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Wrought iron gates to the British Library

British Library Gates: Euston Road

Where: Euston Road, NW1 What: Iron gates opening to the courtyard of the British Library. The square brick entrance way to … More

Indian Ocean Tsunami Memorial by Carmody Groarke at the Natural History Museum

Where: Natural History Museum, Darwin Centre, SW7 What: 115 tonne stone monolith with a diagonal slice cutting across one corner. This reveals … More

Southwark Bridge Underpass: Thames Frost Frieze

Where: Southwark Bridge Underpass What: Huge slate panels depicting the story of historic frosts on the Thames Material: Slate Artist: … More

Temple of Agape Installation (Temporary in 2014)

Where: Southbank What: Temporary installation (2014) part of the Southbank Centre’s ‘Summer of Love’ season. A temple to ‘Love in all … More

Globe Theatre: Southbank

Where: Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre What: Temporary signage for 2016 season Materials: metal, lighting Designers: Goodwin & Goodwin London Sign Makers Date: 2016 Further information: How … More

Whitsun Weddings: Kings Cross Station

Where: Kings Cross Station concourse, NW1 What: an extract from Philip Larkin’s Whitsun Weddings – a poem about a journey … More

Stone memorial carving with lettering

Kings Cross Station Memorial Stone

Where: Kings Cross Station concourse, NW1 What: commemorative stone remembering the opening of the station concourse by Justine Greening MP Material: stone … More

Inscription in Slate on Brick Wall

Clerkenwell, EC1: Basil Hume Memorial Garden

Where: Cardinal Basil Hume Quiet Garden, St Joseph’s Church, Bunhill Row, EC1 / Lambs Passage What: Two examples of lettering … More

Closeup of granite boulder sculpture

“The One and the Many”, Fitzroy Place

Name: ‘The One and the Many’ Where: Fitzroy Place, Fitzrovia, W1 What: Granite boulder weighing 24 tonnes and measuring 3.5m; a sculpture in … More

Canary Wharf Mosaic Walk

Where: Canary Wharf, Jubilee Place Mall What:  Floor mosaics representing the trades which historically existed on the Isle of Dogs (Docklands). … More

St Pauls, Bow, E3: Lettering by Ralph Beyer

Where: St Paul’s Church, Bow Common, E3. What: Collaboration with architects Maguire & Murray; text around the lintel on St Paul’s … More

Stone sculpture with carved lettering on base

Memorial to the Bali Bombings, St James

Where: Clive Steps, SW1. What: Memorial to 202 victims of terrorist bombing at Kuta, Bali in 2002. A wall bearing the names … More

Memorial to the peasant's revolt

Smithfield, EC1: Memorial to the Peasants’ Revolt

Where: West Smithfield, EC1 What: Memorial to Peasants Revolt of 1381; largescale triptych in slate on the side of St Bartholomews Hospital, … More

Tibetan Peace Garden, SE1

Where: Outside the Imperial War Museum, SE1 What:  The lettering is found on the ‘Language Pillar’, a stone pillar carved with … More

Bronze statue of John Betjeman

John Betjeman at St Pancras International

Where: St Pancras International – Eurostar platform What: Bronze sculpture of poet laureate John Betjeman with lettering at the base, … More

Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre

Where: Southbank Centre What:  Memorial plaque commemorating the reopening of the Southbank centre by the Queen in 2007 Text: This plaque was … More

RAF Bomber Command Memorial, Green Park

Where: Green Park What: WWII memorial predominantly to the RAF bomber command crews. A classical style columnar structure housing a … More

The Plumber’s Apprentice, Cannon Street Station

Where: Cannon Street station concourse What:  Sculpture of a plumber’s apprentice with lettering at the base. Cannon Street’s station was built on … More

Tribute to the People of London: St Pauls Cathedral

Where: Outside St Paul’s Cathedral What:  Memorial to the Londoners who died in the Blitz.  The memorial has large, gilded letters … More

St Pauls Cathedral Pavement

Where: Outside St Paul’s Cathedral What:  Alignment plan in pavement surrounded by lettering. The floor plan demonstrates the different ground plans … More

Globe Theatre, South Bank

Where: Courtyard of the Globe Theatre, South Bank What:  The paving throughout the forecourt contains engraved lettering of the names of … More

World Pavement: BBC Broadcasting House

Where: Outside Broadcasting House, W1A What: Metal lettering embedded into the paving of the piazza which is made up of 750 … More

Breathing Sculpture: BBC Broadcasting House

Where: On the roof of Broadcasting House, W1A What: 10m glass installation with integrated lighting, representing a listening glass, acting as … More

Piccadilly Circus: Beauty < Immortality

Where: Piccadilly Circus underground station What: An artwork commemorating the London Transport’s first chief executive, Frank Pick. It was commissioned by the London Transport … More

Poem by Andrew Motion: St Martins in the Fields

Where: Crypt of St Martins in the Fields church, balustrade of a lightwell at street level to the north side of the … More

Canning Town Underground: John McAslan + Partners

Where: Canning Town Underground Station What: Inscriptions carved into the concrete stairwell near the entrance to Canning Town station. The work was … More

Anish Kapoor Plaque, Chelsea College of Art

Where: Rootstein Hopkins Parade Ground, Chelsea College of Art What: Plaque commemorating the inauguration of the court by Anish Kapoor … More

Sainsbury Wing at the National Gallery: Venturi Scott Brown with Michael Harvey

Where: National Gallery, Sainsbury Wing What: Lettering in the Sainsbury Wing 1990s extension to the National Gallery by Robert Venturi and Denise Scott … More

Bust of John Donne, St Pauls

Where: Garden outside St Pauls Cathedral What: A statue of poet John Donne with his face turned towards Bread Street, the place … More

Ian Hamilton Finlay at the Serpentine

Where: Serpentine Gallery, Hyde Park What: Permanent commission by the Scottish poet and artist Ian Hamilton Finlay, comprising  eight benches, a tree-plaque, … More

Shipping Good, Greenwich

Where: Greenwich DLR What: Lines from the poem ‘Shipping Good’ by Lemn Sissay. Shipping Good was commissioned by Cathedral Group … More

Installation by Erik Bulatov: Tate Modern Blavatnik Building

Where: Tate Modern Blavatnik Building What: ‘Forward’ sculpture, a monumental sized Cyrillic typographical installation by Moscow artist Erik Bulatov. Artists: Erik … More

Ben Eine at the Jealous Gallery: Shoreditch

Where: Facade of the Jealous Gallery, Shoreditch What: Alphabet lettering on the facade. Words: The alphabet Materials: Paint on masonry Artists: Ben Eine Date: 2017? … More

William Blake typographical installations: Whitecross Street

Where: Whitecross streets What: Typographical installations quoting ‘The Fly’ by William Blake who is buried in nearby Bunhill Fields Words: Quotes from the … More

St Martins in the Fields: Christ Child

Where: St Martins in the Fields, entrance, Trafalgar Square What: sculpture ‘Christ Child’ commemorating the Millennium (year 2000); 4.5 tonne … More

Slate Lettering in Hoxton Churchyard

Where: St John’s churchyard, Hoxton What: 2m Welsh slate monolith marking the area in the churchyard where ashes are placed … More

St Govor's Well

Govor’s Well: Kensington Gardens

Where: Kensington Gardens, off the Broad Walk. What: Drinking fountain on the site of St Govor’s Holy Well. The well … More

Bust of Architect John Nash: All Souls Church

Where: All Souls Church, Langham Place, W1A What:  Bust of John Nash, architect of the building. The original bust was carved … More

Royal Albert Hall South Steps

Where: Royal Albert Hall, Kensington Gore What: Hand-carved lettering on the south steps of the Royal Albert Hall Materials: Stone Artists: Fergus Wessel Date: … More

Highgate Junior School

Where: Highgate, North London What: Lettering and sculpture throughout the primary school Words: Highgate Junior School Materials: Stone Architects: Architype Artists: Fiona and Alec … More

New Zealand War Memorial: Hyde Park

Where: Hyde Park Corner What: War Memorial for New Zealand soldiers. Bronze standards angled to represent the posture of warriors performing a … More

Lets adore and endure each other

Where: Shoreditch (Corner of Great Eastern Street) What: Mural on the side of a building (Village Underground) underneath two train carriages … More

Tracy Emin: I want my time with you

Where: St Pancras Station What: 20m neon lettering positioned above the Eurostar terminus close to ceiling/roof level. It sits above … More

Royal College of Art, Dyson Building

Where: RCA Dyson Building, Battersea / RCA Sackler Building What: An integrated approach to lettering involving font design specifically to be … More

Dreamers: East India Dock

Where: East India Dock Road, outside Docklands Travelodge What: Four standing stones some carved on both sides, with images of sleepers … More

QEII Bridge: Thurrock

Where: Thurrock, Essex (East of London) What: Monument announcing the QE II M25 motorway bridge over the Thames Words:  Materials: Cast concrete / … More

7/7 memorial by Carmody Groake Architects

Where: Hyde Park What: Memorial to the victims of 7/7 bombings of 2005 Words: Names of victims Materials: 52 stainless steel stelae Architect: Carmody Groarke … More

Commonwealth gates: Green Park

Where: Constitution Hill, Green Park What: War Memorial to Commonwealth soldiers who fought in WW1 and 2. Words: List of countries: Kingdom … More

Bocco di Lupo

Where: Bocca di Lupo Restaurant, Soho What: Name of Bocca di Lupo restaurant above the venue, Soho, raised brick Material: … More

George Orwell at the BBC: W1A

Where: New Broadcasting House, BBC, Portland Place, W1A What: Statue of George Orwell with carved lettering Words: If liberty means anything at all, … More

British Monomarks: Bloomsbury

Where: 27 Old Gloucester Street What: Company name positioned above an alley leading to the building Words: British Monomarks est 1925 Materials: Steel … More

Faraday House: Bloomsbury

Where: 48-51 Old Gloucester Street What: abstract lettering on the facade, part of the building fabric Words: Faraday house

Somerset House Fountain Court

Where: Somerset House What: Edmond J Safra Fountain Court Words: He is like a tree planted beside the streams of water, which yields … More

TEA Building: Shoreditch

Where: Shoreditch What: Large-scale lettering set atop a 1930s Lipton’s tea warehouse. The building was variously used for storing tea, smoking bacon … More

Love at the Jealous Gallery

Where: Jealous Gallery, Shoreditch What: Typographical installation and mural on the roof Words: Love / Jealous Materials: Paint on masonry / metal Designers: … More

British Museum Great Court

Where: In the great court of the British Museum What: Hand-carved lettering on the wall of the reading room and on … More

Aldersgate Flame: John Wesley Conversion Monument

Where: Outside the Museum of London, Barbican What: Metallic monument in the form of an unfurled paper / flame bearing … More

Tribute to Conscientious Objectors, Tavistock Square

Where: Tavistock Square What: Stone commemorating conscientious objectors, sponsored by the PPU (Peace Pledge Union). “Their foresight and courage give … More

Walthamstow Wetlands Wayfinding

Where: Walthamstow Wetlands, Borough of Waltham Forest What: Coordinated wayfinding and signage Materials: Mixed Designers: Polymekanos Landscape Architects: Kinnear Landscape … More

Royal Parks Waymarkers

Where: Royal Parks What: Wayfinding markers embedded into the pavements to guide visitors along the Princess Diana memorial walk. Materials: Stone … More

Better Bankside: Voices in the Urban Forest 1

Where: Bankside, SE1 What: Commemorative stone for the Ewer Street Burial Ground which was was situated on the site. Part … More

Low Line, Bankside

Where: Union Street, SE1 What: ‘Low line’ way-markers; public realm wayfinding devices encouraging people to follow the ‘low line’ – … More

Better Bankside: Voices in the Urban Forest 2

Where: Ewer Street, SE1 What: Manhole cover indicating the site of a historic bomb shelter. Part of the Better Bankside, Urban … More

An Elixir of Letters at Chelsea Physic Garden

Where: Chelsea Physic Garden, SW3 What: Exhibition by the Lettering Arts Trust in conjunction with Chelsea Physic Garden, “a heady … More

National Maritime Museum, Greenwich

Where: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich What: Hand carved corner stone for the Sammy Ofer Wing Material: Stone Artist: Unknown Date: … More

Desmond Tutu Peace Garden, Grove Park

Where: Chinbrook Meadows, Grove Park, Lewisham What: Slate plaque and wooden totem pole amid planting in the peace garden. Desmond … More