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Plans to rebuild Clapham Junction Station shown off

Initial plans for a huge rebuild of Clapham Junction station have been shown off, with the rebuilt station sitting underneath a large housing development.


The Pigeons pub and hotel

Not a pub or hotel, and not for pigeons, but in Stratford is a grand old building that was once a pub and hotel for humans.


The old cottage being restored in Plaistow

On the other side of the road from Plaistow Station is a set of steps down to a park, and a dilapidated cottage.


City of London blocks huge adverts on Cannon Street railway bridge

Network Rail's plans to put two 12-metre wide video display screens at Cannon Street's railway bridge have been blocked by the City of London's planning authority.


Another Sky Garden for London

They're popping up like mushrooms, as another "sky garden" gets planning approval for the City of London.


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


Tickets Alert: Tours of modernist London Underground

The Modernism in Metro-Land tours are back with a couple of walks in May and June of modernist tube stations.


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.


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.


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.


See inside the restored King’s Observatory

This is the King's Observatory, built by King George III (well, he paid other people to do the work), with one single purpose -- to be used for a few hours one evening to look at the Sun.


Rebuilding the 1950s modernist concrete Barking Station

A listed modernist railway station is set to be restored to its original 1950s appearance.


Another 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.


A hidden chapel and roof terrace to open to the public

Hidden under scaffolding lies one of East London's marvels, and soon it will be unveiled once more.


Why a university had to say sorry to a Duke

A modern university building behind the British Museum carries a "sincere apology" to a family who don't own the land.