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Vanessa Norwood's curated Open House Festival collection

Check out Vanessa Norwood's curated collection.

Drop in / Guided tour

25 Cannon Street

walk/tour, public realm/landscape, offices

Situated adjacent to St. Paul’s Cathedral, our reworking of this six-storey neo-classical building has created 116,000 sq ft of high-quality office space, three levels of communal terraces and a large new garden designed by Tom Stuart-Smith

Buckley Gray Yeoman, 2022

Guided tour

8 Bishopsgate


An exciting opportunity to visit the latest contribution to the City of London’s Cluster of tall buildings. The newly completed 8 Bishopsgate by architects WilkinsonEyre is a 50-storey building designed as a series of stacked blocks.

WilkinsonEyre, 2023

Drop in

Black & White Building


Architect led tours

Waugh Thistleton Architects, 2023

Guided tour

Chancery House


Chancery House, on Chancery Lane, close to Lincoln’s Inn Fields, is a building with a fascinating history. Architects DMFK redeveloped the existing building for clients The Office Group, transformed the site into a new flexible workspace.

dMFK Architects, 2023

Guided tour

E.ON's Citigen energy centre


Hidden behind two Listed Building facades opposite Smithfield Market, and spread across eight floors below and above ground, E.ON's Citigen energy centre produces electricity, heat and cooling to buildings across the Square Mile.

Drop in / Talk

Guildhall Art Gallery


Open daily 10.30am-4pm. Guided tours 12.15pm & 1.15pm on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays, see below. Home of the City of London's art collection, & remains of London's Roman Amphitheatre

Richard Gilbert Scott, 1999

Walking Tour

Imagine Golden Lane at Net Zero - a walking tour


A walk from Barbican Underground Station via the Museum of London to Barbican and then to Golden Lane.

Chamberlin Powell & Bon, 1957

Guided tour

London Museum, West Smithfield


Join us to find out more about our incredible journey to create a new museum for London. Apply to join a special tour of the General Market (currently in construction), or come along to meet the architects and take part in free family-friendly drop-in activities.

Sir Horace Jones (1883) and T P Bennett and Son (1963) New Museum of London scheme: Stanton Williams Architects Asif Khan Julian Harrap Architects, 1883