Last Alteration: Sunday 07 April 2013

Distaff Lane

GPS Coordinates

51°30'44"-00°05'50" show decimal

Google Earth

Location Point

London A-Z

Page 168, C2

Nicholson

Page 279, H10

Ordnance Survey

Page 251, D5

Streetmap

Online Map

Distaff Lane
London, EC4

Distaff Lane runs between Queen Victoria Street and Cannon Street, taking in the north-western corner of St Nicholas Cole Abbey.

How to get here:

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Underground (District/Circle)/Rail: Blackfriars - Exit the station and walk along Queen Victoria Street; Distaff Lane is just past St. Peter's Steps. +

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Bus: St. Paul's Bus Map - Bus stop SG; Distaff Lane is just a short way along Queen Victoria Street, past St. Peter's Steps. +

 

Access: PublicStatus: alteredDistaff Lane

Photo

«prev photo next photo»Photograph taken: 24th September 2009 by Chuck Foster

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The Invasion (6)
Screen Shot
Filmed: 8 Sep 1969
An office worker walks along, little knowing what is about to occur ...

 

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The Invasion (6)
Screen Shot
Filmed: 8 Sep 1969
A woman clutches her head as the Cybermen control signal echoes around London.

 

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The Invasion (6)
Screen Shot
Filmed: 8 Sep 1969
Another office worker succumbs to the Cybermen's signal.

 

Additional Notes:

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This part of Distaff Lane has seen some extensive changes made during the 1990s, with many of the older buildings demolished in favour of modern offices.

Where to walk to next?

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Queen Victoria Street (The Invasion). Follow Distaff Lane west and south onto Queen Victoria Street, then turn right and walk up to the College of Arms.

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Peter's Hill (The Invasion). No route recorded to this location.

Additional locations as the crow flies:

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Peter's Hill (The Invasion): 0.05 miles.

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Knightrider Street (The Invasion): 0.06 miles.

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St. Paul's Hotel (The Bells of Saint John): 0.09 miles.

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St. Paul's Cathedral (The Web of Fear, Doctor Who Series 8 Filming): 0.11 miles.

Related Stories

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The Invasion [8 Sep 1968]: People succumb to the Cybermen's control signal as their invasion begins.

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