This GIF runs from the Roman Era right the way through to the present day.
The full video, with explanations and sound is here.
It was created by The Bartlett Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis (UCL).
The London Evolution Animation (LEA) shows how London has developed throughout history, from Roman Times until today. The key points of reference are the road network data, which is the first time this has been brought together. It also shows the creation of statutorily protected buildings and structure from each period.