Why is a Chichester road named after a place in North Korea?

Why is a road in Chichester currently named after a North Korean city?

Tuesday, 10th April 2018, 6:10 pm
Updated Friday, 8th June 2018, 12:43 am
'Pyongyang Close' in Chichester? Pictures: Google Maps/Google Streetview
'Pyongyang Close' in Chichester? Pictures: Google Maps/Google Streetview

A small close near the railway line in the city is currently named ‘Pyongyang Close’ on Google Maps.

The unofficial name has reportedly been live on the site for some time.

Likely changed by an online prankster, the address is fully searchable on the site.

The location of the so-called 'Pyongyang Close'

On closer inspection, a small alley nearby is named Bart Simpson Walk.

Have you spotted any strange street names online or in real life?

'Bart Simpson Walk', just a few streets away