London news and event reviews - Page 20

Elizabeth line roundel spotting

The opening date of the Elizabeth line may have been pushed back to “whenever”, but signs to the new tube line are popping up across the network.

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Hollywood movie posters as you’ve never seen them before

An exhibition has opened of movie posters, of familiar films, but unlike any movie posters you seen before.

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Earliest human skull ever mudlarked from the Thames to go on display

Around 5,600 years ago a man died next to a wide meandering river, and over the millennia, the river changed, the landscape changed, but the remains of that man waited.

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Taking a look at the Elizabeth line’s new Old Oak Common depot

One of London’s oldest train depots has recently become home to its newest fleet of trains — for the Elizabeth line — and I’ve been given a look around the huge site.

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London’s second quietest train station is set to close in May

Angel Road, London’s second quietest train station is set to close in May, the Department for Transport has announced.

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London’s Alleys: Woburn Walk, WC1

Woburn Walk is a charming pedestrian street that is surprisingly found just opposite Euston Station.

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120 Fenchurch Street – London’s largest roof garden

A new roof garden has opened in the City of London, and what it lacks in height, it more than makes up for in width — it’s the largest roof garden in London.

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TfL mulls DLR and Overground extensions to Thamesmead

Long mooted plans to create a cross-river rail link across the Thames in East London are being looked at by TfL.

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London’s weekly railway news

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

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New exhibition shows off the golden age of sea travel

A tantalizing preview of a huge collection of ocean liner documents has gone on display in the Guildhall Library in the City of London.

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Tickets Alert: Tweed Run – a classic cycling conviviality

The 11th annual Tweed Run returns to the streets of London, as a few hundred well dressed cyclists decoratively perambulate around the city.

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See the remnants of an old wooden road at Waterloo

The streets of London were once paved with wood, and in a few places, echoes of that little-known period of road history can be seen – such as at Waterloo.

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Location chosen for new footbridge across the Thames

A new pedestrian and cyclist bridge across the Thames is set to go ahead after a short-list of locations was narrowed down to the final winner.

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Tickets Alert: Open Garden Squares is back

The annual chance to go inside a host of private gardens and up on roofs has confirmed the dates for this year…

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Red vests for London Underground staff

London Underground staff are being issued with new red vests to be worn in stations from next week, so that they are more visible to passengers.

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