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Government

  • Association of London Government - A think-tank and lobbying organisation that promotes the interests of London's 33 Councils. It also runs a number of pan London services.
  • Government Office for London - Official government office bringing together the regional operations of the Departments for Education and Skills; Work and Pensions; Trade and Industry; Environment, Food and Rural Affairs; Transport, Local Government and the Regions. The Home Office, Police, National Health Service and the Department of Culture, Media and Sport are also represented.
  • Greater London Authority - The official website for the Mayor of London and the Greater London Authority. Lists jobs, press office, publications, site map and contact details.
  • London Development Agency - Improving the prosperity of the region by focusing on economic development, regeneration, business, skills and the creation of opportunities for everyone.
  • London Pensions Fund Authority - The largest Local Government Pension Scheme provider in London, responsible for ex-GLC and ILEA pensions. Provides information for fund members on LPFA services and publications.
  • London Technical Advisors Group - Provides technical and professional advice on transport and related matters to elected members via ALG, Tfl and the GLA.
  • LondonICC Mayoral Commission - The London Development Agency (LDA) has set up a Commission to assess the feasibility of developing an International Convention Centre in the capital. Backgound, project, media centre, meetings, timeline, register for newsletter.
  • Marylebone Magistrates Court - Provides local justice and legal information within the North Westminster area of London.
  • NLCB - London Office - Information on applying for a grant from the National Lottery Charities Board.

Education

  • City of London School For Girls - Located in the centre of the City. Information on the prospectus, news, location, history, events, and finances.
  • London Institute of Shipping and Transport - A division of London City College which provides various courses on shipping and transport management from basic to post-graduate level, including an MBA. Information on the Institute, details of courses, fees and student life as well as location and contact information.

Society and Culture

Museums

  • The Bank of England Museum - Includes general information such as opening hours, location, private hire and collections, as well as the history, organisation and facts about the bank.
  • The British Museum - Housing a vast collection of world art and artifacts. Most of the collection can be viewed online, grouped according to location of origin, along with details of opening hours, location and membership.
  • The Fan Museum - Dedicated to fans and fan mak ing. Includes information for visitors, details of the collection, exhibition schedule, information on group tours and a brief history of fans.
  • Florence Nightingale Museum - A tribute to the famous nurse. Includes opening hours, location and directions as well as background information her life and work.
  • The Freud Museum - Home of Sigmund and his daughter, now a museum containing Freud's library and collection of antiquities. Includes opening hours, directions, floor plans and further details of the collections.
  • The Geffrye Museum - Specialist collection of English furniture and decorative arts set in 18th century almshouses. Period room displays date from 1600 to 2000.
  • HMS Belfast - Warship converted into a tourist attraction moored on the Thames. Includes history of the ship, details of what's on, visitors' information and corporate hospitality.
  • The Horniman Museum and Gardens - Natural history collection containing animals, plants, anthropological and geological specimens.
  • The Library and Museum of Freemasonry - Houses one of the finest publicly available collections of Masonic material in the world. Includes collection, catalogue, news, events and exhibitions.
  • London Canal Museum - Historical exhibitions and boat trips, based in an old ice warehouse near King's Cross. Includes what's on, education, pictures, and background about local waterways.
  • London Transport Museum - The history of the public transport system. Includes information on visiting the museum, details of permanent and special exhibitions, information for schools and mail order for their souvenir shop.
  • Museum of Garden History - Located in Lambeth and dedicated to the heritage of traditional British gardens. Includes virtual tour of the museum, details of events and photos of the gardens.
  • Museum of London - The story of the city from prehistoric times to the present day. Information on the extensive collections held by the museum as well as events listings, exhibitions and services.
  • Museum of the Moving Image - Information on the redevelopment plans and the touring exhibition of displays from this museum which is currently closed.
  • Natural History Museum - Includes details of the permanent exhibitions, special events and education programmes, along with visitors information and online interactive exhibitions.
  • The Old Operating Theatre Museum and Herb Garret - Britain's oldest surviving operating theatre. Provides history of the museum, details of its facilities, a virtual tour and mailing list.
  • The Sherlock Holmes Museum - The Baker Street home of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's fictional detective, maintained as described in the novels. Virtual tour of the muse um, online souvenir shop and free membership to Sherlock Holmes International Society are provided.
  • The Sir John Soane's Museum - Home designed by the architect, exhibiting his antiquities and works of art. History, opening hours and details of exhibtions are included here, along with information on the research library and shop.
  • The Tower of London Virtual Tour - Includes history, information on each tower, the crown jewels, the ravens and famous prisoners, along with ghost stories, traditions and interviews with the yeomen warders.
  • Victoria and Albert Museum - National collections of sculpture, furniture, textiles, prints, ceramics, jewellery, paintings and photographs. Includes opening times, location and details of permanent collections and special exhibtions, as well as photographs of the galleries and some of the exhibits.

 


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