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Vic Keegan’s Lost London 42: the statues of Vauxhall Bridge

Vauxhall Bridge definitely qualifies as a hidden gem, though you would never think so from walking across its mundane, deteriorating surface. It is almost designed not to be appreciated, because you can’t easily see its […]

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Vic Keegan’s Lost London 38: stained glass at St Margaret’s Church

London has lots of hidden gems but there are few more curious than a large stained glass window in St Margaret’s Church, a few yards from Parliament Square. It is a beautiful work of Flemish artistry […]

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Ruins of Modern London – words and moving pictures

Last Thursday, On London and the award-winning Pages of Hackney bookshop co-hosted an evening of conversation about some of the capital’s most remarkable modern buildings and the mixed fortunes they have enjoyed with two outstanding […]

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Robert Gordon Clark: on marketing messages from MIPIM

Robert Gordon Clark is executive chairman of London Communications Agency, which advises an array of major London organisations. He knows a lot about this city – and about how other cities present themselves to the world, […]