Watch how London developed over the last 2000 years

tudor londonThis new digital animation showing the development of London from its Roman beginnings, in 43AD, to the present day.

The animation was created by Flora Roumpani at The Bartlett Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis, UCL, and directed by Polly Hudson Design for English Heritage. It uses data produced by the Museum of London Archaeology, English Heritage, and Dr Kiril Stanilov at The Centre for Smart Infrastructure and Construction, University of Cambridge. Georeferenced road network data is used to demonstrate the extent of the City over time, showing abandonment and growth through the Roman, Saxon, Medieval and post-Medieval periods. The animation also marks the location of protected structures built during various period.

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