6 things that will die with the 24-hour night Tube

Life is about to get a lot easier on September 12 (unless you're a Tube driver/member of Aslef), when huge swathes of the Central, Jubilee, Northern, Piccadilly and Victoria lines go 24-hour at weekends.

Several things will disappear with it, mostly inconveniences it'll be good to see the back of, but also a few London nightlife staples and formative experiences...

1. Convenient end points for bad dates/seemingly inexorable 'work drinks'

It's 11.30pm, you're tired, hopelessly drunk on half a Kopparberg because you didn't eat dinner and you need to go home. "Gotta go, last train" will no longer be an excuse.

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