Category Archives: /Bishopsgate (City)

Gracechurch Street

Above: View of Gracechurch Street looking north. The crossroads – of Lombard Street (on the left) and Fenchurch Street (on the right) is near the bottom of the picture. Gracechurch Street was once quite an important street. We need to … Continue reading

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Black Horse in Bishopsgate

How many times recently have you ever seen a cart horse, a race horse or any other kind of horse in the City of London or even in Bishopsgate? While the above picture shows a statue of a horse (and … Continue reading

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Leadenhall Market at Christmas

Above: Photograph taken about 1910 of the interior of Leadenhall Market at Christmas. Copyright Bishopsgate Institute. Among all the modern ‘high tech’ buildings of the 20th and 21st centuries, the City still retains equally ‘high tech’ buildings from the 17th, … Continue reading

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Bishopsgate in the Fog

Above: View through the fog (on Monday 2 November 2015) of the turret and weather-vane on a building on the east side of Bishopsgate. It is not often that London is engulfed in fog these days. The ‘pea-soupers’, which were … Continue reading

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Fulcrum (Public Art), Broadgate

Above: Looking north at the public art, with Broadgate Circle behind. This large piece of public art was commissioned to stand on a small space, standing at one of the key entry points to the Broadgate Estate. It was created … Continue reading

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Rush Hour (Public Art)

Completed in 1987, ‘Rush Hour’ was the design of George Segal (1924 – 2000) an artist born in the USA. It represents the end of the day and the office workers want to get home. The six bronze figures look … Continue reading

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Broadgate Circle

Above: Wide angle view looking north from the south side of Broadgate Circle, which was re-opened in 2015. Broadgate is the name of a very large office development situated to the west and north of Liverpool Street Station. On the … Continue reading

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