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Fleet Street
Fleet street

This most legendary of London roads has been synonymous with journalism for more than 500 years, although what was once known as the ‘street of adventure’ is now virtually deserted of the hundreds of journalists who used to work and socialize in its famous buildings.

Situated in EC4 between the Strand and Ludgate Circus, and just a stone's throw away from the instantly recognizable St Paul's Cathedral, Fleet Street was home to the British national press until the mass exodus in the 1980s when the newspaper titles were relocated from their historic properties to cheaper sites elsewhere in the capital housing new technology, particularly to riverside locations such as Wapping and Canary Wharf. In 1989, a national newspaper rolled off a Fleet Street-based ...

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