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London Public Art: Shadwell DLR’s bike shed

A bike shed next to Shadwell DLR is an unlikely site for a piece of public art in London.

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London Underground orders 94 new tube trains for the Piccadilly line

London Underground has formally signed a contract with Siemens Mobility to buy 94 new tube trains which will be used on the Piccadilly line.

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It’s Museum Shop Sunday this, erm, Sunday

This coming Sunday (25th Nov) is the second annual Museum Shop Sunday, where we are encouraged to shop in a museum shop.

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Liverpool Street station’s little noticed subway

When people are waiting to cross the road at the Bishopsgate entrance to Liverpool Street, few know there’s a subway entrance right next to where they’re standing.

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The Fan Museum, Greenwich

Some of the best museums can be the smallest, the one’s devoted to a single topic that few would otherwise think to collect.

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Space-age tower planned for the City of London

A dedicated viewing tower that looks like something out of a science-fiction movie could be coming to the City of London.

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London’s Alleys: St Alfege Passage, SE10

Next to St Alfege’s church in Greenwich is a passage, not surprisingly named after the church, but that’s a relatively recent name for a much older path.

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Disused London Underground tunnel tours announced

The London Transport Museum has announced a new batch of tours in its Hidden London series of disused parts of the London Underground.

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London railway upgrades – a progress report

One of the periodic reports from TfL has been released with details of ongoing network upgrades across the networks it controls over the past few months. If you’ve ever wondered what goes on when the lines are closed at weekends,

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Give the gift of membership to a London museum this Christmas

If you want to give something this Christmas that your recipient can use all year round, rather than socks and fragrances… give them the membership of a museum they love to visit.

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