Buckingham Palace tube station to open for the Queen’s Jubilee
It's been announced that the until now secretive tube station built underneath Buckingham Palace is to be opened this summer for people to visit as part of the Platinum Jubilee celebrations.
The 250th anniversary of London’s Gin Riots
Today marks the 250th anniversary of one of London's most destructive riots, and it all started over an attempt to stop people drinking gin.
Plans to open central London’s secret limestone caves to the public
A series of limestone caves deep under central London, which have been kept secret since their discovery in the 1950s are to be opened to the public it will be announced at a press conference later today.
180th Anniversary of Regent’s Park’s Lost Railway Station
Buried underneath part of the Regent's Park lies one of London rail heritage's stranger stories, an entire railway terminus that once rivaled Euston station, but now is empty, abandoned, and largely forgotten.
Unbuilt London: Covering London in a Glass Dome
Exactly 200 years ago, the architect of the Crystal Palace proposed a grand scheme that would have seen the centre of London roofed over with a huge glass dome.
Tours of a disused tunnel under the Thames announced
Very exciting news as a long forgotten and overlooked marvel under the Thames is to have its first ever public tours.
Chance to see inside the Lost Church under Charing Cross Station
There sits underneath the forecourt of Charing Cross railway station a hidden marvel, the remains of a Hawksmoor designed church that is today sealed off and hidden -- except for one prominent and often misattributed visible sign of its existence.