London’s north-south divide

The unstoppable evolution of the South Bank – and its position looking north – fascinates author Chris McCabe

03 Nov 2016

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The fascinating history of Battersea Power Station

In an extract from their new book, husband and wife team Annie & Steve Graham reveal the proud early days of a true London icon

18 Dec 2015

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Royal Vauxhall Tavern is now Britain’s first listed LGBTQ pub

Today it becomes the first building of its kind to be listed for history and heritage

09 Sep 2015

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Lovers’ Rock: 15 more photos from 1970s Lewisham

More images of Lewisham residents taken in 1977 from ace new book by photographer John Goto

11 Nov 2014

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In Pictures: waiting at Camberwell’s #36 bus stop

If you stand still for long enough – especially close to home – the picture will come to you. And that’s just what one photographer did for this documentary project

17 Oct 2014

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Ruskin Park: the secret star of new Emma Thompson movie Effie Gray?

The star-studded Brit-flick is out today. But how is it connected to this south London green space?

10 Oct 2014

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Wednesday Picture: The Bridges of West Dulwich

Scratch beneath the surface – and you’ll be rewarded. By Ed walker

29 Aug 2014

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Wednesday Picture: Alford House

In 1959, Alford House became London’s most famous youth club. In fact, it probably still is. The SE11 establishment in Aveline Road, Oval, has been the focus of no less than three documentaries – and the first was the trailblazing ‘We Are the Lambeth Boys’, a 50-minute black and white

02 Jan 2014

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Wednesday Picture: 59 Lyndhurst Grove – and its Britpop fame

It may look like any other end of terrace in south London but it has played a modest part in pop music history. The address, 59 Lyndhurst Grove, in Peckham, provides the title to a song by one of Brit-Pop’s most successful bands: Pulp. Its origins are somewhat mischievous –

16 Oct 2013

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Wednesday Picture: Open House 2013

This weekend is Open House where the public are unleashed on 830 of London’s coolest buildings and private houses. Sarah Fox picks some south London highlights This year celebrates architect Richard Rogers‘ birthday with his company, Rogers Stirk Harbour and Partners, opening more buildings than ever before. Also on the

18 Sep 2013

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