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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

23rd March 1934 Born today: Bryan Bass, headmaster (City of London School)

23rd March 1933 Born today: Geoffrey Leigh, CEO (Allied London Properties)

23rd March 1905 Born today: Ralph Perring, Lord Mayor (London)

23rd March 1889 The free Woolwich ferry service was launched by Sir Joseph Bazalgette.

23rd March 1861 London's 1st tramcars, designed by Mr Train of NY, begins operating

23rd March 1743 George Frideric Handel's oratorio Messiah premieres in London

23rd March 1729 Celebrated satirical painter William Hogarth married Jane Thornhill, daughter of artist Sir James Thornhill.

City Hall



City Hall

Home of the GLA and London major - has its own water well.

Location: The Queens Walk, SE1 2AA

Description: The home of the Greater London Assembly and the major (currently Ken Livingston - 07/2006) City Hall is emblematic of modern thinking.

Its glassy facade represents democratic openness - but in fact looks like a massize safety helmut - it uses water from its own well; even its unusual shape is designed to reduce surface area and improve energy efficiency. What a place...


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City Hall

Home of the GLA and London major - has its own water well.


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