The Black Cab Coffee Company
By: Gibson - 22 May 2015 - 0 Comments

The days are past of seeing quaint old cabs on London’s streets since Transport for London imposed their 15-year limit on the working life for these iconic vehicles. Their use in public transport might [...]

Fit for purpose?
By: Gibson - 19 May 2015 - 4 Comments

This week I was reading my Sunday paper. Usually the financial pages are littered with tales of people losing their life savings, the result of Ponzi schemes, junk bonds, or just fraud. So it [...]

The London Grill: Lee Jackson
By: Gibson - 15 May 2015 - 0 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 [...]

Kingsway congestion
By: Gibson - 12 May 2015 - 2 Comments

The recent underground conflagration under Kingsway has brought into focus just how busy this road has become as the dozens of buses diverted away from the dual carriageway were forced into Fetter Lane causing [...]

10 Surprising Facts about the London Black Cab
By: Gibson - 08 May 2015 - 2 Comments

The iconic London black cab is synonymous with London culture. However, there are many things about the London black cab and the licensed taxi trade which many, even Londoners, are blissfully unaware. For instance [...]

The curse of Cleopatra
By: Gibson - 05 May 2015 - 2 Comments

Erected on the Victoria Embankment is probably the most unwanted, and unloved monument to be found in London. ‘Cleopatra’s’ Needle was presented to Britain in 1819 by the ruler of Egypt in commemoration of [...]

Molesworth Lodge
By: Gibson - 01 May 2015 - 0 Comments

Every month CabbieBlog hopes to show you a little gem of a building that you might have passed without noticing, in the past they have ranged from a modernist car park; a penguin pool; [...]

50 Charles Street
By: Gibson - 28 April 2015 - 0 Comments

50 Charles Street: A Mansion with a Rich History I recently reviewed on CabbieBlog The Story of Mayfair by Peter Wetherell which chronicles this famous enclave of London from the 1660s to the present [...]

Barmy Bus Tours
By: Gibson - 24 April 2015 - 0 Comments

The proliferation of buses in London of late has been the cause of much of the capital’s congestion. Outside the rush hour, especially during the evening, great convoys of these empty red monsters convey [...]

A pilgrim returned
By: Gibson - 21 April 2015 - 4 Comments

Nestled in a Kent valley is one of the most romantic houses to be found near London. Situated just outside the M25 near the charmingly named hamlet of Ivy Hatch, this substantial property is [...]

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