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London’s Alleys: Panyer Alley, EC2

An alley that can be traced all the way back to Tudor London, with a famously enigmatic stone plaque on one wall.


City of London to pedestrianise part of Finsbury Circus

It's only a short bit of road, but potentially quite significant as the City of London is planning to pedestrianise part of Finsbury Circus.


Take tours of London’s grand Livery Halls

Dotted around the City of London are a number of very grand buildings, and while normally private, some are open to the public if you book a tour.


London’s Alleys: Cheshire Court, EC4

This short narrow alley off Fleet Street has seen some of the most famous names in history walk down it's narrow path, for there's a pub door down here that's legendary.


A calendar of the City of London traditional ceremonies

The City of London, being very ancient has many traditions and ceremonies, and as many of us still like dressing up in livery finery, many of them still happen today.


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.