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Ever Wondered Who This Statue Is Of?

As you head out of Mornington Crescent station up Camden Road you’ll notice a historical statue on the traffic island. Ever wondered who it is? The statue is of Richard Cobden. Richard Cobden, MP, led the effective fight for the repeal of the Corn Laws in the 1840s.…

Museums Near Camden Town

Best Museums near Camden Town. Camden Town is full of art and culture. Even just walking around the district you will absorb the history, art, and music the district has to offer. However, there are some excellent museums nearby. We look at the best museums in Camden Town,…

How did Camden get its name?

The timeliest known settlement of Camden was on the high lands of Hampstead Heath and dates back to the Mesolithic age around 7000BC. For many centuries, the area was heavily forested, with fruitful land drained by the Fleet, Tyburn and Westbourne rivers, and further watercourses. Camden Town is…

Camden Underground Network

The London Underground system is a super impressive matrix of worm-like tunnels, flowing veins of transport across the city of London. It’s a simply amazing network of infrastructure and skilled design. But that does the underground system look like, especially underneath the Camden Town underground station? We’ve done…