Thursday, 12 April 2018

New land motion map shows the human impact on the UK landscape

New land motion map shows the human impact on the UK landscape
... Large civil engineering projects such as the works at Kennington Park, London, part of the Northern Line Extension, lie at the heart of a large subsidence bowl (red/brown on the map) measuring more than 500m across, just east of the Oval. This is most likely due to the sinking of a shaft which was completed in November 2017. The map also shows that parts of the proposed HS2 route go through some of the most dynamic areas of coal mining subsidence in England. ...

Westminster Bridge Road closed as fire hydrant sends huge fountain of water over street - Get West London

Westminster Bridge Road closed as fire hydrant sends huge fountain of water over street - Get West London
... At around 6.30am, a minor leak was discovered in a fire hydrant, which then burst and caused a powerful fountain near the junction of Kennington Road. ...

The Cock Tavern London



The Cock Tavern London

Photos: G.A.N.G (Guiding A New Generation) solidarity walk through Stockwell and Brixton

Photos: G.A.N.G (Guiding A New Generation) solidarity walk through Stockwell and Brixton
... Despite the relentless rain, a large group of people marched through Kennington, Oval, Stockwell, Brixton and Tulse Hill last night. ... Activists from ‘Guiding A New Generation’ or G.A.N.G. hold one of their interventions against gun and knife crime in Kennington South London. ...

Wednesday, 4 April 2018

Prince Albert’s papers and collections to be published for first time | BT

Prince Albert’s papers and collections to be published for first time | BT
... A letter, which will be among the items digitised on the Royal Collection Trust website, shows that he wrote to the prime minister in 1848, when Britain was hit by a recession, and expressed concern for protesters who gathered on Kennington Common demanding political reform. ...