Lime Street, London

Lime Street
Lime Street is a minor road in the City of London between Fenchurch Street to the south and Leadenhall Street to the north.wikipedia
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Lloyd's of London

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It is perhaps best known as the current home of the world's largest insurance market, Lloyd's of London, since its newest building was opened on the street in 1986.
Today, it has a dedicated building on Lime Street within which business is transacted at each syndicate's "box" in the underwriting "Room", with the insurance policy documentation being known traditionally as a "slip".

Lloyd's building

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It is perhaps best known as the current home of the world's largest insurance market, Lloyd's of London, since its newest building was opened on the street in 1986.
It is located on the former site of East India House in Lime Street, in London's main financial district, the City of London.

Willis Building (London)

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Opposite Lloyd's, the Willis Building is the global headquarters of insurance broker Willis.
It is located on Lime Street in the City of London financial district.

Fenchurch Street

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Lime Street is a minor road in the City of London between Fenchurch Street to the south and Leadenhall Street to the north.
Further west, Fenchurch Street's junction with Lime Street was formerly the location of a Christopher Wren church, St Dionis Backchurch.

The Scalpel

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A 35-storey building has been proposed at 52-54 Lime Street, and upon approval and completion by 2017 will become the European headquarters of global insurer W. R. Berkley.
It is located on Lime Street in the City of London financial area.

City of London

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Lime Street is a minor road in the City of London between Fenchurch Street to the south and Leadenhall Street to the north.

Leadenhall Market

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Leadenhall Market is on Lime Street's western side, adjacent to Lloyd's.
Leadenhall Market is a covered market in London, located on Gracechurch Street but with vehicular access also available via Whittington Avenue to the north and Lime Street to the south and east, and additional pedestrian access via a number of narrow passageways.

Leadenhall Street

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Lime Street is a minor road in the City of London between Fenchurch Street to the south and Leadenhall Street to the north.
The Scalpel, a 38-storey skyscraper at 52-54 Lime Street is being constructed at the junction of Leadenhall Street and Lime Street.

Lime (material)

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Its name comes from the lime burners who once sold lime from there for use in construction.

Willis Group

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Opposite Lloyd's, the Willis Building is the global headquarters of insurance broker Willis.

W. R. Berkley

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A 35-storey building has been proposed at 52-54 Lime Street, and upon approval and completion by 2017 will become the European headquarters of global insurer W. R. Berkley.

Pedestrian zone

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The northern portion of the street is pedestrianised.

Norman Foster, Baron Foster of Thames Bank

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Nearby is the Norman Foster-designed and gherkin-shaped skyscraper 30 St Mary Axe, and the Leadenhall Building.

30 St Mary Axe

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Nearby is the Norman Foster-designed and gherkin-shaped skyscraper 30 St Mary Axe, and the Leadenhall Building.

122 Leadenhall Street

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Nearby is the Norman Foster-designed and gherkin-shaped skyscraper 30 St Mary Axe, and the Leadenhall Building.

Charles Dickens

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According to scholars, Charles Dickens placed the residence of Ebenezer Scrooge in a now-demolished house on the site of the current Lloyd's building at the corner of Lime and Leadenhall Streets.

Ebenezer Scrooge

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According to scholars, Charles Dickens placed the residence of Ebenezer Scrooge in a now-demolished house on the site of the current Lloyd's building at the corner of Lime and Leadenhall Streets.

2012 Olympic Marathon Course

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The southern portion of the street formed part of the marathon course for the 2012 Olympic Games.

2012 Summer Olympics

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The southern portion of the street formed part of the marathon course for the 2012 Olympic Games.

London Underground

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The nearest London Underground stations are Monument and Aldgate and the closest mainline railway stations are Liverpool Street, Cannon Street and Fenchurch Street.

Bank and Monument stations

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The nearest London Underground stations are Monument and Aldgate and the closest mainline railway stations are Liverpool Street, Cannon Street and Fenchurch Street.

Aldgate tube station

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The nearest London Underground stations are Monument and Aldgate and the closest mainline railway stations are Liverpool Street, Cannon Street and Fenchurch Street.

Liverpool Street station

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The nearest London Underground stations are Monument and Aldgate and the closest mainline railway stations are Liverpool Street, Cannon Street and Fenchurch Street.

Cannon Street station

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The nearest London Underground stations are Monument and Aldgate and the closest mainline railway stations are Liverpool Street, Cannon Street and Fenchurch Street.

Fenchurch Street railway station

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The nearest London Underground stations are Monument and Aldgate and the closest mainline railway stations are Liverpool Street, Cannon Street and Fenchurch Street.