The bbc seem to think google has started phoographing area in the UK including london see quote:
Street View has already been launched in the US and includes photos of streets in major American cities. Photographing of areas in the UK, including London, is believed to have started this week.
The bbc go on to question about the UK privacy laws for using images and faces with consent..
You can read the full article here: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/technology/7488524.stm
But the real big question is has anymore seen the google van taking photos ???
I have seen any blogs about a google van as yet but will keep a look out and might pop to london if one is knocking about : )