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Links related to London, England presented in somewhat random fashion:

Twitter
@catherinemack
@danravenellison
@LondonSounds
@GreenGuideUK
@GreenLondoner
@RSAEvents
@boroughmarket
@Londonist
@TheMexLondoner
@wabbey
@kewgardens
@LondonNPC
@StanfordsTravel
@intelligence2
@ltmuseum
@abundancelondon
@Royal_Greenwich
@londonspeakspod
@AboutLondon
@london_kayak
@iambrianjones

Videos

Meetups
GreatOutdoorsLondon

Hammersmith Bridge
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hammersmith_Bridge
https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2019/apr/11/hammersmith-bridge-closed-to-cars-after-critical-faults-found
https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-london-47891838

Headlines
McGrath Road review – back-to-back to the future
Walkways in the sky: the return of London’s forgotten ‘pedways’
Londoners troll New York Times with deluge of ‘petty crimes’
Reading the London Cries: how to analyse food sellers in art
Acquisition Stories: London’s Bells are Fading Away
@johnkannenberg
Tales from the bar – a tour of London’s ‘great pubs’ – BBC
The tube at a standstill
The future of the Olympic Park
Why London Comes Last in Social Media City Rankings
Making London’s Streets Safer for Pedestrians, Cyclists
London’s wildlife and green spaces
Visualizing the dynamics of London’s bicycle hire scheme
A visualization of 5 million bicycle journeys in London
You can have London AND the hills
Lesser Known Architecture: London’s most unappreciated buildings
London’s Lost Rivers From Above: The Westbourne

Good Hotel
http://www.theguardian.com/travel/2016/jun/27/floating-hotel-to-open-london-social-enterprise-project
https://thetraveljourno.com/2017/10/good-hotel-royal-victoria-dock-london
goodhotellondon.com

Kleptocracy Tours
Kleptocracy Tours
Tour Shines Light on Where Billionaires Stash Their ‘Dirty Money’ – NBC

Kayak Tours
londonkayakcompany.com@london_kayak

Tourism Portals
Visit London
Visit East London

Coffee
http://www.guardian.co.uk/travel/audio/2010/oct/25/london-uk
http://www.guardian.co.uk/travel/interactive/2010/oct/25/london-coffee-walk
http://itunes.apple.com/podcast/cityguides-enhanced-on-guardian/id279410921
map

Climate Change
London’s Policy on Climate Change – Intelligence Squared

Mexican Culture
House of GuadalupeFacebook@housefguadalupe
@TheMexLondoner

Bikes
London Cycling Campaign
2nd-hand bike advice
Cycle London – Flickr
Cycle London
London’s secret cycle routes
Cyclists in the city blog
London Cycle Hire Scheme
Barclays Cycle Hire
http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2013/nov/22/london-cyclists-road-safety-boris-johnson

Recycling
Looking back at North London Watch your waste week
WasteWatch

Sustainable practices
Get Growing at Home
Love London Green Festival
Trees for streets
Green Roof Map

Transportation
Transport for London
Status updates
http://whatbus.com
The Knowledge
stpancras.com
busmapper.co.uk
http://www.brunoimbrizi.com/experiments/#/07
@TfLOfficial

Airports
Heathrow makes every journey better! Or so they say. Wireless internet access at Heathrow is provided by Boingo.com. Purchase a Travelcard and you’re covered for London buses and some mainline trains too. Twitter: @heathrowairport
Gatwick Airport (@gatwick_airport)

Bus Service
London-Glasgow
budget sleeper coach service between Glasgow and London.

Walking
Walking to Work: Walking Works
Walklondon
Ramblers Get Walking Day Find a good walk in London here.
Walk along the Regents Canal through London

Parks
Greenwich Park – enjoy the view of the Thames with Canary Wharf as backdrop photos and learn about the Greenwich Meridian.
http://www.greenwichroyaltours.com@TourGreenwich
Hampstead Heath – forest and open spaces with a view on the city from the north photos
Kew Gardens – one of the best Botanical Gardens in the world. – @kewgardens
Hyde Park – the green lung of central London: a huge centrally located gem (photos) and the adjoining Kensington Gardens.

View Larger Map
Information on several of the largest and best London parks: The Royal Parks
Thames Barrier Park is part of the London Thames Gateway regeneration project.
Thames Barrier Park – Times
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thames_Barrier_Park
What London Would Look Like If the Thames Barrier Failed

Trees
Great trees of London

Epping Forest
https://www.cityoflondon.gov.uk/things-to-do/green-spaces/epping-forest/Pages/default.aspx
@CoLEppingForest

Thames Bath Project
http://futurecapetown.com/2014/11/world-cities-day-londons-best-idea
http://www.theguardian.com/cities/live/2014/oct/31/2014-guardian-world-cities-day-challenge-live#block-54538c2fe4b0f269c6b6f444
http://www.dezeen.com/2014/01/13/swimming-pools-river-thames-london-studio-octopi
http://thamesbaths.com@ThamesBaths

Brockwell Park
http://www.lambeth.gov.uk/Services/Environment/ParksGreenSpaces/Parks/BrockwellPark.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brockwell_Park
http://www.brockwellpark.com

The Greater London National Park is officially a Notional Park. Help to make it real
@LondonNP

Exhibition Road
This is exactly what’s happening at London’s Exhibition Road, the great Victorian thoroughfare that stretches half a mile from South Kensington tube station to Hyde Park in London. In the last 18 months, it has been ripped up and remade to a new design that all but abolishes the distinction between road and pavement. Instead, there’s one continuous surface, cross-hatched dramatically in black-and-white granite. Pedestrians can wander where they like: they’ll just have to negotiate the cars and bicycles. It’s all very liberal, and something of an experiment.
http://www.guardian.co.uk/artanddesign/2011/nov/11/london-exhibition-road-cultural

Gardens
http://www.opensquares.org
http://www.londongardenstrust.org

World Heritage
London boasts four World Heritage Sites: the Tower of London; the historic settlement of Greenwich; the Key Royal Botanic Gardens and the site comprising the Palace of Westminster, Westminster Abbey and Saint Margaret’s Church.

BBC London

Elsewhere on the Web
http://collage.cityoflondon.gov.uk/london-picture-map#51.506304405365%2F-0.1259049224854607%2F13%2FRoadMap%2F-1
http://www.greenguide.co.uk@GreenGuideUK
http://www.spoonfed.co.uk
Hidden London
free london listings
http://www.london2012.com
http://london.craigslist.co.uk
http://www.gumtree.com
South London Business
Green Chain
Shakespeare’s London
Green London
London Natural History Society
London Biodiversity Partnership works to benefit wildlife and boost the capital’s greenspaces.
Chelsea Flower Show
Stanfords Map Shop
http://www.linnean.orgFacebook
@LinneanSociety
http://hirespace.com

Festivals
St George’s Day traditionally falls on April 23, the same day as Shakespeare’s birthday.
August is Music Festival month:
The largest Latin American Festival in Europe Festival del Pueblo
The Notting Hill Carnival The largest street Carnival in Europe

History: World War II
Bombsight.org

Annual Events
The Camden Green Fair is held on the first Sunday of June every year.

Universities
University of London, Institute of Education
London School of Economics public events

Churches
Westminster Abbey
Temple Church is a hidden gem near the Royal Courts of Justice, surrounded by ancient law firms.

Food
Nom, Nom, Nom – Eating Your Way through East London
London-eating restaurant reviews by the public
Google maps London restaurant user rating
Tripadvisor restaurant reviews from travelers
Where to eat on a budget – IHT
atozlondonfood.com
London Food Link
Wahacahttp://blog.wahaca.co.uk@wahaca
Harrison’s, 15-19 Bedford Hill – Facebook
Mestizos (Camdentown)
Taquieria (Westbonne Grove)
Frontline Club
http://www.edibleexperiences.com
http://eatinglondontours.co.uk
@leonrestaurants

Pubs
Vintry Pubhttps://www.facebook.com/pages/The-Vintry-London/245560425467013@TheVintryLondon
http://www.cabbagepatch.co.uk
The Grapes
The French House@FrenchHouseSoho
@rugbytavern

Markets
is set beneath the railway viaducts between the river Thames and Borough High Street in South East London. Thursday-Sunday – Flickr Group
Foursquare
http://www.viajeroresponsable.com.ar/de-visita-en-un-green-market-en-londres
@boroughmarket

Brixton Market features the largest collection of Afro-Caribbean food in Europe. Brixton Tube Station is on the Victoria line. At the top of the exit stairs turn left, and Electric Avenue is the first street on the left. Transport for London’s Journey Planner is handy for planning your visit!
London Farmers’ Markets
Spitalfields Market

Tours
Bowl of Chalk
https://www.facebook.com/bowlofchalk
http://www.tripadvisor.com/Attraction_Review-g186338-d2556071-Reviews-Bowl_Of_Chalk_Private_Tours-London_England.html

Clubs
ceilidhclub.com

Where to stay
@milestonehotel

Twickenham, aka the Cabbage Patch
http://www.twickenham-museum.org.uk/kids_detail.asp?ContentID=225
Twickenham Stadium – BBC
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Twickenham_Stadium
Matchday Travel: Twickenham

Sports
Latest on the roads
Latest Tube information
Trains: Latest service news
Football Matchday Travel
Wembley Stadium
Olympic Peace through Tourism London 2012
London Wasps@WaspsRugby

News
http://www.ft.com

Art
http://www.sothebys.com

Sotheby’s Institute of Art provides a very special environment for the study of fine and decorative arts. Since 1969, students from all over the world have joined Sotheby’s courses because of our innovative teaching and our pioneering emphasis on the study of decorative art, an area mostly neglected by other universities and colleges. In addition to a sound knowledge of art history, Sotheby’s Institute of Art equips students with the professional skills needed to succeed in today’s highly competitive job market.

pintalondon.com

Museums
London Natural History Museum@NHM_London
The Science Museum
The British Museum
Tate Modern Art Gallery@tate

The Geffrye Museum shows the changing style of the English domestic interior in a series of period rooms from 1600 to the present day.
Peter Harison Planetarium
The Museum of Brands, Packaging and Advertising
Darwin’s House on the south-eastern outskirts of London.
British Library
The London Transport Museum gives a fascinating insight into the history of public transport in this city famous for its red buses and the Underground.- @ltmuseum

Foundling Museum

Horniman Museum & Gardens

Bars
City Arts and Music Project, 70 – 74 City Road
Old Doctor Butler’s Head (near the Moorgate and Bank tubes)

What does responsible travel look like in London?

Elsewhere on the Web
How to travel greener – Travel Channel UK
Londontown
London Eye
Green City Guide – Jamble
This is London
Wild London
Saving Planet Earth – BBC
London Parks and Green Space
London 21 Sustainability Network
London Biodiversity Partnerships
London Cycling Guide
http://www.nationaltheatre.org.uk

Abbey Road
http://www.abbeyroad.com/Crossing
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abbey_Road,_London

Hackney
hackneypodcast.co.uk

Dealing with Crisis
2011 London riots

Misc
Hub Islington is just a two minute walk from Angel tube station (Northern Line). Based in the heart of Islington, the Hub is at the center of a vibrant community, including Hub Kings Cross.

Secret London with their http://blog.secretlondon.us/ is about sharing London’s hidden places, which started on facebook. Will something solid come out of this phenomenally fast start-up or is it a bubble ready to burst? Opinion article on this here and secretly there has been another site called http://www.secret-london.co.uk around for several years.

Recommended listening
BBC London
Listen live

The London Underground – In January, the London Underground launched a yearlong celebration of its 150th anniversary with a recreation of the first Tube journey, complete with steam locomotive. Rear Vision charts the history of the world’s first underground rail system.

http://www.soundsurvey.org.uk@LondonSounds

http://londonist.com/podcasts

http://www.soundfjord.org@SoundFjord

Soundmap of London canals and minor rivers@LondonSounds

http://www.sohoradiolondon.com
@sohoradio

Maps
Fruit City – a living growing map of the fruit trees in public spaces in London
Walkit (London)
London Map Downloads – BBC
London Green Map
http://greenmap.london21.org
Royal Geographical Society
Green London MapPDF
http://www.soundsurvey.org.uk/index.php/survey/historical_london_maps/

Blogs
My London Your London

Flickr
London Transport Museum@ltmuseum
London Metropolitan Archives
Twickenham

Flickr Groups
london dot gov
London Parks
London Parks And Gardens
Kew Gardens
Borough Market

London Bridge
http://www.pbs.org/weekendexplorer/destinations/nevada/laughlin/london_bridge.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/London_Bridge_%28Lake_Havasu_City%29

Peckham
Peckham
Where to eat in Peckham: The Begging Bowl
http://www.thebeggingbowl.co.uk/
@thebeggingbowl
Thai sharing plates, 168 Bellenden Road, Peckham. SE154BW (020) 7635 2627 Dinner 7 days, 6pm-close, lunch 7 days 12pm – 2.30. No bookings. 168 Bellenden Rd, Peckham

Wikipedia
London
Royal Society

Planeta.com

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