Urban landscape

Site Unseen: WH & H LeMay

Are not so much a gem of a building, but just an ornate frontage on a very prosaic building [...]

Barbican’s wildflowers

The whole complex is listed, so re-construction or removing the existing flower beds was a non-starter [...]

Down Your Alley: Blue Bell Yard

This area should be a hive of activity after the forthcoming General Election if, as predicted, the Conservatives win [...]

Royal Albert Hall 150 years old

The building is not actually circular, but more of an oval shap [...]

Centre Point scaffolding

Centre Point, the Marmite of London's buildings, and its developer has undergone half a century of controversy [...]

Site Unseen: The Hive

For adults, it is all very disorientating looking up through the maze of rods, accompanied by flashing lights and a constant hum [...]

Down Your Alley: Greenhill’s Rents

Greenhill’s Rents are to be found just off the south side of Cowcross Street just before the junction with Charterhouse Street [...]

Site Unseen: Walter Segal self-build houses

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; penguin pool; to a [...]

Down Your Alley: Tweezer’s Alley

The oldest legal ceremony in England apart from the coronation itself, the Quit Rents Ceremony, where six horseshoes are presented to the Queen’s Remembrancer [...]

Bugwoman on Location

There was much to love about the area, but the flat had no garden, just a tiny balcony, too small to stand on. Occasionally a woodpigeon or a butterfly would come to visit, but basically I [...]