Hace 3 días · At the time, London was the largest town in England; the foundation of Westminster Abbey and the old Palace of Westminster under Edward the Confessor had marked it as a centre of governance, and with a prosperous port it was important for the Normans to establish control over the settlement.
- White Tower: 1078, Inner Ward: 1190s, Re-built: 1285, Wharf expansion: 1377–1399
- Castle: 12 acres (4.9 ha), Tower Liberties: 6 acres (2.4 ha)
- 27 metres (89 ft)
- London Borough of Tower Hamlets
Hace 2 días · Imperial College London (legally Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine) is a public research university in London, United Kingdom. Its history began with Prince Albert , consort of Queen Victoria , who developed his vision for a cultural area that included the Royal Albert Hall , Victoria & Albert Museum , Natural ...
- 22,445 (2020/21)
Hace 5 días · London, city, capital of the United Kingdom. It is among the oldest of the world’s great cities—its history spanning nearly two millennia—and one of the most cosmopolitan. By far Britain’s largest metropolis, it is also the country’s economic, transportation, and cultural centre. Big Ben.
Hace 2 días · The East End of London, often referred to within the London area simply as the East End, is the historic core of wider East London, east of the Roman and medieval walls of the City of London and north of the River Thames. It does not have universally accepted boundaries to the north and east, though the River Lea is sometimes seen as ...
Hace 2 días · The airport was opened on 25 March 1946 as London Airport and was renamed Heathrow Airport in 1966. The design for the airport was by Sir Frederick Gibberd. He set out the original terminals and central-area buildings, including the original control tower and the multi-faith Chapel of St George's.
- 83 ft / 25 m
- Hillingdon, London, England, United Kingdom
- Greater London, Berkshire, southern Buckinghamshire, northwest Surrey and western Hertfordshire
Hace 2 días · London (/ ˈ l ʌ n d ə n /) is a city in southwestern Ontario, Canada, along the Quebec City–Windsor Corridor. The city had a population of 422,324 according to the 2021 Canadian census. London is at the confluence of the Thames River, approximately 200 km (120 mi) from both Toronto and Detroit; and about 230 km (140 mi) from ...