Great Russell Street

Great Russell Street is a street in Bloomsbury, London, best known for being the location of the British Museum.[1] It runs between Tottenham Court Road (part of the A400 route) in the west, and Southampton Row (part of the A4200 route) in the east. It is one-way only (eastbound) between its western origin at Tottenham Court Road and Bloomsbury Street.[2]

The headquarters of the Trades Union Congress is located at Nos. 23-28 (Congress House).[3] The street is also the home of the Contemporary Ceramics Centre,[4] the gallery for the Craft Potters Association of Great Britain;[5] as well as the High Commission of Barbados to the United Kingdom.[6]

Famous residents

Great Russell Street has had a number of notable residents, especially during the Victorian era, including:

See also

Adjoining streets:



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  2. "UCL Bloomsbury Project". Retrieved 4 March 2019.
  3. "Contact". TUC. Retrieved 4 March 2019.
  4. "Contemporary Ceramics Centre". Retrieved 4 March 2019.
  5. "Homepage - Craft Potters Association". Retrieved 4 March 2019.
  6. "High Commission of Barbados in London, United Kingdom". Retrieved 4 March 2019.
  7. "Charles Dickens many addresses in Fitzrovia Fitzrovia News". Retrieved 4 March 2019.
  8. Waters, B. (ed.) (1951), The Essential W. H. Davies, London: Jonathan Cape, (Introduction: W. H. Davies, Man and Poet, pp. 9–20)
  9. "Caldecott, Randolph (1846-1886)". English Heritage. Retrieved 4 March 2019.
  10. "Thomas Henry Wyatt : London Remembers, Aiming to capture all memorials in London". Retrieved 4 March 2019.
  11. Cook, B. F. (23 September 2004). "Haynes, Denys Eyre Lankester (1913–1994)". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/9780198614128.001.0001/odnb-9780198614128-e-55011. Retrieved 7 April 2019.
  12. Bieri, James (2005). "Percy Bysshe Shelley: A Biography : Exile of Unfulfilled Renown, 1816-1822". University of Delaware Press. p. 57. Retrieved 31 October 2017.

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