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An oral history of “Silicon” Roundabout | Forward Partners
Perhaps no property in Old Street shows how much the area has changed as the new White Collar Factory building on the roundabout itself. The building hosts companies like Adobe, Box.
IFTTT  Pocket  history  london  technology 
9 weeks ago by garrettc
The London Time Machine
"The Morgan Map of 1682 was the first to show the whole of the City of London after the fire. Produced by William Morgan and his dedicated team of Surveyors and Cartographers it took 6 years to produce, and displayed a brighter perspective on city life for a population still mourning their loved ones, possessions, and homes."
history  maps  mapping  london  geodata 
january 2018 by garrettc
Grim London
They say you’re never more than 3 feet from a rat in London. But what about faceless women or the remains of a burnt witch? London’s past is closer than you think.
history  london  horror  search 
november 2017 by garrettc
The Buried Remains of Little Compton Street
Discover The Buried Remains of Little Compton Street in London, England: The signs of a long buried road can still be found hidden beneath a London sewer grate.
london  uk  history  urban  signs 
august 2017 by garrettc
Nights In Old London | Spitalfields Life
Breathtaking photographs of London, from the early twentieth century.
photography  history  london 
october 2016 by garrettc
Edukit - Programme Search
"[a] one-stop-shop connecting teachers to thousands of development programmes across London. We are a social enterprise, putting people before profit."
education  resource  london  search  geodata 
august 2016 by garrettc
London Picture Map
Browse the collections of the LMA and Guildhall Art Gallery geographically.
london  history  maps  mapping  geodata  inspiration 
august 2016 by garrettc
Mapnificent
Mapnificent shows you areas you can reach with public transport in major cities around the world, including London, Manchester, and Dublin.
london  transport  travel  maps  mapping  exploration  manchester  dublin  geodata 
january 2015 by garrettc
Bomb Sight - Mapping the London Blitz
"The Bomb Sight project is mapping the London WW2 bomb census between 7/10/1940 and 06/06/1941. Previously available only by viewing in the Reading Room at The National Archives, Bomb Sight is making the maps available to citizen researchers, academics and students."
history  london  maps  war  blitz  wwii  geodata  geography 
november 2014 by garrettc
London Pedestrian Routemap
"The first aim of the London Pedestrian Routemap is to encourage walking in London. It does this by providing a simple, memorable picture of key walking routes in the Capital. At present there is no such map. The Routemap shows how key places connect by straightforward routes of varying character."
mapping  maps  geodata  geography  walking  routes  london 
october 2014 by garrettc
London Datastore
An initiative by the Greater London Authority (GLA) to release as much of the data that it holds as possible.
data  government  london  opendata  statistics  uk 
october 2014 by garrettc
Locating London's Past
Allows you to search a wide body of digital resources relating to early modern and eighteenth-century London, and to map the results on to a fully GIS compliant version of John Rocque's 1746 map.
data  gis  geocoding  geodata  history  london  mapping  maps  geography 
february 2014 by garrettc
Chromaroma
Turns commuting in London into a game via the Oyster Card and Bike Key.
london  game  data  travel  location  geolocation  networkcity 
december 2010 by garrettc
A Room to Let in Old Aldgate | Spitalfields Life
Wonderful late 19th photographs from the Spitalfields and Aldgate areas of London.
london  photography  history  architecture 
november 2010 by garrettc
Can better signs help pedestrians understand London?
I saw some of these wayfinding signs the other week and really liked them
london  design  maps  mapping  travel  information  wayfinding  geography 
april 2010 by garrettc
How Just About Everything Was Invented In London
Londonist map of interesting inventions and whereabouts in London they were invented
invention  london  interesting 
march 2010 by garrettc
Wikipedian in Residence
What a cool idea. The British Museum is piloting having a 'Wikipedian in residence'.
wikipedia  museum  london 
march 2010 by garrettc
Crime: A Tale of Two Cities - An American in London; A Brit in Baltimore
After The Wire gains popularity in the UK The Baltimore Sun and Independent perform a journalist swap.
london  baltimore  thewire  journalism 
november 2009 by garrettc
The Open Road London (1927)
Remarkable colour footage of London from 1927.
london  history  video  archive  colour  silent  youtube 
november 2009 by garrettc
Lost London
Fascinating collection of photographs from the tail end of 19th London.
photography  architecture  history  vintage  london  urban 
march 2009 by garrettc
Last One Out, Please Turn On the Light
A photographic survey of London's remaining professional darkrooms.
photography  history  hardware  uk  archive  london 
january 2009 by garrettc
Making bridges talk
Tom Armitage has hooked Tower Bridge in London up to Twitter, brilliant!
information  london  machines  technology  twitter  messaging  API  bridge  computer  hacks 
march 2008 by garrettc
London Restaurants Guide
Handy site for tracking down new places to eat in the capital
eating  food  guide  information  search  london  toeat 
june 2007 by garrettc
Office Lendorff
Pixel pattern hats and scarfs
design  london  pixel  shop  attire  clothing 
september 2006 by garrettc
Cane Hill asylum
Photo tour of Cane Hill asylum in South London, abandoned in the early 90s. Heartbreaking and melancholy.
exploration  photo  photography  tour  london  asylum  institution 
august 2006 by garrettc
Geofftech - Tube - Silly Tube Maps
Lots of supplementary tube maps including "it's quicker to walk" and distances between stations. Not that silly at all.
london  tube  underground  maps 
july 2006 by garrettc
Stand clear of the closing doors | MetaFilter
Fantastic mefi post with everything you've ever wanted to know about the London Underground
london  tube  underground  gis  maps  metafilter 
march 2005 by garrettc

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