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How well do you know Trafalgar Square? let’s see…

I bet that you have walked through, past and by Trafalgar Square a million times. I also bet that you DON’T know that terrain like the back of your hand like you think you do. 589 more words


Charing Cross

“The old throughfare from Charing Cross to Westminster was in parts very narrow. At its northern end it was not much more than 30 feet across, but it widened out considerably opposite the site of the Banqueting House, where it surrounded an open grass space on which stood a Cross (the White Cross). 267 more words


Centre of Empire and London

If one were the try and draw the limits of “London” on a map and somehow managed to establish a geographic centre today, by tomorrow it would have moved. 440 more words


Eleanor's cross

This is one of London’s busiest spots. The stream of traffic at this point is great and constant. The ornate stone monument is a replica of the original Charing Cross, … 37 more words


Ali Smith in Charing Cross Library

More than fifty people braved a cold wet Monday evening to come to prize-winning author Ali Smith‘s inspiring talk in praise of public libraries. 74 more words


‘No beer, no spirits’ said the sign

Pub of the Week – Well ‘Wine Bar of the Week’ really!

1066 Harold’s Way

Walking along the Embankment from Westminster, and approaching Charing Cross Station, it is worth taking the time to cross the road and walk part way over the Hungerford footbridge. 387 more words

1066 Harold's Way