Low Country: Brexit on the Essex Coast (Penned in the Margins, 2018)

“Expansive, accessible and democratic writing about place” – Lost blog


Camden Town: Dreams of Another London (British Library Publications, 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

My work is also published in:

Londonist Mapped – AA Publishing, October 2017

ways to wander – edited by Claire Hind and Clare Qualmann, Triarchy Press, July 2015