Queen Mary's Steps by Leonard Bentley, via Flickr, 1939 excavations for the new Ministry of Defence revealed Queen Mary's Steps which were part of King Henry VIII's Whitehall Palace, the steps led down to the terrace overlooking the River Thames
Wych Street, 1901. Wych Street is no longer there, but was a street in London, roughly where Australia House now stands on Aldwych. It ran west from the church of St Clement Danes on the Strand to a point towards the southern end of Drury Lane. The street was demolished by the London County Council in around 1901, as part of the redevelopment that created the Kingsway and Aldwych.
What a brilliant historical photo!! Never before seen photographs of the construction of Tower Bridge being constructed have been unveiled after a stash of hundred-year-old photos were found in a skip.