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  • Götheborg of Sweden Sailing Ship Visits London
    Thousands of people watched Götheborg of Sweden, the world’s largest ocean-going wooden sailing ship, make a grand entrance into the Pool of London (between Tower Bridge and London Bridge) on 8th August 2022 with...
  • The Kirby Estate Supports England’s Footballers
    If England are playing in an international football competition, the Kirby Estate in Bermondsey (SE London) is festooned with a riot of England flags.
  • Superbloom At Night
    The new flower meadow in the Tower of London’s moat seen at dusk.
  • Kingsway Tram Tunnel
    The Kingsway Tram Tunnel was used until the end of London’s trams in 1952, carrying trams down to the Embankment to serve the South.
  • 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.
  • Superbloom 18th June 2022
    The flowers of Superbloom at the Tower of London start to appear. Gallery
  • 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...
  • Fireman’s Corner, Highgate East Cemetery
    Highgate Cemetery is a large cemetery in North London that was built to take London’s dead when London’s churchyards could no longer cope with the expanding population. It is one of London’s “Magnificent Seven”...
  • Euston Underground Station Disused Tunnels
    Most people know there are disused stations on the London Underground, but fewer know that there are lots of stations which have disused tunnels. These once bustling spaces became redundant over time as more...
  • 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...