Walks: in and Around London by Andrew McCloy
Synopsis The walks contrast the pageant and history of the
city centre with the country parks, open spaces and green
hideaways around its fringe.
London by Tube
Synopsis MAIN FEATURES This handy pocket sized
spiral atlas is designed for those who travel around London
using the Underground system. It is equally useful for commuters,
business people, visitors and tourists. The product simplifies
the process of using the London Underground by listing and
indexing all the street names and places of interest in central
London to their nearest tube station. These streets and places
are then referenced to a map centred on the tube station.
The mapped area around each tube station extends to one mile
so that all locations shown are within half a mile of the
station and therefore within easy walking distance. INCLUDES
- Detailed maps showing streets and important places within
walking distance of the nearest tube station - Exits from
tube stations clearly shown - Tube stations colour coded to
show connecting lines WHO PRODUCT IS AIMED AT Specifically
aimed at visitors who plan to travel by tube, showing all
the places which can be easily visited on foot from each of
the Underground stations
Walks Around London by Geoff Garvey et al.
Synopsis A collection of 25 walks based on
the London Transport system. Located in a fairly even spread
around the capital, alternative routes are given so that the
length can be varied. The guide includes details of places
to visit, history, how to get there from the city, and where
to eat and drink.
London Plaques by Derek Sumeray.
Synopsis All London's commemorative plaques
are recorded in this book with a brief history of the person
or event noted on the plaques. Indexes refer to streets, postal
code areas & vocations.
Wessex's Crown and Country by Edward Wessex.
Synopsis In this text, HRH Prince Edward takes
the reader on a journey through the history of London's royal
connections and explains the architectural heritage of some
of the world's most cherished royal landmarks.
and Sullivan's London by Andrew Goodman, Mike Leigh.
Synopsis Moving around London, backwards and
forwards in time, the author unfolds the story of Gilbert
and Sullivan in the places where they lived and worked. In
doing so the text recalls the grandeur of the city's entertainment
palaces, its atmospheric nightlife, and its squalor and splendour.
Days: Western Region Steam Around London by Kevin McCormack.
Synopsis McCormack recalls the period in the
late 1950s and early 1960s when steam was still the dominant
form of motive power on the Western Region but was recognised
as being under threat. The book explores the varied Western
Region operations during the last decades of steam operation
on the main lines into London. In the GLORY DAYS series.
Great Weekend In: London by De Haro.
Major international cities easily reachable by plane or train.
Packed with recommendations for hotels, restaurants, cafis,
shops and places to see, with addresses, opening times and
descriptions. Easy to use area-by-area presentation. Sightseeing,
restaurant and shopping recommendations all contained within
the same spread - no need to cross reference. Detailed shopping
guide with addresses and opening times - more than any other
guide Extremely competitive price and very manageable pocket/handbag
London Encyclopaedia by Ben Weinreb, Christopher Hibbert
Synopsis A revised and updated reference book,
comprised of 5000 entries, organized alphabetically and cross-referenced.
Everything that is important in the history and culture of
London is documented, from its first settlement to the present
and North Western Railway by M.C. Reed.
Synopsis An illustrated history of the London
and North Western Railway, which provides an insight into
the workings of a company that at one time had the largest
locomotive fleet, the greatest number of staff and the highest
proportion of quadruple track.
Suburbs by Andrew Smart(Editor), Andrew Saint (Introduction).
Synopsis From a Utopian ideal to the reality
of the late 20th century, this book raises questions about
the continuing attempt to link the city with the country.
Villages by John Wittich.
Lost Rivers of London by Nicholas Barton.
Survey Cycle Tours: Around London by Nick Cotton (Editor)
Synopsis A guide to 14 on-road and ten off-road
cycle tours in the London area, highlighted on Ordnance Survey
Landranger mapping at a scale of 1:50,000, with directions
alongside. Additional information includes an introduction
to the locality of each route, places of interest, and refreshment
In and Around London by Brian Conduit.
Synopsis A guide to 28 walks in the London
area, within the M25 motorway. All walks contain directions,
maps, and photographs and are graded according to difficulty.
Includes information on public transport to reach the starting
point and details of refreshment stops en route.
Village London : Original Walks Through 25 London Villages
by Andrew Duncan
Synopsis Many of London's rural villages have
disappeared into the urban sprawl, but some have retained
their character and appearance. The best 22 of these are included
in this walking guide. Each walk consists of a scene-setting
historical and descriptive introduction, followed by a guided
walk containing full directions and details on features encountered
"en route". The walks are about two or three miles long and
take on average a couple of hours. Each entry has its own
map showing the route of the walk, landmarks, places of interest
described in the text, places to eat and drink, and locations
of public toilets. Listings at the back of the book give opening
times of churches and other buildings, and in the case of
museums and historic houses, brief descriptions of contents.