The Perimeter

Day 1: St Paul’s Cathedral to Woolwich – Empire & Culture


St Paul’s Cathedral, interior of the dome showing James Thornhill’s painting depicting eight scenes from the life of St Paul whilst continuing an illusion of the real architectural features.

Angel Wing vents for a substation cooling system at Paternoster Square by Thomas Heatherwick.

Millennium Bridge crosses the Thames in front of Tate Modern. Designed by Arup, Foster and Partners, and Anthony Caro.

Shad Thames walkways which criss-cross overhead originally used to move goods between warehouses.

Facade of City Hall, the headquarters of the Greater London Authority designed by Norman Foster.

The Cheesegrater, St Paul’s, Shadwell and the Gherkin from Rotherhithe.

One Canada Square, Canary Wharf.

Cutty Sark, one of the last tea clippers and one of the fastest, floating on a structure by Grimshaw Architects.

Resting at the Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich.

Interior of dome of the Painted Hall at the Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich.

Great Hall, Queen’s House, Greenwich by Inigo Jones, the first classical building in Britain.

The Tulip Stairs, Queen’s House, Greenwich.

Wedding party poses in front of Canary Wharf from Greenwich Park.

Thames and the City of London from Greenwich Park.

Prime Meridian of the World – Longitude 0º. The line divides the eastern and western hemispheres of the Earth. Royal Observatory, Greenwich.

Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich by Christopher Wren.

Enderby Wharf development by Barratt Homes, Greenwich.

Shopping trolley in the Thames, Greenwich.

Thames path runs past The River Gardens development.

Thames Slipway. Greenwich.

Hanson Aggregates, Greenwich peninsula.

O2, London formerly the Millennium Dome by Richard Rogers Architects.

Slice of Reality, Richard Wilson.

London Concrete Conveyors. Greenwich.

London City Airport traffic with Royal Wharf Development.

Thames Barrier piers, Greenwich.

Thames Barrier and central London from Woolwich.