Tag Archives: London

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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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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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Hay’s Galleria, Southwark, South Bank, London

Walking through Hay’s Galleria, London in the early morning and never noticed the curve in the background. I checked an old map of London and saw it retained the same shape as the old Hay’s […]

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