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A Slice of Reality is a work of modern art by Richard Wilson sitting by (and commissioned for) the Millennium Dome on the north-western bank of the Greenwich Peninsula.
Alton Towers Resort, often shortened to Alton Towers, is a theme park resort located in Staffordshire, England.
The Anschutz Entertainment Group (AEG) is an American worldwide sporting and music entertainment presenter and a subsidiary of The Anschutz Corporation.
An auction is a process of buying and selling goods or services by offering them up for bid, taking bids, and then selling the item to the highest bidder.
BAE Systems plc is a British multinational defence, security, and aerospace company.
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a British public service broadcaster.
BBC Two is the second flagship television channel of the British Broadcasting Corporation in the United Kingdom, Isle of Man and Channel Islands.
William Francis Nighy OBE (born 12 December 1949) is an English actor and voice artist.
The Birmingham Post is a weekly printed newspaper based in Birmingham, England, with a circulation of 6,667 and distribution throughout the West Midlands. First published under the name the Birmingham Daily Post in 1857, it has had a succession of distinguished editors and has played an influential role in the life and politics of the city.
Blackadder: Back & Forth is a 1999 sci-fi comedy film based on the BBC period sitcom Blackadder that marks the end of the Blackadder saga.
The Blackwall Tunnel is a pair of road tunnels underneath the River Thames in east London, England linking the London Borough of Tower Hamlets with the Royal Borough of Greenwich, and part of the A102 road.
Blue Peter is a British children's television programme, currently shown live on the CBBC television channel.
Robert Graham Marshall-Andrews QC (born 10 April 1944) is a British barrister, novelist, author, and retired politician, who was the Labour Member of Parliament (MP) for Medway from 1997 to 2010.
Bon Jovi is an American rock band from Sayreville, New Jersey.
British Airways (BA) is the flag carrier and the largest airline in the United Kingdom based on fleet size, or the second largest, behind easyJet, when measured by passengers carried.
Historically and officially known as Bromley; however it is commonly referred to as Bromley-by-Bow since 1967 due to Bromley tube station being renamed to Bromley-by-Bow, to prevent confusion with Bromley railway station in the London Borough of Bromley, is a district in Greater London, England, in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets and part of the East End in East London.
BT Group plc (trading as BT and formerly British Telecom) is a British multinational telecommunications holding company with head offices in London, United Kingdom.
BuroHappold Engineering is a British professional services firm providing engineering consultancy, design, planning, project management and consulting services for buildings, infrastructure and the environment.
Camelot GroupCamelot is a private limited company; its entire share issue is owned by a single shareholder.
Charles Leslie Falconer, Baron Falconer of Thoroton, PC, QC, (born 19 November 1951) is a British Labour peer and barrister.
Charlton Athletic Football Club is an English professional association football club based in Charlton, south-east London.
Chessington World of Adventures Resort is a Theme Park, Zoo and Hotel Complex in Chessington, Greater London, England, around southwest of Central London.
The Conservative Party, officially the Conservative and Unionist Party, is a centre-right political party in the United Kingdom.
Contemplation is profound thinking about something.
Crisis is the UK national charity for single homeless people.
The De Beers Group of Companies is an international corporation that specialises in diamond exploration, diamond mining, diamond retail, diamond trading and industrial diamond manufacturing sectors.
A deputy prime minister or vice prime minister is, in some countries, a government minister who can take the position of acting prime minister when the prime minister is temporarily absent.
Derby is a city and unitary authority area in Derbyshire, England.
Interior view upward to the Byzantine domes and semi-domes of Hagia Sophia. See Commons file for annotations. A dome (from Latin: domus) is an architectural element that resembles the hollow upper half of a sphere.
The Dome of Discovery was a temporary exhibition building designed by architect Ralph Tubbs for the Festival of Britain celebrations which took place on London's South Bank in 1951, alongside the River Thames.
The East Greenwich Gas Works of the South Metropolitan Gas Company was the last gas works to be built in London, and the most modern.
EastEnders is a British soap opera created by Julia Smith and Tony Holland which has been broadcast on BBC One since 1985.
Emily Olivia Leah Blunt (born 23 February 1983) is an English-American actress.
Empire Exhibition, Scotland 1938 was an international exposition held at Bellahouston Park in Glasgow, from May to December 1938.
Eva Jiřičná CBE RA (born 3 March 1939) is a Czech architect and designer, active in London and Prague.
Failure is the state or condition of not meeting a desirable or intended objective, and may be viewed as the opposite of success.
A fair (archaic: faire or fayre), also known as funfair, is a gathering of people for a variety of entertainment or commercial activities.
The Festival of Britain was a national exhibition and fair that reached millions of visitors throughout the United Kingdom in the summer of 1951.
Fireworks are a class of low explosive pyrotechnic devices used for aesthetic and entertainment purposes.
Fisher Athletic F.C. were a semi-professional football club from South East London, which last played in the Conference South, which is one of the two leagues that form the sixth tier of the English football league system.
Ford Motor Company (commonly referred to simply as "Ford") is an American multinational automaker headquartered in Dearborn, Michigan, a suburb of Detroit.
Gavin Turk (born 1967) is a British artist, and is considered to be one of the Young British Artists.
Gerald Anthony Scarfe, CBE, RDI (born 1 June 1936) is an English cartoonist and illustrator.
Gideon's Daughter is the second of two linked BBC television dramas written & directed by Stephen Poliakoff.
Gillingham Football Club is a professional association football club based in the town of Gillingham, Kent, England.
Glass fiber (or glass fibre) is a material consisting of numerous extremely fine fibers of glass.
Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) is the mean solar time at the Royal Observatory in Greenwich, London.
Greenwich Peninsula is a district of south-east London, England, within the Royal Borough of Greenwich.
Heathrow Airport Holdings Limited, formerly BAA is the United Kingdom-based operator of Heathrow Airport.
Herbert Stanley Morrison, Baron Morrison of Lambeth, (3 January 1888 – 6 March 1965) was a British Labour politician who held a variety of senior positions in the Cabinet.
The history of Christianity concerns the Christian religion, Christendom, and the Church with its various denominations, from the 1st century to the present.
Iain Sinclair FRSL (born 11 June 1943) is a Welsh writer and filmmaker.
The International Article Number (also known as European Article Number or EAN) is a standard describing a barcode symbology and numbering system used in global trade to identify a specific retail product type, in a specific packaging configuration, from a specific manufacturer.
The James Bond series focuses on a fictional British Secret Service agent created in 1953 by writer Ian Fleming, who featured him in twelve novels and two short-story collections.
James Turrell (born May 6, 1943) is an American artist primarily concerned with light and space.
Jennifer Anne "Jennie" Page, CBE (born 12 November 1944) was Chief Executive of the London Millennium Dome project from 1 March 1995 until she was fired after a flawed opening night and poor early attendance at the start of 2000.
Sir John Major (born 29 March 1943) is a British politician who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and Leader of the Conservative Party from 1990 to 1997.
John Leslie Prescott, Baron Prescott (born 31 May 1938) is a British politician who was the Deputy Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1997 to 2007.
Jonathan Turner Meades (born 21 January 1947) is an English writer and film-maker, primarily on the subjects of place, culture, architecture and food.
The Jubilee line is a London Underground line that runs between in east London and in the suburban north-west, via the Docklands, South Bank and West End.
The Jubilee Line Extension is the extension of the London Underground Jubilee line from to through south and east London.
Katy Hill (born 15 April 1971) is an English television presenter who has worked in TV and radio in the UK since 1995.
L'Oréal S.A. is a French personal care company headquartered in Clichy, Hauts-de-Seine with a registered office in Paris.
The Labour Party is a centre-left political party in the United Kingdom.
Land reclamation, usually known as reclamation, and also known as land fill (not to be confused with a landfill), is the process of creating new land from ocean, riverbeds, or lake beds.
A laser is a device that emits light through a process of optical amplification based on the stimulated emission of electromagnetic radiation.
This is a list of crossings of the River Thames comprising over 200 bridges, 27 tunnels, six public ferries, one cable car link, and one ford.
The London Underground is a metro system in the United Kingdom that serves Greater London and the home counties of Buckinghamshire, Essex and Hertfordshire.
Greater London is divided into five sub-regions for the purposes of the London Plan.
London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.
The London Arena (also known as London Docklands Arena) was an indoor arena and exhibition centre, on the Isle of Dogs, in east London, England which was inaugurated in 1989 and demolished for housing in 2006.
The London Evening Standard (or simply Evening Standard) is a local, free daily newspaper, published Monday to Friday in tabloid format in London.
The London Eye, known for sponsorship reasons as the Coca-Cola London Eye, is a giant Ferris wheel on the South Bank of the River Thames in London.
The London Underground (also known simply as the Underground, or by its nickname the Tube) is a public rapid transit system serving London and some parts of the adjacent counties of Buckinghamshire, Essex and Hertfordshire in the United Kingdom.
ManpowerGroup (formerly known as Manpower Inc.) is a Fortune 500 American multinational corporation headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Mark Freuder Knopfler, (born 12 August 1949) is a British singer-songwriter, guitarist, record producer and film score composer.
Marks & Spencer Group plc (also known as M&S) is a major British multinational retailer headquartered in the City of Westminster, London.
The Mayor of London is the head of the executive body of the Greater London Authority.
McDonald's is an American fast food company, founded in 1940 as a restaurant operated by Richard and Maurice McDonald, in San Bernardino, California, United States.
Michael Ray Dibdin Heseltine, Baron Heseltine, (born 21 March 1933) is a British Conservative politician and businessman.
The London Millennium Funicular is a incline elevator located in the City of London next to the northern end of the Millennium Bridge.
The Millennium Bridge, officially known as the London Millennium Footbridge, is a steel suspension bridge for pedestrians crossing the River Thames in London, England, linking Bankside with the City of London.
The Millennium Commission, a United Kingdom public body, was set up to celebrate the turn of the millennium.
The Millennium Dome, also referred to simply as The Dome, is the original name of a large dome-shaped building, originally used to house the Millennium Experience, a major exhibition celebrating the beginning of the third millennium.
The Millennium Dome raid was an attempted robbery of the Millennium Dome's diamond exhibition in Greenwich, South East London occurring on 7 November 2000.
The Millennium Dome Show was a multimedia, Cirque du Soleil-esque show created specifically for the year 2000 in the Millennium Dome.
The Millennium Star is a diamond owned by De Beers.
Miranda Jane Richardson (born 3 March 1958) is an English stage, film and television actress.
Miss World is the oldest running international beauty pageant.
Miss World 2000, the 50th edition of the Miss World pageant, was held on 30 November 2000 at the Millennium Dome in London, United Kingdom.
The National Audit Office (NAO) is an independent Parliamentary body in the United Kingdom which is responsible for auditing central government departments, government agencies and non-departmental public bodies.
The National Exhibition Centre (NEC) is an exhibition centre located in Birmingham, England.
New Labour refers to a period in the history of the British Labour Party from the late-1990s until 2010 under the leadership of Tony Blair and Gordon Brown.
Nigel Coates (born 2 March 1949) is an English architect, author, and prolific designer of interiors, exhibitions, products, and lighting.
North Greenwich is a London Underground station served by the Jubilee line.
Olympia is an exhibition centre, event space and conference centre in West Kensington, London, England.
"Ozymandias" is a sonnet written by English Romantic poet Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792–1822), first published in the 11 January 1818 issue of The Examiner in London.
Paul Damien Phillip Scally (born 1955/1956) is a London-born businessman who has been the chairman of association football club Gillingham since 1995.
Peter Brian Gabriel (born 13 February 1950) is an English singer-songwriter, record producer and humanitarian who rose to fame as the original lead singer and flautist of the progressive rock band Genesis.
Peter Benjamin Mandelson, Baron Mandelson, (born 21 October 1953) is a British Labour politician, president of international think tank Policy Network and Chairman of strategic advisory firm He served as Member of Parliament (MP) for Hartlepool from 1992 to 2004, and held a number of Cabinet positions under Prime Ministers Tony Blair and Gordon Brown.
Philip Frederick Anschutz (born December 28, 1939) is an American billionaire entrepreneur who owns or controls many companies in a variety of businesses, including energy, railroads, real estate, sports, newspapers, movies, theaters, arenas and music.
Polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) is a synthetic fluoropolymer of tetrafluoroethylene that has numerous applications.
Populous is a global architectural firm specializing in the design of sports facilities, arenas and convention centers, as well as the planning of major special events.
The pound sterling (symbol: £; ISO code: GBP), commonly known as the pound and less commonly referred to as Sterling, is the official currency of the United Kingdom, Jersey, Guernsey, the Isle of Man, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, the British Antarctic Territory, and Tristan da Cunha.
The premiership of Tony Blair began on 2 May 1997 and ended on 27 June 2007.
A prime meridian is a meridian (a line of longitude) in a geographic coordinate system at which longitude is defined to be 0°.
Richard Paul Bacon (born 30 November 1975) is an English television and radio presenter.
Richard George Rogers, Baron Rogers of Riverside (born 23 July 1933) is a British architect noted for his modernist and functionalist designs in high-tech architecture.
The River Thames is a river that flows through southern England, most notably through London.
The Royal Academy of Engineering (RAEng) is the UK’s national academy of engineering.
The Royal Mint is a government-owned mint that produces coins for the United Kingdom.
Sailing to Philadelphia is the second solo studio album by British singer-songwriter and guitarist Mark Knopfler, released on 26 September 2000 by Vertigo Records internationally, and by Warner Bros. Records in the United States.
The SE (South Eastern) postcode area, also known as the London SE postcode area, is the part of the London post town covering part of south-east London, England.
Sir Robert McAlpine Limited is a private British company headquartered in Hertfordshire.
Sky UK (formerly British Sky Broadcasting Limited, BSkyB and Sky) is a telecommunications company which serves the United Kingdom.
Stephen Paul Bayley (born 13 October 1951) is a British design critic, cultural critic, journalist, author and apologist for colonialism.
Stephen Poliakoff, CBE, FRSL (born 1 December 1952) is a British playwright, director and scriptwriter.
Sun City is a luxury resort and casino, situated in the North West Province of South Africa.
Surrey is a county in South East England, and one of the home counties.
Techno Games is a robot competition television programme that aired on BBC Two from 20 March 2000 to 28 March 2003.
Telefónica Europe plc was a European broadband and telecommunications company that traded as O2 (typeset as O2).
A tensile structure is a construction of elements carrying only tension and no compression or bending.
Tesco plc, trading as Tesco, is a British multinational groceries and general merchandise retailer with headquarters in Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom.
A textile is a flexible material consisting of a network of natural or artificial fibres (yarn or thread).
The Thames Gateway is an area of land stretching east from inner east London on both sides of the River Thames and the Thames Estuary.
The O2 is a large entertainment district on the Greenwich peninsula in South East London, England, including an indoor arena, a music club, a Cineworld cinema, an exhibition space, piazzas, bars and restaurants.
The O2 Arena (temporarily the sponsor-neutral "North Greenwich Arena", during the 2012 Summer Olympics and 2012 Summer Paralympics) is a multi-purpose indoor arena located in the centre of The O2 entertainment complex on the Greenwich Peninsula in south east London.
The Sunday Times is the largest-selling British national newspaper in the "quality press" market category.
The Times is a British daily (Monday to Saturday) national newspaper based in London, England.
The World Is Not Enough is a 1999 British spy film, the nineteenth in the ''James Bond'' series produced by Eon Productions, and the third to star Pierce Brosnan as the fictional MI6 agent James Bond.
Anthony Charles Lynton Blair (born 6 May 1953) is a British politician who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1997 to 2007 and Leader of the Labour Party from 1994 to 2007.
The table below lists many of the tunnels under the River Thames in and near London, which, thanks largely to its underlying bed of clay, is one of the most tunnelled cities in the world.
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.
The Wonderbra is a type of push-up underwire brassiere that gained worldwide prominence in the 1990s.
A world's fair, world fair, world expo, universal exposition, or international exposition (sometimes expo or Expo for short) is a large international exhibition designed to showcase achievements of nations.
Dame Zaha Mohammad Hadid (زها حديد Zahā Ḥadīd; 31 October 1950 – 31 March 2016) was an Iraqi-British architect.
The 2012 Summer Olympics, formally the Games of the XXX Olympiad and commonly known as London 2012, was an international multi-sport event that was held from 27 July to 12 August 2012 in London, United Kingdom.
The 2012 Summer Paralympics, the 14th Summer Paralympic Games, and also more generally known as the London 2012 Paralympic Games, were a major international multi-sport event for athletes with disabilities governed by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC), that took place in London, United Kingdom from 29 August to 9 September 2012.
In contemporary history, the third millennium is a period of time that started on January 1, 2001, and will end on December 31, 3000 of the Gregorian calendar.