This is an intriguing and interesting chance to travel from your armchair through time and place with an innovative interactive map of Greater London. You might, for example, explore Tudor London, study the late 19th Century Booth Poverty Map or scan aerial views of WW2 bomb damage in the capital. There are many possibilities.
This interactive resource enables you to create your own views and layer them as you please!. Head over to the link below to find out more.
The project was created by the Institute of Historical Research. You can access free historic maps of London and contribute stories, memories and histories to create a social history resource about their area. Start exploring now!
Layers of London (www.layersoflondon.org) is a free crowdsourced website, uniting London’s iconic historical maps with the histories of place and people. Layers of London can be used to explore the capital and enable you to contribute your own records. See more here >