A-Z Maps blog

This is the home of ramblings from the inside of the iconic brand that is A-Z. On our blog you will find out how to get from A to Z and a lot more in between.

London 2012

How will the Olympics change the face of London?

In 2005 Reuters described the plot of land in East London that is now known throughout the world as the Olympic Park, as a “patch of polluted wasteland”. What was once a derelict piece of industrial wasteland is now a state-of-the-art sporting complex. Now including The Olympic Stadium, an Aquatics… Read More

Mapping out the London Olympic Marathon course

With the world casting a critical eye over whether the London Olympics 2012 opening ceremony would live up to Beijing’s opening ceremony in 2008, London certainly did not disappoint in creating a show stopping opening celebration that impressed audiences across the world. Similar to how the sensational opening ceremony… Read More
Paula with Joanna Rowsell at her gold postbox

One Woman’s Quest to Visit All of the Gold Post Boxes!

It seems that much of the country is looking to continue the excitement of the Olympic Games and the Paralympic Games. For most, that means planning the next holiday or enjoying the latest sporting event (Ryder Cup victory maybe!). However one woman, Paula Grant, is continuing the Olympic spirit by… Read More

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