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Retro games arcade coming to central London
Retro games arcade coming to central London

Retro games arcade coming to central London

Next month, a former nightclub just off Oxford Street will open as a Soho bar, with a load of retro arcade games.

Apr
27
London’s Alleys: Bridle Lane, W1
London’s Alleys: Bridle Lane, W1

London’s Alleys: Bridle Lane, W1

A long narrow passageway in Soho that owes its origins to the era of horse-drawn carriage and the grand houses on the other side of the lane.

Nov
01
2021
London’s Alleys: Newport Place, WC2
London’s Alleys: Newport Place, WC2

London’s Alleys: Newport Place, WC2

A large plaza in the heart of London's Chinatown that has undergone many changes in its long life.

Aug
16
2021
London’s Alleys: Silver Place, W1
London’s Alleys: Silver Place, W1

London’s Alleys: Silver Place, W1

A short wide alley in Soho lined with Georgian and Victorian buildings, but also a link to one of the 19th-centuries worst terrorist attacks.

Jul
19
2021
London’s Alleys: Greek Court, W1
London’s Alleys: Greek Court, W1

London’s Alleys: Greek Court, W1

This is an alley on Old Compton Street that's still technically public, but also legitimately sealed off from the public.

May
17
2021
Tubular rainbow appears in Soho Square
Tubular rainbow appears in Soho Square

Tubular rainbow appears in Soho Square

A rainbow artwork has appeared in Soho Square to welcome Londoners out of the latest stage of lockdown restrictions.

Apr
19
2021
London’s Alleys: Dansey Place, W1
London’s Alleys: Dansey Place, W1

London’s Alleys: Dansey Place, W1

This is a dingy back alley filled with rubbish bins, but also a fishmonger and oh so many extractor chimneys for the many Chinese restaurants that fill this part of London.

Apr
19
2021
London’s Alleys: Rupert Court, W1
London’s Alleys: Rupert Court, W1

London’s Alleys: Rupert Court, W1

This is a narrow alley in Soho with a famous pub at one end, and -- if you know the significance -- a famous pizza outlet at the other.

Jun
29
2020
Campaign to pedestrianise Soho for the summer months
Campaign to pedestrianise Soho for the summer months

Campaign to pedestrianise Soho for the summer months

A large chunk of Soho could be pedestrianised this summer to help local cafes and restaurants spread out their tables and attract back customers.

Jun
08
2020
London’s Alleys: Tyler’s Court, W1
London’s Alleys: Tyler’s Court, W1

London’s Alleys: Tyler’s Court, W1

This barely noticeable crack in the tall buildings on Wardour Street is Tyler's Court, home to werewolves and vampires.

Jul
16
2018
London’s last surviving Catholic Embassy Chapel of Penal Times
London’s last surviving Catholic Embassy Chapel of Penal Times

London’s last surviving Catholic Embassy Chapel of Penal Times

Located on a side street near Soho can be found a modest looking building with a history seeped in riot, anti-catholic executions, and war.

Jul
11
2015
Naked Stig to stand erect in Soho Square
Naked Stig to stand erect in Soho Square

Naked Stig to stand erect in Soho Square

A giant naked Stig will be standing in Soho Square this summer, after Westminster Council granted planning permission for a work of art to go on display.

Jan
24
2015
Proposals for Post-Crossrail development at TCR
Proposals for Post-Crossrail development at TCR

Proposals for Post-Crossrail development at TCR

A brief comment has been released on part of the redevelopment proposals for the land which will be cleared as a result of the Crossrail developments at Tottenham Court Road station. As the buildings on the corner will be completely

Mar
27
2009