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London’s Alleys: Broad Street Avenue, EC2
London’s Alleys: Broad Street Avenue, EC2

London’s Alleys: Broad Street Avenue, EC2

This is a tiny dead-end alley just around the corner from Liverpool Street station with a broad name, but narrow countenance.

Aug
01
London’s Alleys: Alderman’s Walk, EC2
London’s Alleys: Alderman’s Walk, EC2

London’s Alleys: Alderman’s Walk, EC2

This is an alley close to Liverpool Street station, and can be found next to St Botolph's without Bishopsgate church, and while dating to roughly when the church was built, its notable history only starts in the 17th century.

Oct
26
2020
Unique studio apartment in outstanding location
Unique studio apartment in outstanding location

Unique studio apartment in outstanding location

A unique studio apartment is now available to view in a unique central London location.

Sep
24
2018
The ghoulish history of London’s “Corporation of Corpse Stealers”
The ghoulish history of London’s “Corporation of Corpse Stealers”

The ghoulish history of London’s “Corporation of Corpse Stealers”

An angry Londoner once wrote "The sudden resurrection of the Dead in Southwark is become the general Subject of Conversation, and has render’d Death far more frightful and Terrible,"

Jul
27
2017
Admire the old map next to Liverpool St Station
Admire the old map next to Liverpool St Station

Admire the old map next to Liverpool St Station

Wandering around Liverpool Street Station, and a small dark alley contains an unexpected gem -- an old map of London.

Feb
21
2016
Crossrail to move 3,000 plague victims
Crossrail to move 3,000 plague victims

Crossrail to move 3,000 plague victims

In order to build the new Crossrail station at Liverpool Street, some 3,000 skeletons from the Bedlam burial ground have to be removed, and the removal process has just started.

Mar
09
2015
Crossrail tunnel boring machine breaks into Liverpool St Station
Crossrail tunnel boring machine breaks into Liverpool St Station

Crossrail tunnel boring machine breaks into Liverpool St Station

Another of the Crossrail tunnel boring machines have made their dramatic breakthroughs into an underground cavern -- this time the eastern end of Liverpool Street Crossrail station.

Jan
31
2015
London Underground Signal Box gets Listed Status
London Underground Signal Box gets Listed Status

London Underground Signal Box gets Listed Status

One of London Underground's rarest and best preserved signal boxes has been given a Grade II listed status today as a result of a joint English Heritage and Network Rail project to safeguard railway signalling heritage.

Jul
26
2013
Free hot air balloon rides at Liverpool Street Station
Free hot air balloon rides at Liverpool Street Station

Free hot air balloon rides at Liverpool Street Station

Well, just behind it – in Exchange Square to be specific. Thanks to a tip-off from The Londonist, it seemed that a PR company had decided the best way to publicise their latest offer is to tether a hot air

May
04
2012
A Charnel House at Liverpool Street Crossrail Station?
A Charnel House at Liverpool Street Crossrail Station?

A Charnel House at Liverpool Street Crossrail Station?

The BBC's Tom Edwards got up close with some dead bodies yesterday as part of a news report into the discovery of a graveyard roughly where Crossrail's Liverpool Street ticket hall will be.

Apr
07
2011