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Polonium-210 Parkes Hotel Knightsbridge


Parkes Hotel
41 Beaufort Gardens


GPS grid coordinates:
Latitude: (WGS84) N51:29:52 ( 51.497866 )
Longitude: (WGS84) W0:09:53 ( -0.164739 )

Polonium-210 Dar Marrakesh restaurant


A contaminated handle of of sheesha (hubble bubble) pipe and a seat cushion were found at the:

Dar Marrakesh restaurant
Rupert Street
Trocadero Shopping mall



GPS grid coordinates:
Latitude: (WGS84) N51:30:38 ( 51.510627 )
Longitude: (WGS84) W0:07:58 ( -0.132853 )

Polonium-210 - Best Western Premier Shaftesbury Hotel


Best Western Premier Shaftesbury Hotel
65-73 Shaftesbury Avenue,



GPS grid coordinates:
Latitude: (WGS84) N51:30:44 ( 51.512222 )
Longitude: (WGS84) W0:07:55 ( -0.131908 )

Polonium-210 - Hey Jo "Gentleman's Club"

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It has emerged, months after the death of Andrei Litvinenko, that there some more sites which were deemed to be contaminated with traces of 210Polonium.

One of these revealed by Westminster Council (via The Daily Mail) is the

Hey Jo "Gentleman's Club" i.e. lap dancing bar
91 Jermyn Street



GPS grid coordinates:
Latitude: (WGS84) N51:30:29 ( 51.508131 )
Longitude: (WGS84) W0:08:13 ( -0.137033 )

Polonium-210 - the murder of Alexander Litvinenko


The sensational murder of Alexander Litvinenko, a naturalised British citizen and former Russian KGB agent turned Russian dissident opponent of President Vladimir Putin at the end of 2006, by means of the extraordinary use of a massive dose of the radioactive isotope 210Polonium is inevitably of interest to CyberPunk tourists with a penchant for high technology and the macabre. Exotic high tech poisons have

Lots of aeroplanes and several locations were contaminated with trace amounts of 210Polonium, which is a very active emitter of alpha particles, which are usually blocked by the human skin, but which is lethal if inhaled or ingested. It is so active an isotope, with a half life of 138 days, that it tend to spall or sublime, if left exposed to the atmosphere i.e. atoms of 210Polonium are knocked away from the surface by the vigour of the alpha particle flux from the bulk of the solid or liquid containing the isotope, thereby leaving minute traces at the sites where the victim and the poisoner(s) visited.

Most of these locations in central London are in Mayfair except for 1 Cavendish Place and UCL Hospital.

There are other locations which were contaminated with traces of 210Polonium, in North London e.g. Litvineko's home in Osier Avenue 140 Osier Crescent in Haringey, Arsenal football stadium, Heathrow Airport etc., outside of Central London, either by contact with Alexander Litvinenko or with his alleged murderer Alexei Lugovoi.

N.B. all of these locations have been declared safe - remember the half life of 210Polonium is138 days.

Also involved in this high tech spook saga, were:

  • Metropolitan Police Counter-terrorism Command, New Scotland Yard, Broadway
  • Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Whitehall
  • Embassy of the Russian Federation, 6 - 7 Kensington Palace Gardens

Russian Embassy


Embassy of the Russian Federation
6 - 7 Kensington Palace Gardens
W8 4QP


GPS grid coordinates:
Latitude: (WGS84) N51:30:25 ( 51.506992 )
Longitude: (WGS84) W0:11:26 ( -0.190685 )

The refusal by the Russian government to allow the extradition or prosecution of the chief suspect in the murder of Alexander Litvinenko, namely Andrei Lugovoi, has resulted in a Cold War style declaration of 4 Russian diplomats and / or spies fromthe Russian Embassy in London, with equivalent retaliation against 4 British diplomats / spies in Moscow.

Polonium-210 University College Hospital, 250 Euston Road


University College Hospital is where Alexander Litvinenko was treated and died. It is also where most of the medical staff, restaurant and office workers, friends and business associates etc. who had been in contact with him, were tested for 210Polonium contamination, although urine samples were sent off to the United Kingdom nuclear weapons experts at Aldermaston.


Approximate GPS grid coordinates (the Hospital is a big site):
Latitude: (WGS84) N51:31:30 ( 51.525087 )
Longitude: (WGS84) W0:08:12 ( -0.136788 )

Polonium-210: 1 Cavendish Place


Not in Mayfair but opposite the Langham Hotel near the BBC Broadcasting House and the Chinese Embassy.

1 Cavendish Place


GPS grid coordinates:
Latitude: (WGS84) N51:31:02 ( 51.517092 )
Longitude: (WGS84) W0:08:37 ( -0.143542 )

Polonium-210: 58 Grosvenor Street


58 Grosvenor Street London W1K 3JB

Various oil and gas investment company offices


GPS grid coordinates:
Latitude: (WGS84) N51:30:42 ( 51.511547 )
Longitude: (WGS84) W0:08:50 ( -0.147227 )

Polonium-210: 25 Grosvenor Street


25 Grosvenor Street, London, W1K 4QN

Erinys - private military contractor / mercenary company


Titon International -

"Titon International Ltd is an independent Business Intelligence Company providing a wide range of bespoke security and intelligence services to the commercial world both in the UK and Overseas. All Titon services are necessarily discreet and precisely tailored to the client’s requirement - client confidentiality is of paramount importance to us and is always guaranteed."

Both of these companies were set up by former senior British Special Forces officers, including Major General John T Holmes, DSO, OBE, MC Director SAS



GPS grid coordinates:
Latitude: (WGS84) N51:30:43 ( 51.511950 )
Longitude: (WGS84) W0:08:50 ( -0.147095 )

Polonium-210: Millennium Hotel, 44 Grosvenor Square


Pine Bar, Millennium Hotel,
44 Grosvenor Square, Mayfair, London, UK W1K 2HP

This is where the massive lethal dose of 210Polonium is alleged to have been administered to Alexander Litvinenko in a cup of tea, perhaps by Andre Lugovoi



GPS grid coordinates:
Latitude: (WGS84) N51:30:39 ( 51.510718 )
Longitude: (WGS84) W0:09:04 ( -0.151079 )

Polonium-210: Interpark House, 7 Down Street


Interpark House, 7 Down Street - offices of exiled dissident Russian oligarch billionaire Boris Berezovsky

(entrance by the parked cars on the left of this view)

This building is also the UK contact address for the Litvineneko Justice Foundation, founded by Marina Litvinenko, Boris Berezovsky, Alex Goldfarb and Louise Christian.

Mail to:

7 Down St, Second Floor, London W1 J7AJ, UK

1230 Avenue of the Americas, 7th Floor, New York, NY 10020, USA


По-русски: +442075048756

English: +1(646)3900704



GPS grid coordinates:
Latitude: (WGS84) N51:30:19 ( 51.505340 )
Longitude: (WGS84) W0:08:54 ( -0.148199 )

Polonium-210: Sheraton Park Lane Hotel, Piccadilly


Sheraton Hotel "Park Lane", actually in Piccadilly


GPS grid coordinates:
Latitude: N51:30:18 ( 51.504976 )
Longitude: W0:08:50 ( -0.147349 )

Polonium-210: Pescatori fish restaurant, 11 Dover Street


Pescatori fish restaurant,11 Dover Street, Mayfair, London W1S 4LH


GPS grid coordinates:
Latitude: (WGS84) N51:30:30 ( 51.508223 )
Longitude: (WGS84) W0:08:30 ( -0.141727 )

Polonium-210: Itsu sushi restaurant, 167 Piccadilly


Itsu sushi restaurant, 167 Piccadilly, London W1J 9EG, nearly opposite Old Bond Street.

Itsu featured in the early media speculation as the place where Litvinenko met Mario Scaramella, an Italian academic / spook with whom he had been working The restaurant is now so popular with tourists, that it is expanding into the adjacent mobile phone shop premises.



GPS grid coordinates:
Latitude: (WGS84) N51:30:28 ( 51.507806 )
Longitude: (WGS84) W0:08:23 ( -0.139784 )

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