Stun­ning scenes of hid­den London

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ARENOWNED Ful­ham pho­tog­ra­pher has pub­lished his lat­est book of stun­ning images fea­tur­ing images around the cap­i­tal. Peter Daze­ley’s London Un­cov­ered is the fol­low-up to his im­pres­sive Un­seen London book, which he re­leased last year.

That book cast a unique eye on some of the cap­i­tal’s best loved and lesser-known land­marks, many of which are not open to the pub­lic.

But his se­quel fea­tures ac­ces­si­ble lo­ca­tions, which means the viewer can visit the beau­ti­ful lo­ca­tions them­selves after read­ing the book.

West London fea­tures heav­ily, Leighton House Mu­seum in Kens­ing­ton, Kew Gar­dens and Palace, Syon House in Brentford and the Shree Sanatan Hindu ndu Mandir, in Wem­b­ley, all in­cluded.ncluded

Mr Daze­ley said: “The first book was in­cred­i­bly suc­cess­ful and made it to No 72 in the Ama­zon best sellers list.

“But peo­ple couldn’t see a lot of th­ese places, they couldn’t get ac­cess to them.

“So I set on the idea it would be lovely to pro­duce a book about bits of London you can see.” The book fea­tures 60 lo­ca­tions with each giving the reader de­tails about how they can visit.

The pho­tog­ra­pher, who has also taken photos of The Krays’ arte­facts, said: “The whole con­cept of the book is to en­cour­ageenco peo­ple to dis­coverdis bits of London theyth prob­a­bly wouldn’t knowk too much about.” Mr Daze­ley, who h has his stu­dio in P Par­sons Green, said he lea learned a lot while sho shoot­ing the book. On One ex­am­ple was when he was pho­tograph­ing the wine merc mer­chants Berry Bros & Rudd Rudd. He said: “Right next to it is Pick­er­ing Place, which is the small­est square in London. It is also where the last Texan em­bassy was based, and where the last pub­lic duel in London took place.” With the pub­lish­ing of the book, Mr Daze­ley’s at­ten­tion is very much on his next project, which is well un­der­way. He said: “I’m five the­atres off a book on London’s the­atres that will be pub­lished in Oc­to­ber next year.” London Un­cov­ered is pub­lished by Frances Lin­coln and avail­able from Ama­zon.

BE­SPOKE: The Is­abella Plan­ta­tion Plan­ta­tion, in Rich­mond Park, and (right) the lasts (moulds) of cer­tain well known clients at boot­maker John Lobb All images by Peter Daze­ley

VI­BRANT: Peter Daze­ley’s im­age of the jaw-drop­ping St Pan­cras Re­nais­sance Ho­tel – the pho­tog­ra­pher is pub­lish­ing a new book, London Un­cov­ered

GO WEST: The Great Hall in Syon House and the ex­tra­or­di­nary Arab Hall in Leighton House Mu­seum in Hol­land Park

BLUE KEW SKIES: Kew Gar­dens in fine colour

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