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King's Cross Through The Years

King's Cross Through The Years

From the age of steam and trolley buses, to John McAslan + Partners' 2012 roof — here is King's Cross, past and present.

Could one of these be the Hogwarts Express?
Source Old London
King's Cross, 1800s
Source Old London
A couple of heavy passengers
Source Old London
Underground life for King's Cross workers, 1955
Source Old London
The King's Cross pond, 2015
Source Paul Talling
King's Cross, 1962: passengers watch their car loaded on the sleeper service to Perth
Source Tim Dunn
King's Cross, c.1885
Source Old Pics Archive
2015
Source Levanterman
King's Cross, 1965
Source 71592768@N08
Before electronic departure boards
Source Old London
From above
Source Old London
Cock of the North, turning at King's Cross
Source Old London
The 'string vest' roof, 2015
Source Jeera
Watching 1930s London go by
Source History In Pictures
King's Cross station, date unknown
Source Angelfire
The new King's Cross concourse and ticket office being built in 1973
Source Rob Baker
1940s
Source Old London
Boy wearing Adolf Hitler mask on a street in King's Cross, 1938
Source History In Pictures
A trolley bus goes by in the 1950s
Source Old London
Kings Cross Station packed with commuters in August 1925.
Source Londonhistorian
2015
Source Samlucasmore
The Mallard at King's Cross, 1948
Source Old London
Britannia up by St Pancras clock tower looking to King's Cross, 1971
Source Tim Dunn
1927
Source Old London

Last Updated 03 April 2017