The folks over at British Website Us Vs Them have put together a new map that features London set British Sitcom locations. Check it out below: Click the image to view a full sized version or here. They go into more detail of each neighborhood and show here on their website.
One of London’s most famous landmarks, it is possibly Sir Christopher Wren’s most recognized work. It’s featured in countless films and television programmes, from Doctor Who to V for Vendetta. But what don’t you know about the city of London’s second-most famous church? What mysteries lurk in its nave and pews? Origins Sir Christopher Wren […]
Bored at work and fancy visiting London right now? Then check out this live HD video feed that Visit London operates with a view of Tower Bridge and the Thames. Visit London has a live camera feed, running 24 hours a day pointed right at Tower Bridge. Get a feel for the pace of London […]
A few weeks ago we did a t-shirt based around the iconic London Routemaster Red Bus and that inspired us to create a new t-shirt based around another London icon – the Red Phone Box. Despite being phased out in the age of mobile phones, the Red Phone Box is still an iconic part of […]
About This Shirt London is our favorite city in the world and nothing says London like a red double decker bus. While there are only a few old Routemasters traveling the roads of London these days, you’d be hard pressed to find a more iconic symbol of London. So, with that inspiration, we present Routemaster, […]
Nothing says London like listening to the chimes of Big Ben as it strikes the hour. Check out this lovely video in HD!
Check out this really cool bracelet cuff featuring the London Underground map. Stainless steel cuff with etched transit map of the London Underground Smooth matte metal with fine black grids Stylish and functional – never get lost in the Tube ever again Design: Tiffany Burnette Fits most adults You can buy it here.
British man Warren Elsmore, who makes a living as a professional LEGO builder, has built a massive scale model of St Pancras train station. It took him 18 months and over 150,000 LEGO bricks to complete this stunning model. It even features working trains! You can see it on display at the Waterstone’s bookstore in Piccadilly until June […]
Trafalgar Square is one of our favorite places in London and is a must stop for any first time visitor to London. It’s often considered the center of London and it’s actually where distances are measured from. It’s doesn’t get more London than Trafalgar Square. Here are 10 fun facts and figures about Trafalgar Square. […]
This week the iconic London Underground Celebrates its 150th anniversary. To celebrate the birthday of this London institution, here’s 13 facts and figures about it! 1. Today the Tube carries 1,107 million passengers each year to 270 stations. 2. London Underground is colloquially known as ‘the Tube’, which originally referred to the deep-level train lines which […]
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The always excellent photoblog Stuck in Customs has posted a great picture of London from the top of St Paul’s Cathedral. This is now my new desktop wallpaper! Check out the full sized version here.
This is really cool! An excellent twist on an iconic London poster. You can buy this poster here. They’ve given other world transport networks the similar treatment.
London’s orbital highway – the M25 – is often derided as a traffic hazard to be avoided. However, it has a rich history and it’s route goes through iconic British countryside. In recognition of this – Brighton & Hove Bus company has launched a guided Coach Tour of the M25 to highlight the history and […]
This is beautiful. From the London Transport Museum archives, a post of what they thought London would look like in the year 2026 – all the way back in 1926. Click to view a larger size.
We’ve found some really cool maps of invididual lines of the London Underground. You can purchase them as posters and they have a very striking design. They’d look nice in Londontopia HQ! Check them out in a gallery below. Click here to buy them and look at other maps.
Last week we brought you the way to buy your own Tube sign – now you can also buy your very own official London Street signs from the London Transport Museum Shop. From their website: The City of Westminster is home to some of London’s most famous streets including Downing Street and Abbey Road. The […]
Check out this great infographic from Confused.com that features a ton of fun facts about one of our favorite London attractions – the London Eye. Infographic by Confused.com – Compare cheap car insurance in minutes.
This is a really cool video put together by Westfield to help promote the opening of their new mall in Stratford City.
Here’s a selection of great panoramas of London from Flickr. Check them out below! photo credit: Steve Bowbrick photo credit: Duncan~ photo credit: vintagedept photo credit: Steve Bowbrick photo credit: Steve Bowbrick photo credit: oexenhave photo credit: Steve Bowbrick photo credit: Steve Bowbrick photo credit: Steve Bowbrick photo credit: linus_art photo credit: escribileamauro photo credit: […]