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Lindsey Street

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51°31'10"-00°05'59" show decimal

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Lindsey Street
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Lindsey Street runs along the east end of Smithfields Market, crossing above the underground and mainline railways.

2011: With work being undertaken on the Crossrail project, the eastern side of the street has been demolished (with the exception of an old lavatory that seems to have survived, though hidden behind the fencing).

How to get here:

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Underground (District/Circle/Hammersmith&City)/Rail: Barbican - Exit the station and turn right and right again into Long Lane. Follow the road up to Smithfields, then turn right into Lindsey Street. +

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Bus: Barbican Bus Map - Long Lane is next to stops BA/BB (routes 4 and 56). Walk along Long Lane to the junction with Lindsey Street. +

 

Access: publicStatus: recognisableLindsey Street

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«prev photo next photo»Photograph taken: 22nd February 2011 by Chuck Foster

"The east side of the street has been demolished to make way for Crossrail."

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Invasion of the Dinosaurs (4)
Screen Shot
Filmed: 23 Sep 1973
The Doctor turns a corner and continues down a street.

Invasion of the Dinosaurs (5)
Screen Shot
Filmed: 23 Sep 1973
Turning the landrover around to avoid a brontosaurus, the Doctor is confronted by a tyranosaurus!

 

 

Access: publicStatus: recognisableLindsey Hotel

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«prev photo next photo»Photograph taken: 22nd February 2011 by Chuck Foster

"The hotel and restaurant have now been demolished - bye bye Smithfield Tandoori!"

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Invasion of the Dinosaurs (5)
Screen Shot
Filmed: 23 Sep 1973
The Doctor turns his landrover around when he sees a brontosaurus ahead.

 

 

Access: publicStatus: recognisableSmithfields

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«prev photo next photo»Photograph taken: 22nd February 2011 by Chuck Foster

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Invasion of the Dinosaurs (6)
Screen Shot
Filmed: 23 Sep 1973
The Doctor avoids the two battling dinosaurs.

Invasion of the Dinosaurs (6)
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Filmed: 23 Sep 1973
The Doctor avoids the two battling dinosaurs.

 

 

Access: publicStatus: recognisableToilet(!)

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«prev photo next photo»Photograph taken: 22nd February 2011 by Chuck Foster

"The toilet may or may not have been demolished, as it is hidden behind the fence."

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Invasion of the Dinosaurs (6)
Screen Shot
Filmed: 23 Sep 1973
The Doctor stops as dinosaurs appear.

 

Additional Notes:

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A Gentlemen's Lavatory, next to an old tripe shot! Both have been closed for a number of years, and is presently owned by the Corporation of London. It is currently under threat of redevlopment.

Where to walk to next?

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Long Lane (Invasion of the Dinosaurs). Long Lane is on the corner of Smithfields with Lindsey Street.

Additional locations as the crow flies:

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Shoe Lane (Children of Earth: Day Three): 0.33 miles.

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Fore Street (The Invasion): 0.39 miles.

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Moor Lane (The Invasion): 0.40 miles.

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International Press Centre (The Runaway Bride, Children of Earth: Day Five): 0.40 miles.

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Ludgate Hill (The Invasion): 0.41 miles.

Further links about the location:

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City of London Corporation - Smithfield Market

Related Stories

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Invasion of the Dinosaurs [23 Sep 1973]: A seemingly deserted London

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