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Rude map: 22 naughty London place names

Posted at 8:00 am, January 28, 2015 in Fun London, Maps

You want directions to Pump Alley? Take Bonar Road, past the Back Passage towards Beaver Close and go right into Fine Bush Lane. Just make sure you don’t take a wrong turn down into Mudchute.

Well, it’s no wonder we’re such a rude lot with these filthy street names all around us! 

Strumpshaw Tincleton & Giggleswick’s ‘Marvellous Map of Great British Place Names in the UK’ highlights some crude corkers from across the country with a good smattering of London lols.

Take a look at the big, long, dirty list of London rude names right here:


Back Passage

Beaver Close

Bonar Road


Fine Bush Lane

Hainault (sounds better when you say it out loud)

Hainault Forest

Helmet Row

Hooker’s Road

Lovage Approach

Ming Street


Nelsons Column

Old Broad Street

Percy Passage

Pump Alley

Shephards Bush

Spankers Hill Wood

St. John’s wood

Swallow Passage

Wildwood Rise


If you want to get your hands on one of these great maps, then take a look here and choose from the Old School or New School design.

Here’s some more great rude street names in London. You might not want to move to them though as your property might be worth less!

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