With a history going back 2000 years it is hardly surprising that so many of London's streets are known throughout the globe. Even today, several Roman roads pass through the capital and London's financial centre, The City of London is full of winding alleys and ancient ways with names from times gone by. Over the years the City's streets have become less familiar than roads in and around the West End and for this reason The Streets of London: The story behind London's most famous streets is primarily about roads in the City of Westminster and the Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea.
Born and bred in London Lucy McMurdo is a history graduate with a background in tourism, human resources and education. A real "people person" with bags of stamina and enthusiasm she is also a guide trainer both in the private and public (university) spheres and is a qualified City of Westminster, Clerkenwell and Islington local guide.