Discover the history of Modern London from the early 20th century where it was the capital of one of the largest empires in history up to the 21st British capital becoming one of the most influential cities on the planet.
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Discover the Brent Reservoir in west Hendon popularly called the Welsh Harp from the public house called the name which stood nearby until the early 1970s. The reservoir is the only site of special Scientific Interest in Barnet and Brent and hold enough water to fill 3 million baths. It is located at the boundary between the London boroughs of Brent and Barnet only 30 minutes from central London. The Welsh Harp is home to the Hendon Waterside project, a regeneration development set within 170 hectares of beautiful green surroundings.
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Discover Victorian London, the 19th century capital of the British Empire
and the most important political, financial, and trading hubs on the planet. When London became the world’s largest city
with its population expanding from 1 million in 1800 to close to 7 million a century later. Continue reading Victorian London: 19th century global capital