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Disused riverside pier to be restored at London Bridge

The site of a riverside pier that was removed in 2012 is set to be rebuilt, restoring a riverside access that had been in use for 400 years.


A chance to go on board a tall sailing ship

A Polish tall sailing ship will be arriving in London at the weekend, and they are letting the public on board for a look around.


Construction starts on new theatre above Crossrail site

Construction of Soho's first major theatre building in over 50 years has started, next to the demolished Astoria on Tottenham Court Road.


London’s Public Art: Weaving Identities

A tall metal sculpture stands in a public park, holding up a couple of CCTVs that keep an eye on the area.


New railway station for East London gets formal approval

Last week, the necessary final paperwork was signed for a large housing development, that will also include a new railway station on the c2c line out of Fenchurch Street.


Four more London railway stations get step-free access

New lifts have come into action at four stations in East London served by TfL Rail, as part of the upgrades ahead of the Elizabeth line's delayed launch.


Tickets Alert: Tours of the Goldsmiths’ Hall

One of the grandest of the City's livery halls, the Goldsmiths is open a few days a year for public tours and the dates for... next year have been announced.


See the new(ish) entrance to Waterloo tube station

The recently reopened platforms at the former Waterloo International have also seen a new route into the London Underground ticket hall.


Open-top underground railway tunnel tours

Not in London (wails!), but in Berlin — where they run a small number of special open-top tours through their underground train tunnels.


Tickets Alert: Take a virtual flight to the moon

Antony Gormley and Dr. Priyamvada Natarajan’s virtual reality collaboration, uses data collected by NASA to map a real and interactive journey, leaving Earth to pass through atmosphere, stratosphere, the asteroid belt, and into outer space.