(Submit Articles) London offers wonderful historical locations for the arts, education, entertainment, fashion, finance, healthcare, media, sports and transport services and lends itself very well as a location for films, movies as well as photography.
London: the UK’s capital and largest city of England is Britain's most populated area, its history goes back to the Romans, who called it Londinium.
London is a leading global city, the world's largest financial centre alongside New York. London's influence and strengths in the arts, education, entertainment, fashion, finance, healthcare, media, politics, professional services, sports, tourism, transport and culture in general all contribute to its global position. It is the most visited city in the world. London contains four World Heritage Sites: the Tower of London; the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew; the site comprising the Palace of Westminster, Westminster Abbey and St. Margaret's Church; and the historic settlement of Greenwich. These all make a very interesting backdrop as a location for film shooting at London.
London's architecture ranges from the very old to modern buildings and are too diverse to be characterised by any particular architectural style, having been built over a long period of time. So London offers a fantastic range of locations from historic country houses to modern and minimalist loft conversions. The capital presents a mix of urban cityscapes, riverside and woodland spaces, rooftop panoramic views, underground tunnels and hi-tech futuristic offices. London is often used for its distinctive identity but it has also been used to double for other parts of the world. from its dystopian underpasses to the leafy avenues of Notting Hill, London has always offered evocative backdrops for film.
The climate of London is also favourable for photo shoot locations as it has a temperate marine climate like much of the British Isles, so the city rarely sees extremely high or low temperatures. Summers are warm with a July high of 22.8 Ã‚°C (73.0 Ã‚°F) and low of 14.0 Ã‚°C (57.2 Ã‚°F). But temperatures can exceed 25 Ã‚°C (77 Ã‚°F) on many days, and in almost every year they exceed 30 Ã‚°C (86 Ã‚°F
The London Underground network, administered by Transport for London, is the oldest underground railway network in the world. London Heathrow Airport is the world's busiest airport by number of international passengers in the world) on some days.
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