Notre Dame de France | Look Up London

Notre Dame de France

Just off Leicester Square, not somewhere you’d normally associate with peace and quiet, you can find a hidden Catholic Church. This is Notre Dame de France, a Catholic Church for the French Community in London that was established in 1861. Above the entrance of the church is...

Temple Bar Memorial | Look Up London

A Closer Look at Temple Bar Memorial

Marking the boundary between Westminster and the City of London is Temple Bar Memorial. As the name suggests, it’s a reminder for something far older that stood in its place. So what’s the history of Temple Bar and have you admired all the details on Temple...

Merton Priory | Look Up London

Merton Priory

In the most inauspicious of locations, under the A24 by Colliers Wood, sits what was once the magnificent Merton priory. Entrance to The Chapter House, Merton Priory is beyond the green fence and on the left Founded in 1114, Merton Priory was one of the most important...

Inside Mercers Hall | Look Up London

Inside Mercers’ Hall

As an official City of London Guide, I was lucky to be invited to the Mercers’ Hall in December 2021 for their Advent Sermon. Unique amongst the City’s Livery Companies for having its own private chapel on site, here’s a look inside the Mercers’ Hall… History...