Central London Map 1951

Revisiting an old map of London

Earlier this year we were contacted by Russell from Melbourne, Australia who offered to send us an old A-Z map from the 1950s. Of course, we were delighted to hear from him and were relieved when it arrived safely. We quickly realised that this Central London map was slightly different to the copy in our archive and was in fact …

London skyline

Things to do in London

A recent poll of the UK’s top attractions showed that London is the place to be Visitor numbers for the UK’s most popular attractions of 2018 have just been released and the top 10 hot-spots are all places to see in London. Just over 12 km’s cover each of the London attractions from the Natural History Museum in Knightsbridge to …

Best beaches in Cornwall

10 best beaches you need to visit in Cornwall and Devon

Cornwall and Devon are home to some of the best beaches in the world. If you are heading down to the South West this summer, here are A-Z’s top 10 must visit beaches in Cornwall and Devon. Don’t forget your Devon, Cornwall & West Somerset A-Z Visitors’ Atlas. With its detailed visitor road maps covering the whole of Devon and Cornwall and part …

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. …

Valentine’s Day: 6 Romantic Walks

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, we have compiled a list of some of the most romantic walks you can find located all across the UK. Why not do something a bit different with your other half this year and explore the great outdoors? Just because Valentine’s falls on a Tuesday this year doesn’t mean you can’t celebrate at …

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 …

The Prudential RideLondon Surrey 100

Prudential RideLondon Surrey 100 – Event day

On the 31st of July – Tim from our drawing office took part in the Prudential RideLondon Surrey 100. The Prudential RideLondon Surrey 100 celebrates the legacy for cycling created during the London 2012 Olympics. After months of training, preparation and over 380 miles cycled (in July), Tim was ready to partake and raise money for London’s Air Ambulance.