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New Items about London are continually being added to this page.

They are listed below in ALPHABETICAL order.

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Bethlehem Hospital

The burial ground for London's first hospital for the insane has recently been excavated.

--- now in --- Crossrail Digs (SB)

 Blackfriars Station

When completed, the station will be unique in London, being the only one built on a Thames bridge.

 

 Borough Market Viaduct

A new two-track railway bridge has been installed across Borough High Street.


 Cleveland Street Workhouse

An old workhouse building, known to Dickens, is at the centre of a battle to save it from demolition.

 

Farringdon Station

The rather old and quite shabby station has received an impressive make-over.


Fulham Palace

Part of the original moat has been restored, along with the renovation of the old entrance lodge.

 

Great Exhibition Plaques

New plaques now mark the corners of the large 1851 Great Exhibition in Hyde Park.

 

Gun Salutes

How many guns are fired on royal birthdays? Confused? All will be explained.

 

  London Bridge Station

The main concourse and the bus terminus are in the process of being completely re-developed.

 

 Overground

One of the old railway lines is being newly laid to complete the new Overground 'loop' around London.

 

 River City, Leamouth Penninsula

A new development to be built on land almost surrounded by water at the mouth of the River Lea.

 

 Rusty Nail (Public Art)

An unusual piece of modern art, at the main entrance to to the City's new shopping precinct. 

 

 Shard of Glass

News of London's tallest building which is rising beside London Bridge Station. 

 

 Thames Floating Walkway

A novel proposal to provide new views of the River Thames for the pedestrian visitor to London.

 

Westfield, Stratford City

The new London shopping mall, the largest in Europe, has opened and made history on day one.

 

Winchester House, Southwark

The wall of the Medieval 'Rose Window' beside Clink Street looks better than ever.


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