Articles by Dean Nicholas

What Are Those Buttons On The DLR For?

What Are Those Buttons On The DLR For?

'Retract Train Driver', perhaps... | By Dean Nicholas
Crossrail Dig Uncovers Bedlam Burial Site

Crossrail Dig Uncovers Bedlam Burial Site

Latest archaeological news from the project. | By Dean Nicholas
Watch Tube Trains Mapped In Real Time On Your Phone

Watch Tube Trains Mapped In Real Time On Your Phone

Addictive new app maps location of trains across the network. | By Dean Nicholas
'Shoreditch Village' Plan Approved

'Shoreditch Village' Plan Approved

Mixed-use development to be completed in 2015. | By Dean Nicholas
Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

The rest of the day's news, including the loss of a favourite southeast London pub. | By Dean Nicholas
Brompton Road Tube Station For Sale

Brompton Road Tube Station For Sale

Ghost station yours for only £20m. | By Dean Nicholas
In Pictures: Giant Blue Cock In Trafalgar Square

In Pictures: Giant Blue Cock In Trafalgar Square

New sculpture for Fourth Plinth put in place. | By Dean Nicholas
New Tube Link To Watford Junction Approved

New Tube Link To Watford Junction Approved

Final bureaucratic hurdle cleared for new railway. | By Dean Nicholas
Walrus Found In London Grave

Walrus Found In London Grave

Here's a clue for you all... the walrus was Paul. | By Dean Nicholas
Volunteer Drivers Wanted For Cardboard Tube Train

Volunteer Drivers Wanted For Cardboard Tube Train

Ever wanted to drive a Tube train? You're in luck! (sort of) | By Dean Nicholas
Britain's Second Tallest Tower To Be Built In Docklands

Britain's Second Tallest Tower To Be Built In Docklands

239m skyscraper approved by local authority. | By Dean Nicholas
Shell Centre Redevelopment To Begin This Year

Shell Centre Redevelopment To Begin This Year

South Bank project to be complete by 2019. | By Dean Nicholas
London Blend: Stepney City Farm Cafe

London Blend: Stepney City Farm Cafe

A goat with your affogato? | By Dean Nicholas
Tour The Bank Of England With This New App

Tour The Bank Of England With This New App

A glimpse inside the vaults (safe-cracker not required). | By Dean Nicholas
Loft-Style Apartments For Railway Arches

Loft-Style Apartments For Railway Arches

"Underneath the arches, I dream my dreams away" | By Dean Nicholas
Aldwych Station To Open For Secret Underground Journey

Aldwych Station To Open For Secret Underground Journey

Tour one of the capital's 'ghost stations'. | By Dean Nicholas
Police Called Following Attempt To Scale The Shard

Police Called Following Attempt To Scale The Shard

Vertiginous drama in SE1. | By Dean Nicholas
Cycle Protest Ride This Friday

Cycle Protest Ride This Friday

Calls for dedicated cycle space on the roads. | By Dean Nicholas
A Cocktail Named Londonist

A Cocktail Named Londonist

Finally, immortalised in drink. | By Dean Nicholas
New Railway Station For Abbey Wood

New Railway Station For Abbey Wood

Existing station to be completely rebuilt. | By Dean Nicholas
Design Museum Building Sold To Zaha Hadid

Design Museum Building Sold To Zaha Hadid

Olympic architect to take ownership of Shad Thames building. | By Dean Nicholas
Emirates Aviation Experience Opens In North Greenwich

Emirates Aviation Experience Opens In North Greenwich

New tourist attraction includes London's first flight simulator. | By Dean Nicholas
Redevelopment Plan For Centre Point Approved

Redevelopment Plan For Centre Point Approved

Iconic 1960s building to become flats. | By Dean Nicholas
Cyclist On Boris Bike Dies Following Collision

Cyclist On Boris Bike Dies Following Collision

First fatality on Barclays Cycle Hire. | By Dean Nicholas
New Tower On Site Of Shakespeare's First Theatre

New Tower On Site Of Shakespeare's First Theatre

"In fair Shoreditch, where we lay our scene..." | By Dean Nicholas
Criticism Mounts Over Southbank Centre Revamp

Criticism Mounts Over Southbank Centre Revamp

Director of the National Theatre comes out against proposed redevelopment. | By Dean Nicholas
Top Trump Cards To Decide London's Best Burger

Top Trump Cards To Decide London's Best Burger

Pontificate on the London burger scene with the aid of this game. | By Dean Nicholas
Vinyl Lending Library Coming To Stoke Newington

Vinyl Lending Library Coming To Stoke Newington

Beg, Steal or Borrow.... though preferably the latter option. | By Dean Nicholas
Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

Today's other news, including the Oyster card's 10th birthday. | By Dean Nicholas
Truck Stop: Britain's Best Food Trucks Come To Canary Wharf

Truck Stop: Britain's Best Food Trucks Come To Canary Wharf

Culinary convoy en route to E14. | By Dean Nicholas
Battersea Power Station Chimneys Could Be Demolished

Battersea Power Station Chimneys Could Be Demolished

Iconic chimneys could disappear from the skyline. | By Dean Nicholas
Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

Today's news. Includes a baby tapir without a name. | By Dean Nicholas
Meatopia, A Huge Barbecue At Wapping's Tobacco Dock

Meatopia, A Huge Barbecue At Wapping's Tobacco Dock

Over a tonne of meat barbecued in one day. | By Dean Nicholas
A Glimpse At Google's New King's Cross HQ

A Glimpse At Google's New King's Cross HQ

Plan for search giant's new office submitted. | By Dean Nicholas
Reimagining London's Forgotten Spaces

Reimagining London's Forgotten Spaces

A swimming pool in an old Tube station? | By Dean Nicholas
Frank's Rooftop Cafe In Peckham Reopens This Weekend

Frank's Rooftop Cafe In Peckham Reopens This Weekend

The best views of London from south of the river. | By Dean Nicholas
Crossrail Release Images Of Farringdon Building

Crossrail Release Images Of Farringdon Building

Bland building to squat atop new station. | By Dean Nicholas
London Blend: Alchemy Cafe, Ludgate Broadway

London Blend: Alchemy Cafe, Ludgate Broadway

Great coffee in the Square Mile. | By Dean Nicholas
Twitter Map Reveals London Smartphone Usage

Twitter Map Reveals London Smartphone Usage

A revealing glimpse at which device is used where. | By Dean Nicholas
What's For Lunch? Lazy Bones, Farringdon

What's For Lunch? Lazy Bones, Farringdon

Meat-heavy new restaurant doesn't quite live up to its billing. | By Dean Nicholas
In Pictures: Refurbished Northern Line Tube Trains

In Pictures: Refurbished Northern Line Tube Trains

A poke around the spruced-up carriages. | By Dean Nicholas
Plans For Hackney Fashion Hub Revealed

Plans For Hackney Fashion Hub Revealed

Easing social divisions, or exacerbating them? | By Dean Nicholas
London's Restaurant Scene Finally Has The Spoof It Deserves

London's Restaurant Scene Finally Has The Spoof It Deserves

Anyone for 'Beets by Dre'? | By Dean Nicholas
Top 9 Car Parks In London

Top 9 Car Parks In London

A tour round some of the capital's finest multistoreys. | By Dean Nicholas
Wimbledon Tennis Club: The Future

Wimbledon Tennis Club: The Future

A vision of the All England Club's future. | By Dean Nicholas
New Bus For London Comes To 24 Route

New Bus For London Comes To 24 Route

First route to be served entirely by 'son of Routemaster'. | By Dean Nicholas
The Friday Photos: Londoners In Uniform

The Friday Photos: Londoners In Uniform

Suited, booted and on the streets of the capital. | By Dean Nicholas
Extra, Extra

Extra, Extra

The rest of today's news, including accusations of plagiarism over the Olympic Cauldron. | By Dean Nicholas