In 1755, a naval battle took place off the coast of India that resulted in a castle being built in South London. And now you can go to the top for impressive views across London.
The ruined remains of a military church is on the verge of reopening part of the building following restoration work.
Next to a road junction in the middle of a South London housing estate can be found a Bronze-Age era burial mound.
After many decades of service, the old Woolwich Ferries are soon to be decommissioned, and you have just a couple of weeks to take a trip in them.
Next Saturday marks (possibly) the very last time that the current Woolwich Ferry will pass through Tower Bridge.
For just over 700 years, there has been a ferry service across the Thames at Woolwich, and it's about time we took a trip in it, and there's a reason to do so now.
Today, some 500 people will have the chance to walk through the Crossrail tunnel that runs under the Thames at Woolwich.
Fancy walking through a Crossrail tunnel next month? Well, you can if you are quick as they are offering a chance to walk through the tunnel at Woolwich.
A short walk from the mainline and DLR stations in Woolwich, a vast concrete box has been constructed underground -- as the future Crossrail station for the area -- and on the completion of the box, a short open-day was held to show off the cavernous structure to the public.
One of the more locally at least controversial of the Crossrail stations is being built out in Woolwich and they have now finished the main building phase of the station box. So it will be opened up to the public later this month to have a look inside.
If you were wandering through a churchyard in Woolwich, you might spy a rather aloof, snobbish even, memorial stuck in a somewhat overlooked corner behind another building. This noble lion with its nose in the air is the memorial to…
While most of the focus on Crossrail is north of the river, the railway will have an important spur down towards South-East London, and this weekend was a chance to see the station box being built at Woolwich. The original…
Earlier this week I had an invite to go down to Woolwich to watch a BIG GUN being hoisted into public display. Sadly, unable to attend due to prior engagements such as earning a salary, I missed the chance to…
Today was the completion of a DLR extension project which had taken the light railway down towards City Airport – and after a short hiatus for tunneling work – under the River Thames to Woolwich town centre. I had planned…