commuter belt
* Rivers of Great Britain
* Subterranean London
* List of tallest buildings and structures in London
* List of tallest buildings and structures in Croydon

Lists by borough:
* List of districts in Barking and Dagenham
* List of districts in Barnet
* List of districts in Bexley
* List of districts in Brent
* List of districts in Bromley
* List of districts in Camden
* List of districts in Croydon
* List of districts in Ealing
* List of districts in Enfield
* List of districts in Greenwich
* List of districts in Hackney
* List of districts in Hammersmith and Fulham
* List of districts in Haringey
* List of districts in Harrow
* List of districts in Havering
* List of districts in Hillingdon
* List of districts in Hounslow
* List of districts in Islington
* List of districts in Kensington and Chelsea
* List of districts in Kingston upon Thames
* List of districts in Lambeth
* List of districts in Lewisham
* List of districts in Merton
* List of districts in Newham
* List of districts in Redbridge
* List of districts in Richmond upon Thames
* List of districts in Southwark
* List of districts in Sutton
* List of districts in Tower Hamlets
* List of districts in Waltham Forest
* List of districts in Wandsworth
* List of districts in Westminster

References

External links

* [http://www.islington.gov.uk/maps/borough.asp Islington council map page] with clickable map linking to each London borough's web site.
* [http://www.aboutthisvan.co.uk/London_Removals.html London places and postcodes] places in London listed by geographical sector.
* [http://archivemaps.com/mapco/london.htm Historic Maps Of London] dating from c1560 to 1925 on the free access [http://archivemaps.com/mapco/index.htm MAPCO : Map And Plan Collection Online] website.


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