London’s Iconic King’s Cross Station Gets A Makeover [Pics]

London’s Iconic King’s Cross Station Gets A Makeover [Pics]
Design

The three-part re-use, restoration and new building project has now opened to the public.

Emma Hutchings
  • 20 march 2012

The iconic London landmark King’s Cross Station has been transformed by John McAslan + Partners, providing an impressive gateway to the city in time for this summer’s Olympic Games.

Three different styles of architecture were involved in the £547m redevelopment: re-use, restoration and new build. The train shed and range buildings have been adapted and re-used, the Grade I listed façade has been restored, and an incredible Western Concourse (Europe’s largest single span station structure) has been designed as the project’s centrepiece. Click through to see photos of the multi-phase development:

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