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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.

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Bridewell Prison

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.