Category Archives: /Gre-Woolwich

Greenwich, London Borough of

Above: Outline map showing the position of the London Borough of Greenwich relative to the City of London (PINK) and the City of Westminster (BEIGE). The London Borough of Greenwich came into existence in 1965 when the Metropolitan Borough of … Continue reading

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Metropolitan London (Year 2)

Above: Map of old Metropolitan London. The boundary lines show all the original Metropolitan Boroughs. Those being considered in this academic year are coloured GREEN. During the remaining months of this academic year, we shall be delving into two London … Continue reading

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Royal Arsenal Pier

Today sees the publication of the 300th Know Your London blog. Thank you for taking the time to read these pages and for your most interesting comments. Above: Looking towards the Canary Wharf Development on the Isle of Dogs. The … Continue reading

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Crossrail Pictures and Videos

Above: Artist’s impression of the new Crossrail trains which will be 200 metres long. The carriages are longer than on other trains with three doors each side of the carriage (instead of the normal two). A very topical subject at … Continue reading

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Workers of Woolwich (Public Art)

Above: The whole mural – on the wall of one of the platforms at Woolwich Arsenal Station. Mounted on part of the wall of the south (up) platform of Woolwich Arsenal Station is a remarkable terracotta relief mural. It was … Continue reading

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