When we talked about the impending closure ? and auction of contents ? of The Lanesborough, we mentioned that the closest option for those wanting to stay within the Starwood family while in London was the Park Tower in Knighstbridge, a few minutes? walk west towards the department stores of Harvey Nichols and Harrods. Show More Summary
After outlasting the very church it was built for, St Augustine's Tower continues to protect its 16th century clockworks. Built in the 1500's as part of the restoration of an older 14th century church, the tower is the oldest building in all of historic Hackney. Show More Summary
Reviewed by Mac McEntire Quote: "Consider it a 'refresher course' for history and travel fans."
A proposal has been submitted to the City of Oakland to build two 20-story towers in Jack London Square. The buildings would provide 665 residential units for the housing-strapped city and provide an increased population base for local businesses. The...
The ground floor plaza takes up a six-story void beneath the main tower—a covered but open area similar to that proposed at Rogers' 'Cheesegrater' building (now under construction in London). Ed Lippmann of Lippmann Partnership, who collaborated with award
London is a city of stories. From the Yeoman of the Ward at The Tower of London to the longest-standing tour guide at Wembley Stadium, Londoners all have a tale to tell and now visitlondon.com has collected some of those stories into a series of short films. Show More Summary
House of Parliament & Westminster Bridge Westminster Bridge & County Hall Tower of London & St Katharine Docks Bank of England & Royal Exchange Spires of City churches dominate the City of London See more »
It may be the always incredible aerial photography by our friend Jason Hawkes or the combination of The Shard, the glowing Tower Bridge, the City buildings, and the beautiful dusk, but London is starting to look like a proper city from the future. I just thought I could add a couple of spaceships taking to complete the illusion. Read more...
Speaking to @channelinews with my mate @johnbiggs4mayor the next Mayor of Tower Hamlets #OneEastEnd pic.twitter.com/tUurebGJuk — Sadiq Khan MP (@SadiqKhan) October 29, 2013 Speaking to packed room of @HarrowLabour activists about vital...Show More Summary
When you think of London, you probably think of traditionally famous sites like Buckingham Palace, Westminster Abbey, Parliament, and the Tower of London. But beyond those quintessentially London-esque spots lie a lot of other amazing places to visit. Show More Summary
Museum of London archaeologists excavating Minories, a street near the Tower of London, before construction of a hotel on the site have unearthed a spectacular Roman-era sculpture of an eagle biting a serpent. The discovery was made six weeks ago in the last few hours of the last day of a 10-week excavation, but the [...]
Merlin Entertainments also operates such attractions as the London Eye and Alton Towers, Britain's most-visited theme park. read more
The first or second century AD eagle was only found last month, on a dig in the old eastern cemetery of Londinium, in the Minories, near the Tower of London. In a thoroughly romantic way, it was discovered by an archaeologist, David Sankey, on the last day of the dig, before the site was covered [...]
Jamie Campbell Bower attends a screening of The Selfish Giant on Thursday (October 24) at BT Tower in London, England. The 24-year-old actor chatted with Metro at the screening about the increasing pressure for men to be sexy. “I think, possibly within the next ten years, we’re going to hear a lot more men talking [...]
Two birds taken in vulpine attack.
"We went to the apartment of the Chief Warder," says Vicky Matthews, director of "Secrets Of." "You go up these windy stairs in the medieval tower where he lives. You go in the door, and it's all really modern. You would have no idea you're in the Tower of London. It can be quite comfortable."
Tower of London, minus tourist, plus darkness = spooky.
Merlin Entertainments also operates such attractions as the London Eye and Alton Towers, Britain's most-visited theme park, which recently struck a deal with the BBC. read more
The Perkin Reveller ensures you have a great view of the Tower of London, Tower Bridge and the damn-fine plate of fish 'n chips in front of you This post is from The London Word and should not be republished elsewhere without prior permission. Please check out our site for more great stories and features. The Perkin Reveller, Tower Bridge
(LONDON) — British police were questioning four men in their 20s on suspicion of terrorism on Monday, a day after shooting at one of their cars near the Tower of London. Police said the four were arrested during a pre-planned, intelligence-led operation Sunday. Show More Summary