The Monument, one of the City of London’s most outstanding landmarks and visitor attractions, will close on 30 July for an 18-month programme of improvements and repairs. The £4.5 million project, funded by the City of London Corporation, will involve the cleaning and repair of the Monument’s stonework and the re-gilding of it’s famous golden[...]

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[...]

Harris Digital Productions is recording the restoration and rebuilding of the St Lawrence Jewry Memorial Fountain, which has not been seen by the public since the 1970s when it was dismantled into approximately 150 pieces and put into storage. The pieces of the nineteenth century drinking water fountain have now been transported to the specialist[...]

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[...]

We are currently recording the repainting of Southwark Bridge, which is being restored for the City of London, Corporation. A three-year rolling programme Southwark Bridge will be returned to its original bright colours of green and yellow 13,000 litres of paint will be used on Southwark Bridge 26,000 man hours to complete the Southwark Bridge[...]

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[...]

Harris Digital Productions is producing a film about the Lea Valley Nursery Industry. From at least the eighteenth century the lower Lea Valley was noted for its market gardens. Their continued growth during the nineteenth century owed much to a plentiful supply of water from wells, the access by rail for the delivery of the coal[...]