City of London, England, United Kingdom
The Sun was launched to
replace the The Daily Herald.
First printed at Boverie
Street, south of Fleet Street.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Communications. A significant historical month for this entry is September 1964.
Location. 51° 30.86′ N, 0° 6.464′ W. Marker is in City of London, England. Marker is at the intersection of Fleet Street and Bolt Court when traveling east on Fleet Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 150 Fleet Street, City of London, England EC4A 2DQ, United Kingdom. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Two Famous Clockmakers (a few steps from this marker); The Daily Express (a few steps from this marker); Anti-Corn-Law League (within shouting distance of this marker); St. Dunstan's Court (within shouting distance of this marker); The Tipperary (within shouting distance of this marker); All the Year Round, conducted by Charles Dickens (within shouting distance of this marker); Ye Olde Cheshire Cheese The Standard (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in City of London.
Regarding Bolt Court. This is one of roughly 8 markers set in the pavement along Fleet Street that commemorate various aspects of the printing and newspaper industries.
Also see . . . The Sun (United Kingdom) (Wikipedia). "The Sun is a tabloid newspaper published in the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland. As a broadsheet, it was founded in 1964 as a successor to the Daily Herald; it became a tabloid in 1969 after it was purchased by its current owners. It is published by the News Group Newspapers division of News UK, itself a wholly owned subsidiary of Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. Since The Sun on Sunday was launched in February 2012, the paper has been a seven-day operation....The Sun previously had the largest circulation of any daily newspaper in the United Kingdom, but was overtaken by rival Metro in March 2018." (Submitted on July 12, 2018.)
Credits. This page was last revised on July 12, 2018. It was originally submitted on July 12, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 92 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 12, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.