More from Matt Taylor
New Cross Stadium
New Cross Stadium hosted speedway and greyhound racing and stood at the heart of sporting life south of the Thames for many years.
Queen’s Club at War
This viewpoint examines the history of one of London’s best known sporting venues during the Second World War through eye-witness accounts.
Freemasons’ Tavern and the ‘birth’ of football
This viewpoint explores the role of the Freemasons’ Tavern in the foundation of the Football Association and the so-called ‘birth’ of association football.
More in United Kingdom
The original building of Birdewell, London’s first house of correction, was largely destroyed in the great fire of London. However, original architecture can be found at the entrance to an otherwise unassuming Unilever building on new bridge street.