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Capital Numbers

A numerical guide to London


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•The M25 motorway nearly encircles London, running 118 miles from Dartford to Thurrock (but not the two miles over the Dartford Crossing). The London Orbital cost £909 million to build, was completed in 1986 and the western sections carry 180,000 vehicles every day.


• There are twenty-five wards in the City of London, each with its own alderman.


• The new London Assembly at City Hall has twenty-five elected Members.


• It costs £25 to adopt a rabbit, dormouse, starfish, seahorse, ant, stick insect, giant millipede, gecko, lizard, duck, dove or chicken at London Zoo.


• There are twenty-five stations on the Bakerloo line.


• Bus route 25 runs from Oxford Circus past my house to Ilford.