You’re probably aware that the clocks go forward this Sunday 25th March.
Continuing our exploration of the theme of time we hope that, by showing you the astonishing amount of activity that takes place every hour in the capital, our infographic will help you take stock, think about how you’re spending your hours – and remind you to put your clocks forward this weekend!
Litres of water flow under Tower Bridge: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/River_Thames
Cups of tea consumed per hour: http://www.tea.co.uk/page.php?id=237
London Cab rides per hour: http://www.tfl.gov.uk/corporate/modesoftransport/7311.aspx
Pints of beer are consumed per hour: http://www.beerandpub.com/beer_facts.aspx
Passengers take a journey on public transport per hour: http://www.tfl.gov.uk/assets/downloads/corporate/Travel-in-London-report-1.pdf
Tweets per hour: http://www.sysomos.com/
Calls to the speaking clock per hour: http://www.telephonesuk.co.uk/speaking_clock.htm
Journeys by Boris Bike: http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/bike-blog/2011/jul/10/boris-bikes-hire-scheme-london
Parking Tickets issued per hour: http://www.doc.ic.ac.uk/~wjk/pcn.html
Loaves of Bread sold per hour: http://www.shakeupyourwakeup.com/why-breakfast/breakfast-facts/cereal-and-bread
Times caught on CCTV per hour: http://abcnews.go.com/International/report-london-safer-cctv-cameras/story?id=15776976
London inhabitants per hour: http://www.stoweboyd.com/post/17484352913/infographic-that-shows-the-number-of-new
Revolutions of the London Eye per hour: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/London_Eye
Population data was provided by Wolfram Alpha