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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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London’s weekly railway news

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

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Military exercises on the Thames later this month

Look out for black boats speeding along the Thames firing guns at each other later this month.

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Climb a 680 year old tower overlooking the Thames

Right next to Lambeth Palace is an old church, and it’s possible to climb up its 131 stone steps to stand on the roof for some fantastic views across the Thames to Parliament.

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Major disruption to Victoria Station over Christmas

Half the platforms at Victoria Station will be closed over the Christmas holiday, as engineering works at Battersea cut them off from the rest of the network.

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Unseen drawings commissioned by the Bank of England go on display

In 1957, the Bank of England opened a new printing press in Debden on the edge of London, and a series of drawings of the people working in the building have gone on display for the first time.

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Behind the scenes at London Underground’s Bank tube station upgrade

The cramped maze of tunnels that make up Bank tube station are about to change, as a set of huge new tunnels are being dug next to the Northern line that will transform the amount of space deep underground.

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Tickets Alert: Behind the scenes tours of Tower Bridge

This winter, the behind the scenes tours of Tower Bridge return, offering access into the engineering spaces, and the huge bascule chambers under the main bridge.

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London’s Alleys: Puma Court, E1

This wide and ancient alley is today a haven of heritage next to the bustling and crowded Commercial Street.

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Climb to the top of Severndroog Castle

In 1755, a naval battle took place off the coast of India that resulted in a castle being built in South London. And now you can go to the top for impressive views across London.

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