A plan devised by Bermondsey architect Michael Davis to provide a wide riverside path between the London Bridge and the South Bank is to be considered by the London assembly’s transport committee. The London Promenade plan would see a path built out into the river to keep walkers by water at such pinch points as [...]
Swan Upping, the annual census of the swan population on River Thames, starts today. Look out for the skiffs with their Royal and livery flags making a colourful sight on their slow progress to Abingdon. The Queen’s Swan Marker David Barber and his team depart from Sunbury Lock this morning for a week travelling upstream. [...]
The main diversion on the Greenwich peninsula can be seen on a map. However, soon there will also be an earlier diversion downstream on the east side of the peninsula. After walking behind Greenwich Yacht Club and passing the Millennium Village you will have to turn inland round the back of the 17 storey City [...]
A bale of straw has been hung from the Tower Bridge walkway. See the story and picture on the London-SE1 website.
There has been a weekend consultation about Convoys Wharf in Deptford this weekend. Liker all these ‘public consultations’ not much is given away and if you are off on Friday evening or Saturday morning you will have missed it. Much local concern about what will replace the wharf where so much newsprint was landed until [...]
I think that I have mentioned before that it is difficult now to describe the Olde Bell at Hurley as a walkers’ pub. Matthew Norman has reviewed it for the Telegraph. See page 110.