So what’s a Mews?

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This is another of those questions I get every so often as I’m guiding a walking tour group, typically from non Britains with English as their first language but also from others. It normally comes as we pass from St Katherine’s Dock and pass Mews Street and until I began getting the question it’s not … Read more

Old Billingsgate fish market

Old Billingsgate Fish Market

There’s an office building alongside the Thames which is situated between Tower and London bridges, it’s one that many will walk past and perhaps even stop on the terraced area alongside the river to take some pictures but a lot won’t be aware that this was the home of London’s main fish market for hundreds … Read more