Crystal Palace Underpass

I took a trip to the underpass last night, its still very securly locked up, however I have no doubt that there is a way in somehow. There's currently a campaign underway locally to see if the location can be used for some sort of community space, gallery or bar. Either fo these would be [...]

By |2012-09-04T11:45:03+01:00September 3rd, 2012|Blog, Crystal Palace, Featured, London, UK|4 Comments

Crystal Palace Overground Festival With Friends

I don't normally blog or add 'personal' pictures, but I thought that yesterdays day out deserved a shout. The area in which I live (Crystal Palace) had a cool mini festival this weekend, It was a good excuse for friends to get together and hang out for a few hours. We all met at my [...]

By |2012-06-17T20:09:18+01:00June 17th, 2012|Blog, Crystal Palace, Featured, Portraiture, UK|2 Comments

Residential Panorama No2

I was recently invited to take some photos of a rather unusual residence close to where I live by The Transmitter, our local magazine. Andy introduced me to Laura the home owner and we arranged a meet. I'd seen pictures of Laura's place on the internet, its an underground converted Victorian WC. This obviously piqued [...]

By |2012-09-04T11:08:39+01:00May 26th, 2012|Blog, Featured, London, Panoramas, UK|4 Comments

The Alma, Crystal Palace #3

The final instalment of my Alma set. I've devcided to add a gallery of the images rather than do many posts one after the other.  There's little more to say apart from its a great pub with excellent food created by Daniel Mayers who is passionate about his craft and the provenance of the fresh [...]

By |2012-03-13T22:32:15+00:00March 13th, 2012|Blog, Crystal Palace, Featured, UK|0 Comments

The Alma – Crystal Palace

We have a newly renovated watering hole in Crystal Palace - The Alma. Viveca and I were keen to try the pub out soon after it opened and were very happy with the turn around from the previous version. The new owner Stephen Boyd has done a great job in renovating and decorating the property [...]

By |2012-09-04T11:08:40+01:00March 11th, 2012|Blog, Featured, London, Panoramas, UK|3 Comments

Horniman Museum – Animal Nitrate

Yesterday Viveca and I went to the Horniman Museum. The Horniman is a collection of artefacts from around the world that were collected by the family may years ago when they were tea traders. There is a really wide variety of objects here, from a huge collection of musical instruments to skulls and stuffed animals. [...]

By |2012-01-06T21:44:14+00:00November 7th, 2011|Blog, Featured|3 Comments

Crystal Palace High Level Station II

Another couple of images from the underpass at Crystal Palace. The image is rather similar to the previous post, but taken from the other corner of the location. I've tried to bring out the texture of the flagstones a little mor in this one. The image below I have processed a bit more heavily and [...]

By |2012-01-07T11:38:19+00:00June 7th, 2011|Featured, London|4 Comments

Crystal Palace High Level Station

I've been wanting to do this location pretty much since I got into urbex, it's right on my doorstep - within walking distance in fact. Crystal Palace is so named after the iron and glass structure that was originally built in Hyde Park was moved here in 1854 after The Great Exhibition of 1851.  A [...]

By |2012-01-07T11:38:19+00:00June 6th, 2011|Featured, London|10 Comments

Crystal Palace Park In The Snow

With very little urbex going on and snow holding up proceedings pretty much everywhere, there was only one option - head for the park. Crystal Palace Park has quite a bit of varied history, it has held motor racing, athaletics, most famously the structure that housed The Great Exhibition of 1851 was moved here and [...]

By |2012-01-07T11:36:49+00:00December 24th, 2010|Featured, London|3 Comments