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St Pancras Station & the British Library

In 2009 I took the photo below from near the same spot in Euston Road, near the corner with Mabledon Place.

 

Martin-James added a comment suggesting taking a series of photos of these buildings in different light. A nice idea, but I'm not there often enough to follow this through.

 

St Pancras and Kings Cross stations and land to the north are among areas of London which have seen enormous change in recent years. Much of which is positive.

Although probably lacking sufficient genuinely affordable homes.

 

Euston Road one of the most polluted in Britain

 

In 2015 published UK Government figures listed the most polluted roads in the UK - rated by the levels of the pollutant nitrogen dioxide. It was significantly over the legal limit on Euston Road, with 104 micrograms per cubic metre recorded between St Pancras International and Euston stations. (Source). (Cross-checked with other sources. Please see below.)

 

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Links

 

§ British Library website.

§ British Library Wikipedia Link.

§ In 2008 the adaptation of St Pancras Station won a Conservation Award from the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA). Read more here.

§ Alternative view from Midland Road.

§ www.euractiv.com/section/transport/news/the-truth-about-l...

§ More London Air pollution sources to be posted.

 

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Taken on March 2, 2016