The Best Of White City In Photos

Laura Reynolds
By Laura Reynolds Last edited 32 months ago
The Best Of White City In Photos
Colour coded flower pots. Photo: HoosierSands (2014)

White City, to the north of Shepherd's Bush, was used as the site for the 1908 Olympics and after this, several Great Exhibitions took place here. The white marble cladding used in the Anglo-American Exhibition of 1914 gave the area its name.

White City lives up to its name. Note the BBC building in the background. Photo: Billy Abbott (2009)
The Blue Peter Garden at the BBC Centre, shortly before it was moved to Salford. Photo: katrina (2011)
Cranes over White City. Photo: Dan Dixon (2005)
BBC Television Centre. It officially closed in March 2013, with services being relocated to Portland Place and Salford, and the building is currently being redeveloped into flats and offices. Photo: HoosierSands (2014)
Inside Westfield shopping centre. The centre opened in October 2008. Photo: Nigel Bewley (2013)
A steam train passes through Shepherd's Bush Overground station in west London and past Westfield White City. Photo: Ian Wylie (2012)
An old tube map at White City station. Photo: Alex Ingram (2008)
Old posters at White City station. Photo: Alex Ingram (2008)
White City bus garage, with Barclays Bikes (now Santander Cycles). Photo: Simon (2015)

Last Updated 10 February 2016