Category: Toilets

Going underground

Actually you can’t “go” here anymore. This subterranean pissoir is no longer abluted by its passing clientele. These days, customers buy coffee and cakes, not drop the kids…

In which I find myself in Queer Street

Carey Street runs from Portugal Street and the student quarter around the LSE across to Chancery Lane and London’s legal area. It is famous as the original “Queer…

The metal loo of Star Yard

This is a real old slice of Victorian London. A proper public convenience – of the Parisian-styled pissoir variety – of which very few survive. Made of iron,…

Church Street Market

I was following one of Geoffrey Fletcher‘s old walks through 1970’s London which he’d documented in his excellent book London At My Feet. Practically all of the “old…