2,000 years in the life of a city

Exploring London’s rich history

London is my home and I have a fascination with the story of its development over a period of almost two millennia. Having spent many years collecting information, my aim here is to share some of it, gathered walking around the capital, as well as from numerous specialist books and other sources.

Peter Stone, author

Photo: Marieta Evans

Port of London book feature

The History of The Port of London: A Vast Emporium of All Nations

The fascinating story of the rise and fall and revival of the commercial river. The only book to tell the whole story and bring it right up to date, it charts the foundation, growth and evolution of the port and explains why for centuries it has been so important to Britain’s prosperity.

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