Animation Showing Evolution Of London Over 2000 Years
Located on the River Thames, London is one of the largest cities in Europe and the world. The first traces of settlement activity in the London area are the remains of a Roman colony founded probably in the 43 years of our era, that is, during the invasion of the Roman Emperor Claudius to Britain.
The London Evolution Animation shows the historical development of London from Roman times to today, using georeferenced road network data brought together for the first time. The animation also visualizes (as enlarging yellow points) the position and number of statutorily protected buildings and structures built during each period.