Unveiled recently, Trafalgar Square has gained a giant dollop of ice cream with a cherry on top as the latest modern art installation for the 4th plinth.
Trafalgar Square – the history, the hidden tunnels, the statues, the lions, the column, the so-called police station, the imperial measures, and even some woolly mammoths.
You might have seen a small round cubicle on the edge of Trafalgar Square and been told it’s the London’s smallest police station. You might have been told that it was an idea of Sir Lionel Edwards. Both are wrong.
Apart from the political transformation, revolutions often throw up blasts of cultural output as repressed people explode in in a frenzy of creativity.
Around 50 pedestrian traffic signals around Trafalgar Square have had their ‘walk’ image replaced with new diversity images as part of the celebrations for Gay Pride this coming weekend.
Trafalgar Square’s a big empty space isn’t it. Surrounded by roads full of cars looking for somewhere to park. What a waste of space it is. Lets turn it into a car park!
200 years ago, a plan was announced to plonk a giant pyramid in the centre of London, for no purpose other than to cock a snoot at the French.