August Break - Day 19 - Black + White

I love railway stations – I’ve spent many hours excitedly waiting for trains to whisk me off to exotic locations. These photos were taken on my birthday, in January 2008, shortly after St Pancras station in London had been refurbished. I had been sceptical about the combination of old and new, but I think it really works well.

August Break - Day 19 - Black + White

Incredibly, this beautiful Victorian edifice had been under threat of demolition in the 1960s, until Sir John Betjeman stepped in – and in 1967 the government made the station a Grade I listed building.

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