London Marathon 2017

Over 50,000 runners of all abilities have been accepted to take part in the world’s biggest marathon event! What is the London Marathon?  The London Marathon has been a spring staple since 1981, making 2017 race number 37. The London Marathon route stretches 26.2 miles from Greenwich to The Mall. Almost 40,000 people took part and ran the 2016 London Marathon. …

Christmas Events in London

The festive season is now upon us and it wouldn’t be the same without a visit to London. The city brings a range of attractions, from Christmas shows to festive markets – there is something for all the family & age ranges! London’s streets are beautifully decorated with Christmas lights and the shops are full of perfect gifts for all. Christmas markets and stalls …

Win a London A-Z Map Jigsaw 1000 piece puzzle

You may have already heard about the London A-Z Map jigsaw that features our famous London street mapping. It has been around 9 months now since our original puzzle sold out, but at long last it is finally back in stock! (with a new box design and it covers a slightly larger area) This challenging but fun 1000 piece jigsaw puzzle will help you …

London A-Z Map Jigsaw

It’s been around 8 months since the London A-Z map jigsaw completely sold out from our website – but at long last, we are so excited to announce that they will soon be back in stock and available to order! With a new box design and a slight increase in area, the much loved 1000 piece puzzle will be with you just in time for …

Master Atlas of Greater London – Anniversary Edition

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The Master Atlas of Greater London has been our flagship London publication since the very first edition, published in 1967 (priced at 57 Shillings and Sixpence). During this time the street mapping inside has been completely redrawn, the area of coverage extended and Super Scale mapping of central London added. Available next month, this new edition has been updated for …

A packet of Greater London Atlases from the 1950s

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Wrapped in brown paper with a gummed label, rather than packed in a box with a self-adhesive sticker, this packet of atlases is over 60 years old! It predates the introduction of the SBN (Standard Book Number) and, of course, the present day ISBN (International Standard Book Number) as well as the barcode. Quite why this packet was never opened …

London 2012 maps

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A-Z was proud to be the official paper map supplier to London 2012 (the Games of the XXX Olympiad). You can see a number of our ‘Official Products’ from our range here – from compact self-covered sheet maps to glossy souvenir book titles. Data was processed to produce venue and regional maps combining A-Z accuracy and quality with the London …