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London’s non-geographic postcodes
London’s non-geographic postcodes

London’s non-geographic postcodes

Anyone in London knows roughly where you live when a postcode is shown, but there are a handful of postcodes that won't help you.

Sep
02
2020
Spot the green Penfold letterbox in the City of London
Spot the green Penfold letterbox in the City of London

Spot the green Penfold letterbox in the City of London

A main road in the City of London recently gained a very rare thing indeed - an early green painted Penfold letter box.

Jan
13
2019
Photos of the abandoned Post Office Railway go on display
Photos of the abandoned Post Office Railway go on display

Photos of the abandoned Post Office Railway go on display

One of London's great hidden marvels is the subterranean Post Office Railway running under the centre of the city and now, sadly mothballed.

Aug
02
2013
Three heritage events along the Central Line
Three heritage events along the Central Line

Three heritage events along the Central Line

A terrestrial alignment of heritage took place on Saturday as I found three heritage related events taking place within a few stops of each other on the Central Line. First stop was also underground related as the Post Office’s overflow

Apr
22
2012

Two talks on two nights

Been a busy few days – went to talks this evening and yesterday evening. Considering that I normally work in the evenings, these nights out result in coming home and having to put in an extra hour or two before

Dec
03
2008

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year?

Woes with the Post Office. Today I had to make two trips to Royal Mail institutions – one to pay a “fine” of 6p on some postage, along with a £1 handling fee – then off the post office to

Mar
27
2008