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  London City UK
The City of London is the principal financial district of the United Kingdom, and is one of the most important in the World.
There are other definitions of "London" for special purposes, such as the London postal district; the area covered by the telephone area code 020; the area accessible by public transport using a Transport for London Travelcard; the area delimited by the M25 orbital motorway; the Metropolitan Police district; and the London commuter belt.
It is adjacent to London's County Hall, and stands opposite the offices of the Ministry of Defence situated in Westminster which it overlooks to the west.
www.london-city-uk.com   (4317 words)

  
  The City of London
London had been an important trading center from its early days and it would eventually surpass its rival Antwerp as the most important center in all of Europe.
London's mayor was generally regarded as the second most powerful man in England, after the king.
London city drew protection from the Roman wall, stretching from the Tower of London in the east to Fleet River and Blackfriars in the west, and London Wall Street to the north.
ise.uvic.ca /Library/SLT/society/citylondon.html   (585 words)

  
  City of London - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The modern conurbation of London developed from the City of London and the nearby City of Westminster, which was the centre of the royal government.
The City of London is England's smallest ceremonial county by both population and area covered and is the second smallest British city in both population and size, after St David's in Wales.
The City of London houses one hospital - St Bartholomew's Hospital.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/City_of_London   (2306 words)

  
 Flights from London City Airport, details of London flights
Flights from London City Airport, details of London flights
London City flights summary: Domestic flights to London City Airport are available from various major UK business cities, with a particularly high frequency of shuttle flights to Edinburgh, Liverpool and Manchester.
New flights from Newcastle to London City have recently been announced by Eastern Airways.
www.flightmapping.com /UK/London/City   (54 words)

  
 City Mayors: City of London Corporation
The City of London relates to the historic ‘square mile’ at the geographic centre of the region of Greater London.
The area of the City of London was first settled by the Romans and is governed by the City of London Corporation, which acts as the local authority for its jurisdiction.
The City of London Corporation have claimed that the reforms were in response to political pressure within and outside the City and are also based on a desire to widen the business vote to take in those firms that were excluded by the rule on incorporated firms not being allowed to vote.
citymayors.com /government/london_corp.html   (2822 words)

  
 London/City of London - Wikitravel
The City of London [1], also known as "The City", or "The Square Mile" (after its approximate size), is the area of London that originally lay within the ancient city walls.
The walls around the city, originally built by the Romans, have now largely disappeared (several vestiges still remain, one of the largest of which can be seen outside the Museum of London, another just near the Tower of London) but various place names and streets hint at their prior existence.
The City of London is not a London borough and has an ancient and unusual local governance, with rights and privilages greater than those of anywhere else in the United Kingdom.
wikitravel.org /en/London/City_of_London   (2788 words)

  
 London City Hotels in central London, England
The City of London, the true heart of the capital, known as the 'City' or the 'Square Mile', London's financial district.
The London Bridge Hotel, situated in the heart of this thriving district on the edge of the City, offers guests the perfect balance between traditional comfort and the latest facilities.
Mercure London City Bankside, the first Mercure to open in the UK, is a modern hotel set in an area steeped in history.
www.discountcityhotels.com /City-Hotels-London.htm   (1284 words)

  
 Excite Deutschland - Regional - Europe - United Kingdom - England - London - City of London
From the municipal government for the City of London, news about the world's leading international financial and business centre, its Lord Mayor, history, services, and events.
The Pool of London Partnership is working to regenerate the area.
Die Kategorie City of London in anderen Sprachen
www.excite.de /directory/Regional/Europe/United_Kingdom/England/London/City_of_London   (198 words)

  
 London Travel Information | Lonely Planet Destination Guide
It's a city that exhilarates and intimidates, stimulates and irritates in equal measure, a grubby Monopoly board studded with stellar sights.
When To Go London is a year-round tourist centre, with few of its attractions closing or significantly reducing their opening hours in winter.
London's Underground Rail system is the world's oldest (1863), most extensive (253mi, 407km), and most travelled (785 million journeys a year).
www.lonelyplanet.com /worldguide/destinations/europe/england/london   (422 words)

  
 City of London Poor Law Union and Workhouse
City of London workhouse from the north-west, c.1907.
City of London rear of entrance block from the south-west, 2001.
In 1869, the City of London Union, the East London Union, and the West London Union were amalgamated to form an enlarged City of London Union.
users.ox.ac.uk /~peter/workhouse/CityOfLondon/CityOfLondon.shtml   (1632 words)

  
 Category:City of London - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The main article for this category is City of London.
Councilmen and Aldermen of the City of London
Barts and The London, Queen Mary's School of Medicine and Dentistry
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Category:City_of_London   (100 words)

  
 WorldChanging: Tools, Models and Ideas for Building a Bright Green Future: City Limits London
London's City Limits is a couple years old now, but it bears mentioning now because the project helped define the cutting edge of footprinting research.
If Londoners are to live globally equitable and sustainable lifestyles, they will have to figure out ways of reducing their fossil fuels and materials consumption by 35% by 2020, and 80% by 2050.
A much better use of scenarios would be to imagine a variety of bright green Londons based on changes in external forces (the speed at which technology progresses, say, or the rate at which climate change makes progress more difficult) and local decisions.
www.worldchanging.com /archives/004288.html   (551 words)

  
 City Profiles: London   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In 1086, twenty years after the battle of Hastings, the population of London was 18,000 and grew to over 1 million by the time of the census of 1801 and then to 9.1 million in 1960.
Once the industrial commercial and political center of a wealthy and extensive empire, London today continues to be the largest port and the leading center of international trade, finance and culture in the United Kingdom.
The city is famous today for its parks and gardens, and is also a cultural haven for the world.
www.un.org /Pubs/CyberSchoolBus/habitat/profiles/london.asp   (327 words)

  
 City Hall London by Foster and Partners
Despite these small gripes, the building is an exciting place to be in, from the 10th floor reception area and balcony, via the spiral ramp down to the debating chamber, to the lower ramp down to the lobby and exhibition hall.
City Hall is on the south bank of the Thames between Tower Bridge and London Bridge.
City Hall is open to the public, but with restricted access and opening times.
www.galinsky.com /buildings/cityhall/index.htm   (380 words)

  
 Job opportunities, City of London   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Details of submitting applications for advertised positions are covered in the section How to Apply for Employment at the City of London.
The City of London is an equal opportunity employer.
London, ON If you are applying to more than one job vacancy, please send a separate resume for each job you are applying for.
www.london.ca /cityhall/corpservices/HumanResources/hradsidx.htm   (211 words)

  
 City Mayors: London City Hall
The politics of Livingstone being of sufficient irritation to it, the Greater London Council was abolished by the Conservative government of Margaret Thatcher, with the GLC flag being lowered to the sound of Sir Edward Elgar’s ‘Enigma Variations’ at midnight of 31 March 1986.
It is strange that the GLA’s main building is known as ‘City Hall’ as the Greater London jurisdiction it covers is in fact a metropolitan region – the City of London itself is the square mile covered by the City of London Corporation across the Thames.
City Hall is currently inhabited by one Ken Livingstone, erstwhile Leader of the Greater London Council between 1981 and 1986 and elected as London’s first directly elected mayor in 2000 on an independent ticket after failing to secure the Labour nomination himself.
www.citymayors.com /cityhalls/london_cityhall.html   (1628 words)

  
 All Hallows London Wall - The City of London Churches   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
All Hallows London Wall, also named "All Hallows by the Wall" or "All Hallows near London Wall" is an Anglican church situated in the City of London, In Broad Street Ward.
Trans.), and not the least interesting are the particulars relating to the famous ankers or anchorites and the anker-hold connected with the church and parish which are so frequently referred to in early London records.
It has been found, in the course of recent excavations in 1905, that the church was built on the Wall of London, and that the foundations of the bastion here were used in the rebuilding of the circular vestry in the 18th century.
www.cityoflondonchurches.com /allhallowslondonwall.htm   (257 words)

  
 City File: London
London is a large city with a vast range of operatic and other activity.
The London Symphony Orchestra is the main orchestra in residence.
The Barbican is on the north eastern corner of the City.
www.helsom.demon.co.uk /opera/london.htm   (9023 words)

  
 City Hotels London - Find your perfect London hotel
Whether you’re in London on business or just for pleasure hotels in the city of London offer a convenient and often more affordable alternative to those in the centre of town.
Hotels in the city are well connected by public transport and all the main sights and sounds of the buzzing capital are only a few stops away on the tube.
This four star hotel is located in Blackfriars close to the River Thames and near to both the West End and the City of London.
www.linklondon.co.uk /city-hotels-london.htm   (583 words)

  
 City University London
Located in the very heart of London, on the edge of the financial district, City University is only 15 minutes from the shops and theatres of the West End.
City's village is Islington, a historic area with a young, lively community that offers a friendly, safe and attractive community in a major residential area.
London is not only the commercial and administrative capital of the United Kingdom, it is also a remarkable social and cultural center.
www.georgetown.edu /programs/oip/os/sites/ukeire/city.htm   (314 words)

  
 Amazon.com: City Secrets: London: Books: Robert Kahn,Tim Adams   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
LONDON, of the City Secrets series of travel guides, is a little gem that will easily fit into a pocket of your travel vest as you set out to explore what is arguably the world's greatest city.
LONDON is a delightful and uncommonly intelligent sightseeing resource for those of us who've been to the city often enough to have exhausted the usual tourist activities and are left with making silly faces at the Buckingham Palace guard to try and crack his reserve.
City Secrets is all about the stuff that all really good human guides use: nuggets of information, crafty access to places, best-view routes and other things which make all the difference between an average guided tour and a really memorable experience.
www.amazon.com /City-Secrets-London-Robert-Kahn/dp/1892145073   (2151 words)

  
 City of London Police - Terrorism   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The City Police feel that one of the best ways to fight terrorism is to keep those affected by it as fully informed as possible.
The aim of the exercise was for the British Transport Police, London Ambulance Service, Fire Brigade, Metropolitan and City of London police was to test equipment and procedure in the event of such an attack.
In March 2004, the City of London Police joined with the MPS to produce a publicity campaign for Greater London to encourage people to report suspicious activity to the Anti-Terrorism hotline, 0800 789 321.
www.cityoflondon.police.uk /countering-terrorism/index.html   (701 words)

  
 Leisure & heritage   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
As well as being the third largest sponsor of the arts in the UK, the City of London owns and cares for a number of historic buildings and monuments.
The Square Mile has a long and fascinating history - the City of London itself is over 800 years old and, while fulfilling its role as a modern local authority, it respects and preserves its rich historical legacy.
The ancient civic offices of the Lord Mayor and Sheriffs are still an integral part of the modern City of London, and traditions such as the Lord Mayor's Show and the Freedom of the City bring London's history to life.
cityoflondon.gov.uk /leisure_heritage/.../index.htm   (265 words)

  
 1st City of London Regiment (The Royal Fusiliers) [UK]
HQ moved to Handel Street, Bloomsbury, London WC 1/1st (City of London) Battalion, The London Regiment (Royal Fusiliers)
The City of London Battalion, The Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment)
1st (City of London) Battalion London Regiment (Royal Fusiliers), 1914-1918, by Paul Reed.
www.regiments.org /regiments/uk/volmil-london/vinf/L01.htm   (509 words)

  
 Society of Genealogists - England: London Resources
A description of London c1186 says that there were then, in London and the suburbs, thirteen churches belonging to convents and 126 lesser Parish Churches.
London before the fire of 1666 with an historical account of the parish the ward and the church of St Giles without Cripplegate brought down to the present time (includes MIs in St Giles church and register extracts C 1608-84 M 1608-1702 B 1439-1706) [L166]
Monumental brasses in the City of London in The London and Middlesex notebook: a garner of local history and antiquities; experimental vol.
www.sog.org.uk /prc/london.shtml   (4876 words)

  
 Familia: Corporation of the City of London
City of London 1832 to date (except 1914-16, 1940-44 and 1954) (PB)
Original registers for most City of London parishes plus St. Leonard Shoreditch, Holy Trinity Minories and St. Thomas in the Liberty of the rolls (MSS)
Property records relating to the City of London and to holdings of City-based landowners elsewhere (MSS)
www.familia.org.uk /services/london/corp_of_london.html   (328 words)

  
 UK Travel: London, Britain, Wales, Scotland
Discover ancient city walls, enjoy a grand Scottish night out, complete with haggis and the skirl of the pipes and admire picturesque Stratford-upon-Avon, home of William Shakespeare.
In an amphibious vehicle you will drive past famous London landmarks such as Big Ben, The House of Parliament and Trafalgar Square before a dramatic launch into the Thames from out slipway at Vauxhall for the water borne part of the 80 minute tour.
The excitement of seeing London in this novel way is enhanced by an entertaining, action packed commentary by our character guides providing an alternative view of London's history, plus fascinating facts and figures about the vehicles themselves.
www.britannia.com /travel   (1094 words)

  
 London City Airport Parking | London City Airport Hotels
A service package is available which includes London City Airport Hotel and London City Airport Parking service offering an interesting economic package for the busy and discerning traveller.
The time is right to prepare for your holiday or business trip, needless worry about the stress of a long journey can now be forgotten along with traffic jams and other inconveniences.
You can stay in the Crown Plaza at London City with up to 15 days Parking from £140
www.uk-london-city-airport-parking.co.uk /london_city_airport_hotels.htm   (294 words)

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