Just a quick post – many people complaining the new facility at Victoria tube station is useless. TfL apparently imposing a one way system that forces people to walk ‘miles.’ From tomorrow access to from the Victoria Line and District and Circle Lines will be only possible via Cardinal Place.
Places for Nova is a public participated artwork created by Saad Qureshi which can currently be seen at Victoria. Residents, commuters and visitors passing through NOVA were able to give ideas of places they had in memory which they would like to see depicted in an arts installation and Qureshi
When one asks which tube stations are true underground termini, Brixton, Walthamstow (both Victoria Line) and Bank, Waterloo (both Waterloo & City Line), Elephant and Castle (Bakerloo Line) plus Heathrow Terminal Five (Piccadilly Line) will most likely come to mind. There were loads more underground tube station termini at one
Castle Lane is a lovely tree lined road in the centre of London. The three groups of buildings that lead off Palace Street, Victoria are architecturally significant. The buildings are being controversially turned into luxury homes for the rich… These lovely old flats have many unique features evoking memories of Swindon or Port Sunlight,
George Francis Train was an American who introduced tramways (streetcars) in the States. In 1860 he came over to England to introduce his tramways which had been running in the USA for three decades. Train opened his first line at Birkenhead in 1860, followed by three short lines in London
Not her Ma’am’s hairstyle but her Palace’s locks! Few bother to take a really close look at the carefully crafted iron locks dotted around the Palace’s perimeter. Here’s some of the Queen’s exquisite locks… The locks are from the reign of George V – who had the palace’s frontage remodelled between 1910 – 13.