The long term future of the Crossbones Graveyard in Southwark has been secured after the housing development next to it signed a renewable 30-year lease with the local group, Friends of Crossbones.
To mark its 30th anniversary later this year, the museum of motoring and aircraft at Brooklands in southwest London is getting a 10-part TV series.
On a residential street to the north of Canary Wharf can be found a big wooden pole, with a white horse on top.
Found by the Tower Hamlets archive is a promotional video from 1988 for the Canary Wharf and Docklands development.
A monument to the original English settlers of the USA overlooks the Thames, but it’s unlikely that you would casually walk past it.
What is thought to be London’s earliest prefab house was a grand affair, and stood on top of London Bridge as a massive gateway to the city.
A visitor to Victorian London who found themselves in its many narrow alleys would have seen large numbers of wooden shutters reflecting sunlight into the offices.
This Sunday marks the 50th anniversary of when London Underground changed over to a decimal currency — a day earlier than the rest of the country.
A nearly 500-year-old Tudor palace in the heart of London, built on the site of a leper hospital, and today the senior royal palace in the UK.
The Georgian Group, an organisation the promotes and conserves Georgian era architecture has put most of its Journal archive online – for free.
For a few months in 1952, railway tracks could be found running through the middle of Westminster Abbey.
A giant orange balloon of Donald Trump in a baby nappy is to become part of the permanent collection at the Museum of London.
This year marks the 700th anniversary of London’s Leadenhall Market, the ornate market in the City of London.
When the proposed women’s history museum in Shadwell turned out to be a Jack the Ripper tourist trap, plans were set up to create an actual woman’s history museum.
The grand staircase in front of St Paul’s Cathedral once had underneath it a small hospital staffed by volunteers in the days before the NHS.
Little Chef, a famous chain of basic roadside cafes once had a restaurant in the middle of a Royal Park, about as far from the usual roadside cafes you could expect.
Up on Highgate Hill can be found an old stone, Dick Whittington’s stone, surrounded by an old fence, with a cat sitting on top.
A 30-year project to uncover the secrets buried beneath Spitalfields has finally come to a conclusion with new revelations about a Roman burial.
A modern office block in Farringdon has three old metal plaques on the side – for this is the place where the Labour Party was founded.
The actions of London’s transport during WW2 are being highlighted by TfL’s corporate archives for the next few months.
While it’s closed, the Brunel Museum has released four digitised tours of the great shaft that used to take people down to the railway beneath.
This Saturday’s Lord Mayor’s show would normally be a huge event on the streets of London, with large numbers of floats and people marching, but it won’t be like that this week, and it never used to be like that either.
A pop-up exhibition has opened at Victoria station to commemorate the anniversary of the arrival of the Unknown Warrior at the station a century ago.
A total of 18 organisations across Greater London have been recipients in the latest round of pandemic funding grants.
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