An otherwise ordinary Victorian terrace house conceals within a Cathedral of decoration.
Today marks the anniversary of a certain Queen giving a rather famous speech to her troops in Tilbury. But why Tilbury?
A collection of old films about the River Thames has been released from the BFI National Archive showing the Thames at trade, at war and at peace.
A notorious water pump at Aldgate was once praised for its clean clear water yet killed hundreds of Londoners – is currently being restored.
Found under the streets of London, a unique Roman stylus, with the most elaborate and expressive inscription of its kind has gone on display.
There is a wooden door near Bank tube station that’s worth paying a visit to at weekends, for only then can it be truly admired.
It’s a compliment of sorts when your museum is so popular that it has to stop allowing people to just turn up and visit.
Behind a modern building in the City of London can be found from the outside a rather ordinary building, and yet inside is a heritage that goes back centuries.
A Cathedral packed with monuments, here are the three smallest – military brasses, Solomons temple… and a piece of King Herod’s 2nd Jerusalem Temple, maybe.
A street in Bermondsey has a car repair shop with a relic of times when horsepower was measured in low digits – two horses heads on the frontage.
It’s Christmas Eve 1924 and while people are preparing for the festivities, the City of London is busy preparing an urgent notice – they plan to close St Paul’s Cathedral.
Underneath the Guildhall art gallery is a small space that currently has three historic documents on display.
A tower on the edge of London in danger of ruin has been saved following a campaign, and will be restored and opened to the public.
For a few weeks there’s a display of some of the grand building projects that defined London as a city. From ancient to very modern, lost and still standing.
Surprisingly few people know this, but it’s possible to visit the City of London’s magnificent Guildhall building, the oldest non-ecclesiastical stone building in the City.
On a small side street can be found one of London’s few remaining cast iron pissoirs — or mens urinals.
Although Smithfields is still a functioning meat market, about half of the Victorian buildings are derelict and this weekend is a chance to go inside.
Famous for its 18th century alms house buildings, the Geffrye Museum is currently being gutted and turned into something rather interesting.
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