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What Time is it? Time for the Caledonian Clock Tower!

Caledonian Park in North London is a peaceful and beautiful park. It was initially built by John Bunstone Bunning and opened in 1855 as the Metropolitan Cattle Market. 261 more words

History

Arcola Theatre Tour (Open House London)

After touring the Hackney Empire with Open House London, I moved on to the Arcola Theatre in Dalston. This theatre couldn’t be more different to the Frank Matcham-designed Empire – it’s an example of an old building repurposed and redesigned to create a viable theatre space. 157 more words

Theatre

Hackney Empire Tour (Open House London)

As part of Open House London I also went on a tour of the Hackney Empire, another Frank Matcham theatre. Hackney as a borough dates from Anglo-Saxon times, and as the Regents Canal and the railways made it busier and more popular, a theatre seemed like a good choice for the location. 252 more words

Theatre

Richmond Theatre Tour (Open House London)

Every September since I moved to London, Open House London has taken place, but this is the first year that I’ve actually visited any of the buildings. 526 more words

Theatre

Between the pillars

Olympia in west London is best known as a vast space for exhibitions and conferences – a space where people come to congregate, browse and buy. 110 more words

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The penultimate weekend of September involved me visiting several private builds in the heart of London.

Out of all the buildings visited the stand out for me was… 434 more words

Architecture

London Dispatch, September 2014

In the beginning… I went to London for vacation yet again.

Fair disclosure, this is more Rick Steves than Christopher Isherwood.

This was the first time I had flown on the upper deck of a 747. 3,820 more words

London