A new roof garden has opened in the City of London, and what it lacks in height, it more than makes up for in width -- it's the largest roof garden in London.
There can be few greater delights than a wander through a wood on a cold winters day, and sadly, few more dispiriting than a visit to a municipal park on the same day.
Hidden in a side alley behind the back of Mansion House is a gated, and often locked pocket park.
This is a pocket park that sits right on top of a tube station, and one that very nearly didn't exist.
Granville Square is a prominent tree lined square surrounded by period homes, located north of Kings Cross Road.
A ramshackle old park that looks in need of some T&C with grave stones haphazardly sinking into the ground, this is St Andrew's Garden in Camden.
Like many pocket parks, this is the result of too many people dying too often -- it's a disused graveyard.
Just to the south of Old Street can be found one of London's oldest and greatest burial grounds, and one with a most unusual history.
London's newest Pocket Park opened a couple of weeks ago, replacing an ugly road junction that was a legacy of 1960s thinking.
A gas lamp lit shady rectangle of grass providing relaxing seating next to a church for a She-Wolf.