Wednesday, September 8, 2010

Websites

National Health System, London, NHS - http://www.london.nhs.uk/

Weather - http://news.bbc.co.uk/weather/forecast/8

exchange converter - http://www.xe.com/ucc/convert.cgi

London Transport - http://www.tfl.gov.uk/

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Transport_for_London

http://www.tfl.gov.uk/corporate/modesoftransport/1548.aspx

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/London_Buses

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_bus_routes_in_London

Interactive Map - http://journeyplanner.tfl.gov.uk/im/SI-T.html

Journey Planner - http://journeyplanner.tfl.gov.uk/user/XSLT_TRIP_REQUEST2?language=en

Buses - http://www.tfl.gov.uk/tfl/gettingaround/maps/buses/

www.tfl.gov.uk/busmaps

NationalRail - http://www.nationalrail.co.uk/

http://ojp.nationalrail.co.uk/en/pj/fa0#ttt

General Information

Visit London - http://www.visitlondon.com/

Support site - http://www.visitlondon.com/tubeguru/

http://wikimapia.org/country/United_Kingdom/England/London/

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/London

BBC h2g2 - http://www.bbc.co.uk/dna/h2g2/alabaster/A2408690

http://www.tripadvisor.com/Tourism-g186338-London_England-Vacations.html

Google Map of London – http://maps.google.com/maps?client=safari&rls=en-us&q=London,+U.K.,+W1J+7BN&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&um=1&sa=X&oi=geocode_result&resnum=1&ct=title

recommended Hotels, nice, more expensive than I like, but excellent location

The Rubens: 39 Buckingham Palace Road, London, SW1W 0PS

The Fleming W1J 7BN, http://www.flemings-mayfair.co.uk/foodanddrink/entertaining.php

Good sites offering significant points of interest

London Gardens Trust - http://www.londongardenstrust.org/

Open house - http://www.opensquares.org/

London Black Cabs - http://www.londonblackcabs.co.uk/

http://www.20thcenturylondon.org.uk/server.php?show=nav.14

UTILITY

weather - http://www.wunderground.com/global/stations/03772.html

climate - http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/

http://www.bbc.co.uk/weather/world/city_guides/results.shtml?tt=TT003790|title=Average

http://www.weather.com/outlook/travel/businesstraveler/wxclimatology/monthly/graph/UKXX0085?from=36hr_bottomnav_business

Timeout – the best guide to what is going on - http://www.timeout.com/london/

http://www.timeout.com/shop/browse/

Government

http://www.london.gov.uk/

http://www.london.gov.uk/gla/

http://www.london.gov.uk/mayor/

http://www.cityoflondon.gov.uk/Corporation/

http://www.cityoflondon.gov.uk/Corporation/about_us/

http://www.london.gov.uk/london/links.jsp to the Boroughs and Cities

http://www.london.gov.uk/london-life/

http://www.london.gov.uk/london-life/city-government/boroughs.jsp

http://www.london.gov.uk/london-life/business-and-jobs/financial-centre.jsp

Parliament - http://www.parliament.uk/

http://www.parliament.uk/about/history/building.cfm

http://www.parliament.uk/parliament/guide/palace.htm

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/politics/96021.stm

http://londonarchitecture.co.uk/Building/304/Parliament.php

Royal - http://www.royal.gov.uk/ Palaces - http://www.hrp.org.uk/

Parks - http://www.royalparks.org.uk/

http://www.princeofwales.gov.uk/

The PMO - http://www.number10.gov.uk/

Foreign & Commonwealth Office

http://www.fco.gov.uk/en/

http://www.fco.gov.uk/en/about-the-fco/history-and-buildings/

The Commonwealth - http://www.thecommonwealth.org/

MOD - http://www.mod.uk/DefenceInternet/home

the Office of Public Sector Information - http://www.opsi.gov.uk/

http://www.opsi.gov.uk/about/index.htm

the Office of Public Sector Information (OPSI) is at the heart of information policy, setting standards, delivering access and encouraging the re-use of public sector information.

Also for info - http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/

Statistics - http://www.statistics.gov.uk/default.asp

http://www.statistics.gov.uk/statbase/ssdataset.asp?vlnk=8271&More=Y

http://www.statistics.gov.uk/census2001/profiles/H-A.asp

http://www.statistics.gov.uk/census2001/profiles/H-A.asp#ethnic

http://neighbourhood.statistics.gov.uk/dissemination/LeadTableView.do;jsessionid=ac1f930c30d7806d48f776d14b1a8433a338f360ca85?a=3&b=276743&c=London&d=13&e=13&g=325264&i=1001x1003x1004&m=0&r=1&s=1240061772185&enc=1&dsFamilyId=1812&nsjs=true&nsck=true&nssvg=false&nswid=1131

http://www.neighbourhood.statistics.gov.uk/dissemination/LeadTableView.do;jsessionid=ac1f930c30d702e41433012c40c58ea7fff6fec35542?a=3&b=6059498&c=london&d=81&e=13&g=336453&i=1001x1003x1004&m=0&r=1&s=1240138161536&enc=1&dsFamilyId=1812&nsjs=true&nsck=true&nssvg=false&nswid=1131

http://www.statistics.gov.uk/cci/nugget.asp?id=384

population density map - http://www.statistics.gov.uk/downloads/theme_population/regional_snapshot/RS_Lon.pdf

http://www.ippr.org.uk/publicationsandreports/publication.asp?id=308

The UK Honours System - http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/Governmentcitizensandrights/UKgovernment/Honoursawardsandmedals/index.htm

wales - http://wales.gov.uk/?lang=en

Southest England Population by Area from 1891 - http://www.demographia.com/dm-lonarea.htm

Government Office, London - http://www.gos.gov.uk/gol/factgol/London/?a=42496

Restaurant Guides

http://www.tripadvisor.com/Restaurants-g186338-London_England.html

http://travel.nytimes.com/travel/guides/europe/britain/england/london/restaurants.html

http://www.sugarvine.com/london/

http://www.restaurant-guide.com/uk+london.htm

http://www.viewlondon.co.uk/restaurants.aspx

http://www.london-restaurants.com/london.htm

http://www.thisislondon.co.uk/restaurants/

http://london.diningguide.com/

http://www.viewlondon.co.uk/restaurants/cheap-restaurants-in-central-london-recommended-london-2330.html

http://www.allinlondon.co.uk/restaurants/restaurant-710.php

http://www.londoneats.com/news/pastareas.asp?whichArea=Fleet%20Street

http://www.qype.co.uk/uki12-london-blackfriars/search/coffee

http://www.ricksteves.com/tvr/pledge/classic/lon_eat.htm

http://www.squaremeal.co.uk/

http://www.london-eating.co.uk/

PUBS

http://www.pubs.com/

Beer in the Evening - http://www.beerintheevening.com/

Fancy a pint - http://www.fancyapint.com/ - http://www.fancyapint.com/area/mz_D_00000.php

http://www.londondrinker.org.uk/

http://www.pubnetwork.com/london/W1%20Soho%20Mary.htm

http://www.pubnetwork.com/london/London%20Links.htm

http://www.fluidfoundation.com/

http://trustedplaces.com/

http://www.pubsgalore.co.uk/pubs/22860/

http://www.londonpubclub.co.uk/lpcweb/mth16/pc16-summary.htm

Real Ale - http://www.camra.org.uk/

http://www.camranorthlondon.org.uk/ldbf/

BBC - http://www.bbc.co.uk/ - http://news.bbc.co.uk/local/london/hi/

http://www.bbc.co.uk/dna/h2g2/

http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/

http://www.bbc.co.uk/legacies/index.shtml

http://www.bbc.co.uk/legacies/heritage/england/london/

Museums

Museum of London - http://www.museumoflondon.org.uk/English/

Support site - http://www.molas.org.uk/

http://www.britishmuseum.org/

Imperial War Museum - http://www.iwm.org.uk/

art

http://www.nationalgallery.org.uk/

http://www.npg.org.uk/

http://www.tate.org.uk/britain/

http://www.tate.org.uk/modern/

http://www.londonnet.co.uk/museums/

Tourist Attractions

London Eye - http://www.londoneye.com/

http://www.madametussauds.com/London/About.aspx

Tourists

The Original London Sightseeing Bus - http://www.theoriginaltour.com/ , Map - http://www.theoriginaltour.com/files/cukdyaghyu.pdf

History

http://www.english-heritage.org.uk/

http://www.english-heritage.org.uk/server/show/nav.00100200800k00800f

http://www.museumoflondon.org.uk/English/EventsExhibitions/Permanent/RomanLondon.htm

http://www.museumoflondon.org.uk/English/EventsExhibitions/Past/MissingLink/Themes/TML_themes_Lundenwic.htm

http://www.museumoflondon.org.uk/English/Collections/Onlineresources/RWWC/themes/1295/1288

http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/historic_figures/edward_confessor.shtml

http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/british/normans/1066_06.shtml

http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/historic_figures/richard_ii_king.shtml

http://www.bbc.co.uk/dna/h2g2/A1111339

http://www.channel4.com/history/microsites/H/history/plague/story.html

http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/british/civil_war_revolution/after_fire_02.shtml

http://www.channel4.com/history/microsites/H/history/i-m/london4.html

http://www.london.gov.uk/trafalgarsquare/history/index.jsp

http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/trail/local_history/city/street_03.shtml?publichouses

http://www.timeref.com/google.htm

http://www.theheritagetrail.co.uk/Maps/london_county.htm

more history

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Houghton_(martyr)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/London_Charterhouse

http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/source/1307bruce.html

Tyburn Convent, 8 Hyde Park Place, London W2 2LJ . England

http://www.tyburnconvent.org.uk/home/index.html

equestrian statue of Edward VII, London

http://www.rupertharris.com/final/public_sculpture/list_public2.php

very interesting – check it out

some places of Interest

St James, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spencer_House_(St._James's,_London,_England)

St James Church, Piccadilly, http://www.st-james-piccadilly.org/

http://www.st-james-piccadilly.org/History.html

photo sites

http://www.flickr.com/search/?w=all&q=London&m=text

http://www.flickr.com/photos/sizemore/sets/72157594528543250/

http://www.bbc.co.uk/london/in_pictures/

http://www.bbc.co.uk/london/in_pictures/viewsoflondon/aerial_photos/

http://www.panoramio.com/map/#lt=51.478496&ln=-0.139046&z=9&k=2

http://www.londonphotos.org/

http://www.photolondon.org.uk/

http://londondailyphoto.blogspot.com/

Images of England - http://www.imagesofengland.org.uk/

Libraries

http://www.bl.uk/

http://www.londonlibrary.co.uk/

Westminster Libraries and Archives

http://www.westminster.gov.uk/services/libraries/

http://www.westminster.gov.uk/services/libraries/archives/

Research

http://www.findagrave.com/

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=2411

Media

Newspapers

The Guardian - http://www.guardian.co.uk/, Money - http://www.guardian.co.uk/money/

http://www.guardian.co.uk/travel

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/

http://www.timesonline.co.uk/

Independent - http://www.independent.co.uk/

Telegraph - http://www.telegraph.co.uk/

Television

BBC entertainment - http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/entertainment/default.stm

Religion

http://www.cofe.anglican.org/

St Paul’s Cathedral website - http://www.stpauls.co.uk/

Lambeth Palace Library - http://www.lambethpalacelibrary.org/

Dean and Chapter of Westminster (Abbey) - http://www.westminster-abbey.org/

Westminster Cathedral - http://www.westminstercathedral.org.uk/home.html

Sports

The 2012 Olympics

http://www.olympic.org/uk/news/media_centre/press_release_uk.asp?id=1410

http://www.alarm-uk.org/pdf/Janet%20Goodland.pdf

The 1908 Olympics

http://www.olympic.org/uk/games/past/index_uk.asp?OLGT=1&OLGY=1908

The 1948 Olympics

http://www.olympic.org/uk/games/past/index_uk.asp?OLGT=1&OLGY=1948

Commonwealth Games Federation

http://www.thecgf.com/countries/intro.asp?loc=ENG

The FA - http://www.thefa.com/

http://www.thefa.com/TheFACup/

Eleven Professional football teams:*

Arsenal, Brentford, Charlton Athletic, Chelsea, Crystal Palace, Fulham, Leyton Orient, Millwall, Queens Park Rangers, Tottenham Hotspur, West Ham United *excludes Watford which is strictly outside the London borders and Barnet who have recently gained promotion to the football league. Source:Visit London

The Rugby Football Union

http://www.rfu.com/index.htm

Guinness Premiership. Premier Rugby

http://www.guinnesspremiership.com/10818_437.php

http://www.rfu.com/microsites/twickenham/index.cfm?StoryID=14822

Wembley National Stadium Limited.

http://www.wembleystadium.com/GloriousPast/greatmoments/1steverwembleyFACupFinal.htm

http://www.wembleystadium.com/pressbox/presspack/factsandFigures.htm

Marylebone Cricket Club

http://www.lords.org/lords-ground/about-lords/

http://www.lords.org/latest-news/top-stories/

Surrey County Cricket Club

http://www.surreycricket.com/the-brit-oval

The All England Tennis and Croquet Club (AELTC), http://www.wimbledon.org/en_GB/index.html

the Flora London Marathon, http://www.london-marathon.co.uk/site/

the Boat Race, http://www.theboatrace.org/, http://www.theboatrace.org/article/image/700/full.jpg

Horse Racing Tracks

Epsom (home to The Derby),

Kempton Park and

Sandown Park Source:Visit London

Auto Race Tracks

Higher Education

Twenty Four Universities and Colleges:* List - http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/uk/education/article4910798.ece

Some 350,000 students study in London *University of London consists of 18 individual collegesSource:London Higher

City University London - http://www.city.ac.uk/

The University of London

http://www.london.ac.uk/colleges_institutes.html

http://www.london.ac.uk/aboutus

University College London
Gower Street
London WC1E 6BT
UK

http://www.londonexternal.ac.uk/prospective_students/undergraduate/holloway/history/academic.shtml

School of Oriental and African Studies

Part of the University of London, SOAS is the world's leading centre for the study of a highly diverse range of subjects concerned with Asia, Africa and the Middle East.

http://www.soas.ac.uk/

London School of Economics, http://www.lse.ac.uk/

London Metropolitan University, http://www.londonmet.ac.uk/

Royal Academy of Music

http://www.ram.ac.uk/Pages/default.aspx

http://www.qaa.ac.uk/reviews/reports/subjectlevel/q94_95_textonly.htm

Royal Academy of Music Museum

http://www.ram.ac.uk/facilitiesandcollections/Pages/default.aspx

Institute of Education, 20 Bedford Way, London WC1H OAL, http://www.ioe.ac.uk/


Maps/History - http://www.victorianlondon.org/frame-maps.htm

some random stuff

Runnymede

http://www.cwgc.org/admin/files/cwgc_runnymede.pdf

http://www.ww1cemeteries.com/british_cemeteries_memorials/runnymede_air_memorial.htm

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Air_Forces_Memorial

http://www.royal.gov.uk/output/page2655.asp

AIR FORCES MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING

http://www.ukniwm.org.uk/server/show/conMemorial.23270/fromUkniwmSearch/1

http://www.cwgc.org/admin/files/United%20Kingdom.pdf

http://www.flickr.com/photos/garyshield/sets/72157603861005556/

Utility

Street Sensation, http://www.streetsensation.co.uk/stjames/picc_intro.htm

Buses - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_bus_routes_in_London

http://www.londonbusroutes.net/routes.htm

for Theatre

http://www.thisistheatre.com/londontheatre/

Good Blogs

Londonist

http://www.londonist.com/

http://www.londonist.com/archives/londonist_loves/

http://lndn.blogspot.com/

http://www.londonlandscape.gre.ac.uk/

http://www.londonlandscape.gre.ac.uk/lguide/listof1.htm

directly related

http://www.gardenvisit.com/

http://www.gardenvisit.com/landscape/

http://www.gardenvisit.com/landscape/london/

http://www.gardenvisit.com/landscape/london/lguide/

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