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St Pancras Railway Station, London

The scale of this incredible London iconic listed building can only be appreciated from this angle on Euston Road. A wonderful example of Gothic Revival architecture.

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Art Deco Grand Arcade, North Finchley, London

This wonderful 1930s art deco arcade is currently under threat from demolition. I signed a petition that’s available from outside one of their shops. There is also an online petition at https://www.change.org/p/cllr-r-cornelius-barnet-gov-uk-save-the-grand-arcade-n12-from-demolition where you can […]

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The City of London Skyline at night

It’s amazing how The Square Mile has grown upwards over the past 20 years. Once upon a time, it was The Gherkin and Lloyd’s Building that dominated the skyline. Try and find them now.

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Battersea Power Station, London at night

Walking to Victoria Station and stopped to take this shot near the railway lines looking towards Battersea Power Station. It looks a little disappointing in the day, but it’s a totally different scene when the […]

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Sunrise over Canary Wharf, London

Walking across Tower Bridge, London one October morning and spotted the sun rising above Canary Wharf. By March, the sun will rise on the other side of the River Thames.

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Ever heard of Lime Street Square, London?

Until I posted this shot of the skyscrapers near Leadenhall Street, I hadn’t either. Lime Street Square is just off Lime Street in the City of London, but you’ll have a hard time looking for […]

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Tower Hill Memorial, London

I recently visited the Tower Hill Memorial, which commemorates those Merchant Seamen and fishing fleet crews lost at sea in WW1 and WW2. This is the WW2 section.

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Under Blackfriars Bridge, London

Low tide on the River Thames, London so went for a walk along the South Bank foreshore. This a view looking towards the skyscrapers of the City of London, on the other side of the […]

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St Andrew Undershaft Church and The Scalpel

Walking around Leadenhall Street and the City of London, I’m struck by the contrast of old and new. Old narrow streets and alleyways with modern skyscrapers looming over them. A good example is St Andrew […]

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The Shard and London Bridge Station Roof

I visited the excellent Sky Garden on the 35th floor of 20 Fenchurch Street, London aka The Walkie Talkie building. The views up here are excellent, although it could be difficult to take clear shots […]

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