Iconic Places


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.…

Pink Floyd recording Wish You Were Here at Abbey Road 1975

Inside Abbey Road Exhibition

Abbey Road is the best-known recording studio in the world, having seen the world’s biggest artist and bands record there. A free exhibition at The Barbican shows some hidden treasures. Photographer Jill Furmanovsky in collaboration with Abbey Road Studios is putting on a display of photographs at the…

AIR Studios Up For Sale

Ever wanted to own a recording studio? AIR Studios, the famous recording studio, is for sale. AIR Studios was set up by ‘the fifth Beatle’ Sir George Martin, in 1969 in Hampstead (very near Belsize Park station). Many of the world’s most famous bands and musicians have recorded…