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London’s Pocket Parks: Talbot Yard courtyard, SE1
London’s Pocket Parks: Talbot Yard courtyard, SE1

London’s Pocket Parks: Talbot Yard courtyard, SE1

A rather modern take on the public park can be found hidden away in the narrow side streets to the south of London Bridge station in a corner you're unlikely to stumble upon by accident.

Mar
10
Upgrade to reduce congestion at London Bridge tube station
Upgrade to reduce congestion at London Bridge tube station

Upgrade to reduce congestion at London Bridge tube station

The Borough High Street entrance to the London Underground could get an upgrade to reduce the amount of crowding on the high street, under plans being discussed with a property developer.

Feb
28
London’s Alleys: Counter Court, SE1
London’s Alleys: Counter Court, SE1

London’s Alleys: Counter Court, SE1

This very shabby dirt ridden little alley near London Bridge is a legacy of judicial power, being named after an early prison on the same location.

Feb
28
South London’s King Alfred statue has the legs of a Roman goddess
South London’s King Alfred statue has the legs of a Roman goddess

South London’s King Alfred statue has the legs of a Roman goddess

What has long been thought to be London's oldest outdoor statue has turned out to be even older than expected after restoration work uncovered its Roman origins.

Nov
16
2021
200th anniversary of the New Marshalsea Prison in Southwark
200th anniversary of the New Marshalsea Prison in Southwark

200th anniversary of the New Marshalsea Prison in Southwark

At some point in 1811 -- the specific date has been frustratingly difficult to pin down -- a new prison was opened in Southwark that despite its short life was to become notorious in literary history as the inspiration for one of Charles Dickens novels.

Aug
28
2011