Useful City of London Apps & Links

City of London Corporation’s Geographic Information System – explore and imagine how you might change the City with a true open data GIS system –

Love the Square Mile – report broken paving, graffiti, rubbish or anything that concerns you on the City streets and have it deal with – take pride in the City

‘Streets Ahead’ – sign up for a regular email for information about street works and closures (click top left to subscribe’[UNIQID]

Street Link – an app to make it really easy to help rough sleepers and bring support to them

Road Safety Newsletter – sign up here – 

Refill – a useful app to find water refill stations from the City of London’s 17 to the hundreds of shops participating in free water –

Go Jauntly – a Transport for London walking app that “brings you happiness outdoors“; discover walking guides, tours, nature and city trails, create your own routes and share …

City Air  – sign up for air pollution alerts and find low air pollution routes when levels of air pollution are high in London

The Corporation is doing a lot to try to improve air quality in the City, find out more here

In February 2014, “City Walks: Finance At Your Feet” was published on iBooks (free). To enjoy, take your browser or iPad here to download the pdf and iBook directly by logging in to the community (free). You can also download via iBooks or iTunes by searching for “books history europe city of london”. If anything, Z/Yen is now energised to do more software development in this space and have been conducting some ‘Wikiwander’ research on a new flexible approach to walks and tours for cities and regions – get in touch if it interests.

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  • Lloyd’s of London
  • Great Tower Street
  • 30 St Mary Axe
  • Marsh Tower


  • Fleet Street
  • 2 King Edward Street
  • The Bank of England
  • Lombard Street


  • Gresham College and Hatton Garden
  • Smithfield Market
  • London Stock Exchange
  • The Royal Exchange


  • Queenhithe to Billingsgate
  • The Baltic Exchange
  • Trinity House
  • Tower Bridge and the Port of London