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.
TfL has sold the offices and shops above its Holborn tube station for a reported £40 million to an investment company.
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.
A consultation held to show off plans to substantially upgrade Holborn tube station has found, unsurprisingly, widespread support for the plans.
The hugely overcrowded Holborn tube station is set for a major upgrade, to ease congestion, especially for people who use it to swap between the Central and Piccadilly lines.
News abounds that London Underground is encouraging people to stand on both sides of the escalator.
The hunt for an elusive particle critical to physics once saw Holborn tube station used for a revolutionary science experiment.
A small shop on a small side street now contains a small collection of sea-side style mechanical entertainments.