IMG 8237fi 690x495 - Twenty One Pilots to Eweston

Euston tube station (or is it Eweston?) is certainly doing big adverts these days! In October 2018 hordes of people were visiting the station, often going out of their way just to see the impressive Twenty One Pilots advert which featured the music duo’s latest album, Trench. The pics IRead More →

DSC 0406fi 690x495 - Euston Station Anniversary Special

On this day fifty years ago the Queen opened the new Euston station. This embedded video (below) from You Tube shows pretty much the whole proceedings. The large stone unveiled by the Queen still stands to this day near the escalators leading to the tube station. Euston station is aRead More →

IMG 1743 690x495 - Euston HS2 #3

This is the third of my reports on HS2. The previous was made in May 2018 thus four months has elapsed. HS2’s progress is quite well underway with some demolition already having taking place. The earliest structure to be demolished was Euston Downside Carriage Maintenance Depot in Park Crescent West/GranbyRead More →

DSC 0198fi 690x495 - Euston HS2 #2

Since the first post on Euston HS2 just over two months ago there have been a number of changes. The biggest perhaps is the pedestrian diversions that began at Easter. Whilst these might seem sensible I found they were somewhat misleading in terms of distances to Euston Square station. TheRead More →

DSC 0084fi 690x495 - A Victoria Line station's belated 50th anniversary

Almost fifty and a half years ago the very first Victoria Line station opened. What?? No that can’t be possible, the line didn’t open until later in 1968. This is no anniversary of any sort! Get your facts right LondonBlog! Please let me have a say, thanks! This new station’sRead More →

IMG 4624 690x496 - Euston Square - bricked!

In my previous articles on Euston Square, I’ve discussed it’s dreadful condition. This week Londonist listed six reasons the Euston Arch should’nt be rebuilt, some in jest of course. I add a seventh, serious, reason – the damn authorities can’t look after the square! There’s a growing hole in theRead More →

IMG 1956 - Euston Square - where?

London’s Euston Square is a well-known tube station, but where is the REAL Euston square? Like many others, I always assumed this station denoted a grand square someplace. Let’s face it Leicester Square, Russell Square, Sloane Square, and the old Trafalgar Square tube stations were adjacent to real majestic LondonRead More →