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4 May 2009

Explore model London

The centrepiece of the New London Architecture galleries in Bloomsbury, the Pipers Central London Model is a scale model of Central London, built to a scale of 1:1500.

At 12m by 5m, it shows Central London between the Royal Docks in Docklands and Paddington, Battersea and King's Cross. The rest of the centre also houses range of changing exhibitions covering subjects like London's History, Energy, Water, Environment, Hotels and Retail. These change throughout the year to keep the centre fresh.

The centre itself is situated at 26 Store Street, London WC1E 7BT, and is open Monday to Friday from 9.30 am to 6pm and Saturdays, 10am to 5pm.

For more information, visit http://www.newlondonarchitecture.org.

Click here to see the location on a map.

^Picture from Flickr courtesy of philliecasablanca^

1 comment:

  1. And of course, if you live in central London, there's the frisson of seeing a model of your own house, so you can check if you left the bathroom window open.