The Museum of London hopes to acquire a cross-section of the recently discovered ‘fatberg’ in Whitechapel

The Museum of London hopes to acquire a cross-section of the recently discovered ‘fatberg’ in Whitechapel

Under the streets of London, an enormous ‘fatberg’ weighing 130 tonnes has been discovered in the sewers of Whitechapel. Consisting of wet wipes, nappies, fat and oil this huge deposit of fat is one of the largest ever found at 250 metres long and weighing the same as 11 double...

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First phase of flagship Tunnel under the River Thames completed as work shifts to Battersea Park

First phase of flagship Tunnel under the River Thames completed as work shifts to Battersea Park

Engineers have completed phase one of National Grid’s flagship Tunnel under the River Thames. The project forms a critical part of National Grid Gas Distribution’s vital work to future-proof London’s gas infrastructure for the 21st century and involves three of London’s most famous locations: the Royal Hospital Chelsea, Battersea Park...

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Making all the right noises: An Interview with Jonathan Milton, headmaster of the Westminster Abbey Choir School

Making all the right noises: An Interview with Jonathan Milton, headmaster of the Westminster Abbey Choir School

Westminster Abbey is undoubtedly one of London’s most popular landmarks, and its choir renowned as one of the greatest of its kind across the globe. Few will be aware that in the midst of the Abbey, tucked away in the grounds of the former monastery of Westminster at Deans Yard...

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TfL hopes to use wi-fi data to help with travel updates and overcrowding

TfL hopes to use wi-fi data to help with travel updates and overcrowding

The world’s oldest underground railway system could be taking a big step into the future. During a four-week trial in 2016, Transport For London (TfL) collected data from passengers’ phones over wi-fi in order to track movement. Now TfL may be putting the scheme in place. The purpose of the...

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Explosion at Parsons Green tube station

Explosion at Parsons Green tube station

At least 22 London commuters have been injured after an explosion on a District Line train service. Paramedics were called to the scene at 8:20am this morning. It is believed that the explosion occurred on one of the train’s rear carriages as it approached Parsons Green station. After the smell of...

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