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Step-free access planned for Stanmore tube station
Step-free access planned for Stanmore tube station

Step-free access planned for Stanmore tube station

Plans to build flats on the car park at Stanmore station have been amended to keep most of the car park and add step-free access to the tube station.

Jun
16
2020
Stanmore tube station to convert car park into flats
Stanmore tube station to convert car park into flats

Stanmore tube station to convert car park into flats

Stanmore tube station in North London is the latest London Underground site that's been earmarked to have a housing development added to it.

Jul
24
2019
London’s Pocket Parks, Bernays Gardens, HA7
London’s Pocket Parks, Bernays Gardens, HA7

London’s Pocket Parks, Bernays Gardens, HA7

Hidden behind a high way away from the main town centre is a garden that sits on the site of an old Manor House.

Apr
03
2019
A decade of roundels in Stanmore tube station
A decade of roundels in Stanmore tube station

A decade of roundels in Stanmore tube station

A decade ago, in 2008, posters lining the staircase at Stanmore tube station were replaced with art. And it's still there.

Mar
18
2018
Advent Calendar – Day 23
Advent Calendar – Day 23

Advent Calendar – Day 23

The annual tradition of posting a different vintage image each day during advent, and this year, it's of London's old railway stations.

Dec
23
2016
The Mansion, The Military, The Museum – Bentley Priory
The Mansion, The Military, The Museum – Bentley Priory

The Mansion, The Military, The Museum – Bentley Priory

Through a locked gate, down a road past more locked gates, and here on the edges of London is a grand building that played a very secretive role during WW2.

Aug
27
2016
The hidden delights of Stanmore Country Park
The hidden delights of Stanmore Country Park

The hidden delights of Stanmore Country Park

It's difficult to imagine, but one of the best views of London, and a wonderful park to walk through are but a few minutes from the Jubilee line.

Jul
30
2016
A disused railway line – the Belmont Trail
A disused railway line – the Belmont Trail

A disused railway line – the Belmont Trail

Just over 50 years ago a small branch running off the railway near Harrow closed, and is now much of the line has been converted into a pleasant if seemingly little used walk.

Jun
26
2016
The WW2 fortification in a Nth London park
The WW2 fortification in a Nth London park

The WW2 fortification in a Nth London park

If you were talking a wander through a nature reserve in North London one day, you might notice a rather shabby looking concrete hut peeking out of the bushes.

May
30
2016
An unusual brick obelisk
An unusual brick obelisk

An unusual brick obelisk

A small brick obelisk in a shabby car park marks a rather unusual financial bequest from a little known transport trust fund.

May
07
2016
A tour inside RAF Bentley Priory
A tour inside RAF Bentley Priory

A tour inside RAF Bentley Priory

Sitting inside a park in North London lies a former stately home which was during World War II, one of the main command centres for the Battle of Britain. RAF Bentley Priory, or plain Bentley Priory as it is know

Sep
08
2011