Number 10 Downing Street garden tours (Saturday 8 June) has had a staggering 35,000 people have enter the ballot. The ballot will be drawn on Tuesday 21 May and 40 lucky people will be contacted by telephone, to let them know they have a place.
Open Garden Squares Weekend is a magical two-day event, where community gardens and private squares throughout London welcome visitors from around the world. Gardens range from historical private squares to contemporary roof gardens, and barges. One ticket gives access to numerous gardens on both Saturday 8 and Sunday 9 June 2013. (Gardens open at various times, see www.opensquares.org for details).
The Secret Garden (Photo credit: @Doug88888)
Tours of the prisons and the River Cafe garden are now fully booked. A ticket can be booked here.
Central London Wednesday 17th April 2013
The funeral of Baroness Thatcher will take place on Wednesday 17th April. Tomorrow.
To facilitate the security operation for the funeral procession and service there will be road closures in place from early that morning. The route of the funeral procession from Trafalgar Square to St Paul’s Cathedral will be lined with barriers.
Large numbers may attend, and there is the potential that this may include some protest groups.
Road closures will be lifted as soon as is possible but this may not be until after 12noon so please pay attention to TfL information.
It is advisable that people travelling to and around London plan their journeys as their normal routes to work may not be accessible at certain times. Check with Transport for London for the latest travel advice.