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London Bridge Station Old Wall

Above: The ornate brick wall, seen when entering the station from Tooley Street. In the 1950s and 1960s, the pedestrian area was part of a roadway called Joiner Street. Work to totally rebuild London Bridge has been going on for … Continue reading

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Joiner Street Bridge

Above: The girders of the bridge above Joiner Street. The rest of Joiner Street is under brick arches. The rebuilding of London Bridge Station, which was completed in 2018, was an amazing achievement. The ‘small army’ of skilled engineers required … Continue reading

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London Bridge Station New Pillars

Above: View of the concourse standing below platforms 11 and 12, looking west. Notice that the round supporting pillar on the left is shorter than the one to the right of the large V-shaped support girder. There are a large … Continue reading

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London Bridge Station Officially Reopened

Above: The plaque that was unveiled on the station concourse. The original terminus for the London and Greenwich Railway was opened on part of today’s site on 14 December 1836. It was London’s first railway terminus and, over the next … Continue reading

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London Bridge Station Completed

Above: The new cavernous main concourse. The large concrete pillars carry the weight of each trackbed as the trains travel overhead. To anyone who has known Tooley Street over the decades since the 1970s, you can still recognise the street and … Continue reading

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London Bridge Station Concourse Opens

Above: Brick arches with stone capitals lining St Thomas Street have recently been cleaned and restored as part of the reconstruction project. They probably date from some time around the 1860s to 1880s. A new entrance to London Bridge Station … Continue reading

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London Bridge Station Concourse

Above: Artist’s impression of the new station concourse. The platform level will remain but passengers will leave via long escalators. This will mean that the new concourse level will be ‘brought down’ to ground level, with entrances from Tooley Street … Continue reading

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