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Greenwich Foot Tunnel

Greenwich Foot Tunnel

Have you ever made the journey along the slightly creepy Greenwich Foot Tunnel?Around 1.2million people a year make the 1,217ft journey under the Thames.  HISTORY Construction started in June 1899, supported by London County Council and designed by Sir Alexander Binnie. The tunnel replaced an unreliable ferry service and...

13 Princelet Street

Inside 13 Princelet Street

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" oblique_section="no" text_align="left" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]As one of the most atmospheric areas of London, Princelet Street has aesthetic charm as well as a long history, but it's not often you actually get to explore behind the Georgian doors. Wilkes Street, Spitalfields (which usually has less...

Dr Salter Sculpture

Bermondsey’s Dr Salter Sculpture

Along Bermondsey Wall East, overlooking the Thames in SE16 is a collection of 4 happy statues known as Dr Salter's Daydream.But the history of these figures are slightly more poignant than most...