This year marks the 700th anniversary of London’s Leadenhall Market, the ornate market in the City of London.
The grand staircase in front of St Paul’s Cathedral once had underneath it a small hospital staffed by volunteers in the days before the NHS.
Little Chef, a famous chain of basic roadside cafes once had a restaurant in the middle of a Royal Park, about as far from the usual roadside cafes you could expect.
Up on Highgate Hill can be found an old stone, Dick Whittington’s stone, surrounded by an old fence, with a cat sitting on top.
A 30-year project to uncover the secrets buried beneath Spitalfields has finally come to a conclusion with new revelations about a Roman burial.
This Saturday’s Lord Mayor’s show would normally be a huge event on the streets of London, with large numbers of floats and people marching, but it won’t be like that this week, and it never used to be like that either.
A pop-up exhibition has opened at Victoria station to commemorate the anniversary of the arrival of the Unknown Warrior at the station a century ago.
A total of 18 organisations across Greater London have been recipients in the latest round of pandemic funding grants.
Marks carved into the wall of a medieval church that were thought to deter evil spirits have been found along the path of the HS2 railway.
The British Library has released a huge archive of nearly 18,000 maps that have been digitised and are available for free – with no copyright restrictions.
You’d never guess it from the outside, but an old building in the former military arsenal at Woolwich contains the world’s largest repository of magazines.
If you wander down a City street, you might spy a grand statue and a modern maypole, next to a giant cheese grater.