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TfL plans to refurbish its Kilburn railway arches
TfL plans to refurbish its Kilburn railway arches

TfL plans to refurbish its Kilburn railway arches

The railway arches underneath the Jubilee and Metropolitan line in Kilburn that are rented out to tenants are to be restored, following a public consultation launched by TfL.

Mar
07
Unbuilt London: The Edgware Road and Victoria railway
Unbuilt London: The Edgware Road and Victoria railway

Unbuilt London: The Edgware Road and Victoria railway

Had it been built, there would today be a tube line running between Victoria station and Kilburn, and could have altered the route of the Jubilee line.

Feb
08
Inside Kilburn’s famous Tin Tabernacle
Inside Kilburn’s famous Tin Tabernacle

Inside Kilburn’s famous Tin Tabernacle

On a Kilburn side street is a large corrugated iron church-like shed that's looking rather sorry for itself - this is the famous Kilburn Tin Tabernacle.

Oct
28
2021
Design for HS2’s South Kilburn ventelation shaft shown off
Design for HS2’s South Kilburn ventelation shaft shown off

Design for HS2’s South Kilburn ventelation shaft shown off

The design for the above-ground part of the HS2 tunnel ventilation shaft in South Kilburn has been shown off for consultation.

Nov
02
2020
It’s the 100th anniversary of the Bakerloo Line extension
It’s the 100th anniversary of the Bakerloo Line extension

It’s the 100th anniversary of the Bakerloo Line extension

One hundred years ago, another extension of the Bakerloo line opened to the public, although only two of the four planned stations were ready on time, and it didn't go where it was originally planned.

Jan
31
2015
The splendour that is the Victorian “Cathedral of North London”
The splendour that is the Victorian “Cathedral of North London”

The splendour that is the Victorian “Cathedral of North London”

As Private Eye is wont to say, it's Grim up North London, but if the eponymous characters of that newspaper were to dart out of their shell, they might find a remarkable building peaking its tall spire above the council estates of Kilburn.

Nov
24
2012