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02 October 2019St Pancras and King's Cross, London: "A Discovery".
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St Pancras and King's Cross, London: "A Discovery".
Wednesday 02 October 2019

Guided tour led by Andrew Davies, who led our recent visit to the Isle of Dogs. We begin by exploring these two magnificent but very different stations​: austere and classical​ King’s Cross contrasted with the exuberantly Gothic St. Pancras. We see the statues (including for example John Betjeman), Platform 9 3/4 and the new squares. In the afternoon we explore the transformed former railway lands, now a mix of striking modern architecture, converted Victorian industrial buildings and public spaces. They are used for world-leading research labs, an arts university, commercial offices, shops, restaurants and recreation. We go inside a Victorian granary, coal-drops, enjoy the garden inside an old gasholder, stroll along the canal, pop into the splendid Visitors' Centre and end at the fine nineteenth-century former German gymnasium. 

We will  travel by coach from Camberley, leaving at 9.00am from Knoll Road. We plan to arrive at about 10.45 with an opportunity for coffee and loos, take a lunch break (lunch not included) at about 1.00 and leave by about 4.15. The estimated walking distance is 300 yards in the morning and 750 yards in the afternoon. We will be given maps and handouts.

Our last tour to London sold out quickly so make sure you get your tickets early! They will be on sale at our July and September meetings but you can pre-book now! Just speak to Diana Lummis or Liz Carrington, phone Sheena Cowell on 01276 514572 or email Tickets are £39 and we accept payment by bank transfer, cheque or cash.