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Superbloom 21st June 2022

n a glorious summer’s day at the Tower of London, the Superbloom tapestry of flowers continue to weave themselves into the most magnificently coloured meadow, creating a new natural habit for wildlife.

Steam Engine at Poplar DLR

In June 2022 the Terrier Trust brought one of their steam locomotives “Poplar” to visit Poplar DLR train maintenance depot to mark it’s 150th birthday. “Poplar” is an 0-6-0 Terrier class tank engine and...

Albert Memorial

Located in London’s Kensington Gardens opposite the Albert Hall, the memorial is a lavish construction of Victorian excess to remember Prince Albert, Consort of Queen Victoria. Amongst his many achievements he is probably best...

Lloyd’s of London

Lloyd’s of London, known normally as just Lloyd’s, is a market for insurance and reinsurance market in the City of London and housed in an iconic building designed by Norman Foster. Whilst working in...

Stanmore Fire Station Open Day

London Fire Brigade open day at Stanmore Fire Station on 2nd September 2018. BFH972 ex Gloucester City FB TLP 1938 – 1969 Leyland TLM2A Metz DGJ309 Leyland TLM Metz London Fire Brigade Soho 1937...

2018 HCVS London to Brighton

Every year, the Historic Commercial Vehicle Society’s London to Brighton run for vintage buses and lorries which have been lovingly restored by their members. Unlike the more famous Veteran Car Run, the HCVS starts...