About Time
By: Gibson - 28 November 2014 - 0 Comments

The last time any major work was done here was the remedial repairs after World War II and for a building more than 160 years old it’s showing its age. This Grade I listed [...]

Tin Pan Alley
By: Gibson - 25 November 2014 - 0 Comments

It is barely 100 yards long and lies in the shadow of one of Europe’s biggest engineering projects. Tin Pan Alley or Denmark Street as we would have to call it whilst on The [...]

The London Grill: Rachel Kolsky
By: Gibson - 21 November 2014 - 2 Comments

We challenge our contributor to reply to ten devilishly probing questions about their London and we don’t take “Sorry Gov” for an answer. Everyone sitting in the hot seat will face the same questions [...]

Trap Streets
By: Gibson - 18 November 2014 - 0 Comments

There is an apocryphal story which every generation of Knowledge students hears. It relates an appearance (test) when a Knowledge boy tells the examiner that you could turn right into Farringdon Street from Holborn [...]

Curious condominiums
By: Gibson - 14 November 2014 - 0 Comments

With London property prices going stratospheric you have think outside the box (or 4 walls) if you want to own a property within the most expensive real estate in Europe. Here in no particular [...]

The Old Aero Works
By: Gibson - 11 November 2014 - 0 Comments

The Spitfire has been attributed to saving England from imminent invasion by Germany in the early years of World War II. Those brave pilots success has been attributed to the aircraft they had at their [...]

Luxurious cabs in London
By: Gibson - 07 November 2014 - 0 Comments

I happen to think that the best mode of transport around the Capital is by a Licensed Black Cab. Of course, other opinions are available. This Guest Post from Holly Riley gives an alternative [...]

Chiswick Mall
By: Gibson - 04 November 2014 - 0 Comments

Every month CabbieBlog hopes to show you a little gem of a building which you might have passed without noticing. Should you be travelling down the A4 approaching the Hogarth Roundabout from the east [...]

Digital Disruption
By: Gibson - 31 October 2014 - 0 Comments

It has been argued since the Luddites that man has been in opposition with machines. They were going to: run our lives; lose our jobs; or just control us. This dystopian view perpetuated by [...]

Pull and let go
By: Gibson - 28 October 2014 - 0 Comments

His most famous sermon, took as its central theme ’Cleanliness is next to Godliness’, John Wesley the father of Methodism would spend his winters in London. Known as a circuit preacher he would spend [...]

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