Official Guides to the City of London

Michael Murphy




Literary tours, Medieval London, Romans, The River Thames.


I was born and bred in the East End of London and am a lifelong Hammers supporter.I  worked in Government for 42 Years as a Technical Secretary to several Scientific Committes and finished my career as Deputy Head of Purchasing and Supply. I served abroad in Houston Texas and in Brussles where I was seconded to the European Commission for three years as expert national.


I have a Diploma in History from Birkbeck college specialising in London and am a qualified Guide for the Cities of London and Westminster. I am a recognised Guide at All Hallows By the Tower and  the Guildhall Art Gallery.

Guided Tours

I guide in  the Cities of London and Westminster. My speciality areas are Dickens, Pepys, Great Fire, Roman London, The Tudors, Political Westminster, Theatreland, Gentlemens London, Royal, London's River, Wartime London . Areas I cover include Heart of City, Smithfield, Fleet Street,Spitalfields, Soho, Mayfair and the Strand.