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Euston Station, London Railway Station

London Railway Station Building + New HS2 Terminus, England, UK – design by Grimshaw & Arup

20 Apr 2016 – new photos of this 1968 building design by R.Seifert & Partners:

Euston Station London Building

Euston Station London

Euston Station Building London

New photo of this 20th Century building from 12 Nov 2012:

Euston Station building

12 Mar 2012

HS2 Terminus Euston Station London

HS2 Terminus Euston Station

Design: Arup / Grimshaw

Arup has won the task of designing a new HS2 terminus at Euston Station that is also hoped to trigger the regeneration of the area.

The £10m contract is the second to be awarded under HS2′s civil and structural design services framework. Arup will be supported by architects Grimshaw and contractor Costain which will plug in its logistics expertise.

Current view:
Euston Station
photo © Adrian Welch

The redevelopment will create a new terminus for HS2 and existing railway services plus a new London underground ticket office.

There will also be the opportunity for new public spaces and community facilities to be created above more spacious platforms and the streets surrounding the station will be easier to access.
The long term vision of HS2 Ltd at this station is to provide the principal rail gateway for high speed rail services from London to the West Midlands, and onto the north-west and north-east of England and Scotland.

This work will form part of the hybrid bill documentation, to be deposited by the end of 2013.

London Euston

Train station + office buildings + bus station
Date built: 1962-68
Architect: Richard Seifert – R.Seifert & Partners

Old station building and famous Euston Arch demolished in 1961-62.

At least four architects have worked on renewal of these rather severe buildings from

Euston Station Regeneration, London
Date: 2008-
Design: Foreign Office Architects

For British Land / Network Rail

Euston Station London Building design 1960s Building London Building design by Foreign Office Architects For British Land / Network Rail
photos © Adrian Welch

Regeneration Masterplan, London
Date: 2002-
Design: Terry Farrell and Partners

Greater London Authority commissioned a masterplan for the improvement of Euston Road from Farrells in 2002.

Regeneration Masterplan, London
Date: 2008-
Design: Allies and Morrison with V3
Approximate construction cost: £1 billion
Mixed-use development: transport, commercial, residential, retail
For British Land / Network Rail

Leo A Daly won the Redevelopment design competition in 2007
Leo A Daly’s Project Architect Larry Oltmanns subsequently established his own practice, V3

Euston Station Regeneration designers : Foreign Office Architects

Euston Station Masterplan designers : Allies and Morrison

General Location: Euston Road, north side of city centre

Location: London, NW1 2HS, England, UK

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Building just east of Euston Station along Euston Road:
Euston Road Euston Road Building
photos © Adrian Welch

The demolition of the old Euston Station building in 1962 was labelled “one of the greatest acts of Post-War architectural vandalism in Britain”, approved by Prime Minister Harold Macmillan. Many, including Poet Laureate Sir John Betjeman, tried to save the building including the characterful Euston Arch. This campaign led to the formation of The Victorian Society and the modern conservation movement in England.

Famous London buildings by architect Richard Seifert:

Centre Point
Centre Point London
photo © Nick Weall
Centrepoint Tower

Nat West Tower
Nat West Tower London
photo © Adrian Welch
Natwest Tower

Euston Station building photographs taken with Panasonic DMC-FX01 lumix camera; Leica lense: 2816×2112 pixels – original photos available upon request: info(at)e-architect.co.uk

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