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.
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.
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.
Two large important airports, but passengers landing at one might want to catch a flight at the other — so how about a plane flight between the two?
Many a summer evening along the Thames is enlivened by the sight of a steam powered paddle-steamer passing through Tower Bridge. But not this year.
Just on the edge of London lies an architectural and military marvel — a relic of the time Britain feared invasion by France.
The London Transport Museum has put high resolution images of over 500 artefacts and artworks from its heritage collection onto Google’s Arts & Culture platform.
This month marks 150 years since a legacy of war with France was dropped – the government stopped taxing perfumed powders used to decorate Georgian wigs
If you catch a train from London Bridge, then look out for a Spitfire fighter plane sitting in the middle of the main concourse.
Not far from Holborn in a part of town known as Little Italy is a plaque in memory of the man credited with the founding of modern Italy.
In the middle of Euston station is a memorial to a brave man who was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions in WW1.