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Glass elevator for one of Battersea Power Station’s chimneys

A glass elevator has been announced that will take people to the top of one of Battersea Power Station’s chimneys for views across central London.

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London’s weekly railway news

A weekly round-up of London’s rail transport news…

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London Bridge station tunnel opens to the public

A dark and dingy road tunnel that runs under London Bridge station has been transformed into a wide pedestrian space linking both sides of the railway.

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Plans for new cycle and pedestrian bridge over the Thames

A shortlist of three locations has been published for a new bridge across the Thames being designed exclusively for cyclists and pedestrians.

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The memorial to a failed North-East Passage

As motorists journey through the Rotherhithe tunnel, little do they know that there’s a memorial to another greater journey above their heads.

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Photos of the disused King William Street tube station

Deep under the City of London lies the oldest disused tube station in London, and one that’s currently a hive of activity.

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See the Barbican in a golden glow

A new film by the guy behind the award winning documentary about the last days of the Robin Hood Gardens estate in east London, has turned his gaze upon the Barbican itself and how sunset transforms the buildings.

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The Great Storm tree at Charing Cross station

Outside Charing Cross station is a tree. An ordinary tree like all the others planted in the area. No one pays it any attention unless they walk into it. But this is a special tree.

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50 years since the abolition of censorship in the theatres

This exhibition is a wake up call to everyone how precious our freedoms are — and needs to be seen by as many people as possible.

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London’s Alleys: Bengal Court, EC3

One of the best hidden of the City’s alleys can be found through a small gap in a corner laying within a small maze of other alleys.

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