Wikipedia:WikiProject London

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Welcome to the London WikiProject. We are a user group dedicated to improving and expanding Wikipedia's coverage of articles related to the Greater London area. If you are wondering what you can do to help, visit Call for Editors for a list of articles that are in need of assistance.


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Our aims in the short term are to achieve the following:
  1. Obtain FA status for the Vital-classified article, London
  2. Obtain GA status for City of London, City of Westminster and Greater London
  3. Restore former featured articles to GA/FA: London Underground, Moorgate, Palace of Westminster
  4. Maintain Portal:London
  5. Obtain GA status for 22 districts (11 largest, 11 most viewed): Wikipedia:WikiProject London/London districts task force
  6. Obtain FL status for List of people from London daughter articles
Our aims in the mid-term are to achieve the following:
  1. Obtain GA status for all other London borough articles
  2. Identify articles in all London-related categories for priority
  3. Obtain FA status for City of London, City of Westminster, Greater London and 22 districts
  4. Expand districts task force to a further tier of districts
Our long term aims for the project are:
  1. Obtain FA status for all London borough articles
  2. Expand districts task force to all districts

Requested articles


Project pages

Article alerts Automated alerts for status changes to London-related articles.
Articles/Featured Featured article An editor-maintained list of our featured articles.
Articles/Good An editor-maintained list of our good articles.
Assessment Automated statistics about London-related tagged articles. Also explains our article rating system.
Call for Editors Articles in need of attention.
Categories Explanation of the categorisation of London-related articles.
Cleanup listing Automated listing of articles tagged for cleanup or other problems
Naming conventions How we decide the names of articles.
Participants Who is involved in the project.
Popular pages list Automated list of popular pages
Templates Templates for use on articles relating to the project.

Article assessment

Associated projects

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WikiProject Cities
WikiProject UK geography
WikiProject England
WikiProject Berkshire
WikiProject Buckinghamshire
WikiProject Hertfordshire
WikiProject Kent
WikiProject Surrey
WikiProject UK Railways
WikiProject UK Roads
WikiProject UK Waterways
WikiProject UK Trams
WikiProject New York
WikiProject Greater Manchester
WikiProject London Transport
WikiProject Olympics

Relevant policies and guidance

External sources

  • Familia: find information about places in the UK
  • City of London Churches site
  • Clive's UndergrounD Line Guides
  • DMOZ category for the Underground
  • Dickens's Dictionary of London (1879) – public copy of Dickens's Dictionary of London by Charles Dickens, Jr
  • London neighbourhood statistics (unfortunately, these are m:Crown Copyright, so we can't just copy them)
  • Transport Statistics for London: 1999 (Crown Copyright, too – and apparently not online any longer at DfT or TfL).
  • London Travel Report 2007 (largely Crown Copyright)
  • London Health Observatory statistics for each area in London (Crown Copyright again).
  • London Mortality Data: 1850 to 1900
  • London Population Data: 1850 to 1900
  • London population statistics by ethnic group from the GLA
  • Victoria County History: Middlesex (British History online) Collected primary sources on London History
  • A collection of British Historical Population Reports (1801–1937) Essex Uni
  • ward profiles (demographic data etc. from the 2001 census) are available from the website of every London Borough. You may have to search to find them but they will exist.
  • London Councilsprovide London Facts including: Key facts about London and London Statistics
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