Category: Historic Places

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...

Gaia at Southwark Cathedral

Luke Jerram’s Gaia, a huge representation of the Earth measuring seven metres in diameter, is being displayed at Southwark Cathedral in October 2022. By Day By Night Scale Gaia completely filled the nave of...

X-Pilot Rendezvous With Waverley and Challenge

On 3rd October 2022 X-Pilot rendezvoused with Paddle Steamer Waverley and tug Challenge at the World War Two Red Sands Maunsell fort in the Thames Estuary before sailing together to Shivering Sands, further out...

Victoria Coach Station Vintage Gathering

On 24th September 2022, London’s Victoria Coach Station hosted a gathering of vintage coaches, all lovingly preserved in working order by a band of dedicated enthusiasts. The gathering, organised by Thames Valley & Great...