The sign on the left shows the rubbish collection (twice a day on most days), plus the recycling (Fridays) collections for the City of Westminster. London actually comprises of 2 cities- don’t ask!
Let’s assume that the No Loading sign doesn’t apply to the rubbish cart 😉
The sign also requests that rubbish is put out no more than 30 minutes before the collection time. Presumably this is to keep London looking at its most attractive for the longest amount of time – this was taken from the top of a tourist bus after all.
Unlike Wiltshire, the kerbside recycling collection includes cardboard and plastic as well as paper, glass and cans. We can also put clothes out for collection. Why is recycling so different everywhere???
The pillar on the left has an intriguing mark on it – I wonder what W ^ D No. 37 means. War Department?