: ' London buildings'

Windmills of your mind

In 1889 the mill was struck by lighting and in 1900 during a violent storm [...]

Site Unseen: Queen Victoria’s Elephant House

This peculiar structure is referred to as the Elephant House; its title suggests a place where huge mammals once resided [...]

Site Unseen: WH & H LeMay

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

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 [...]

London storeys

Therefore, the first floor in London is equivalent to the second floor America, and so on [...]

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 [...]

Site Unseen: Gwynne 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 [...]

On the move

What of more modest mobile buildings which have not had the area of London named after them? [...]

Site Unseen: Malplaquet House

Recently put on the market for close to £3 million Malplaquet House is situated on the Mile End Road near Stepney Green, it has to be said, in not one of London's most desirable areas [...]