Cities: Skylines

Cities: Skylines

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Thames Estuary, London UK
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Mar 14, 2015 @ 12:01pm
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Thames Estuary, London UK

Create your own City of London and show that mayor Borris Johnson that bus lanes and cycle routes are not the answer to central London's traffic woes!

I have created this map from an edited heightmap of the river Thames. There are highway connections on all 4 sides and railway connections on 3 sides. The 'Orbital' Motorway is within the 25 playable tiles (download map expansion mod) so you can add, edit, remove junctions as needed if you expand into them.

The height scale is not perfect, the hills of 'Greenwich park' are more like gentle mountains, but who wants to play on a dead flat map!? The river shape is spot on and the river 'flows' towards the east end where the sea level meets the river.

Ferry's / Ships can travel about halfway up the river, and flight paths skim the edge of the playable area.

All land around the river is fertile (if you delete the trees!), there is some oil in the east end and ore deposits in the hilly areas.

Have fun and let me know if there are any issues with the map!
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justlikejessejames2 Jan 30, 2018 @ 10:39am 
Sadiq Khan is Mayor of London now.
Loul_60 Oct 12, 2017 @ 9:02am 
Is this 81 tiles???

BTW looks fantastic and rather like London (I am English and visit/fly over London regularly and it looks just like this...):steamhappy:
oldeguy Apr 16, 2017 @ 4:16pm 
Great map thank you for making this
Mono Apr 14, 2016 @ 5:57am 
be nice if you added the roads as they are in london :)
Cpfcboiling Dec 14, 2015 @ 11:18am 
M4 is supposed o go futhur in that it is..apart from that its fantastic!
Neal_911  [author] Oct 18, 2015 @ 3:29am 
Charlie: I made an orbital motorway that allows editing of junctions by ensuring the lanes stayed within the inner 25 tiles (you need unlock 25 tiles mod for this) its not road for road accurate. The scale is not 1:1 but it is close enough to allow best gameplay imo
Milamber Oct 15, 2015 @ 1:55am 
Looks like a great map but I have a question about the scale - is the motorway meant to represent the M25? Its just the positions at which it crosses the river looks to me more like the A406...
Neal_911  [author] Sep 8, 2015 @ 2:38am 
Alright guvna's? I hope people are having fun building on the map! This is a 'Temperate' themed Map, but you can unlock the European buildings by subscribing to the European Buildings Unlocker Mod here:

I would love to see some screenshots of your projects on this map. I would like to include some of your screenshots in the photos for this map. Please imgur or Flickr them and post a link in the comments section below! Cheerio sunshines!
Sausage Jun 18, 2015 @ 3:21am 
Is this a euro map? Looks really good!
2paravet Jun 10, 2015 @ 10:29am