Ancient City Trust pays £4million for three-year-long Tower Bridge facelift 22,000 litres of paint will be used on Tower Bridge 44,000 man hours to complete the Tower Bridge job over a three- year period Tower Bridge will retain its traditional blue and white colour dating back to 1894 1,500 tonnes of expendable abrasive will be[...]

The BBC has published a gallery of our images showing the restoration of Tower Bridge on the BBC website. Harris Digital Productions is recording the £4million restoration for the City of London, Corporation As one of the world’s most iconic and internationally recognised landmarks, and arguably one of the most ambitious engineering projects of its[...]

Victoria Station is one of the busiest railway terminuses’ in the UK with an estimated 115 million people passing through it every year. The station is also home to the London Underground and various other modes of transport are available nearby (such as the Victoria Coach Station located along Buckingham Palace Road). At present the[...]

Since March of last year Blackfriars Railway Bridge has been the focus of major refurbishments as part of Network Rail`s Thameslink upgrade programme. Whilst the short-term effect of these works has no doubt been the bane of many a commuters journey, directors promise that the long-term results will be well worth it, with an enlarged[...]

New viewing platform On Saturday 11 October the streets around the Monument were closed for an exciting landmark event in the Monument restoration project. A massive 100 tonne crane winched a new balustrade and platform cage on to the viewing platform. The balustrade was lifted in two sections before workmen welded it together. The operation[...]

Temple Bar has finally returned to the Square Mile. In the December meeting of the Court of Common Council in 2001, the City of London agreed to fund the return of Temple Bar to the Square Mile. At a cost of just over £3.0m – funded by the City of London along with donations from[...]

For many years, a masterpiece of English Baroque Architecture had languished forgotten and decaying in Central London. This is the Church of St George’s Bloomsbury, designed by the architect Nicholas Hawksmoor in the early 18th Century. The tower and steeple of St George’s is one of Hawkmoor’s most inspired dramatic and theatrical designs. It is[...]