• 55 BROADWAY London's First Skyscraper

    55 Broadway – London’s First Skyscraper

    After a long break due to serious lack of time and energy, I feel the power again to return to blogging and keep both documenting for myself and presenting to you guys those places that are worth seeing, despite the fact that they aren’t necessarily over-hyped. For example 55 Broadway, London’s first skyscraper, which is located above the St. James’s park tube station, it was built in Art Deco style, it’s being used as the headquarters of TFL to this day, and I’ve never noticed it before. Which is pretty lame, because even though I love architecture I, like many other people in this city, tend to rush around London staring mainly…

  • Clapham South Deep-level Shelter

    Going Underground: Clapham South Deep-level Shelter

    As part of the Hidden London tours organised by the London Transport Museum curious visitors have the chance to go down and walk around the Clapham South deep-level shelter, which is one of the eight Second World War civilian deep shelters built in London. Walking around the different rooms, halls and tunnels 30 metres deep under ground while we could regularly hear the Northern line trains passing above us was quite and experience, but I think the stories we heard during the one hour tour were even more interesting. A Londoni Közlekedési Múzeum által szervezett Rejtett London túrák egyike során a kíváncsi népeknek lehetősége adódik a Clapham Southnál található világháborús…