: ' buildings of london'

Site Unseen: The Concrete House

Number 549 Lordship Lane is believed to be the only surviving example of a 19th-century concrete house [...]

Site Unseen: The Savoy Chapel

Just south of the Strand approached by a seedy tunnel beneath the Savoy Hotel one finds The Queen's Chapel of the Savoy [...]

Behind the black door

Built with shallow foundations on marshy ground, Winston Churchill to remarked that the homes on Downing Street (including Number 10) were “shaky and lightly built by a profiteering contractor” [...]

The Strand Building

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; to a [...]

A little piece of Egypt

Some time ago I featured the Carreras cigarette factory in the Ugly pages. Since then this accolade has been downgraded with the construction of Central Saint Giles which must rank as London’s most preposterous building. Giant pussies adorn [...]

Site Unseen: Admiral House

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; to a [...]

A Life in Squares: The Real Bloomsbury Story

Bloomsbury: A History Bloomsbury, known for its literary connections, numerous cultural, education and health-care institutions and some of London’s finest parks and buildings, is buried in a little corner in the Borough of Camden, Central London. [...]

Canonbury House

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; to a [...]

Rainham Hall

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; to a [...]

Time and Talents Settlement

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; to a [...]