Saturday, 21 July 2012

Honey Lane – The Saturday Street

The Saturday Street is our weekly series in which we unlock the stories behind the names of London's famous thoroughfares. It's compiled by London Walks guide Karen – listed by Travel + Leisure magazine as The World's Greatest Tour Guide. You can find Karen on Saturdays guiding her Old Westminster and British Museum walks. If you've got a London street query or suggestion, email Karen at the usual address

Honey Lane
Location: The City EC2

Honey Lane is another of those fingerprints on the map reminding us of London’s past. This time, they are sticky fingers. The beekeepers of London once lived in this neighbourhood. The church of All Hallows Honey Lane was one of the casualties of the Great Fire of London. It was never rebuilt.


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