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London’s Alleys: Havelock Walk, SE23
London’s Alleys: Havelock Walk, SE23

London’s Alleys: Havelock Walk, SE23

A short walk from Forest Hill station is this old mews that's now a haven for artists who have taken its long row of former warehouse buildings.

Mar
27
2023
Admire the magnificent Dawson Heights
Admire the magnificent Dawson Heights

Admire the magnificent Dawson Heights

One of the architectural landmarks of South London is a wide ziggurat block of flats -- Dawson Heights.

Aug
29
2019
A gothic house made from concrete
A gothic house made from concrete

A gothic house made from concrete

Opposite a gothic looking church is a gothic looking house -- made from concrete.

Aug
22
2019
Horniman Museum shows off expansion plans
Horniman Museum shows off expansion plans

Horniman Museum shows off expansion plans

Nearly 20 years ago, the Horniman Museum in South London expanded, and now they need to do so again.

Jul
03
2019
Advent Calendar – Day 6
Advent Calendar – Day 6

Advent Calendar – Day 6

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
06
2016
Pay a visit to South London’s famous stuffed Walrus
Pay a visit to South London’s famous stuffed Walrus

Pay a visit to South London’s famous stuffed Walrus

If you inherit a company from your dad, and build it up to become the world’s largest tea trading business, you might be inclined to start collecting things as you travel around. Such a person was Frederick John Horniman who

Jan
24
2012
An Ivy Clad Phone Box
An Ivy Clad Phone Box

An Ivy Clad Phone Box

Sitting on the corner of Sydenham Hill road in Forest Hill is the rather sad, yet oddly romantic sight of an early Telephone Box being slowly consumed by ivy leaf. The phone within has evidently long ceased to function, and

Jan
22
2012
Croydon’s Experimental Atmospheric Railway
Croydon’s Experimental Atmospheric Railway

Croydon’s Experimental Atmospheric Railway

Long term readers may recall my on/off researches into a tube railway that would have linked

Apr
30
2010