London news and event reviews

Tickets Alert: Tours of Billingsgate Roman House and Baths

Hidden underneath a mundane office block can be found one of London’s largest Roman remains, and it’s open for tours from next month.

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Admire these illustrations of London Underground tube stations

The illustrations span the entirety of the London Underground network, from Cockfosters to Clapham South, and from Barking to Baker Street.

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London’s Alleys: Sussex Mews East, W2

This is a sunken alley that sits on a site that was extensively redeveloped in the late 1930s and 1960s.

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Two dates to visit two underground sites in Bristol

Fancy a day outside London seeing an underground railway and an underground vault on the same day?

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James Mason tours late 1960s London

With James Mason’s distinctive voice, enjoy a melancholic wander around old London town, from the City to Smithfields and Southwark, digging out long alleys and dark corners.

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See a vintage tube train on the London Underground this Sunday

The venerable 1938 era little red tube train will be passing through Central London on Sunday in an increasingly rare visit.

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Last chance to book for tours of building sites

Open Doors is next week – a chance to go behind the scenes of building sites across the UK and see how buildings are built. It’s aimed at people interested in the building trade, as a career, or just curious

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Rediscovered portrait of Dickens to go on display for one week in April

A “lost” portrait of Charles Dickens, recently re-discovered after 174 years, will go on public display for one week this April in the Charles Dickens Museum.

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Funding for homes and a new railway station in North London

Two major new housing communities will be built in London alongside new railway stations, the government has announced.

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London’s weekly railway news

A weekly round-up of London’s rail transport news…

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