Interesting buildings

Brixton Windmill

A few hundred metres from the bustle of Brixton, is a rural scene; a 200 year old windmill from which you can buy freshly ground flour.

Somerset House

Somerset House traces its history back hundreds of years. Having been home to Navy, records and tax offices, it is now an arts venue.

Bromley-by-Bow Gasworks

Gas was produced at Bromley-by-Bow in East London from 1873 until the 1970s, after which it was used only to store gas. The gas holders were decommissioned in 2010 meaning it is now ripe...

Trinity House

Trinity House, on Tower Hill, is home to the Corporation of Trinity House. Amongst other things, they have controlled the lighthouses, licensed ship’s pilots and maintained navigation marks in England since 1514. They are...

Markfield Beam Engine

Markfield Park is a green oasis in Tottenham bordering the River Lea which has a stinky past, a brown stinky past. The park started off life as filter beds for Tottenham’s sewage where the...

2022 Royal Hospital, Chelsea

The Royal Hospital in Chelsea is possibly the world’s most famous retirement home, where the Chelsea Pensioners live turning out for formal events in their well known scarlet (don’t call it red) jackets and...