Oxford Circus

DSC 0506fi 460x270 - Chiharu Shiota & Jonas Burgert

I have passed Blain|Southern’s gallery numerous times – its on a walking route I regularly use between Oxford and Regent Streets. The latest work on display by Chiharu Shiota looks really fantastic. However when I have passed the gallery has not been open, so have had to settle for aRead More →

IMG 5380 460x270 - TfL's new Mascot?

The new guy on the tube? The aristocrat who’s helping TfL with their awareness campaigns…. He’s meant to be promoting safety on the escalators…but so far response from the travelling public has been rather biting, even quite rude. Sir Roundlington’s no doubt risen from the depths of nowhere to assertRead More →

DSC 0047sml 460x270 - Hayward Brothers on the tube

Another as it happens blog post – and so soon after the first one! I wanted to gradually make it a regular feature but it seems I am diving in at the deep end. This one is being done at 4.00am – and again its about manhole covers. I amRead More →

IMG 0220 460x270 - Make love not walls

Diesel’s advertisement feature seen at Oxford Circus tube station March 8 2016 Its been underway for about a month, with major launches at London’s South Bank and during London Fashion Week, finally made its way to Oxford Circus – there’s a simultaneous campaign too on Leicester Square’s escalators. “The firstRead More →

IMG 0065 460x270 - The No Trousers Tube Ride

The annual No Trousers Tube Ride took place on January 8th 2017, led by Dave and Ivan. On the northbound Bakerloo at Piccadilly Circus. All change en route to Oxford Circus! It began at Piccadilly Circus with a trip on the Bakerloo where participants de-trousered for the event. Waiting forRead More →

night 460x270 - Night Tube out to the sticks

The tube has some strange timetable quirks such as the Circle/Hammersmith and City lines which run odd workings from Ealing or Upminster plus a handful of late night trains through Central London. It begs the question how early one can get out into the sticks – eg Bucks, Essex, Herts – do any strange workings enable it? Alas there’sRead More →

IMG 6761 460x270 - The Night Tube's first nite

London Underground staff give their thumbs up to the new service Ihe first night of London’s #Nighttube, most of the activity took place on the Central Line platforms at Oxford Circus, this was clearly the busiest station on the Night Tube (by decree of being theonly interchange between the twoRead More →

IMG 0118 460x270 - Oxford Circus night-time roadworks

A quick post for today! Roadworks at Oxford Circus last night 26 August 2015 – BIG news LOL!! 🙂 Resurfacing of the whole intersection was undertaken. The works began around 21.30pm and full road closures implemented about 22.00pm – save for southbound traffic heading down Regent Street – other than thatRead More →

IMG 9341 460x270 - Wet, wet, wet!

Plenty of wet days this summer! Another lot of downpours in the early afternoon of Sunday 23rd August – I took a series of pictures in Oxford Street, here’s a selection!Read More →