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London’s largest roof garden – 120 Fenchurch Street – reopens
London’s largest roof garden – 120 Fenchurch Street – reopens

London’s largest roof garden – 120 Fenchurch Street – reopens

After a rather long pandemic closure, the large roof garden at 120 Fenchurch Street has reopened to the public, with a very windswept opening week ahead.

Dec
08
2021
London’s largest roof garden reopening to the public
London’s largest roof garden reopening to the public

London’s largest roof garden reopening to the public

The roof garden on top of the office block at 120 Fenchurch Street is to reopen following a lengthy pandemic closure.

Oct
19
2021
London’s Alleys: Hogarth Court, EC3
London’s Alleys: Hogarth Court, EC3

London’s Alleys: Hogarth Court, EC3

This is a wide and tall alley that passes through a modern building, and while the alley looks new, it follows a path that's nearly 600 years old.

Apr
12
2021
Approval granted for London’s tallest Green Wall – 26 floors high
Approval granted for London’s tallest Green Wall – 26 floors high

Approval granted for London’s tallest Green Wall – 26 floors high

A new 36-storey high skyscraper has been given planning permission, and it will have a green wall from the 10th floor all the way to the very top.

May
14
2020
Roof garden at 120 Fenchurch Street to remain open at weekends
Roof garden at 120 Fenchurch Street to remain open at weekends

Roof garden at 120 Fenchurch Street to remain open at weekends

When the City's largest roof garden opened a year ago, it was to be kept open in the evenings, and for a trial period, at weekends.

Mar
09
2020
Half price travel on C2C trains in October
Half price travel on C2C trains in October

Half price travel on C2C trains in October

The C2C train operator, which runs trains between Fenchurch Street and Essex is offering half-price off-peak tickets for use during October.

Sep
24
2019
Tickets Alert: Tours of the Lloyds Register building
Tickets Alert: Tours of the Lloyds Register building

Tickets Alert: Tours of the Lloyds Register building

There's a chance to go inside the palatial Lloyds Register building in the City of London.

Jun
11
2019
120 Fenchurch Street – London’s largest roof garden
120 Fenchurch Street – London’s largest roof garden

120 Fenchurch Street – London’s largest roof garden

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.

Feb
17
2019
London’s Alleys: French Ordinary Court, EC3
London’s Alleys: French Ordinary Court, EC3

London’s Alleys: French Ordinary Court, EC3

An exceptionally atmospheric alley that burrows its way through history and deep under modern London.

Dec
10
2018
London’s Alleys: Star Alley, EC3
London’s Alleys: Star Alley, EC3

London’s Alleys: Star Alley, EC3

An ancient alley, on a modern alignment that will soon shift sideways, this is the astronomically named Star Alley.

Aug
27
2018
London’s Alleys: Hartshorn Alley, EC3
London’s Alleys: Hartshorn Alley, EC3

London’s Alleys: Hartshorn Alley, EC3

This is both delightful, in a 1980s sort of way, and yet somewhat perplexing alley in the City of London.

Feb
19
2018
Advent Calendar – Day 2
Advent Calendar – Day 2

Advent Calendar – Day 2

The annual tradition of posting a different vintage image each day during advent, and this year, it's of London's old railway stations.

Dec
02
2016