London Classic Collection

In these photographs, my aim is to explore London’s familiar landmarks and icons from new perspectives. I love London’s extraordinary mix of enduring ritual and modern-day invention.

“It is great to see such good quality photographs of London.” Lord Sebastian Coe

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Roofspan, Kings Cross Station (#495)
The Shard rises (#489)
Parliament from the shoreline, River Thames (#245)
Millennium Bridge spectators by St. Paul's (#246)
Building the Olympic Stadium (#483)
Leading the band (#461)
Spring Morning, Trafalgar Square (#506)
Riverside lamppost & the London Eye (#247)
Policeboat by Tate Modern (#249)
Pearly King & Queen by Guildhall (#236)
British Library & St. Pancras (#250)
Phone-call from St. Paul's (#251)
London Underground signs (#485)
Routemaster bus farewell, Westminster Bridge (#482)
Flying the flags at St. Paul's (#253)
Dray horses by Guildhall (#237)
Admiralty Arch (#254)
Taking in the view, South Bank (#499)
Awaiting Eurostar arrival, St. Pancras (#252)
Double vision, St. Paul's Cathedral (#230)
Taxi pit-stop, Russell Square (#441)
Birds waiting, Trafalgar Square (#255)
Sail back in time, Canary Wharf (#256)
Balcony view, London Eye (#440)
British Library piazza (#258)
'Gherkin' presence, City of London (#257)
Visit to the National Gallery (#259)
St. Paul's Cathedral & lamppost (#260)
Tower bridge opening (#264)
Big Ben & Bobbies (#261)
London sign (#265)
Barlow shed curve, St. Pancras (#266)
Winter afternoon, Trafalgar Square (#248)
Lineup on Horseguards Parade (#267)
British Library (#262)
View from the beach, River Thames (#263)
Thames barge passing Canary Wharf (#229)
Moving through Mayfair (#500)
Fly past, Nelson's Column (#271)
Putney houseboats, River Thames (#270)
Doubledeckers up to Trafalgar Square (#268)
Westminster Bridge cabby (#273)
Barlow shed, St. Pancras Station (#274)
London transport (#275)
City facades (#277)
Guardsmen, Buckingham Palace (#272)
Horseguards caught in traffic (#278)
Churchill broods over Parliament (#276)
HMS Belfast upstream from Tower Bridge (#279)
Griffin gateway guardian, City of London (#281)
Looking East from St. Pancras (#283)
Doubledeckers up to Nelson's Column (#280)
Lunchtime, British Library (#284)
'Gherkin' & City Buildings (#285)
Telephone silhouette (#286)
Bobby duo, Buckingham Palace (#282)
Horseguards meeting (#287)
London to Brighton race passes Buckingham Palace (#288)
Tower Bridge & Thames barge (#289)
Finish line, Greenwich (#290)
Hawks waiting, Trafalgar Square (#507)
Flying the flag, Leadenhall Market (#291)
Up on the roof, St. Pancras Station (#292)
London Eye over Horseguards' Parade (#445)
Speeding past Battersea Power Station (#294)
Bankside Tate Modern (#295)
Taking the tour, Tower of London (#480)
The Great Boat Race passing The City (#296)
Liverpool Street Station (#297)
Portobello window (#298)
Naval officer at Admiralty Arch (#299)
Pedal power, Albert Memorial (#300)
Griffin amongst the trees (#302)
The City framed (#303)
Canary Wharf towers above Greenwich Park (#304)
Guard change, Buckingham Palace (#306)
Rowing past the 'Gherkin', River Thames (#301)
National Gallery guides (#305)
Tube train to South Kensington (#307)
Winter light over the City (#308)
The Great Court, British Museum (#309)
Routemaster bus over Westminster Bridge (#310)
Royal Bobby, Buckingham Palace (#416)
Tate Modern (#417)
Guardsman, St. James' Palace (#311)
London Eye (#430)
Eros & the tramp, Piccadilly Circus (#419)
Time to 'phone, Parliament Square (#429)
Doubledeckers, Piccadilly (#420)
Boedicea & the London Eye (#312)
St. Paul's Cathedral (#313)
The tower keeper, Tower of London (#443)
Roller-blade circuit, St. Paul's Cathedral (#314)
Tower Bridge mooring (#431)
The gull feeder, River Thames (#432)
Bearskins & Big Ben, Parliament Square (#439)
naval parade at admiralty arch (#315)
Big Ben & Boedicea, Parliament Square (#434)
chinese new year, oxford street (#316)
a long way down, cutty sark (#317)
Horseguards parade (#421)
brooding lion, Trafalgar Square (#318)
the tower & the battleship, river thames (#319)
pigeon walker, Trafalgar Square (#320)
Thames barge, Pool of London (#444)
they're changing the guard at buckingham palace (#321)
Thames view, Battersea Power Station (#442)
carriage gates, houses of parliament (#323)
London Eye sunset (#435)
battersea power station (#324)
parliament sunset (#325)
Westminster Abbey (#326)
London Eye skater (#436)
Up to Mansion House, lord mayor's show (#327)
Primrose Hill view (#328)
Boedicea hails the London Eye (#329)
Doubledecker line-up (#331)
Bela Bartok in South Kensington (#494)
The Great Boat Race, Greenwich (#330)
Underground at Nelson's Column (#332)
The Bank of England with Wellington Statue (#490)
Waiting train below, St. Pancras Station (#175)
arrival at the monument (#333)
the royal albert hall from the south (#335)
Taxi line-up, City of London (#336)
eros, piccadilly circus (#337)
The Royal Albert Hall & Albert Memorial from the east (#492)
Boedicea & the tower of Big Ben (#338)
Horseguards in Hyde Park (#504)
Building the Millennium Bridge 1999 (#460)
The Bank of England and lamppost (#491)

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