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Stockwell Bus Garage

Stockwell Bus Garage. The cathedral of bus garages, designed by Adie, Button and Partners in 1952 to accommodate 200 buses under soaring concrete.

Warren Estate, Stanmore

The Warren Estate, Stanmore. A well preserved group of modernist houses at the end of the Jubilee line in Stanmore, the definition of modernism in metro-land.

Factories, Great West Road

Factories of the Great West Road, Brentford. The “Golden Mile”, featuring fantastical art deco factories by Wallis, Gilbert & Partners and others.

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The Death of God’s Banker

On June 18th 1982, Roberto Calvi – financial advisor to the Pope – was found hanging from scaffolding underneath Blackfriars Bridge. The murder remains unsolved, and to delve into why is to dive into the confusing and corrupt world of the Vatican, the Freemasons, South American dictatorships and the Mafia. [CW: murder; suicide]