Costa Del Thames

In this extract from Downstream, her new book on the history of swimming in the Thames, author Caitlin Davies takes a walk along London’s one-time Riviera

22 May 2015

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MUST DO: this summer

A useful market in Peckham, yet another burger pop-up in Clapham – and a brand spanking new garden in Vauxhall

14 May 2015

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Unseen London: Old Naval College, Greenwich

A fascinating new book, Unseen London, offers access to fifty extraordinary locations, telling the story of how each was created and what it reveals about the city. Our second and final extract hits Greenwich

09 Dec 2014

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Wednesday Picture: Inside Lambeth Palace

A fascinating new book, Unseen London, offers readers access to fifty extraordinary locations, telling the story of how each was created and what it reveals about the city. We publish an exclusive extract

26 Nov 2014

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Peek inside Pullens Yards open studios for Xmas

Enjoy a rare glimpse inside Southwark’s revived 1870 workshop community – and get the festive shopping done to boot

21 Nov 2014

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In Pictures: Battersea Power Station’s quirky roof garden

The team behind New York’s feted High Line have just released drawings of what they have planned for London’s most famous industrial site

24 Oct 2014

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Southsayer: Rowland Byass, landscape architect

‘As someone else said, no one really cares if you’re miserable, so you might as well be happy’

13 Sep 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: 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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Pinboard 30 August: Peckham gets a fashion line, art battles rage and a Stockwell chef goes big up north

Peckham: Rye Lane inspires a fashion range Walworth: a farewell party for re:store Stockwell: Canton Arms chef does good over the river Bermondsey: Wherehouse art show Nunhead: The Corner Pop-Up Gallery Words: Kate Burt & Sarah Fox

30 Aug 2013

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