Category Archives: Subj_City Views

City Views from Hay’s Galleria

Above: A sinister view of the City from Hay’s Galleria in 2017. The dark cloud in this image – hanging over the City buildings – sets the tone of the whole view. Here is a view of the future as … Continue reading

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City Views from St Paul’s Churchyard

The City of London is becoming so filled with tall buildings that views across the Square Mile are becoming increasingly rare. Now and then, you walk across the familiar ground in the City and suddenly notice a view that either … Continue reading

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City Views from One Tree Hill

Above: View of the City from the top of One Tree Hill. Most of Central London is relatively flat. To be more precise some of it is flat and some of it is undulating land. As you move away from … Continue reading

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St Mary Axe, 30 from Mile End Road

Above: Looking in a westerly direction along Mile End Road at the Gherkin (Click image to enlarge to 1024×640). When 30 St Mary Axe was being constructed, many members of the public took a real interest in watching the large … Continue reading

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St Mary Axe, 30 from Lower Road

Above: Looking towards the City of London in Lower Road (Click image to enlarge to 1024×640). When the unusual offices called 30 St Mary Axe – better known to most people as ‘The Gherkin’ – were completed in 2003,  there … Continue reading

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City Views from Greenwich Pier

Above: View of the City on 9 June 2019 from near Greenwich Pier (Click on image to enlarge to 1024×640). Some of us, with longer memories than others, can remember walking along the riverfront at Greenwich and looking towards the … Continue reading

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City Views from Waterloo Bridge

Above: Looking east towards the City of London from Waterloo Bridge. Probably one of the most photographed views of London is the one shown above. It works from almost every angle and can be found in many picture books of … Continue reading

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City Views from Woodland Road

At this time of year, the trees in London start to become green once more and the cycle of nature tells us that ‘summer is just around the corner’. Much of Inner London is completely flat. Its cross-section has been … Continue reading

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City Views from New Cross Gate Station

Above: View from the new high walkway of the station on 11 March 2015. “Long Views” Ever since it was built, almost nothing has been done to renovate New Cross Gate Station. A few years ago it was taken over … Continue reading

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