In the 18th and 19th centuries, Rotherhithe was a place on the Thames were ships were broken up.
The 1951 Festival of Britain
In 1951, just six years after WW2, Britain’s towns and cities still showed the scars of war that remained a constant reminder of the turmoil of the previous years.
Young Charles Dickens
When Charles Dickens (1812 – 1870) was 12 years old, his family relocated from Kent to Camden Town in London.
The names of the Seven Sisters
The Seven Sisters cliffs are made of chalk that formed where the South Downs meets the sea and are the remnants of dry valleys in the chalk South Downs.
The most expensive street in the UK
The most expensive street in the UK is Kensington Palace Gardens, with an average property value in 2018 of £35,696.711