Commemorating the Battle of Trafalgar, Trafalgar Square houses as its centrepiece the 169-foot Nelson's Column guarded by four lion statues. Crossing the Thames in the background you can see five of the 33 bridges that cross the tidal Thames from Teddington Lock to the open sea.
The London Eye
Don’t call it a Ferris wheel; at 135m high, this is the world’s tallest cantilevered observation wheel. On a clear day, you can see up to 25miles in all directions from any one of the 32 capsules.
9091 Piccadilly Circus and the iconic advertising hoardigs on the corner building on the northern side. The first sign was for Perrier in 1908, and the Piccadilly Lights owned by Land Securities are now undertaking a major upgrade scheduled to be finished in autumn 2017.
2300ft over Greenwich Peninsula at night. The O2 lit up on the peninsula and Canary Wharf and the City of London in the distance. Peninsula Place a new development on the site, will form part of an £8.4bn revamp opposite the financial district of Canary Wharf. It is part of the largest regeneration project by a developer in the UK.
The huge business and banking district of east London, Canary Wharf. Located on the West India Docks on the Isle of Dogs. This view shows the towers of Canary Wharf, looking West with the River Thames snaking to Westminster.
London’s cultural and creative district, The South Bank. Home to great national centres for art and culture such as the Royal Festival Hall and Royal National Theatre.
St Paul’s Cathedral
What have Christopher Wren, Horatio Nelson, Sir Alexander Fleming and the poet John Donne all got in common? They are all buried under St Paul’s Cathedral. The fourth church to stand on this site, St Paul’s was the tallest structure in London until 1962, when the BT Tower was built.
BBC Broadcasting House
Likened to a top hat in its original design, and an ocean liner in its latest incarnation, this iconic building is home to the largest live newsroom in Europe. At any one time, over 10,000,000 people across the UK will be watching or listening to programmes broadcast from here.
Dusk aerial view across the Square Mile / City of London . Three huge new skyscrapers, 22 Bishopsgate, The Scalpel and 100 Bishopsgate are currently under construction in the City and will again change the skyline of London enormously.
London Bridge Station is the fourth busiest station in the country, bringing an amazing 56 million passengers into the city each year. Here we view the new platforms and the Shard.