Tag: architecture

Explore: London Bridge Guided Walk

Published on 05th July 2017

Whether you are new to the area or are just keen to learn more about the neighbourhood, our FREE guided walking tour of London Bridge provides a fascinating insight into this historically rich part of London. This particular tour is a repeat of a popular route which looks at the story of London Bridge and the history of Southwark and the river. Meeting at 5.50pm for a 6pm departure, the walk will start at The Scoop at More London (next to City Hall) and lass for approx 90 mins. Our ace Blue Badge Guide Alan Read will take you to see many of the local highlights, explaining their significance and place in history as you go along. Remember to dress for changeable weather (umbrellas always useful!) and wear some sensible walking shoes. Places are limited so please book your free ticket on Eventbrite here. 

CITY HALL (2002-2021)

Published on 08th March 2017

City Hall was home to the Mayor of London and the Greater London Authority between July 2002 and December 2021. The building was designed by Foster and Partners, one of Britain’s leading architectural practices. Green building This striking rounded glass building also has many features that make it environmentally friendly, including solar panels on the roof. Find out more From key facts to why it’s the shape it is to how it manages to be so green, from how high it is to the open spaces around it and the Scoop amphitheatre – you can find out all kinds of things about the building here.