London: West End: Sights

1. Earl's Court

2. 34 Tite Street

3. Sloane Square

4. Piccadilly Circus

5. Euston

6. Battersea


Earl's Court


Directions: See the Multimap. Take the tube to Earl's Court on the District or Piccadilly line. You are now essentially at Earl's Court. One map showed Earl's Court also where Earl's Court Road meets Barkston Gardens.

Importance: Mentioned in "Piccadilly Palare."

34 Tite Street

Photo at

Directions: See it on mapquest. Take the tube to Sloane Square on the Circle or District line. Head west to Chelsea Bridge Road and follow that until it hits Royal Hospital Road. Follow Royal Hospital Road southwest until it hits Tite Street. Turn left onto Tite Street and look for number 34.

Importance: Residence of Oscar Wilde from 1884 - 1895.

Sloane Square


History: Laid out in the late 18th century, it was named after Sir Hans Sloane. Sloane was a wealthy physician and collector who bought the manor of Chelsea in 1712.

Directions: See the multimap. Take the tube to Sloane Square on the Circle or District line. First, the hairdresser should be on your right after you exit the station. The name of the shop is Toni and Guy. Now follow Clivedon Street northeast and take the first right, Bourne Street. Take the second left which is Caroline Terrace. Follow Caroline Terrace until it stops at Eaton Terrace and take it to your right. Now take the first left, Chester Road and follow it for about two blocks. 32 Chester Square should be on your left [multimap].

Importance: The hairdresser is mentioned in "Hairdresser On Fire." 32 Chester Square was used in the video for "Suedehead."

Photos from Wilde About Morrissey.

Piccadilly Circus


History: The world-famous statue of Eros was erected in 1892 as a memorial to the Earl of Shaflesbury, the Victorian philanthropist. Some guidebooks say the circus has London's gaudiest array of neon signs.

Directions: See the multimap. Take the tube to Piccaddily Circus on the Bakerloo or Piccadilly line. From what I've read, you aren't going to miss the circus.

Importance: Obviously mentioned in the song "Piccadilly Palare."

Photo from Janco's Travel Site.



Directions: See it in mapquest. Take the tube to Euston on the Northern or Victoria line. You're there.

Importance: Mentioned in the song "London." Also, you can take a train to Manchester from here.



Directions: See the multimap. Take the tube to Victoria on the Circle, District or Victoria line. Now hop the train to Battersea Park. Exit the station and turn left heading northeast on Battersea Park Road. Follow the road for a little less than a half mile and turn left on Kirtling Street. You should hit Cringle Street in a block or so. The Power Station is left on Cringle Street.

Importance: The park was used in the video for "Fatty" and the Battersea area was mentioned in the song too. The power station was a photo location for the back cover of "Bona Drag" and press photos.

Photo from Wilde About Morrissey.

Updated: 01/17/04 Layout / Organization Copyright (c) Scott Krajewski, 1999-2004