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Hanway Street, London W1

I’ve just finished a photo feature on this quiet little street in the centre of London.

Rumoured to be named after Jonas Hanway – the man who introduced the umbrella to the streets of London and faced of a ton of grief from hackney cab drivers for his troubles – it’s a fascinating little backstreet.

See: Hanway Street feature

On a sadder note, I’ve had to add another entry to my growing list of Lost Pubs Of Brixton.

The beautiful Loughborough Hotel at 39 Loughborough Road, Brixton, SW9 7TB had already lost its famous ballroom to developers, but it now looks like the pub has gone too.

Read the full story here: Loughborough Hotel, Brixton closes