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Fleet Street

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For the television series tentatively titled Fleet Street, see Boston Legal.
There is also a Fleet Street in Temple Bar, Dublin.

Fleet Street is a famous London street, traditionally the home of the press. Despite the fact that all the major newspapers have now moved out of their Fleet Street offices (most to Docklands), the street's name continues to be used as a synonym for the British national press. The last major news office, Reuters, left in 2005.

At Temple Bar to the west, as Fleet Street crosses the boundary out of the City of London, it becomes the Strand; to the east it evolves into Ludgate Hill. The nearest tube stations are Temple, Chancery Lane, and Blackfriars. It is very close to City Thameslink station.

The street is named after the River Fleet, which it once bridged. (Today the river flows underground.)

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