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Rolling bridge proposed for East London

A bridge that rolls over to allow boats to pass through, and then back for humans to cross could be built at Canning Town. The elegant Cody Dock Rolling Bridge aims to create an easier link between the Cody Wilds

The tube station with a sheet of iron from a warship

There's a tube station with a relatively little used staircase, and at the top, standing proud is a massive slab of rusted iron -- from a warship.

Advent Calendar – Day 13

The annual tradition of posting a different vintage image each day during advent, and this year, it's of London's old railway stations.

A look at some deep Crossrail tunnel shafts

A short walk from Canning Town tube and DLR station two vast holes have been dug into the ground by Crossrail, and in the not too distant future, one is to be filled back in again. These are access shafts