City Of London - Latest news and reviews


Tickets Alert: Take Sheep across London Bridge

This September, Freemen and Women of the City of London will be able to exercise their ancient right to take sheep across London Bridge


London’s Alleys: Harp Alley, EC4

This is a fairly wide modern looking alley just off Fleet Street that follows a path which is traceable back to Tudor times.


City gives the thumbs up to the Tulip Skyscraper

The controversial Tulip skyscraper has been approved by the City of London, despite complaints from various heritage lobbies and the Mayor of London's office.


City of London blocks huge adverts on Cannon Street railway bridge

Network Rail's plans to put two 12-metre wide video display screens at Cannon Street's railway bridge have been blocked by the City of London's planning authority.


Another Sky Garden for London

They're popping up like mushrooms, as another "sky garden" gets planning approval for the City of London.


Disused riverside pier to be restored at London Bridge

The site of a riverside pier that was removed in 2012 is set to be rebuilt, restoring a riverside access that had been in use for 400 years.


Find the Woodford Stones

In the 1950s, a set of stone reliefs were added to a building so high up that hardly anyone could see them. But now anyone can see them.


London’s Pocket Parks: St Augustine Papey, EC3

This particular pocket park is so pocket and so unparklike that it almost scorns the title -- yet it could be so much better.


Help build and destroy a cardboard tower in the City

Fancy spending a day helping to build a tower out of cardboard, only to then tear it down the next day?


Plans to pedestrianise Bank junction in the City of London

Following a trial restriction on road traffic through Bank junction, the City of London has approved the intent to pedestrianise the junction over the next few years.


Musical tower to replace the Museum of London

A tall twisting tower is set to rise on the site of the Museum of London, as the new home for a large concert hall.


Proposed Tulip skyscraper breaches London regulations

The Mayor of London could find himself in dispute with the Lord Mayor of London over proposals for a tall viewing skyscraper called the Tulip. The tall bulbous tipped tower is planned to sit right next to the Gherkin skyscraper,


London’s Alleys: St Peter’s Alley, EC3

This seemingly fairly modern looking alley is actually one of the oldest in London, and potentially dates from pre-Saxon London.


New photos show the future City of London skyline

The City of London has released updated images of how its City Cluster skyline will look in 2026, including the now approved 100 Leadenhall Street.


City of London buys an old power station as a site for its food markets

The City of London has bought a huge plot of land next to Dagenham Dock, in a preemptive strike to stop other bidders getting their hands on the land.