will close on Feb 27th.

Please save any personal content and exchange contact info with other members you?d like to stay in touch with. Thank you for your contributions to the VirtualTourist community.

"Take a bite of "Apple"" Top 5 Page for this destination London Off The Beaten Path Tip by sourbugger

London Off The Beaten Path: 1,705 reviews and 3,066 photos

  3 Saville road
by sourbugger

Although no longer a recording studio - 3 Saville Road was the location for the Beatles' Apple Studios. The Beatles famously gave an performance on the rooftop in 1969.
Legend says that the nearby shop owners called the police to break up the noisy performance. The police station was just around the corner but, it took 40 minutes for them saunter up. Perhaps they were fans as well. Even then they agreed to John's request to complete the song they were singing.

This event proved to be their last public performance together.

Review Helpfulness: 4 out of 5 stars

Was this review helpful?

  • Updated Apr 13, 2004
  • Send to a Friend
  • Add to your Trip Planner
  • Report Abuse



“Deny yourself nothing, but deny everything.”

Online Now


Top 1,000 Travel Writer
Member Rank:
0 0 0 3 7

Have you been to London?

  Share Your Travels