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Three London Cabbies, One Big City...and the rest is HISTORY!
The Ghost Phone of Portland Place

The Ghost Phone of Portland Place

Jon, Jamie & Joe go in search of the last remaining Cab Rank Phones to be found in London and during their search they discover something quite spooky about the Portland Place cab rank phone. While looking into the alleged ghostly happenings at the Portland Place...

The Philanthropist

The Philanthropist

This Philanthropist campaigned to offer poor children a decent start to what would otherwise have been a destitute life! But what was his legacy, & how did the area get its name? The Cockney Cabbies will tell you all about it very soon. SUBSCRIBE to the Cockney...

We’ve Arrived

We’ve Arrived

The Cockney Cabbies have arrived! Here's a little introduction to Jon, Joe & Jamie..and an insight into just some of the wonderful things we'll be talking about in our upcoming episodes of 'The Cockney Cabbies Guide to London!' Don't forget to go to YouTube &...

Hooked

Hooked

Hang about! What would this hook have been used for then? There was a time that the Police would've needed to be fully armed when patrolling this part of London! Rife with robbers, thieves, drunks & prostitutes..it was 'orrible!! SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel,...

Poor Box

Poor Box

Not sure how old this 'Poor Box' is but from the look of the letter font, it looks like it has certainly seen some times in its life! But, where is it? And what did the surrounding buildings play in their part of Londons history?The Cockney Cabbies will be revealing...

Kenneth Williams

Kenneth Williams

This funny man never strayed far from his Holborn roots! His life, amongst other things, was a right 'Carry On!'The Cockney Cabbies can't wait to tell you about Kenny & other London based heroes of Comedy very soon. Go & SUBSCRIBE to the 'Cockney Cabbies guide...

Three Blind Mice

Three Blind Mice

We all know the rhyme 'Three Blind Mice' but what about these two little fellas fighting over a piece of cheese on the side of a building near the Monument? What's the story behind the Rhyme, and this carving? The 'Cockney Cabbies guide to London" YouTube channel will...

A Piece of Rome

A Piece of Rome

It's not every day in every Big City that you can see a piece of Roman Wharf from the 1st Century! But where was it found? Subscribe to the Cockney Cabbies guide to London YouTube channel, as they investigate! 3 London Cabbies1 Big CityAnd the rest is history!

Push Once

Push Once

True Londoners will know what this button is!It was part of many a childhood here in the Big City for over 60 years..but is now all but vanished!The 'Cockney Cabbies Guide to London' YouTube channel will be telling you all about this magical button very very soon!3...

What is a Cockney

What is a Cockney

So, what is a Cockney? Where did the name even come from? And why are Cockney's dying out?The Cockney Cabbies Guide to London YouTube channel will be revealing all very very soon! So, go and find us, & Like & Subscribe 👍🏻😊3 London Cabbies1 Great CityAnd the...