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Street names can provide one of the most important clues to the history of an area, some revealing much about the former inhabitants of the area or about historic events which took place there. Do you know how your street got its name?

Street names to do with Trade

Cheapside in London was once a market place in the Middle Ages. The street names around the area are clues to the goods once sold there seven centuries ago and more.

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Bread Street

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Honey Lane

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Milk Street

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Ironmonger Lane

Street Names to do with buildings include

Church Street, Station Road and Cathedral Close


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