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TfL unveils South Kensington tube station rebuilding plans

Native Land and Transport for London (TfL) have unveiled their proposals for the redevelopment of South Kensington tube station.


The rebuilding of White Hart Lane station

Plans to rebuild the rather disheveled White Hart Lane station were submitted nearly two years ago, and works to build the new station are underway.


Take tours of London’s grand Livery Halls

Dotted around the City of London are a number of very grand buildings, and while normally private, some are open to the public if you book a tour.


Tickets Alert: Hard hat tours of new hotel and cinema in Leicester Square

A large hotel with large cinema some 6 storeys below ground is currently under construction, and there will be tours of the building site next month.


Tickets Alert: Tour of a 42-story building

Fancy a visit the sky garden at the top of a 42-storey private residential tower in Stratford's Queen Elizabeth Park?


Tickets Alert: Hard Hat tours of the Geffrye Museum building site

The Geffrye Museum is currently closed for a major upgrade, but next month there will be a chance to go behind the hordings to see the building site.


Climbing to the top of the Bridgewater Monument

In the middle of woods can be found a tall stone column, built to honour the man who built the UK's first industrial canals -- Francis Egerton, 3rd Duke of Bridgewater.


A 490-foot high “cucumber” is coming to Paddington

Westminster council has approved planning application for a 42-storey residential tower that has already been nicknamed the "cucumber".


Your name in an art-deco cinema

Fancy having your name inscribed on the walls of a restored art-deco cinema? There's a chance in Bromley, South London.


Former gasworks turning into entertainment venue

Four giant warehouses and an empty field -- a former gasworks in Tottenham -- is to become a new entertainment venue.


An exhibition of railway footbridges at Waterloo Station

The mezzanine at Waterloo Station has been filled with photographs of railway footbridges -- as part of the Network Rail retrospective study.


LEGO is launching a Trafalgar Square model kit

If you fancy an architectural model of Trafalgar Square, made from LEGO, then you'll be able to have one in just a few weeks time.


Stratford’s oldest building – the Old Dispensary

Just around the corner from the main shopping area in Stratford is an old building -- the Old Dispensary, and it's the oldest building in the town.


City gives the thumbs up to the Tulip Skyscraper

The controversial Tulip skyscraper has been approved by the City of London, despite complaints from various heritage lobbies and the Mayor of London's office.


Hammersmith turning old railway track into its own Highline

A disused section of old railway track could become another Highline for London, if proposals by Hammersmith Council are carried out.