A new “Low Line” proposed between Battersea and Waterloo
The long railway viaduct running between Battersea and Waterloo could become a much more pleasant place for pedestrians, as plans are shown off to create a "low line" along the railway arches.
The International Memorial to Seafarers on the Albert Embankment
An office block on the embankment near Lambeth Palace is notable for the large ship that appears to be emerging from the front.
A Victorian marvel – Royal Doulton’s Lambeth’s headquarters
If you wander down an unremarkable side street in Lambeth you may spot a remarkable building that's absolutely covered in decorative pottery.
The boat benches of Lambeth’s White Hart Dock
Not far from Lambeth Palace is an old relic of industrial times, and a load of boat-shaped benches dotted around it.
London’s Pocket Parks: Old Paradise Gardens, SE11
This pocket park in Lambeth is a former gravyeard that closed to the dead 170 years ago, and opened to the living 40 years later.
London’s Pocket Parks: Ufford Street Gardens, SE1
This is a pocket park that can be found in a residential area near Waterloo, and while you might assume it's the result of WW2 clearance, in fact, it's older than that.
London’s Pocket Parks: Eden Garden, SW4
This is a wildlife park that tumbles down a steep slope in Wandsworth, sitting next to an ancient church.
Abseil down the side of St Thomas’ Hospital
If you're feeling brave and can raise some money for charity, then there's a chance to abseil over the edge of St Thomas' Hospital's tallest building.
Design contract awarded to extend railway arches Low Line concept
Plans to revamp the railway arches running through Wandsworth and Lambeth to create an extension of Southwark's "low line" have taken a step forward after a contract was awarded to a design agency.
Plans to improve railway arches through Lambeth and Wandsworth
A competition has been launched to come up with a plan to improve some 250 railway arches running through the Vauxhall and Nine Elms districts.
London’s Alleys: Van Gogh Walk, SW9
This verdant walkway near Kennington was until a few years ago a rather non-descript residential road, but in 2013 it was pedestrianised and renamed.
See inside the refurbished Lambeth Town Hall
On the corner of busy Brixton's main road is Lambeth Town Hall, a grand municipal building that has recently completed a major refurbishment. And tours were held for this year's Open House Weekend.
200-Year old Brockwell Hall to be restored
A 200-year old mansion house that sits in the middle of Brockwell Park and is mainly used by the council park staff is to be restored and opened to the public.
Garden Museum seeking designs for a new entrance pavillion
Plans to simplify the road layout next to Lambeth Bridge has given the nearby Garden Museum an opportunity to revamp its entrance and make the museum much more noticeable to passers-by.
The Necropolis railway station to be turned into flats
The living could soon reside where the dead once rested on their way to their final resting place, as the Necropolis railway station in Waterloo could be turned into flats.
The campaign to save a modernist housing block in South London
A pioneering housing estate in Lambeth is under threat of demolition by the local council.
A tribute to William Blake under the railway arches
The memory of the poet William Blake can be found, maybe slightly oddly underneath the railway arches in Waterloo
Climb a 680 year old tower overlooking the Thames
Right next to Lambeth Palace is an old church, and it's possible to climb up its 131 stone steps to stand on the roof for some fantastic views across the Thames to Parliament.
London public art: King Edward VI
This rather weather-worn statue of King Edward VI sits somewhat uncomfortably outside the municipal tiled wall of St Thomas Hospital.
London Public Art: SOE Memorial
A stone plinth with the striking bust of a young lady staring impassively across the Thames towards Parliament, this is the memorial to those who died in secret operations during WW2.
Beefeater Gin Tour (London Open House)
On Sunday, as part of the London Open House Weekend – I had a tour of London’s last remaining Gin distillery – which produces Beefeater London Dry Gin. The other so-called London Dry Gins (the ones in distinctive green bottles)…