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Hyde Park Corner’s Massive Hidden Ventilation Shaft

Running under Hyde Park Corner is a road tunnel built in the 1960s to relieve congestion on the roundabout above, and sitting slap bang in the middle of Hyde Park Corner, surrounded by war memorials is a gigantic ventilation shaft to extract car pollution from below.


Go inside the Duke of Wellington’s London Home

In a time when politicians were almost exclusively drawn from the landed gentry, it helped prospective Prime Minister’s to have a grand London home to entertain and work from, and one such building can be found at number 149 Picadilly.


Lancaster Bomber to fly over Central London on Thursday

This coming Thursday (28th June 2012) lunchtime, the memorial to Bomber Command will be formally commissioned and as part of the ceremonies, a flypast by a Lancaster Bomber over Hyde Park Corner will take place. The memorial itself is a


A bookshop has opened inside the Wellington Arch at Hyde Park Corner

Wellington Arch, the huge triumphal pile of stone at Hyde Park Corner has gained a tiny bookshop inside the arch itself – oh, and a new exhibition area upstairs. I doubt many people who casually wander past the huge archway