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Coal Drops Yard

Above: Looking north between the two newly-redeveloped Coal Drops buildings, with their unusual new roof. There is more to do at King’s Cross Station these days than just looking at the shops within the concourse – or even buying a … Continue reading

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Gresley, Sir Nigel

On 5 April 2016 a statue to Sir Nigel Gresley was unveiled on the new concourse of King’s Cross Station. Nigel Gresley (1876-1941) was born in Derbyshire. He became Chief Mechanical Engineer for the Great Northern Railway from 1911 to … Continue reading

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Sherlock Holmes in the 21st Century

Above: The black door of ‘221b Baker Street’ and sandwich shop in North Gower Street. If you are familiar with the Sherlock Holmes stories then you will know that Holmes rented rooms on the first floor of 221b Baker Street. … Continue reading

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