A Quick Fire History of Maps

Maps can be traced back over 5000 years, being an incredible tool not only for those following the directions but for keeping records for those making the maps. A cartographer is a specialist that draws and creates maps adhering to mathematical rules to ensure every aspect is exact. The first maps thousands of years ago…

Anyone for Pimms?

Wimbledon day three and five Britons through to the second round, Murray eases past a tricky customer in the form of Davydenko. At the Butler and Hill base just of the river in Wandsworth we are expecting more travel fun as we are just down the road from SW19. If I am not cycling in…

Mind the Map: Inspiring art, design and cartography

From 18 May – 28 October 2012 The London Transport Museum will be putting on an exhibition to showcase its extensive collection of outstanding maps. From decorative and digital maps, through to contemporary artworks and interactive mapping, Mind the Map has something for anyone who has an interest in the underground mapping, how it’s used…

Personalised Mother’s Day Map Jigsaw

Butler & Hill’s new personalised “You’re The Heart of Our Home” Mother’s Day postcode jigsaw is a unique and fantastic postcode-centred map jigsaw puzzle perfect for Mother’s Day! With the “Mother’s Day Jigsaw”, you decide which mapping you’d prefer from a range of traditional ‘Landranger’, more modern ‘Street View’ or latest ‘Aerial Photography’. The centre…