Printing House Square

This square acquired its name after the Great Fire - the king's printer moved here and published acts and decrees from here, as well as the London Gazette from 1666. In 1785, John Walter began publishing the Daily Universal Register which became The Times on the 1st January 1788. In 1964, a new building made of schist and glass was built to house the offices of the newspaper which were transferred to Gray's Inn Road in 1974 and then to Wapping in 1986.

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Address:

Printing House Square, EC2 London

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