Metropolitan Connectivity 


Country: UK
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  1. LHR London Heathrow Airport 23.1 km
  2. LGW London Gatwick Airport 40.5 km
  3. STN London Stansted Airport 48.9 km
  4. LTN London Luton Airport 43.7 km
  5. LCY London City Airport 13.2 km
Climate code: Cfb temperate oceanic climate
Global city cat.: GaWC Alpha++ Global Cities
Population (city): 8,135,667 (2011) world: 18
Population (metro): 8,278,251 (2001)

News, Essays & Blog Posts (3 / 50)

The London Underground Has a Nasty Pollution Problem
By: Feargus O'Sullivan at City Lab   Published: 15/Jan/2019
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Tags: London

Pollution in some Underground stations is up to 30 times worse than what you’d find on the average London street, a new Transport for London study shows.

The Hidden Women Behind London’s Beloved Modernist Transit Posters
By: Feargus O'Sullivan at City Lab   Published: 10/Jan/2019
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Tags: London

Poster Girls, the London Transport Museum exhibit, recalls a London where female artists were quietly shaping the way the city saw itself, its pleasures, and its future.

Who Keeps Buzzing London's Airports With Drones?
By: Feargus O'Sullivan at City Lab   Published: 09/Jan/2019
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Tags: London

Heathrow Airport was briefly shut down after a drone sighting, and Gatwick Airport endured three days of drone-related security delays.��

London Articles (50)

Podcast Episodes (3 / 15)

The best of The Urbanist
By: The Urbanist   Released: 28/Dec/2018
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Tags: London

We look back at some of the highlights of 2018 on The Urbanist, including the power of audio in architecture, murder rates and the history of Covent Garden Market. Plus: a game show.

The London bus
By: The Urbanist   Released: 15/Nov/2018
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We devote an episode to London’s most recognisable form of transport: the bus. Authors Travis Elborough and Joe Kerr discuss their book ‘Bus Fare’.

Tall Stories 132: London’s Soho
By: The Urbanist   Released: 12/Nov/2018
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Monocle 24's Fernando Augusto Pacheco examines the changing face of London's Soho, from it being a place where you’d go to dance to becoming a mecca for menswear.

London Podcast Episodes (15)

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