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London & Local Features

13th February 2014
The London Underground is ingrained into the fabric of London life. Almost every citizen of our capital city relies on its service at some point, and its expansion over the decades has allowed people from the suburbs and the outskirts of London to travel into the centre – for both work and play. It’s a world icon, and an inseparable part of London’s history. In this blog post, we look at 10 things you may not know about the Tube.
5 ways to trip to work could be a lot worse
10th February 2014
The current tube strikes affecting London are miserable. They disrupt people’s day, cause massive overcrowding and disturb the natural flow of city life. Life threatening or dangerous however, they are not. In this blog, we look at 10 ways your trip to work could be a lot worse.
What's On London
08th January 2014
There’s no getting away from it, the way we consume information has changed, and is still changing dramatically. There are now countless new ways to consume information – we live in a world of far greater synchronisation than even three years ago; where our data is stored in the ether and we access it through a number of different mediums. We find information on the go – and integrate the way we find this information into our lifestyle and Internet persona’s.
Events to Attend in London this New Years
19th December 2013
7 Events to Attend in London this New Year’s Following on from our article earlier in the month of the most festive things to do in London this year, we thought we’d do the next logical thing and suggest some inspiration for the notorious New Year’s Party.
Most Festive Events in London in 2013
09th December 2013
Yep, you’re not dreaming, it really is that time of year again. Although we all moan about it coming around quicker than ever, most of us genuinely enjoy Christmas and the festive cheer that comes with it. A chance to see our friends, family and other loved ones – what’s not to like? Here at Senate House we enjoy getting in the festive spirit, and we think London is one of the best cities in the world to spend time over the winter period.
Travel in London
23rd October 2013
Business Travel in London If you are in the area for business, or any other form of travel in London, it's likely you'll have an evening or two free in which you would like to travel into the centre. Here at Senate House we've created an infographic to show just how close we are to not only the entertainment capital of the country, but perhaps the world.
22nd July 2013
On the 26th June 1933, King George V laid the very first stone of Senate House – London’s amazing art-deco building and the city’s first ever skyscraper. A lot has change in the capital in the 80 years since Senate House’s inception, but it still remains one of the world’s most fascinating and captivating places. Here a short piece looking at what London was like in 1933 – and what a building such as Senate House will have experienced in its lifetime
Senate House | London
25th April 2013
University of London’s Senate House has paired up with St Mungo's, one of the UK's leading charities for homeless people, to host its first ever abseil with the aim of raising £13,000 for the charity.