Above and below: Standing on Broadgate looking down Smithford street. The big building at the left is the Kings Head Hotel which is mainly in Hertford Street but the side is in Smithford Street. On the other corner is the City Hotel.
Above: Going down Smithford Street from Broadgate.Above: Looking along Smithford Street to Broadgate.
Above and below: The King’s Head Hotel corner with Smithford Street at the right.
Above: The City Hotel with the Smithford Street side at the left.
Above: Looking down Smithford Street with the City Hotel at the right when it was run by J.Judd between 1854 and 1861.
Above: The approximate modern location of the Broadgate end of Smithford Street
Post war development: now with Broadgate House built across part of Smithford Street blocking the route, and the remains of the street still existing behind it. The Smithford Street Arcade (City Arcade) is easily visible.
Smithford’s City Arcade
The City Arcade after 1940 bombing.