Written in tablets of stone

Enter the shiny glass and steel station facade at Blackfriars and the world is your Oyster(card) as to your destination. Places as diverse as Upminster and Ealing Broadway, as glamorous as Turnham Green or East Putney can be easily reached. When the main line station was opened by the¬†London, Chatham and Dover Railway¬†with the name… Continue reading Written in tablets of stone

On Broadway

Going through my photo collection the other day, I came across a visit I made a couple of years ago to 55 Broadway. The building was designed by Charles Holden, construction started in 1927 and finished two years later. It became new headquarters for the Underground Electric Railways Company of London (UERL), the precursor of… Continue reading On Broadway