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Four London theatres are on the Theatres at Risk register

Four of London’s older theatres are currently on a risk register with their long term future uncertain.

London Underground gets approval for Walthamstow Central tube station upgrade

A new entrance to the Victoria line at Walthamstow Central tube station has been approved by the local council, as part of plans for a major rebuild of the nearby shopping centre.

Tube, Tram and Rail upgrades approved by TfL

Two tube stations, a train station, and a bit of tram track have all been given funding for upgrade works to commence.

Walthamstow Central tube station could get a second entrance

Plans for a controversial redevelopment in Wathamstow town centre have included an option for a new entrance to the area’s main tube station.

Huge water cooled ventilation fan installed in the Victoria Line

A new water cooled ventilation fan roughly twice the height of a double-decker bus has been installed on the Victoria line to help cool one of the warmest stations on the Underground.

Photos – rebuilding a Victoria Line crossover junction

Deep underground at Walthamstow fiery welders fill tunnels with smoke while the din of hammers deafen workers in a hot cramped working space. This is the Victoria line upgrade at work.

A look around the Vestry House Museum

Built in 1730 as a workhouse for the poor, and situated in a secluded side street sits what is today the Vestry House Museum. Workhouses were forced labour venues for the poor at a time when the Christian admonition above