Thirty of London’s most architecturally significant buildings

This year, Open House Festival celebrates its 30th anniversary. Since it began in 1992, many of London’s most significant buildings have opened their doors during the festival. Here are 30 of the... Read more »

Tunnelling starts on East London’s Silvertown road tunnel

After several years of work to prepare the ground, tunnelling has started on the Silvertown road tunnel linking Blackwall and North Greenwich. Due to open in 2025, it aims to reduce road... Read more »

Sewage was leaked into south London’s River Wandle 40 times in 2021

Putney MP Fleur Anderson has called out Thames Water over the “foul leaks” into the “beautiful river” and said her constituents were “deeply shocked”. This week she publicised the data of the... Read more »

Science superheroes need at London’s tiny forests during carbon week – South London News

By Hermia Rhodes A carbon week is taking place this month and volunteers are needed to record the ways that tiny forests are storing carbon. Carbon week will run from September 17-25... Read more »

Farringdon primed to become London’s most fashionable district

If you wander northwards out the City towards the borough of Islington, you’ll find historic Farringdon – home to the world’s first Underground station. Sitting on the edge of the Square Mile... Read more »

London’s NH Kensington to become Locke aparthotel – Business Traveller

Design will draw inspiration from “the iconic art deco style of Derry and Tom’s Department store and the golden age of Kensington”, with a “glamorous mid-century aesthetic”. The Locke brand was launched... Read more »

London’s best tasting menus | The Spectator

Once the preserve of only the fanciest of fancy restaurants, the tasting menu has come into its own post-pandemic. Set menus make economic sense for cost-cutting restaurateurs and their harried staff, of... Read more »

Community-centred art pavilion to be unveiled at London’s Notting Hill Carnival

The Notting Hill Carnival, which takes place in west London this weekend after a two-year pandemic hiatus, is getting a striking new art and architectural landmark. The London-based artist Alvaro Barrington and... Read more »

Brook Green: West London’s New ‘Golden Postcode’

Brook Green is a classic, family-loving west London suburb, with a growing buzz around it.  The mainly residential, upmarket, relatively obscure area is within the London borough of Hammersmith and Fulham, and... Read more »

Students explore £25million Georgian mansion on London’s luxurious ‘Billionaires Row’

Student ‘urban explorers’ snuck into a dilapidated Georgian mansion on north London’s Billionaire’s Row – where homes have a combined worth of around £511million. Bishops Avenue, located between the north side of... Read more »