• Lifestyle

Londoners travel contactless

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Arsenal fan recognized by GWR for longest FIFA 15 play

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Brave London swimmer to cross the Atlantic Ocean

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  • Social

New homes will be built in Zone 1 and Zone 2 on TfL’s land

Transport for London representatives just announced TfL is going to release around 300 acres of land to developers so they could build more than 10,000 homes along with offices...

Pay with Oyster on the River Bus from mid-September

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Trucks and lorries without sideguards no longer allowed in London

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  • London attractions

Bob Marley’s revival in Brockley

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Reflection on the River Thames

Image by Anirudh Koul under Creative Commons license. Some rights...

  • Events

Tickets on sale for London New Year’s Eve

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Canada Water station to be renamed in return for sponsorship

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Tower of London

Looking for the historic castle located on the north bank of the River Thames in central London? Here is the information you need to visit it:
Opening times

March 1 - Oct 31 (summer)
Tue - Sat: 9:00 - 17:30
Sun - Mon: 10:00 - 17:30
Last admission: 17:00

Nov 1 - Feb 28 (winter)
Tue - Sat: 9:00 - 16:30
Sun - Mon: 10:00 - 16:30
Last admission: 16:00
Tickets and prices

Adult: £24.50
Child (5-15 years): £11.00
Child (under 5): free of charge
Student (over 16): £18.70
Disabled visitor: £18.70
Over 60 with ID: £18.70
Family: £60.70

Ticket includes access to the Tower and the Crown Jewels display, exhibitions including Coins and Kings and Line of Kings, plus the Yeoman Warder guided tour, live historical re-enactments, White Tower tour.

Official website

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