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    Street Signs In London City, Last Version Street Signs In London City, Last Version Presentation Transcript

    • ON THE STREETS OF LONDON
        THERE ARE MANY SIGNS IN THE STREET THAT REVEAL YOU ARE IN THE CITY OF LONDON. WHAT DO YOU KNOW ABOUT THEM? PALOMA BARRANCOS LILLO IES GARCIA MORATO 2010
    • PHONE BOXES
        • THE TELEPHONE CABINS ARE ONE OF THE MOST CHARACTERISTIC SIGNS IN THE CITY. THESE ARE SITUATED IN RUSSEL SQUARE, ON OUR WAY TO THE BRITISH MUSEUM.
    • LETTER BOX
        THE BRITISH MAIL SERVICE IS CALLED: ROYAL MAIL YOU CAN SEE THE QUEEN'S CREST ON THESE BOXES AND THE BRITISH MAIL VANS TOO.
    • FINDING YOUR WAY
        THESE OLD LOOKING POSTS SHOWING THE NAMES OF THE STREETS AND THEIR DIRECTION, GIVE THE CITY A VERY PECULIAR AND ELEGANT ASPECT.
    • STREET NAME PLAQUES
        THEY ARE NOT ALWAYS ON THE WALLS. THERE ARE 6 DIFFERENT DISTRICTS :
      • N NORTH
      • NW NORTH WEST
      • W WEST
      • SW SOUTH WEST
      • SE SOUTH EAST
      • E EAST
      • EC EAST CENTRAL
      • THE BIGGER THE NUMBER, THE FARTHEST FROM THE CITY CENTRE.
    • LITTER
        KEEPING THE STREETS CLEAN IS A MUST IN ANY CITY. LONDON NOW HAS HUGE TRANSPARENT PLASTIC BAGS TO AVOID HIDING ANY DANGEROUS DEVICES INSIDE.
    • UNDERGROUND STATION
        THIS IS THE SIGN FOR AN UNDERGROUND RAILWAY STATION. THERE ARE 275 STATIONS. THE LONDON UNDERGROUND STARTED IN 1863, THE OLDEST SERVICE IN THE WORLD.
    • BLUE PLAQUE
        THESE PLAQUES TELL YOU WHERE FAMOUS PEOPLE LIVED . IT IS VERY INTERESTING TO LOOK FOR THEM ON THE WALLS OF THE BUILDINGS. THIS IS GEORGE ORWELL'S HOUSE IN PORTOBELLO.
    • ROAD SIGNS
      • BRIDGES
      • HOPITALS
      • TRAIN STATIONS
      • SQUARES
      • ALL IS CLEARLY SHOWN IN MANY ROAD SIGNS ALONG THE CITY. THIS PICTURE WAS TAKEN FROM A BUS.
    • GARBAGE CONTAINERS
        IT IS FUNNY HOW THE DAILY LIFE STREET FURNITURE CAN CALL OUR ATTENTION AND DESCRIBE A CULTURE TOO. RECYCLING IS A MUST EVERYWHERE!
    • PEDESTRIAN CROSSING
      • LOOK LEFT!
      • LOOK RIGHT!
      • ON THE PAVEMENT FLOOR YOU FIND THESE PRINTS TO REMIND YOU THE DRIVING IS ON THE LEFT...WATCH OUT, A TAXI CAN APPEAR ON THE WRONG SIDE!