Holborn viaduct is a long corridor of unremitting office blocks being very glass and stone, but one could go up that will be covered in green plants.
This is a modern looking alley that runs off Holborn, but like many of the area can date its origins to medieval London.
This is an alley of mixed appearances, with a claimed link to the madness of King George III.
This is the greater of three turnstile alleys in the Holborn alley, although only greater in name not in stature.
Quality Court off Chancery Lane is most appropriately named, being an upmarket concealed courtyard space.
If you use the area, you might have noticed building works at the road junction outside Holborn tube station.
On a grand side street in Holborn can be found an equally grand looking water pump.
This slightly posh looking alley off Holborn is a recent redevelopment of a series of much older buildings, and the alley itself is ancient.
Ever engage in a bit of quick research thinking this wont be difficult and an hour later am screaming at how little seems to be known about it. That's this pocket park.
This short alley through a pub gateway is a pale shadow of its much larger past, where old warehouses and shops are now achingly expensive flats.
This is an ancient alley of legendary status and about which many myths have been written.
A hotel in Holborn also contains a most unexpected statue -- of John Bunyan, author of The Pilgrim's Progress.
Not far from Holborn in a part of town known as Little Italy is a plaque in memory of the man credited with the founding of modern Italy.
This century old church in Holborn is a reminder of anti-catholic protests and a street widening programme to sweep away slumps.
This alley with a mix of modern and old buildings is a legacy of an impressive house and impressive bombing raids during WW2.