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London’s Pocket Parks: Alfred Place Gardens, WC1
London’s Pocket Parks: Alfred Place Gardens, WC1

London’s Pocket Parks: Alfred Place Gardens, WC1

This is a new linear pocket park in central London that was until a few months ago an unremarkable road used mainly for parking and deliveries.

Apr
27
London’s Pocket Parks: Bramber Green, WC1
London’s Pocket Parks: Bramber Green, WC1

London’s Pocket Parks: Bramber Green, WC1

Originally constructed on a WW2 bomb damaged housing site, Bramber Green in King's Cross was created in the early 1960s to accompany an orange coloured block of flats after which it was named, Bramber House.

Apr
07
Camden Market offering unlimited meals for £5 each
Camden Market offering unlimited meals for £5 each

Camden Market offering unlimited meals for £5 each

For the next couple of weeks, it's possible to eat at Camden Market's many food outlets for £5 per dish.

Jan
28
Graffiti covered shop shutters fills an art gallery
Graffiti covered shop shutters fills an art gallery

Graffiti covered shop shutters fills an art gallery

Chopped up shop shutters covered in graffiti are filling a Camden art gallery, as graffiti continues its transition from street art to gallery art.

Nov
26
2021
HS2 shows off revised plans for Camden ventilation shaft
HS2 shows off revised plans for Camden ventilation shaft

HS2 shows off revised plans for Camden ventilation shaft

Revised plans for HS2's headhouse building in Camden have been published ahead of a series of public consultations on the design.

Sep
07
2021
Outdoor exhibition opens around Kentish Town
Outdoor exhibition opens around Kentish Town

Outdoor exhibition opens around Kentish Town

To mark the one-year anniversary of the pandemic lockdown, an outdoor exhibition is opening in Camden, and it's outdoors because we're still in lockdown.

Mar
22
2021
New York Highline team to design London’s Camden Highline
New York Highline team to design London’s Camden Highline

New York Highline team to design London’s Camden Highline

The team that lead the New York's Highline development, turning an old railway line in a public park has won a design competition to do the same along an old railway line in Camden.

Feb
15
2021
London’s Pocket Parks: Camden Gardens, NW1
London’s Pocket Parks: Camden Gardens, NW1

London’s Pocket Parks: Camden Gardens, NW1

A decent-sized triangle of land next to Camden Road station, with the railway running through the middle of it, on arches.

Dec
31
2020
It’s the 200th anniversary of Mornington Crescent
It’s the 200th anniversary of Mornington Crescent

It’s the 200th anniversary of Mornington Crescent

This year marks the 200th anniversary of the construction of Mornington Crescent.

Mar
25
2020
London’s Alleys: Argyle Walk, WC1
London’s Alleys: Argyle Walk, WC1

London’s Alleys: Argyle Walk, WC1

Sometimes you come across an alley that looks interesting, but is probably new, but turns out to be ancient.

Dec
23
2019
Trial pedestrianisation of Camden High Street
Trial pedestrianisation of Camden High Street

Trial pedestrianisation of Camden High Street

Over the next couple of years, Camden High Street could be blocked to road traffic on a trial basis.

Jun
24
2019
A Vagina Museum is coming to London
A Vagina Museum is coming to London

A Vagina Museum is coming to London

If they can raise enough money, then Camden could be boasting a new museum later this year -- devoted to female anatomy.

Mar
28
2019
London’s Pocket Parks: St Andrew’s Gardens, WC1
London’s Pocket Parks: St Andrew’s Gardens, WC1

London’s Pocket Parks: St Andrew’s Gardens, WC1

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.

Oct
24
2018
More details released about Camden tube station’s upgrade
More details released about Camden tube station’s upgrade

More details released about Camden tube station’s upgrade

Long running plans to upgrade Camden tube station have made a step closer to realisation with another consultation for the public to comment on.

Jun
25
2017
Camden tube station upgrade moves forward
Camden tube station upgrade moves forward

Camden tube station upgrade moves forward

A public consultation is opening to show off plans for a major upgrade of Camden tube station.

Jan
13
2017
The Camden Bench
The Camden Bench

The Camden Bench

Four years ago a new form of street furniture started to appear in London, the Camden Bench, a specially commissioned piece of amorphous concrete designed to deter anti-social behaviour.

Nov
26
2016
A week of disruptions on London Over- and Under-ground
A week of disruptions on London Over- and Under-ground

A week of disruptions on London Over- and Under-ground

In two separate notices, London Underground has designated the first week of August for two separate but major sets of disruptions on the tube network.

Jul
01
2016
TfL shows off plans for Camden Town tube station upgrade
TfL shows off plans for Camden Town tube station upgrade

TfL shows off plans for Camden Town tube station upgrade

Ten years after a previous attempt to rebuild Camden Town tube station were thrown out, London Underground is back with a new scheme.

Oct
12
2015
A “tube map” for housing developments
A “tube map” for housing developments

A “tube map” for housing developments

Not far from Camden is a tube map on the wall of a housing development, showing not trains, but a timeline.

Sep
06
2015
Camden to get a miniature railway
Camden to get a miniature railway

Camden to get a miniature railway

Later this month, a small miniature railway will be installed running along the top of a shop in Camden.

Sep
05
2014
A rare oasis of calm in Camden Town
A rare oasis of calm in Camden Town

A rare oasis of calm in Camden Town

Camden town, that bustling heart of youth and arts has a seemingly rather overlooked oasis of peace and calm - sitting right next to the huge Sainsburys.

May
27
2013