Tag Archives: maps

LOVE maps…more information on London than you thought possible

I came across this fabulous site, developed by a team of researchers at University College London (UCL) – mapping the UK along all the different axes of the 2011 Census. Highly recommended, check it out, play around!  http://datashine.org.uk  If I had time, I’d write a summary of some of the most amazing bits of information […]

Identify your hell-no! London areas.

In good old British fashion, let’s now dive into the depressing. Here’s how to eliminate London areas you may not want to spend your life in: Have a look at these deprivation maps (their term, not mine!), generated by The Guardian. To orientate yourself: zoom out one level, and hit “satellite” in the upper right […]

London Orientation: Geography 101

Oh, this is all very exciting – we’re moving to London!!! – but where will we actually live? You’ve been to London before, traipsed around Oxford Street, Hyde Park, Westminster Abbey, the Tower of London…. so you know the city, right? Well, to pick a place for your new family home, you may need to […]