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Tickets Alert: Tours of Billingsgate’s Roman bath house
Tickets Alert: Tours of Billingsgate’s Roman bath house

Tickets Alert: Tours of Billingsgate’s Roman bath house

Hidden underneath a mundane office block can be found one of London’s largest Roman remains, and it’s open for tours for two days later this month.

Aug
09
2021
City of London gets planning permission for Dagenham markets move
City of London gets planning permission for Dagenham markets move

City of London gets planning permission for Dagenham markets move

Plans by the City of London to move its three historic markets to a single site in Dagenham Dock took a step forward last night after Barking and Dagenham council approved planning permission for the new market building.

Mar
23
2021
First image of the City of London’s planned Dagenham markets
First image of the City of London’s planned Dagenham markets

First image of the City of London’s planned Dagenham markets

Plans to merge three of the City's ancient markets to one location have moved ahead as the planning application was formally filed with the council.

Jun
03
2020
City of London updates plans to move its markets to Dagenham
City of London updates plans to move its markets to Dagenham

City of London updates plans to move its markets to Dagenham

A new public consultation is opening on the City of London's plans to co-locate Billingsgate, New Spitalfields and Smithfield markets at a new site in Dagenham Dock.

Jan
23
2020
Smithfield meat market to move out of Central London
Smithfield meat market to move out of Central London

Smithfield meat market to move out of Central London

The City of London has confirmed what was pretty much already known, that Smithfield Meat Market is to leave its historic central London home.

Apr
29
2019
Tickets Alert: Tours of Billingsgate Roman House and Baths
Tickets Alert: Tours of Billingsgate Roman House and Baths

Tickets Alert: Tours of Billingsgate Roman House and Baths

Hidden underneath a mundane office block can be found one of London's largest Roman remains, and it's open for tours from next month.

Mar
18
2019
Tours of a Roman bathhouse resume this weekend
Tours of a Roman bathhouse resume this weekend

Tours of a Roman bathhouse resume this weekend

Deep under a 1960s office block can be found one of London's largest Roman ruins, and tours will resume this weekend.

Mar
28
2018
Ticket Alert: Visit a Roman Bathhouse
Ticket Alert: Visit a Roman Bathhouse

Ticket Alert: Visit a Roman Bathhouse

Under an otherwise unremarkable office block in the City can be found one of London's largest visible Roman ruins. Visible very rarely though, as it's behind locked doors.

Mar
23
2016
Rarely seen roman ruin to open to the public
Rarely seen roman ruin to open to the public

Rarely seen roman ruin to open to the public

Under an otherwise unremarkable office block in the City can be found one of London's largest visible Roman ruins. Visible very rarely though, as it's behind locked doors.

Jul
17
2015