About

Picture of Tom Bolton drinking a cup of coffee

Hello, Tom Bolton here.

I am a writer and researcher.

I write books and essays about cities, places, landscape and culture.

I am the author of two books on London: Vanished City and London’s Lost Rivers. A book on Camden Town is published in Autumn 2017 by British Library Publications.

I am an academic researcher in the Bartlett School of Architecture at UCL, researching a PhD on London railway terminus neighbourhoods.

I am a tutor at The Writing Lab, UCL.

I manage Design Review panels for Frame Projects.

I am a freelance policy researcher, having worked at Centre for Cities, the Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment (CABE) and the National Trust.

I do talks and walks.

I also take photos.

Here is my CV.

Contact me via this website form.