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LEGO model of a London square with a magical twist
LEGO model of a London square with a magical twist

LEGO model of a London square with a magical twist

Part of Claremont Square, a row of houses near King's Cross is now available as a LEGO kit, although mainly because it was used in the filming of a Harry Potter movie.

Jul
18
Leicester Square to get the world’s largest LEGO store
Leicester Square to get the world’s largest LEGO store

Leicester Square to get the world’s largest LEGO store

The long queues outside the LEGO store in Leicester Square have sent their message, and that message is that they need a bigger shop. So later this summer, that's what's arriving - the world's largest LEGO store.

Apr
13
London Underground trains made from LEGO
London Underground trains made from LEGO

London Underground trains made from LEGO

Typical, you wait for ages, then three LEGO underground trains come along at once.

Jan
12
2021
Stephenson’s Rocket made from LEGO
Stephenson’s Rocket made from LEGO

Stephenson’s Rocket made from LEGO

In this the 190th anniversary of the first passenger railway service*, and there's a proposal for a LEGO model of Stephenson's Rocket locomotive.

Jun
18
2020
Make your own Modernist buildings from LEGO
Make your own Modernist buildings from LEGO

Make your own Modernist buildings from LEGO

Bored of being stuck at home? Own some LEGO? How about building some modernist buildings in your home?

May
06
2020
The London Underground in LEGO?
The London Underground in LEGO?

The London Underground in LEGO?

Fancy assembling a tube station from LEGO bricks? If yes, then there may be a chance to do so if this proposal gets the go ahead.

Dec
03
2019
LEGO is launching a Trafalgar Square model kit
LEGO is launching a Trafalgar Square model kit

LEGO is launching a Trafalgar Square model kit

If you fancy an architectural model of Trafalgar Square, made from LEGO, then you'll be able to have one in just a few weeks time.

Apr
11
2019
See a century of Nordic design for children
See a century of Nordic design for children

See a century of Nordic design for children

Some of the 20th century’s most iconic and influential Nordic designs for children, from BRIO to LEGO, Marimekko and the Moomins have been brought together for the first time in a new exhibition at the Museum of Childhood.

Apr
09
2018
See Tunnel Engineering on Display in Westminster
See Tunnel Engineering on Display in Westminster

See Tunnel Engineering on Display in Westminster

A short walk from Big Ben is a large exhibition about the tunnels under London, and -- much more importantly -- a working tunnel boring machine, made from Lego.

May
19
2017
The world’s largest Lego bridge goes on display in London
The world’s largest Lego bridge goes on display in London

The world’s largest Lego bridge goes on display in London

With a length of 34 metres, a massive suspension bridge made from Lego bricks has gone on display in London.

Dec
07
2016
Orbital Lego exhibition coming to London
Orbital Lego exhibition coming to London

Orbital Lego exhibition coming to London

For a couple of weeks, there will be an exhibition of London-inspired models made from Lego -- on display in the Orbit observation thingy in the Olympic Park.

Jan
31
2015
Lego exhibition comes to London
Lego exhibition comes to London

Lego exhibition comes to London

They seem to be announcing it rather early, but later this year will be a chance to see an awful lot of plastic bricks on Brick Lane in East London.

Jun
03
2014
See a Crossrail tunnel boring machine made from Lego
See a Crossrail tunnel boring machine made from Lego

See a Crossrail tunnel boring machine made from Lego

There is a modern rule that any large engineering project has to involve Lego at some point, and Crossrail have finally complied with Regulation 17 subclause 13a of the Lego Engineering Act 2008.

Feb
11
2014
Tube Maps made from Lego go on display in stations
Tube Maps made from Lego go on display in stations

Tube Maps made from Lego go on display in stations

And thus it was that Tube Geek met Lego Geek and they turned the geek up to 11 by combining their geekdom in the form of several tube maps made out of Lego bricks.

Jun
12
2013
Baker Street Underground Station made out of Lego
Baker Street Underground Station made out of Lego

Baker Street Underground Station made out of Lego

To mark the 150th anniversary of the London Underground, what could be more fitting than to recreate the famous Baker Street Station from Lego? Well, lots of things probably, but this blog post is about Lego.

Jan
15
2013
Hobbs End tube station – made from Lego
Hobbs End tube station – made from Lego

Hobbs End tube station – made from Lego

There is a person who makes tube stations out of Lego. Actually, there are probably quite a few such people, but I was drawn to this Charles Holden style London Underground Station made from Lego, which also included the iconic

Jan
30
2011