This road through a building site emerged last week to coincide with new Central St Martin’s site. It’s a stage set boulevard with twenty mature trees and what looks like a real road in between buildings waiting to be designed.
Here is a picture of the hotel at the new Westfield Shopping Centre in Stratford, viewed from the International terminal. And here is a picture of Gaby’s salt beef bar in the Charing Cross Road. Westfield is about a week old and has been welcomed as the saviour of East London. Gaby’s is about fiftyContinue reading “What is the connection between the opening of Westfield in Stratford and the closure of Gaby’s Salt Beef Bar in the Charing Cross Road?”
This Sunday I am leading two walks for London Open House. The first is a guided tour of Golden Lane Estate. The second is a tour of the City of London’s newest landscape architecture schemes. Both tours are free but need to be booked through Open House. Booking details for Golden Lane. Booking details forContinue reading “Join me this weekend for two Open House walks”
The National Gallery, London has recently unveiled a living wall depicting Van Gogh’s painting A Wheatfield with Cypresses.