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Woolwich Ferry upgrade begins

London's famous free ferry service has begun its upgrade. This was announced last year but has garnered very little attention in the media. The work involves the introduction of two

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Christ’s Hospital Sculpture

Christ's Hospital was a noted school on Newgate in the City of London and known for its bluecoats. It was established in 1552 and three hundred and fifty years later,

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Buckhurst Hill station – accessible or not?

One of London's latest tube stations to be touted as accessible! Its the 74th to be made such on the London Underground network. But is it really accessible? That's a

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A cemetery no longer wanted

London has a number of famous cemeteries or graveyards with a certain air of dereliction, yet still owned and partially maintained by councils or local organisations - with Highgate perhaps

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Crossrail misses off the Central Line!

Crossrail's very badly missed off the Central Line on their station line diagrams and there's just no excuse for it! Here's the background - yesterday I had just finished my

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Crossrail extra – Farringdon East

The news that the Barbican side of the Farringdon Crossrail development was finally receiving its new windows came as I had published my previous post, Crossrail - Six months to

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Class 73s at Blackfriars

Whilst walking across the Millenium bridge tonight (14th June 2018) I spotted a pair of Class 73s entering Blackfriars from the south. Even though I was walking towards London Bridge,

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Abbey Road – Beatles Reminiscences

This past week it has been a special anniversary in terms of the Beatles. Whilst not an exact jubilee anniversary, its certainly 51 years since the Fab Four visited the