Druid St, Abbey St & Shard
The Viaduct out of London Bridge creates its own community of businesses under its 3 miles of arches
Westminster Abbey & St Margaret’s Church
The scale and majesty of Westminster Abbey fills this 20C boy with awe, how must it have felt for 13C visitors?
Built for London & Blackwall Railway 1840 now used by DLR (& various advertising agencies)
8 years of my life were spent over there. Tracing its history back to 1442, City of London was a surprisingly progressive school.
O X O
As a schoolboy the Oxo tower cheered me up every morning. GLC & CSCB did fantastic work to save it.
Stratford Regional Station
Wilkinson Eyre’s Stratford Station lights up the transport interchange of a fast changing east London hub.
Soffit to St Pauls
Baroque Cathedral, Victorian engineering, 60’s brutalism - Blackfriars is a fascinating stretch of the Thames
Late for the Game
Late for the Game against a nation who wouldn’t fill half the seats if every man woman & child turned up result 5-0
St Margaret’s Church + Elizabeth Tower (aka Big Ben)
St Margaret’s Church was founded C12, rebuilt 1523 & even the alterations in 1738 pre-date Big Ben by over 100 yrs