Quirky Facts About London #2

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London’s smallest police station.

Quite a unique piece of London history can be found right at Trafalgar Square. Where, what? you may ask yourself. Situated right in the south-east corner, visitors often walk right past it. I did so myself many times before a friend of mine told me the story about London’s smallest police station!

Built inside a lamp post in 1926 by Scotland Yard, it had space for one policeman and was mainly used as a lookout. If there was any sign of trouble during the many marches and protests he could call for assistance. It was somehow London’s first CCTV!

It’s really a front row seat to all the action that takes place at Trafalgar Square, for example, the absolutely amazing pillow fight back in 2010!

Trafalgar Square
Underground Station:
Charing Cross

written by sandkorn on 2011-04-21 #places #fun #small #location #quirky #tiny #london #pillow-fight #cctv #police-station #trafalgar-square #travel-destination #fact #lcg

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5 Comments

  1. kylewis
    kylewis ·

    Quirky and curious!

  2. ali55
    ali55 ·

    very kool! I've past that so many times in the summers I was in England!!

  3. cheese
    cheese ·

    this is the start of a great series, me thinks :) keep it up!

  4. saidseni
    saidseni ·

    I'm liking the quirky facts series, continue please! :)

  5. natalieerachel
    natalieerachel ·

    So cute :D

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