November 2021 archive

Bolina Road, SE16

Bolina Road was developed with workers’ terraced housing in the late 19th century.

The Shard

The Shard – formerly London Bridge Tower is a 72-storey skyscraper, designed by the Italian architect Renzo Piano, in Southwark.

Astoria houseboat

Astoria is a houseboat built in 1911 for impresario Fred Karno, becoming a recording studio in the 1980s for its new owner, Pink Floyd guitarist David Gilmour.

Jacob’s Island

Jacob’s Island was a notorious slum in Bermondsey during the 19th century.


The name Bermondsey first appears in a letter from Pope Constantine during the 8th century.

Highams Park

Highams Park is situated between Walthamstow and Chingford.

London City Airport

London City Airport (LCY) is located within the Royal Docks, London Borough of Newham.

Knoyle Street, SE14

Knoyle Street is the eastern extension of Cold Blow Lane beyond the East London Railway.

Brushfield Street, E1

Brushfield Street is a thoroughfare running east-west from Commercial Street to Bishopsgate.

Aldermaston Street, W10

Aldermaston Street is a lost street of North Kensington