Why I’m slightly confused by the ‘anti-austerity’ brigade protesting #EndAusterityNow

Today 250,000 people took to the streets of London to protest against Government cuts to public services. Undoubtedly a testament to British democracy that we can have such a (hopefully peaceful) rally held in our capital city. However… Read More


A 1926 London Underground painting foresaw the city’s skyscrapers

Most artistic visions of London’s future have been darkly pessimistic. But this Underground poster painted by Montague B Black in 1926 offered an uncanny – and much more optimistic – view of the modern city. In 1926, London… Read More

Happy New Year

London Celebrates a Happy New Year in Style! Welcome to 2015!

Wishing you all a very Happy New Year from London town! Here’s to a bloody gorgeous 2015!


London from the Rooftops: Incredible Images of the Capital Taken from the Heights of the City

For eight years, London-based photographer James Burns has used the capital’s rooftops as a point from which to capture stunning images of the skyline. Entitled ‘London from the Rooftops‘ James began the project in 2006 and received many… Read More

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London’s Shard Lights up the Night Sky for Christmas #ShardLights

The Shard is celebrating the festive period with ‘Shard Lights’, a spectacular light installation that will reinforce the building’s status as a beacon for London. Created by award-winning art collective, Jason Bruges Studio, ‘Shard Lights’ will occupy the… Read More


London Underground’s Futuristic New Tube Trains, Automated and Air Con Coming 2022

London Underground have unveiled a new design for its Tube Trains that will be running on the Bakerloo, Central, Piccadilly and Waterloo & City Lines from 2022. One of the biggest changes is that the new trains will… Read More


Drawings of major British historical events from first illustrated newspaper

The Illustrated London News published intricate artwork on its front covers for more than 160 years, this included historic moments in British history such as royal ceremonies and the Great War – boasting as many as 300,000 readers…. Read More


Is this the first Megacity? New multi-purpose London skyscraper

Its something we see in sci-fi movies like Judge Dredd and Star Wars, megacities with towering, multi-purpose skyscrapers. This could however soon become a reality. Entitled the ‘Endless City’ project it would see a giant 300m skyscraper built… Read More


World War One Centenary, Spectra Light in London means every man will be Remembered

To commemorate the World War One Centenary across the United kingdom (and Commonwealth) there have been various poignant events to remember the fallen. One hundred years ago on the 4th August 1914 Germany declared war on Russia, thereby… Read More


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