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Climb to the top of Severndroog Castle

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.


Go inside the ruined St George’s Garrison Church in Woolwich

The ruined remains of a military church is on the verge of reopening part of the building following restoration work.


Shrewsbury Tumulus – the Bronze Age burial site in the middle of a housing estate

Next to a road junction in the middle of a South London housing estate can be found a Bronze-Age era burial mound.


Last chance to ride the old Woolwich Ferries

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.


Woolwich ferry to pass through Tower Bridge

Next Saturday marks (possibly) the very last time that the current Woolwich Ferry will pass through Tower Bridge.


Take a last trip in the Woolwich Free Ferry

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.


Photos – Walking through a Crossrail tunnel

Today, some 500 people will have the chance to walk through the Crossrail tunnel that runs under the Thames at Woolwich.


Tickets to walk through a Crossrail tunnel

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.


Photos from inside the Woolwich Crossrail Station

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.


Book tickets to see inside a future Crossrail Station

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.