Tag Archive: architecture

The Hoover Building, a photoblog

Being a complete Art Deco junkie I hauled my cookies, and my camera, out to the middle of nowhere in order to photograph The Hoover Building. It’s in an area in West London… Continue reading

Photoblog: Black and White Industry, London

A few weeks ago I went for a wander through the city of London (as opposed to Westminster) and took a few photos of the developments there. I am a little bit in… Continue reading

Photoblog: The Carlton Cinema, Essex Road

Yesterday when I was out in East London for the day I took the time to photograph one of the area’s forgotten treasures: The Carlton Cinema, Essex Road. The cinema has long since… Continue reading

Snaps from Salisbury Cathedral

Today I had a wander round Salisbury Cathedral. The lighting wasn’t great but these photos give you some idea about how beautiful it is. I didn’t quite go so far as Manfriend who… Continue reading

The State Cinema Kilburn

The Gaumont State Cinema on Kilburn High Road opened 75 years ago. Inspired by the Empire State Building in New York, the bold lines of its tower still dominate Kilburn High Road today.… Continue reading

A Photo Tour of Kew Gardens

Coming back to London after being in Yorkshire over Christmas is never an easy transition so to offset my homesickness we spent the afternoon in Kew Gardens, which is about as green as… Continue reading

The Tees Transporter Bridge: The Blue Diamond of Ironopolis

Although I was brought up in North Yorkshire I had almost finished my less-than-sober stint at the University of Teesside before first venturing ‘over the border’. My Grandad had always warned me not… Continue reading

The Girl on the Bridge: Lendal Bridge, York

Thomas Page designed this bridge. He was a 19th century civil engineer with a penchant for Gothic architecture and in addition to designing the Lendal and Skeldergate bridges of York he also worked… Continue reading

The Girl on the Bridge: Millennium Bridge, London

The Millennium Bridge in London is a striking representation of the barest bones of architecture: a steel skeletal suspension forging a connection not just between north and south London but between the progressive… Continue reading

Postcards from Byland Abbey