The City of London has confirmed what was pretty much already known, that Smithfield Meat Market is to leave its historic central London home.
An exceptionally long running and expensive court case has concluded with the decision to demolish a recently built nursery next to a famous church.
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.
This insignificant little alley nonetheless has on its corner a relic of Spitalfields Jewish past.
A wooden boat that once raced across the waves stands frozen in time carrying passengers who never arrive.
This narrow picturesque alley in Spitalfields looks old and is indeed old, far older than it looks.
This wide and ancient alley is today a haven of heritage next to the bustling and crowded Commercial Street.
This easily overlooked gap in a row of shabby shops opposite Liverpool Street station is one of my favourite London alleys, because it's awful.
A name to conjure up a snigger, for there is indeed a giant cock on Cock Hill just around the corner from Liverpool Street Station.
A narrow gap in the wall of shops opposite Liverpool Street Station leads into one of London's narrowest and most curiously named alleys.
Although called a street, this is in fact an alleyway, or at least, enough of it is to qualify.
A very narrow little alley offers a mix of rubbish, polite flats, graffiti and the back door to a historic synagogue.
Visit a Georgian home and a living Synagogue with special combined tours of both Dennis Severs’ House and the nearby Sandys Row Synagogue.
Just off the busy main road running between Liverpool Street and Shoreditch is a short little alleyway with a small dose of history about it.
GrandFest, a one day mini festival that celebrates the heritage skills of talented older people and presented by charity, Royal Voluntary Service, returns to East London again this year.