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West Hampstead Overground station’s new footbridge

A new footbridge has been opened at West Hampstead Overground station as a late running upgrade slowly progresses.


New tower to loom over Waterloo Station

A revised set of plans for the rather ugly 1960s office block next to Waterloo station have been shown off, featuring a taping set of buildings and roof gardens.


There’s a giant brown steel “hedgehog” in Whitechapel

On a side street behind the hospital, a giant brown hedgehog can be found dominating a space between two low rise buildings.


Bank tube station gets a new entrance under the Bloomberg building

A brand new entrance has opened at Bank tube station making the Waterloo & City line considerably easier to use, and reducing congestion in the ticket hall for everyone else.


Colindale tube station set for dramatic rebuild

London Underground's unremarkable shed of a tube station at Colindale is set to be demolished and rebuilt with a dramatic curving wooden landmark for the area.


A closer look at the space-age “Tulip” skyscraper

Earlier this week it was announced that planning permission would be sought for a "Tulip" skyscraper viewing platform in the City of London.


Space-age tower planned for the City of London

A dedicated viewing tower that looks like something out of a science-fiction movie could be coming to the City of London.


New consultation on Shoreditch’s Goodsyard development

Long standing plans to surround Shoreditch High Street station with a cluster of tower blocks have been revised and a new consultation is open.


Tickets Alert: Hard hat tours of Bethnal Green’s Oxford House

A side street off busy Bethnal Green Road is home to a Victorian building that is undergoing refurbishment, and next month is a chance to go inside and have a look.


Museum of London raises £15 million for new building

The Museum of London has secured an additional £15 million towards the £70 million it needs to raise to fund its new museum building in Smithfield.