Urban landscape

Turner’s House

Sandycombe House has undergone a £2.4 million transformation turning it back to how it was in Turner’s day [...]

Site Unseen: Tower Subway

At Tower Hill sandwiched between Starbucks and McDonald’s, those two behemoths of American culture, is to be found evidence of Victorian ingenuity [...]

Down Your Alley: Craig’s Court

After fruitless attempts to extricate the carriage, a red-faced and by all accounts extremely angry Mr Speaker Onslow had to be extricated through a hole cut in the roof of the carriage [...]

Site Unseen: Boodles Club

The second oldest club in the world, it has more a modern association, in James Bond, M's club, Blades, is modelled on Boodles [...]

Green hut v green bridge

Little mention was made of what was to become of the Cabbies' Shelter inconveniently positioned on the northern approach [...]

Down Your Alley: Craven Passage

To the right of the pub is Craven Passage, which has within it as unusual a pub to be found in the capital [...]

The Lions of London

My father would tell me of a time at the London Zoo, where he worked, of an old lion inadvertently falling out of his cage [...]

Bill of fare

Built in 1906, this Cabbies' shelter can be found in Grosvenor Gardens and is one of the last of only 13 still standing in London [...]

Ferryman’s seat

A short walk from Shakespeare's Globe is Bear Gardens near its original location is a ferryman's seat. [...]

Site Unseen: York Watergate

This little arch gives you an idea of how wide the Thames was before the construction of the Victoria Embankment [...]