Building    From 1878  To 1934

Besley drinking fountain

Categories: Food & Drink

Building

A drinking fountain was erected in Aldersgate Street in 1878 in memory of Robert Besley. It was removed 1934.

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Besley drinking fountain

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Besley drinking fountain removed

This plaque surely should have been designed with the Clarendon typeface, jus...

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President Hotel

President Hotel

2018: The Imperial Hotel Group includes: London City centre Hotel, County Hotel, President Hotel, Tavistock Hotel, Bedford Hotel, Imperial Hotel.

Group, Commerce, Food & Drink

1 memorial
2i's coffee bar

2i's coffee bar

Birthplace of British rock 'n roll and the popular music industry. Mickie Most started as a singing waiter here. Owen Adams provides a huge amount of information.

Place, Community / Clubs, Food & Drink, Music / songs

1 memorial
National British Women's Temperance Association

National British Women's Temperance Association

Incorporated June 1896. We can't find any information about this organisation but think the NBWTA possibly mutated into the BWTA.

Group, Food & Drink, Religion

1 memorial
Aldermanbury water conduit

Aldermanbury water conduit

Erected under the will of Sir W. Eastfield.  Destroyed in the Great Fire but rebuilt.  Finally removed in the 18th century. 2023: A London Inheritance has a very informative post, with photos of t...

Building, Food & Drink

1 memorial
John Edward Sly

John Edward Sly

Chairman of the Smithfield Central Market Sub Committee in 1888.

Person, Commerce, Food & Drink, Politics & Administration

1 memorial