London History Explored
Unmissable mechanical sound of RT and RF buses through the streets of Barking RT80 anniversary
Gunnersbury Park in West London, with a Rothschild Mansion at his heart, has an incredible historical back story that stretches back almost 1,000 years. The
William Shakespeare’s play ‘7 ages of man’ is the inspiration for this 22-foot high cast aluminium Sculpture, on Queen Victoria Street, Blackfriars by Artist Richard
We take a brief look at the 804 years of the Lord Mayor’s Show in 2019; the King came up with a cunning plan to
Kate Bush – Bexleyheath to Lewisham and beyond the early gigs and rise of a truly great Singer, Song Writer
Kate Bush, Singer, songwriter, performer, dancer & record producer
Dated events from History
TV license was first introduced for the Monochrome (Black and White ) service which had
Lz-38 Zeppelin causes air raid on London 1915
1959 the first Hovercraft British Designed by Sir Christopher Cockerell is launched tested on the
"The parks be the lungs of London.”
Trees cover just over 20% of London’s land mass, accounting for an impressive 8.4 million trees, from urban woodlands to parks and gardens.
Just to be sure the counting is up to par, high resolution aerial photography is used to build a detailed map of the London area, that enables pinpoint accuracy in the counting of trees and their precise locations.
The city authorities have plans to increase tree cover by 10% over the next 30 years.
- Street Trees
- Community Gardens
Royalty and Aristocracy
We can define a Botanical garden as a place that grows plants for scientific study, open to the public with proper documentation of the collections including wild origin. London is blessed with Kew Gardens, which looks after the world’s biggest botanical collections, opening its doors to the public in 1759. Kew has developed into a collecting museum, herbarium, scientific institute, library, teaching school and much more.
London's Hidden City Gardens
Take a peek inside our Wonderworld
Hidden behind walls, London's Secret Garden's offer a unique space of peace and tranquility.