You might think the new layout of London’s biggest tech centre is all swings and roundabouts – but it turns out it’s more U-bends than anything. Silicon Roundabout has long held its reputation as the hub of the tech start-up scene, but it’s about to undergo a modern-day makeover all of its own.
While last week’s street art pictures took us to Brazil, this week we’re exploring new worlds and planets thanks to the work of Jim ‘Probs’ Vision and the End of the Line collective. They specialise in fantastical, large scale murals, largely created with spray cans. Because it’s a cold November day, we’ve decided to treat you to not one, not two, not three but – you’ve guessed it! – four examples of their work. Allow yourself to be transported somewhere else entirely…
Okay, we hold our hands up – we’re real tube geeks at Insider London, as anyone who has been on one of our London Underground and Tube Tours would probably agree. We’re also shared a lot of our, erm, enthusiasm on this blog, and have pulled together some of the best bits. Here is Insider London’s Best of the London Underground and Tube.
The news that London is set to be hit with 230 new towers has been making the headlines recently, but tall buildings are nothing new to the capital. We’re taking a look at some of the city’s tallest towers from throughout the ages, comparing structures from 1100 all the way to the present day. You can check out some of the city’s most modern additions on our Modern Architecture walking tour.