Coming soon:

London’s Lost Rivers Vol.2 (Strange Attractor, 2018)

Camden Town: Dreams of Another London (British Library Publications, 28 September 2017)


Vanished City: London’s Lost Neighbourhoods investigates parts of London that have disappeared, apparently without trace, from Cripplegate, consumed by fire, to Ratcliff, London’s first port.


“Tom is a natural storyteller and this is his best book yet.” Christopher Fowler

Robert Elms’ London Book Recommendations, 2015

London’s Lost Rivers: a Walker’s Guide tracks buried rivers through central London, rediscovering their routes and the rivers themselves, from the Fleet to the Wandle, from the Earl’s Sluice to the Effra.


‘a cracking read even if you have no intention of pounding the pavements’ Londonist

‘a terrific mix of history, topography and practicality… astonishingly diligent… highly recommended’ The Great Wen

Guardian Books of the Year list, 2011