Litchfield Street, London, UK

Images; Litchfield Street, Covent Garden, City of Westminster, London WC2

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Nearby streets: Upper St Martin’s Lane, St Martin’s Lane, Charing Cross Road, Shaftesbury Avenue, Great Newport Street, Long Acre, West Street, Tower Street, Cambridge Circus

Nearby places: Central Lending Library, Seven Dials, London Transport Museum, Royal Opera House

Nearest Underground Station: Leicester Square Station

 

Robert Dyas, Fleet Street, London, UK

Brighter, bolder and no longer scared of humans: Seagulls gliding over Fleet Street

London, UK, images; wholesale and retail

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Robert Dyas, 167 Fleet Street, London EC4A 2EA

Now a retail chain, Robert Dyas is a household name for hardware products since 1872. Other outlets are situated in Gracechurch Street, St Martins Lane, Artillery Row, Baker Street, Earls Court, Putney, Richmond, Canary Wharf and Ealing Broadway

More wholesale and retail

Marks and Spencers Simply Food, Avemaria Lane

Mint humbugs, gobstoppers, vanilla fudge: Retro sweet shop in the City

More City of London

Skyscrapers in the City: The Stock Exchange Tower

“Great British” weather – snow on London’s streets

London, UK, images; weather

A 100-mile Arctic weather front confronts London with snow. A light dusting of snow was the beginning, with more to come, affecting everyday life and travel.

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“Great British” weather

More about snow in London

“White and red post box” – snow in London

London streets are affected by snow

Snow below a leaden London sky

A typical English Sunday in the park minus the picnic

 

A debt of honour: The Memorial Gates, London, UK

Appealing: Poppies in London

London, UK, images; war memorials

Commonwealth Memorial Gates, Constitution Hill, London

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The Memorial Gates are situated on the Hyde Park Corner end of Constitution Hill. Inaugurated in 2002, they honour millions of servicemen and women.

Nearest Underground Station: Hyde Park Corner Station

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More London war memorials

Remembering those killed on the Woolworths site during the Second World War

Detail of the bomber memorial near Green Park

The Euston War Memorial

River bus services to/from London Eye Pier

One of the world’s most popular attractions: The London Eye

London, UK, images; public transport

River Bus; London Eye Pier, scheduled river services

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Destinations/stops

Hampton Court • Kingston Town End • Kingston Turks • Richmond Landing Stage • St Helena’s Richmond • Kew • Putney • Wandsworth Riverside Quarter • Chelsea Harbour, Imperial Wharf • Cadogan • St George Wharf , Vauxhall • Millbank • Westminster • London Eye • Embankment – Charing Cross Station, Charing Cross Underground Station • Festival – Waterloo • Blackfriars • Bankside • London Bridge City – London Bridge • Tower – Tower Hill, Tower Gateway, Fenchurch Street • St Katharine’s – Tower Hill, Tower Gateway, Fenchurch Street • Canary Wharf • Hilton Docklands Nelson Dock • Greenland • Masthouse Terrace • Greenwich – Cutty Sark for Maritime Greenwich • North Greenwich – North Greenwich and Emirates Air Line • Woolwich Ferry North Terminal • Woolwich Ferry South Terminal • Woolwich Arsenal

Skyscrapers in London, UK: 30 St Mary Axe

London, UK, images; skyscrapers

30 St Mary Axe (the Swiss Re Building), St Mary Axe, London EC3A 8EP

This distinctive building is nicknamed the “Gherkin” due to its appearance: It comprises 41 storeys and is 180m tall

30 St Mary Axe, London
30 St Mary Axe, London
The entrance of 30 St Mary Axe
The entrance of 30 St Mary Axe

Public transport

Bus routes to/from the City of London

In and around the City

Where does the free WiFi zone start?

More skyscrapers

The City’s Stock Exchange Tower

Southbank Tower

Millbank Tower at dawn

Duke Street, London W1

London, UK, images; streets

Streets in London: Duke Street
Streets in London: Duke Street

Postcode: Duke Street, Mayfair, London W1U 1LG

Nearby streets: Oxford Street, Barrett Street, Picton Place, Manchester Square, Spanish Place

Nearby places and institutions: Duke Street Private Equity, Bella Italia Duke Street, Jigsaw Dukestreet, Spaghetti House Duke Street

Closest Underground Station: Bond Street