Christmas rain – Soho lights reflected in the rainy pavements of London, Dec 2017

Christmas rain - Soho lights reflected in the pavements, December 2017

Here’s another set of photos taken around Soho this weekend, showing the rainy streets of the capital a week before Christmas.

Christmas rain - Soho lights reflected in the pavements, December 2017

The magnificent former gas lanterns of the Cock Tavern on Margaret Street, a Victorian pub with a wonderfully ornate interior. A long, narrow pub, it serves the usual range of affordable Samuel Smith beers.

Christmas rain - Soho lights reflected in the pavements, December 2017

Rain reflected off the sett paving on Broadwick Street.

Christmas rain - Soho lights reflected in the pavements, December 2017

Christmas rain - Soho lights reflected in the pavements, December 2017

Christmas rain - Soho lights reflected in the pavements, December 2017

Former Watners boozer, the Blue Posts.

Christmas rain - Soho lights reflected in the pavements, December 2017

Berwick Street.

Christmas rain - Soho lights reflected in the pavements, December 2017

Christmas rain - Soho lights reflected in the pavements, December 2017

Market stall packs down in Berwick Street.

Christmas rain - Soho lights reflected in the pavements, December 2017

Police car and pedestrian reflections.

Christmas rain - Soho lights reflected in the pavements, December 2017

Tourists taking a ride.

Christmas rain - Soho lights reflected in the pavements, December 2017

The distinctive half-timbered gardener’s hut in Soho Square.

A little known fact is that the Grade II listed mock-Tudor cottage also houses an emergency fire escape exit for a WW2 200 sq ft brick and concrete shell shelter in its centre. []

Christmas rain - Soho lights reflected in the pavements, December 2017

Soho Square phone box with Centrepoint in the background.

Christmas rain - Soho lights reflected in the pavements, December 2017

The great fairy light orb of Tottenham Court Road.

Christmas rain - Soho lights reflected in the pavements, December 2017

Baubles in the rain.

Christmas rain - Soho lights reflected in the pavements, December 2017

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