Panoramas 60-70

Richmond Green London Panoramas

Richmond is a suburb in southwest London, in the London Borough of Richmond upon Thames. Richmond Green is in some ways a typically English scene – from the small local pubs to the oak trees, the red telephone box and a small cafe on the corner. Cricket has been played…

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British Telecom Tower London Panorama

Construction of the British Telecom Tower started in 1961, designed by Chief Architect, Eric Bedford and Senior Architect in Charge, G.R.Yeats. Opened in 1964 the tower stands the 189m (620ft) to dominate the skyline of north central London. At the time of opening the tower was the tallest building in…

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Trafalgar Square Day and Night London Panoramas

Trafalgar Square was designed in the 1840’s on the site of the then Kings’s Mews. Central to the square is Nelsons Column, paid for by the Nelson Memorial Committee, it stands 170 foot high. Lord Nelson was the admiral of the British fleet at the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805….

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Leicester Square Park London Panorama

The garden in Leicester Square was purchased and landscaped by Albert Grant a Member of Parliament in the 19th century. It was conveyed by him to the Metropolitan Board of Works on the 2nd July 1874 to be preserved for ever for the free use and enjoyment of the public….

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Empire Leicester Square London Panorama

The Empire Leicester Square opened on the 8th November 1928 with the silent film ‘Trewlawny of the Wells.’ Owned by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer it has been at the heart of London’s Cinema history since the first moving pictures were shown in the old Empire, a music hall that pre-dates the current site….

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Woman in White Palace Theatre London Panorama

The Palace Theatre is currently host to the Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical the Woman in White. The show opened at the theatre in 2004 after Les Miserables closed at The Palace after a 18 year run. The theatre opened in 1891 as Opera House but shortly after changed with the…

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Hungerford Bridge, London Night Time Panorama

Hungerford Bridge links London’s West End and South Bank. Built as a footbridge it was designed by Alex Lifschutz of Lifschutz Davidson. Opened in September 2002, the bridge spans both sides of the Charing Cross rail link across the Thames. Providing arguably one of the best night time river views…

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University College London Quad Panorama

University College London was founded on February 11th 1826, the third University in the United Kingdom after Oxford and Cambridge. The Universities main building, pictured in this panorama, was designed by William Wilkins and constructed between 1827 and 1828. The building is centered on a Corinthian portico which is reminiscent…

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Gandhi, Tavistock Square London Panorama

Tavistock Square contains a small shaded park in the Bloomsbury sector of London. The panorama is taken at the central feature of the park – a statue of Mahatma Gandhi. The statue has been in the park since 1968 and was designed by Fredda Brilliant. The park also contains trees…

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Euston Station, London Panorama

Euston station is the first view of London for over 51 million people a year, it is neither grand like King Cross St Pancras or unique like Marylebone, indeed it is typical of 1960’s architecture. The original Euston station opened in 1837 but was completely rebuilt in conjunction with the…

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