Eco

 
 
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144 Chiswick High Road, W4 1PU
 
 
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Pizza and pasta place, owner Sami Wasif first set up sister restaurant Eco in Clapham.

 

LondonTown.com - Eco Location Map

 
 
 
Underground Stations

Underground Stations

 
Turnham Green Tube Station
 
3 minutes walk
 
Stamford Brook Tube Station
 
7 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Gunnersbury Overground Station
 
19 minutes walk
 
 
 
Car Parks

Car Parks

 
Kings Mall Car Park
 
20 minutes walk
 
Hammersmith Grove NCP
 
22 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Some of the Halloween events taking place in the capital can be a bit too much for young ones (and some old ones). Thankfully,...

 
 
January in London 2014

Shakespeare's Globe's brand new indoor theatre opens with The Duchess of Malfi, Sam Mendes directs King Lear at the National, and Abi Morgan makes...

 
 
Autumn 2014 at London's Barbican Centre

The Barbican Centre is the largest multi-purpose, cross-genre performing arts centre of its kind in Europe and one of London's cultural heavyweight venues. In this...

 
 
Autumn 2014 in London's Bloomsbury

Ming treasures are revealed at the British Museum and the Wellcome Collection opens its new gallery with 'The Institute of Sexology, just some of...

 
 
Autumn 2014: Royal Opera House

The Royal Ballet opens its autumn season with Kenneth MacMillan's Manon and Christopher Wheeldon's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland returns for Christmas. Highlights for The...

 
 
Autumn 2014 on London's South Bank

From theatre and film premieres to live music events and stand-up comedy, London's South Bank has got a fantastic programme lined up for autumn...

 
 
Autumn 2014 at London's South Kensington Museums

South Kensington's Victoria and Albert Museum puts Constable in the spotlight and the Science Museum opens its brand new Information Age, just some of...

 
 
New Hotels in London 2014

Western Europe's highest hotel the Shangri-La opens on 6th May 2014, restaurant innovators Corbin and King open The Beaumont boutique hotel, and the Trinity...

 
 
Autumn 2014: Art in London

There's a focus on Turner at Tate Britain this autumn with 'Late Turner - Painting Set Free' and the Turner Prize exhibition which celebrates...

 
 
Children's Theatre in London

Keep your little ones entertained with a trip to London's family friendly theatres, many of which are dedicated entirely to children. ...

 
 
New Hotels in London 2013

In 2013 the Great Northern Hotel, one of the first examples of the great railway hotels, re-opens in King's Cross and the Ace Hotel...

 
 
New Hotels in London 2012

With the Olympic Games taking place from 27th July to 12th August, 2012 is the year which many new hotel projects are aiming for. Choose...

 
 
New Openings in London During Frieze Week

Two new hotels open in London ahead of the Frieze art fair. If you're in town for Frieze, leave time to Mondrian London and the...

 
 
London Art Fairs During Frieze Week

Frieze returns from 15th to 18th October 2014 bringing the world's most influential art buyers to London and spawning a deluge of art fairs,...

 
 
London 2014: Major Museums

While London's biggest museums have already been busy throughout 2014, it's in the second half of the year that things get serious. That's when the...

 
 
New Hotels in London 2017

The first art'otel in the UK opens in Hoxton, just one of the exciting new hotels to open in London in 2017. ...

 
 
Covent Garden Hotel

With its stripe-awning exterior the Covent Garden Hotel is a pretty addition to the shops and cafes of Monmouth Street. Inside, the drawing room,...

 
 
August Bank Holiday in London

Once again the Notting Hill Carnival tops the billing in the long list of great things to do in London over the August bank holiday....

 
 
Buckingham Palace Summer Opening

In 2014 visitors to Buckingham Palace, The Queen's London residence, can see a special exhibition on 'Royal Childhood' as part of the Summer Opening...

 
 
London 2014: Live Music

London's stages welcomed world stars such as Beyoncé, Justin Timberlake and Taylor Swift in the first half of 2014, meaning July to December has a...

 
 
London 2014: First World War

London is not a city that usually spends too long worrying about the past, but 2014 will be an exception. The coming year marks the...

 
 
July in London 2014

The mighty Monty Pythons come to London's O2 in July when summer festivals Lovebox, Wireless and British Summer Time return and, on Monday 7th...

 
 
London 2014: Major Art

Omer Ali looks at the best major art exhibitions, shows and fairs taking place in London from July to December 2014. ...

 
 
London 2014: Classical Music, Opera and Ballet

London is currently enjoying an exceptional musical jamboree: the Southbank Centre sold over 200,000 tickets for its exploration of 20th century culture The Rest is...

 
 
London 2014: Live Music

From rising stars to veteran singers, the soundtrack of London 2014 boasts a wealth of musical talent, says Vicki Forde....

 
 
London 2014: Major Art

From major retrospectives on Paul Klee and Henri Matisse to captivating photography exhibitions Bailey's Stardust and Behind the Mask, Omer Ali looks at the...

 
 
London 2014: Fringe Theatre

The centenary of the start of World War I has prompted three fascinatingly different responses on London's fringe this year, says Rachel Halliburton....

 
 
London 2014: Small Museums

Many of 2014's most intriguing exhibitions will take place at London's smaller museums, says Peter Watts....

 
 
London 2014: Major Museums

London's major museums had another spectacular year in 2013, thanks to the British Museum's stunning Pompeii exhibition and the groundbreaking David Bowie Is at the...

 
 
London 2014: Mainstream Theatre

From a radical theatre version of George Orwell's '1984' to a West End production of the Eighties movie 'Fatal Attraction', here Rachel Halliburton looks at...

 
 
London 2014: Mainstream Theatre

As well as the usual supply of West End musicals, London sees a raft of exciting new theatre openings in 2014, welcoming the likes...

 
 
London 2014: Fringe Theatre

Conflict and the centenary of the start of World War I, new musicals and Black History Month make a mark on London's fringe in the...

 
 
World Cup 2014: Where to watch it in London

For a whole month this summer the world will be going football crazy - and London is no exception. Ensuring those of us who...

 
 
London Al Fresco Dining and Drinking

When the capital is in full bloom, the pavements become crowded with both people and outdoor tables and chairs. While away a sunny afternoon...

 
 
Top London Attractions

London is one of the culture capitals of the world and is brimming with exciting things to see and do. Take a breathtaking trip...

 
 
The Shard

From 1st February 2013 members of the public gained access to Renzo Piano's 306-metre tall glass building via The View From The Shard. Since...

 
 
March in London 2014

March is a big month for music, with Ellie Goulding, The Wanted, Drake and Tinie Tempah all performing live in London. Plus, the Designs...

 
 
Celebrity Chefs in London

When it comes to eating out, London has more than its fair share of restaurants where the chef is as well known as the...

 
 
London West End Theatres

From all singing, all dancing musicals and glitzy productions to satirical comedies and renowned dramas, London's West End Theatres boast a year-round world-class programme of...

 
 
London Fringe Theatres

Away from London's famous West End, there are a number of renowned fringe theatres that stage new and exciting works as well as old...

 
 
November in London 2013

London starts getting festive in November with the opening of Hyde Park's Winter Wonderland, Syon Park's Enchanted Woodland and the Harrods Christmas Grotto. Fashion's...

 
 
October in London 2013

A long awaited exhibition on former Bauhaus teacher Paul Klee takes place at Tate Modern this October and the Frieze Art Fair draws the world's...

 
 
February in London 2014

Tate Modern hosts the first major retrospective of Richard Hamilton, one of Britain's most influential 20th Century artists; the Natural History Museum looks back at...

 
 
September in London 2013

The Commitments musical makes its world premiere in London this September while The London Design Festival, 100% Design and London Fashion Week all return...

 
 
Petal Power

London's florists are a stylish bunch and, from hand-picked posies to extravagant designs, you'll definitely be able to say it with flowers....

 
 
Chinese New Year in London

Chinese New Year celebrations in London attract around 300,000 people and extend beyond Chinatown into the city's cultural institutions and lighting up the London...

 
 
What's New in London 2013

The View from The Shard gives London its highest public viewing platform, the former Olympic Park re-opens as the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, the...

 
 
London 2013: Year Ahead Preview

From the 64,192 events scheduled for 2013 we've selected the best cultural, sporting and oddly eccentric happenings for our new 244-page London...

 
 
January in London 2013

January in London sees Rupert Everett reprise his role as Oscar Wilde, Sinéad O'Connor perform her new works and Alt-J, the band of 2012,...

 
 
December in London 2013

The year draws to a close with a suitably festive line-up including Santa Run, the Great Christmas Pudding Race, Christmas Past and The Nutcracker....

 
 
Autumn 2013 pop-ups and events

Secret supper clubs, chef cook-offs, and the weirdest food you'll ever experience - London's gastronomic pop-ups are making the novel the norm ...

 
 
February in London 2013

The Shard, Western Europe's tallest building, finally opens its viewing platform this month to offer spectacular views of the city and its surrounding areas....

 
 
Christmas Shopping in London's Top Department Stores

A trip to one of London's top department stores can be far more worthwhile than your average trawl of the highstreet. Many spoil their customers...

 
 
London's Top Autumn Musicals

The Commitments, Tim Rice's first musical in ten years and new Lloyd Webber musical Stephen Ward debut in London this autumn, find out which...

 
 
London Parks

With eight stunning Royal Parks, around 110 square kilometres of parkland and gardens with over six million trees, London is one of the greenest...

 
 
Best Autumn Theatre in London 2013

Vanessa Redgrave, Jude Law, David Walliams and David Tennant are just some of the well-known stars gracing the London stage this autumn. Highlights include...

 
 
Opera and Classical Music Venues

London has a wealth of concert halls where you can here the best classical music and opera from all over the world, in venues...

 
 
Prince George Alexander Louis Windsor's London

On Monday 22nd July 2013, Prince George of Cambridge, the third in line to the throne, was born at Saint Mary's Hospital, London, to...

 
 
Olympic Effect on Hotels in East London

Following the 2012 Olympics, the number of new hotels in east London is set to boom with...

 
 
London's Summer Theatre 2013

Helen Mirren, Simon Russell Beale and Daniel Radcliffe are just some of the A-list stars appearing on the London stage in summer 2013. Head to...

 
 
Theatres With Air Conditioning

Hot summer nights needn't mean sticking to your seats at the theatre. We provide a list of London's theatres with air conditioning to keep...

 
 
London Hotels with Swimming Pools

London is home to some of the country's most luxurious hotels and with that comes some grand swimming pools and spas. So, if you're fond...

 
 
July in London 2013

The Coronation Festival celebrates 60 years since the Queen was crowned and the first stage of the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park opens this month....

 
 
Bastille Day in London

Between 300,000 and 400,000 French citizens live in the British capital so you can expect a big party on Bastille Day, Sunday 14th July...

 
 
Olympic Venues From The Air

LondonTown.com joined forces with Jason Hawkes, one of the world's most respected aerial photographers, ahead of the London Olympics. One of our writers joined...

 
 
Edinburgh Festival London Preview Shows

The Edinburgh Festival Fringe is the world's largest arts festival and takes place this summer from 2nd to 26th August. During the festival - which...

 
 
London Museums: Late Openings

For those of you who are too busy at work during the week and always occupied on the weekends, then try one of London's...

 
 
Summer 2013 on London's South Bank

Home to the world's largest single-run arts centre, the centre of Shakespearean theatre and a specialist cinema, London's...

 
 
June in London 2013

With the arrival of the summer comes a generous serving of free entertainment in the capital - Scoop at More London, the City of...

 
 
London Museums and Galleries

London is home to over 300 museums and galleries, making it the epicentre of culture and collections in the northern hemisphere. From the world's...

 
 
London Brunch

Recent years have seen brunch become a bit of a trend and London is bursting with cafes, delis and restaurants that are perfect to...

 
 
Top London Restaurants

Eating out is no longer just about the food - it is an art form of the highest order. Diners look for a restaurant that...

 
 
London Hotels with Jacuzzis

When staying in a hotel it's nice to enjoy certain luxuries that are not available at home: room service, four-poster beds and spa treatments....

 
 
London Film Festivals

From cinematic blockbusters to cult classics and intriguing shorts, London is constantly rolling out the red carpet for the silver screen. ...

 
 
QEIICC: Nearby Hotels

Situated in central London, the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre is close to a number of great London hotels. So, be sure to make the...

 
 
QEIICC: Nearby Dining

Located in the heart of Westminster, the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre is surrounded by a whole range of restaurants, all within a ten...

 
 
QEIICC: Nearby Nightlife

Westminster may not be renowned for its nightlife but there is actually a great selection of pubs, bars and clubs within walking distance from the...

 
 
QEIICC: Things To See

LondonTown.com's guide for things to do and see around the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre - from the historic Houses of Parliament to the...

 
 
Summer 2013 in Greenwich

Greenwich encompasses one of London's most popular entertainment venues, the capital's only planetarium and the last surviving tea clipper. With such varied venues, the area...

 
 
Summer 2013 in London's Bloomsbury

Renowned for its literary associations, the Bloomsbury area boasts three first class institutions which are well worth visiting - the British Museum, the British...

 
 
Summer 2013 at The Barbican Centre

The Barbican Centre is the largest multi-purpose, cross-genre performing arts centre of its kind in Europe and one of London's cultural heavyweight venues. Find...

 
 
April in London 2013

April's highlights include the display of 250 extraordinary images as part of the world premiere of Sebastião Salgado's 'Genesis', plus an impressive display of...

 
 
London Coffee Festival

Five years ago, London's coffee drinkers were restricted to branded chains or mugs of Nescafé. Now the capital's independent coffee scene is flourishing. Pop into...

 
 
St George's Day in London

Patriotic celebrations for St George's Day take place across London on 23rd April and the days preceding. Here, LondonTown.com outlines the events that are in...

 
 
London 2013: Anniversaries

With bicentenaries for Wagner and Verdi, 100 years for Britten, 80th birthdays for both Yoko Ono and Sir Michael Caine, and a...

 
 
QEIICC: Travel

With its convenient central location, the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre is very easy to get to. Whether you're travelling from within London, elsewhere in...

 
 
London Exhibition Centres

London is one of the largest and wealthiest cities in the world. Fantastic transport links to Britain and Europe, luxurious hotels, wonderful nightlife, and...

 
 
London Live Music Venues

Tucked away in tiny basements, converted warehouses and cavernous chapels, London's live music venues come in all shapes and sizes. With an eclectic line-up of...

 
 
Best London Comedy Clubs

If you're on the hunt for giggles then you're in the right place for London boasts a rip-roaring array of comedy clubs and meccas...

 
 
Best Chain Restaurants for Families in London

The great thing about chain restaurants is that you always know what you're getting. Same menu, same decor, same winning formula. That's something children appreciate...

 
 
What's New in London 2012

Tate Modern expands with the Oil Tanks, Balthazar tops a bumper year for new restaurants in London and The Shard becomes Europe's tallest building......

 
 
Halloween in London

The fright fest of Halloween is upon us, when ghouls, ghosts, witches and warlocks come out to spook the living and the living dress up like the...

 
 
Restaurant for Kids

Some of London's fussiest diners are also the littlest ones and it's a tricky task pleasing every member of a hungry family at once. When it comes...

 
 
Romantic Restaurants in London

London is a city of romance, bursting with after-dark activities, magical sights and fabulous eateries. We have chosen a selection of restaurants that are guaranteed...

 
 
What's New in London 2011

In 2011 Jay Jopling opens his third - and largest - White Cube art gallery in London, Canteen pops up in Covent Garden and American...

 
 
London Ceremonies and Traditions

The euphoric reaction to the Queen's Diamond Jubilee in 2012 underlined just how much we Londoners love our pomp and ceremony. London is steeped in...

 
 
Dickens in London

Charles Dickens brought Victorian London to life and his acute depictions of the capital are ones that often still ring true today, writes Felix...

 
 
London Hotels in Films

London has been a favourite location for movie directors past and present, from Alfred Hitchcock to Woody Allen. Gangster films, crime dramas, atmospheric thrillers...

 
 
The Da Vinci Code in London

Follow in the footsteps of Professor Robert Langdon and special agent Sophie Neveu as they try to crack the mystery of the Da Vinci Code...

 
 
March in London 2013

Michael Caine, one of the capital's favourite Londoners, is celebrated this March with an exhibition for his 80th birthday and the 75th anniversary of...

 
 
March in London 2013

Michael Caine, one of the capital's favourite Londoners, is celebrated this March with an exhibition for his 80th birthday and the 75th anniversary of...

 
 
Free London Museums

From the big-hitters to the small, specialist sites, London's crammed full of museums, most of which are free to all. Interactive displays, tours and,...

 
 
Best London Cafés

England is renowned for its love of tea but London is gradually gaining respect as a great place to uncover, experience and indulge in artisan...

 
 
London Palaces

The monarchy is a constant source of fascination and intrigue for London visitors. Ever since William the Conqueror used Westminster Abbey for his coronation...

 
 
London 2013: The Sporting Year

Forget London 2012 and the sporting successes of last year - there's much more to be excited about in a fixture-fuelled 2013,...

 
 
In the Footsteps of the Royal Wedding

An estimated one million people took to the streets of London on Friday 29th April 2011 to celebrate Kate and William's wedding day. Relive the...

 
 
London's Boroughs

London is a city with 33 small 'cities' within it, each has their own governments, schools, centres, suburbs, and sense of identity. Find out more...

 
 
London Heathrow Airport

Plan your journey between London and Heathrow Airport with our useful guide to the trains, Tubes, taxis and private transfer companies serving the world's...

 
 
London City Airport

London City Airport is well situated for east London attractions - Canary Wharf, the ExCel and Stratford - while the DLR whisks passengers to central...

 
 
Between Gatwick and Heathrow

Travelling between London's two busiest airports - Heathrow due west of London, and Gatwick due south of the city - takes approximately 45 miles by...

 
 
Why Use Cookies

A cookie, also known as an HTTP cookie, web cookie, or browser cookie, is usually a small piece of data sent from a website and...

 
 
London Entertainment Venues

Sometimes the sheer scale of London can be overwhelming, not to mention the bewildering choice of entertainment. But don't fear, help is at hand....

 
 
London Cabaret & Burlesque

Tassels and corsets galore, Londoners have acquired quite a taste for a glamorous show and cheeky striptease. Prim and proper we may be, but...

 
 
London 2013: Classical Music, Ballet, Dance and Opera

It's not so much Back to the Future as Back to Futurism this year, says Rachel HalliburtonThree major celebrations of music from...

 
 
London's Golden Oldies

They say life begins at 40 - but try mentioning that to these singing stars of yesteryear still plying their trade on London's big...

 
 
London 2013: Best Comedy Shows

London-based stand-up comedian James Mullinger talk us through his highlights of hilarity for the coming 12 monthsMicky Flanagan is the latest comic...

 
 
London 2013: Town Houses

The interior of Apsley House, known as 'Number One London'; Syon Park in southwest London - the...

 
 
London 2013: Theatre Highlights

A deliciously diverse year on the stage sees a cluster of Hollywood A-Listers flock to London's Theatreland, writes Rachel HalliburtonThe arrival of...

 
 
London 2013: Major Arts, Culture & Entertainment Hubs

London in 2013 has more arts, culture and entertainment hubs than any other capital city, writes Felix LoweIt's no surprise that London...

 
 
London 2013: Major Art Exhibitions

From Lichtenstein to Lowry and Manet to Man Ray, London's galleries are putting on a glorious palette of exhibitions in 2013, writes...

 
 
London 2013: Lesser-Known Museums

Circumvent the mainstream and head to one of London's hidden gems, says Peter WattsAnaesthetics, canals, fans, sewing machines...

 
 
December in London 2012

London's landmark year draws to a close with a host of festive happenings including the Great Christmas Pudding Race, Santa Run and the Peter...

 
 
October in London 2012

October brings the annual Frieze Art Fair to town. Joan Rivers takes the stage at the Royal Albert Hall where Prince Charles attends the...

 
 
August in London 2012

August is a month of party fuelled activities in London, kicking off with The Great British Beer Festival and ending with the South West...

 
 
July events in London 2012

July may culminate with the eagerly anticipated London Olympics but there's so much on in town before the official opening ceremony on 27th July:...

 
 
June events in London 2012

June in London is... strawberries and cream in SW19, the Open Gardens weekend, Polo in the Park and Royal Ascot. And in 2012 the...

 
 
May in London 2012

The Chelsea Flower Show and the Open Air Theatre in Regent's Park get London's summer season in full swing in a month which begins...

 
 
April in London 2012

The Queen celebrates her birthday with the annual Gun Salutes in Hyde Park - though the official celebrations don't take place until June. Other things...

 
 
March in London 2012

With winter on the way out, March's Ideal Home Show and the Country Living Fair are great occasions for a spring clean. Elsewhere, the Affordable...

 
 
February in London 2012

It's Valentine's Day on the 14th February - but there's plenty more going on this month besides, from the high octane drama of Six Nations...

 
 
January in London 2012

New Year in London starts with a colourful parade with marching bands and open top buses making their way through the city streets. It's a...

 
 
London 2013 | The Annual

Our 242 page guidebook to the best events in London in 2013 ...

 
 
TOWN | The Annual

Our 180 page bumper book of the best events in London in 2012 ...

 
 
Jubilee Weekend

Over 1,000 boats assemble for the Thames Jubilee Pageant, a highlight of the June weekend Diamond Jubilee celebrations to mark the Queen's 60 years...

 
 
Free London Attractions

While many of London's major attractions do charge, at times, quite substantial entrance fees there are still a number of real gems where visitors...

 
 
London Markets

Although buying the stuff is going to cost you hard cash, wandering around one of London's colourful markets is free and fun. Browsing stalls, taking...

 
 
Day 1: Saturday 28th July

The men's cycling road race is the first medal event of the Games and can be enjoyed by everyone for free alongside the 250km route....

 
 
Diamond Jubilee Events

In 2012 The Queen celebrates 60 years since she came to the throne and London is marking her Diamond Jubilee with a special programme...

 
 
What's on in London during the Games

If you'd rather mooch around an art gallery than watch the sweat and tears, don't fret. There's a huge amount going on in London...

 
 
London Olympic Park

Check out our full guide to the Olympic Park and all the other Olympic and Paralympic venues being used in and around the capital...

 
 
Olympics & Paralympics Victory Parade

Medal winners and stars of the Olympics and Paralympics will be cheered through the streets of London by thousands of fans at a parade for...

 
 
Day 11: Sunday 9th Sept

The highlight of the final day of the Paralympics comes with the four marathon events that take place through the streets of London ahead...

 
 
Day 10: Saturday 8th Sept

Football 5-a-side, men's Sitting Volleyball and men's Wheelchair Basketball are the pick of the gold-medal matches on Day Ten, which features final day of Athletics...

 
 
Day 8: Thursday 6th Sept

Blade Runner Oscar Pistorius and Britain's stand-out wheelchair racer Dave Weir are both in action on a packed day of medal events. ...

 
 
Day 7: Wed 5th Sept

Iran powerlifter Siamand Rahman promises to pull in the crowds while a full day at the Aquatics Centre will no doubt see records tumble –...

 
 
Day 6: Tuesday 4th Sept

There are medals galore at the half-way stage of the London 2012 Paralympics with the Aquatics Centre the centre of attention. ...

 
 
Day 4: Sunday 2nd Sept

The busiest day of the Games so far includes eight medal events and promises much drama across the board, with British hopes coming primarily with...

 
 
Day 3: Saturday 1st Sept

Team GB's golden girl Ellie Simmonds makes her first appearance in the Aquatics Centre while the first 100m and 200m titles are raced in...

 
 
Day 2: Friday 31st Aug

The second day of action kicks off early with Brazil taking on France in Football 5-a-side at the Riverbank Arena – and it's another...

 
 
Paralympic Shooting

Great Britain has reached the podium in every previous Paralympic Shooting tournament. The 2012 team will be hoping to continue that success this year...

 
 
Paralympic Swimming

600 Paralympic swimming stars will take to the pool at the Aquatics Centre in a bid for victory this summer, in the second biggest...

 
 
Paralympic Torch Relay, Mascot & Emblem

Four separate flames lit in Britain's four capital cities will come together at Stoke Mandeville before a 24-hour relay travelling 87 miles and involving...

 
 
Paralympic Wheelchair Tennis

This Paralympic sport has grown dramatically in popularity since its invention in 1976 by Brad Parks, who had been injured in a skiing competition....

 
 
Paralympic Athletics

The largest of Paralympic sports, Athletics features more than a thousand athletes battling it out across a number of track and field disciplines. Keep an...

 
 
Paralympic Archery

Archery is often named as the original Paralympic sport. Born at the Stoke Mandeville hospital in 1948, the original Paralympic archery was a precursor to the Paralympic Games....

 
 
Paralympic Cycling - Track

Head to the new state-of-the-art Velodrome in the Olympic Park, the scene of much iconic British triumph during the Olympic Games, for all the...

 
 
Questions and Answers

Are there any tickets left? Why are there two football events? What is Murderball? Why are there 15 different 100m finals? Can wheelchair racers complete...

 
 
Paralympic Equestrian

One of London's oldest parks welcomes the Paralympic equestrian programme with 11 medal events based around two Dressage tests, which include a Championship set-movement test...

 
 
Paralympic Football 5-a-side

One of two Paralympic football tournaments, the 5-a-side competition takes place between Friday 31st August and Saturday 8th September. ...

 
 
Paralympic Football 7-a-side

7-a-side teams from competing nations battle it out on the pitch at the Riverbank Hockey Arena in one of two football events at the...

 
 
Paralympic Goalball

A sport developed as part of the Paralympic Games, Goalball is played on an indoor court and complete silence is required for the players...

 
 
Paralympic Cycling - Road

The Paralympic Road Cycling programme takes place at former Formula One Grand Prix ground Brands Hatch in Kent and is the third largest sport...

 
 
Paralympic Judo

One of the more complicated sports to follow for the uninitiated, Paralympic Judo hits the ExCeL Centre this summer to wow fans with 'ippons', 'waza-aris'...

 
 
Paralympic Powerlifting

One of the world's fastest growing sports and certainly not for the faint hearted, Paralympic Powerlifting will be held at London's ExCeL and will showcase...

 
 
Paralympic Wheelchair Basketball

Hugely popular wheelchair basketball was developed as part of the rehabilitation of World War II veterans. It arrives at the 2012 Paralympics at the...

 
 
Paralympic Wheelchair Fencing

Fast paced and strategic Wheelchair Fencing Comes to London's ExCeL for the 2012 Paralympic Games, this sport derives from the age-old pursuit of sword...

 
 
Paralympic Wheelchair Rugby

Wheelchair Rugby used to be called 'Murderball' and it includes elements of Handball, Basketball and Ice Hockey. Eight competing Paralympic teams will battle it...

 
 
Paralympic Table Tennis

Table Tennis used to be an upper-class after-dinner parlour game. Now it is one of the longest running and most popular Paralympic sports, and...

 
 
Paralympic Sailing

Head down to Dorset for six days of action on the open water as 80 athletes battle the elements at Weymouth and Portland's natural...

 
 
Paralympic Boccia

The sport that is relatively unknown outside of the Paralympic Games - get to know Boccia at the ExCeL, starting with learning the correct...

 
 
Paralympic Rowing

48 men and 48 women will take to the water at picturesque Eton Dorney Lake this summer as rowing makes its second appearance on...

 
 
Paralympic Sitting Volleyball

Sitting Volleyball's roots come from the German game sitzball, and emerged from the Netherlands in the 1950s. This year's Paralympic tournament takes place at...

 
 
Paralympics Ceremonies

A vast Opening Ceremony entitled 'Enlightenment' kicks off the London 2012 Paralympic Games on Wednesday 29th August before a 'Festival of Flame' Closing Ceremony...

 
 
Opening Ceremony: Wed 29th August

The London 2012 Paralympic Games get under way with an opening ceremony directed by British creative talents Bradley Hemmings and Jenny Sealey MBE....

 
 
Paralympics History from 1948

The seeds of the modern Paralympic Games were sown back in 1948 in the Buckinghamshire town of Stoke Mandeville. ...

 
 
London Paralympics Travel

"The last thing any spectator wants is a sprint finish to get to the venue in time," says transport minister Norman Baker. Too true:...

 
 
London Paralympic Sports

The Paralympic programme consists of twenty sporting disciplines, including mainstream sports such as athletics and cycling as well as little-known events such as boccia...

 
 
What's on in London during the Paralympics

With tickets for the Paralympics selling out for the first time in its 52-year history, London is gearing up for a second wave of...

 
 
The Mall & Central London

The Mall and streets of London will become a venue in itself as the Paralympic Marathon route takes to the streets of the city....

 
 
Eton Manor

The early 20th-century Eton Manor Sports Club has been reinvigorated and given a new lease of life in order for it to host the Paralympic...

 
 
London Paralympics Map

The London 2012 Paralympics will be centred upon the Olympic Park in Stratford but will also take part in venues in and around London...

 
 
Olympic National Hospitality Houses

A guide to all the confirmed National Hospitality Houses set up by nations across the capital during the London Olympics. ...

 
 
Day 11: Tues 7th August

It's a massive day in the Velodrome as Sir Chris Hoy looks to further build on his cycling immortality with a possible sixth Olympic...

 
 
Day 13: Thurs 9th August

It's time for Britain's first qualifying athlete to take to the water as Keri-Anne Payne competes in the 10km swimming event in Hyde Park as...

 
 
Day 8: Sat 4th August

The athletics programme hits full swing with Jessica Ennis and Mo Farah going for gold and the likes of Usain Bolt and Oscar Pistorius performing...

 
 
Day 6: Thurs 2nd August

The Velodrome gets its first taste of Olympic action with the cycling team sprint events as Sir Chris Hoy bids to build on Bradley...

 
 
Day 3: Monday 30th July

Olympics poster-boy Tom Daley gets his London 2012 diving dream under way on another busy day at the Aquatics Centre....

 
 
Olympic Facts & Figures

Put on your Olympic thinking caps and pay attention – here are a few things you may not have known about London 2012....

 
 
Where to Watch Olympics

If you want to watch the Games in London and you don't have a ticket, or you need a meeting point before or after...

 
 
Day 12: Weds 8th August

After days of sand and bikini action in Horse Guards Parade it's finally time for the final of the women's beach volleyball....

 
 
Day 10: Mon 6th August

The major event of the day sees British 400m hurdler Dai Greene face rivals Javier Culson and Bershawn Jackson in the Olympic Stadium....

 
 
ExCeL Exhibition Centre In Pictures

North of the Thames beside the Royal Victoria Dock, the ExCeL London Exhibition Centre will host a total of 143 sessions across a wide...

 
 
Aquatics Centre In Pictures

Designed by Iraq-born architect Zaha Hadid, the iconic wave-shaped Aquatics Centre will be the first thing most spectators see when they arrive at the...

 
 
Lee Valley White Water Centre In Pictures

Located 30km north of the Olympic Park, the brand-new state-of-the-art Lee Valley White Water Centre in Hertfordshire cost £31m and was opened by Princess...

 
 
Day 9: Sunday 5th August

Usain Bolt faces stiff competition from fellow Jamaican Yohan Blake in the race to be crowned the fastest man on Earth....

 
 
Day 7: Friday 3rd August

The Olympic Stadium gets its first taste of competitive action as the athletics programme gets underway a week after the brilliant opening ceremony kicked off...

 
 
Out of London Venues

There are a handful of venues just outside London while the sailing competitions take place on the south coast and the football preliminaries in stadia...

 
 
Central London Zone

London could never have hosted the Olympic Games without showcasing the historic sites and landmarks of its spectacular city centre. The London 2012 Central...

 
 
London Olympics for Free

Missed out on London 2012 tickets? Don't worry - you can still watch quite a few Olympic events in and around London for free...

 
 
Day 4: Tuesday 31st July

American swimming sensation Michael Phelps could equal Russian gymnast Larisa Latynina's record tally of 18 Olympic medals....

 
 
Velodrome In Pictures

One of Team GB's biggest triumphs of Beijing 2008 came with our cyclists and so it's understandable that for London 2012 we have a Velodrome...

 
 
Hampton Court Palace in Pictures

The oldest surviving Tudor palace in England will make a stunning backdrop for the Road Cycling time trial events, which will begin and end...

 
 
Wembley Stadium & Arena In Pictures

North West London features two venues that will play host to three sporting events during London 2012. The final of both the men's and...

 
 
Hyde Park In Pictures

When the sun's out there are fewer places in London as scenic and special as Hyde Park, which hosts the Triathlon and Marathon Swimming...

 
 
Riverbank Hockey Arena In Pictures

London 2012's two Hockey Centre pitches are located between the Press Centre and the River Lea - but the venue will not be fully ready...

 
 
BMX Track In Pictures

New to the Olympics last time round was BMX Cycling - and given the popularity of BMX in the UK (and especially London) this...

 
 
Copper Box Handball Arena in Pictures

The £44m Handball Arena, fondly nicknamed 'The Copper Box', will play host to the handball and goalball competitions during the Olympic and Paralympic Games...

 
 
Olympic Park Walk

Get in the mood for London 2012 with a brisk walk from Limehouse Basin to the Olympic Park in Stratford, taking in Limehouse Cut canal,...

 
 
London Olympic Test Events

There are still a number of Olympic Test Events taking place in London 2012 venues so you can get a taste of the Summer Games...

 
 
London's Warm Up

An unprecedented number of extraordinary events are sweeping across London in the build up to the 2012 Olympics. Now is definitely the time to take...

 
 
London's Olympic Destiny

The biggest sporting show on earth comes to London for a record third time in history – and the wait is almost over, writes Felix...

 
 
London's Olympic History

This is not the first time the Olympics have been staged in London – in fact, come July 2012, London will become the first city...

 
 
Olympic Park

London's biggest piece of public art and shopping centre, 17,320 beds for athletes, an environmental energy centre and an international press hub: just a handful...

 
 
Free Olympics Events

Just because you didn't get tickets to the Olympics doesn't mean you won't get to see any of the live sporting action. Cheer on...

 
 
Thames Cable Car

Sixty-metre-high Emirates AirLine will provide crossings across the river every 30 seconds. ...

 
 
London Olympics Travel

"The last thing any spectator wants is a sprint finish to get to the venue in time," says transport minister Norman Baker. Too true: London...

 
 
London Olympic Javelin

High Speed train service to Olympic Park from Central London is integral in making London 2012 'the public transport games'. ...

 
 
Sites Olympiques de Londres

Les Jeux Olympiques de Londres se différencient de toutes les Olympiades qui ont eu lieu jusqu'à présent par leur répartition dans toute la ville.Chaque...

 
 
Sedes Olimpicas de Londres

Lo que hace que los Juegos Olímpicos de Londres sean tan diferente de cualquier otra Olimpíada anterior es el uso de toda la ciudad...

 
 
Sedes Olimpicas de Londres (Latam)

Lo que hace que las Olimpiadas de Londres sean únicos es que es la primera vez en la historia de los Juegos que se...

 
 
Free London Galleries

Nearly all of London's major public galleries are completely free so you know you're not compromising on quality by choosing the cheaper option. Lots...

 
 
Places to watch Croatia

The Croatian community is one of the smallest in London (an estimated 3,000 to 5,000) but there are still two hubs where loyal fans...

 
 
New Hotels in London 2011

The most exciting new hotel to launch in 2011 was undoubtedly the reopening of what used to be the Midland Grand Hotel while US...

 
 
London 2012 News

Keep abreast of all the latest exciting happenings in the frantic build-up to the Olympics and Paralympics this summer with our regularly updated news...

 
 
Venues for any nation

Here's a selection of bars, pubs and venues across London that will be showing every nation's Euro 2012 games from Poland and the Ukraine...

 
 
New Hotels in London 2010

A brand new Park Plaza opened on Westminster Bridge Road at the beginning of 2010, a year which saw several high profile new hotels...

 
 
Places to watch Germany

There are said to be over 40,000 Germans in London, with big enclaves in Richmond, around Hyde Park and Kensington. German football fans in London...

 
 
Places to watch England

You'll be hard pressed to find a bar or pub in town that won't be showing Roy Hodgson's new England side as they inevitably...

 
 
Places to watch France

An estimated 400,000 French people have made the trip across the Channel to settle in London, making up one of the largest immigrant groups within...

 
 
Places to watch Sweden

The affluent areas of Richmond, Kensington and Chelsea are home to a large number of Swedish ex-pats, who number almost 10,000 in London. On the...

 
 
Places to watch Ukraine

While many of London's Ukrainians will no doubt fly back home to enjoy the festivities as joint host nation of Euro 2012, there will still...

 
 
Places to watch Russia

Russia's biggest contribution to football in London is undoubtedly the millions of pounds poured into Chelsea by Roman Abramovich. The introduction of the Russian...

 
 
Places to watch Holland

The Dutch have always felt at home in London – primarily due to their excellent command of English, their love of beer and their...

 
 
Thames Jubilee Pageant

On Sunday 3rd June 2012 The Queen will travel in a flotilla of up to one thousand boats from the UK, the Commonwealth and...

 
 
Romantic Restaurants

Rosemary Lane 61 Royal Mint Street, E1 8LG Tucked away on a back street near Tower Bridge is one of the East End's best-kept secrets....

 
 
Petal Power

Angel Flowers 60 Upper Street, N1 0NY The fact that 'Tatler' recognised this florist as one of the top five in London shows what type of clientele...

 
 
Food of Love

Primrose Bakery 69 Gloucester Avenue, NW1 8LD Sugar-coated cupcakes are not just beloved by kids - they're for grown-ups too! Co-owners of Primrose Bakery, Martha Swift and...

 
 
Single Scene

The Bees Union Chapel, N1 2UN 14th February 2011 We applaud Highbury & Islington's Union Chapel for refusing to even recognise Valentine's Day this year, preferring...

 
 
Hot Dates

Valentine's Tea at Bea's Bea's of Bloomsbury, WC1X 8NW 12th February 2011 - 14th February 2011 This Valentine's weekend indulge in spot of romantic Afternoon Tea at...

 
 
London Events 2015

Discover what's on in London 2015 with our comprehensive guide to the best events. From theatre to art and music to sport, London 2015 has something for everyone - so read on to find out what London town has to offer.

 
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