Two hundred years ago a huge plot of land was secured as an open park, by means of simply ploughing a deep ditch all around it.
This is one of those alleys that exist today purely to give access to back entrances and store rubbish. Yet it was once lined with houses and offices, and a very famous occupant.
Only for a two days, and it was an advertising takeover stunt, but Westminster tube station temporarily became Westminster Jungle station.
This is one of those dirty alleys that that overflows with rubbish and mess, but it also has the moon in the midst of its grime and clutter.
Next to mighty Westminster Abbey is the rather smaller St. Margaret’s Church, and at the moment, the Tudor era tower is covered in scaffolding.
Named after an inn and a dark period of history, this rather posh passage and charming steps can be found just around the corner from Parliament.
A small side street near Victoria contains a mosaic that people will tell you is an old advert for the Victor Talking Machine Company. They are wrong.
In 1968, Pink Floyd took a trip on the London Underground, to film a video for their second album and they've just released the rarely seen video once more.
Having only just cancelled plans to pedestrianize Oxford Street, Westminster Council has now announced plans to pedestrianize part of Strand instead.
This is a fairly difficult to trace alley that seems to be ancient heritage, but is probably quite modern.
Ebury Square takes its name from Ebury Farm, which used to be where Victoria Coach Station is today.
Last week as London slept, abseilers were seen working their way around the cavernous box that is the Westminster tube station.
Had you been in Westminster at 4am this morning, a most unusual sight would have greeted you. Not the occasional night bus, delivery truck or worker, but the whole area was sealed off and given over to the military.
Fairly recently, a chap called Moffat wrote a story about an underground railway in Westminster -- to considerable fury of tube geeks who spent an inordinate time chewing over holes in the plot.
On the 9th November 1889, a new public garden was opened just to the south of Oxford Street as part of the clearance of slums and their replacement with social housing for the working classes.