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The BBC's  Brief History of Fleet Street

Bob Hoskins' complaints about South Bank redevelopment mirror that of the Docklands a couple of years later.

"Eating High" a wonderfully dated newsreel about the GPO Tower restaurant.

Visit some of the London Underground's abandoned stations.

Orwell's Down & Out Live


The Telegraph's History of Fleet Street.

Two articles from the Independent and Guardian give a historical perspective on the overnight exodus. 

For a more detailed and contemporary view, check out Linda Melvern's 'The End of the Street'

Last reporters leave Fleet Street

History of Centre Point

Fleet Street traffic furniture

 At one point, each chapter was going have a chapter illustration from the unique traffic furniture in and around Fleet Street.  Do you know where they are?