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The Walkie Talkie part two – Sky Garden

The Sky Garden is a public space at the top of the Walkie Talkie building, (officially known as 20 Fenchurch Street) which opened in January 2015. It is home to restaurants and bars, plenty of foliage and great views of London. It … Continue reading

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Leadenhall Building

The Leadenhall Building, aka The Cheesegrater, was opened late 2014 and I got the chance to go up to the 47th floor for a sneak peak. It stands at 224 metres tall and there’s a pretty impressive view of the City from up … Continue reading

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Docklands Museum

Museum of London Docklands, Isle of Dogs, London. The museum, which opened in 2003 in an old sugar warehouse, contains artefacts and displays telling the history of the Thames and Docklands area, from Roman times to the closure of the … Continue reading

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The Old Blue Last

The Old Blue Last, Great Eastern Street, London. The Old Blue Last is a pub and live music venue in East London run by Vice. It hosts ‘forward-thinking’ bands and DJs every night (usually for free) and is the epitome … Continue reading

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Heygate Estate

Heygate Estate, between Old Kent Road and Walworth Road, Southwark, London. Build in 1974 the neo-brutalist buildings were once a popular place to live, but crime, poverty and dilapidation hit the housing estate and it is now being demolished as … Continue reading

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