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  • Gresham College lectures

    MOLA team
    30.10.2014

    Three of MOLA's staff members were invited to present as part of Gresham College's lecture series, watch their talks here.

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  • Bomb strike on river wall at Westminster (c) by kind permission of London Metropolitan Archive

    The man who saved London from drowning

    Nicola Kalimeris
    29.10.2014

    An engineer who saved London from drowning no fewer than 121 times finally get recognition for his efforts.

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  • Curtain Road Gas Works being excavated

    The Curtain Road Gasworks

    MOLA team
    01.07.2014

    Archaeological excavation for Brookfield has begun at Principal Place, just north of the City in the London Borough of Hackney. At the site, our team has started exposing extensive remains of the Curtain Road Gasworks which occupied the site during the 19th century.

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  • Archaeological investigation at Deptford Royal Dockyard

    Archaeological investigation at Deptford Royal Dockyard

    MOLA team
    16.12.2013

    The results of archaeological investigation by MOLA archaeologists at Deptford Royal Dockyard (known as Convoys Wharf) have been assessed and the post-excavation assessment report dated November 2013 has been approved by English Heritage and is now available to the public.

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  • WHSmith Art Deco tiles

    WHSmith Art Deco tiles

    MOLA team
    06.12.2013

    Building materials specialist, Ian Betts, and MOLA photographer, Andy Chopping, are working on a project to record and photograph surviving tile panels in branches of WHSmith.

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