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"mount street gardens" Discussed on Spies of London

Spies of London

04:26 min | 1 year ago

"mount street gardens" Discussed on Spies of London

"So what this does is. It produces at least three locations. It's the the bench. The dead letterbox itself and lamppost allows you to check and double check and triple check that. The coast is clear before during and after the drop this takes a lot of time. but it's virtually foolproof. Is very unlikely that you would have been followed to all three locations without noticing lead been followed and of course if necessary you can add further steps along the chain depending on how secret document might be. I really like these gardens. The bench was definitely used by the kgb. We have this from people who've been captured or been naturalized likely vinko wants to become british citizen literal. We will now leave the gardens back towards south street in the west seal their past the mayfair library and take a left onto south street and the lamppost is harder to find now. It's outside number. Two orderly square or the square is not a square and it's been boarded up for some years. Because there's a massive redevelopment project going on behind some body areas but is next to the women's social club fe famously. One of the few social clubs exclusively for women and you should find it fairly easily bought. This is one that. It's very hard to describe so take a look on google maps. Women get lamppost again. There would be a chalk mark in blue or white just above head height and somebody would walk past brush past mark the lump host and there was a figure of eight on the lump person it would be just below there then later on. The chalk is removed. It's checked triple checked. And then they go back can remove the mark from the bench and that recess the system so this was laborious. it was difficult but it was virtually foolproof. Typically the paperwork would have been stolen from one of the many embassies in this area. There are very many in mayfair. Park lane curzon street. Even today and the perhaps we're even more back then so it was very easy to steal a document mark the lump postmark the bench take it to the dead letter. Drop lever there for cultivars check his gun and then back to work after lunch or in the next morning so in this. First part of the mayfair cold walk we started in grosvenor square gardens. We saw the old american embassy. We saw purdis gun shop and we saw mount street gardens and the lamp post on south..

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"mount street gardens" Discussed on Spies of London

Spies of London

04:54 min | 1 year ago

"mount street gardens" Discussed on Spies of London

"Six have been tracking a foreign prince a middle eastern prince who perhaps might be slightly large around the mayfair and making sure he doesn't cause a diplomatic incident his john day to had been spent hanging around mount st while fatboy had himself measured for a pair of purdy shotguns. First precariously brandishing a try gun. That's a practice test gun around the premises then throwing a tantrum. When he discovered he would have to wait two years before they were ready. And then later on. They're watching fat again from van outside a shuttered. Whorehouse here in south audley street the whole houses of south audley street are not widely advertised. Not obvious on this walk. But the interesting thing to me is that john kerry when he worked for my five worked in the building that you'll be seeing h. On this wall like field housing kuzma street. So john's lunch times would have been spent himself hanging around south orchestrate incurs street and therefore many of the locations in his earlier books and his perhaps most famous books tend to be from mayfair. More later now. The reason i liked per is because yes. The guns are intricate and expensive and highly regarded both as weapons for country shooting and as works of art in terms of the fine metalwork on them in the the woodwork on them but they also do a nice range of clothes racks jackets and so on and this shop is just great fun to look around his really old fashioned and traditional and just everything that makes mayfair great is exemplified by visit to purchase gunshop however however we are not going down south audley street we have we have a date in mount street gardens so we are heading east along mount straight past all the shops in the fancy restaurants. And on the right you will see an estate agents and passage along the side of the estate agents. Which takes you into mount street gardens. Sometimes as georgia's gardens and when you walk through first of all let me say it's even more of a favourite with me than grosvenor square gardens because it smaller. It's more intimate. It's sort of l-shaped which means you get little heidi corners here but also because eight is famous for kgb activity and you will see straight away and since georgia's gardens. Their high number of benches wooden benches many of which new would not have been there during the cold war however many of them were there during the cold war. And i've got information. That and i quote the second bench on the rights was used as a kgb signaling system to communicate with spies now the wrestlemania benches now that it's difficult to understand the second bench on the right..

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