London Historians

Justice on the Strand

In my last blogpost I mentioned some big civil cases coming up in 2014. Most of these concern major commercial disputes. Occasionally one comes to the Royal Courts of Justice that has wider interest.

Barbican Before the Barbican

This piece first appeared as a guest blogpost on the website of the excellent London Historians group - http://www.londonhistorians.org/

The Barbican is probably one of the most Marmite (love it or hate it) pieces of architecture in London.

Rising phoenix-like, although very slowly, from the ashes caused by the bombing firestorm of 29/30 December 1940, its mass dominates the north of the City of London.

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