Locations in the category : General

Du Cane Court

Du Cane Court is a 1930s low-rise Art Deco complex of over 650 flats set in oriental gardens in Balham, South London. A distinctive local landmark, it was opened in 1937 and is the largest privately owned apartment block...

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Witanhurst

Witanhurst is the name of a historical Georgian-style mansion located on an 5 acre estate in the village of Highgate, North London. It is the second-largest house in London in private ownership, the largest being Buckingham Palace. Designed by...

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Three Mills Studios

Three Mills were working mills on the River Lee in the East End of London, one of London’s oldest still-surviving industrial centres, the largest and most powerful of the four remaining tidal mills in Britain, and is possibly the...

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Lloyd's building

The Lloyd’s building is the home of the insurance institution Lloyd’s of London, and is located in Lime Street, in the City of London. It was designed by architect Richard Rogers and built over eight years from 1978 to...

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34 Ridgmount Gardens – Bob Marley

Robert Nesta Marley, better known as Bob Marley, was a Jamaican singer, songwriter, and guitarist. He is the most widely known performer of reggae music, and is famous for having popularized the genre outside Jamaica. A faithful Rastafari, Marley...

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Battersea Power Station

Battersea Power Station in London, England, completed in 1939, was the first in a series of very large (for the era) coal-fired electrical generating facilities set up in England as part of the National Grid power distribution system then...

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Cable Street

Cable Street runs between the edge of The City and Limehouse: parallel-to and south of the Docklands Light Railway and Commercial Road, and north of The Highway. The area is close to Wapping and Shadwell Basin (to the south),...

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Notting Hill Carnival

The Notting Hill Carnival is an annual event which takes place in Notting Hill, London, England each August, over three days (a weekend and a bank holiday). It is led by members of the Caribbean population, many of whom...

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Sultan of Brunei

Despite the latest updated images on Google Maps and Google Earth both have still not explained why there was a mysterious black hole just off Windmill Lane, Osterley, West London. Some say it’s the London home of the Sultan...

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Ruislip Lido Miniature Railway

The Ruislip Lido Railway is a 12-inch (305-mm) gauge miniature railway, running around the popular tourist attraction of ‘Ruislip Lido’ in Ruislip, Greater London, just 14 miles (22.5 km) from the centre of London. The railway runs from the...

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