Secret London: Liverpool Street
Little Known Facts about Liverpool Street
Liverpool Street Station was the first place in London to be hit by German Gotha bomber aircraft during World War I. The May 1917 bombing killed 162 people.
On January 15th, 2009, at 11am, around 350 people took part in a three minute guerrilla-style dance for the new T-Mobile advert. And on 6th February 2009, roughly 5000 participated in a Silent Dance.
Liverpool Street Station is one of the four railway stations on the London version of the Monopoly game.
Liverpool Street Tube Station is the fifth busiest station on the Underground network with 4 lines passing through it!
Hollywood notices the charms of Leadenhall in 2001 when it is used as Diagon Alley in Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone.
The Turkish Baths in Bishopsgate were built in 1895 by Henry and James Forder Nevill.