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Surrey Quays station upgrade consulation opens
Surrey Quays station upgrade consulation opens

Surrey Quays station upgrade consulation opens

Plans to build a new second entrance at the overcrowded Surrey Quays station on the London Overground are now open for public comments about how the new station will look.

Mar
02
Housing development next to planned Overground station gets approved
Housing development next to planned Overground station gets approved

Housing development next to planned Overground station gets approved

A large housing development next to a proposed London Overground station has been given the go-ahead by  Lewisham council.

Feb
07
TfL issues compulsory purchase order to expand Surrey Quays station
TfL issues compulsory purchase order to expand Surrey Quays station

TfL issues compulsory purchase order to expand Surrey Quays station

Plans to expand Surrey Quays station on the London Overground have taken a step forward after TfL issued the compulsory purchase order to buy the land it needs.

Dec
22
2020
More frequent trains and a new station for the London Overground
More frequent trains and a new station for the London Overground

More frequent trains and a new station for the London Overground

The government has approved transport upgrade funding along the London Overground for more frequent trains and a new station at Surrey Canal Road, to unlock additional housing developments.

Aug
17
2019
Advent Calendar – Day 14
Advent Calendar – Day 14

Advent Calendar – Day 14

The annual tradition of posting a different vintage image each day during advent, and this year, it's of London's old railway stations.

Dec
14
2016
Views of London from a “hidden hill” in Rotherhithe
Views of London from a “hidden hill” in Rotherhithe

Views of London from a “hidden hill” in Rotherhithe

The areas around Rotherhithe and Surrey Quays were once a series of docks that were slowly filled in and lost in the 1970s and early 1980s. As befits an area that was originally a marsh, and then an industrial hub,

Apr
04
2011
Old map of London’s Docklands
Old map of London’s Docklands

Old map of London’s Docklands

I was in the Surrey Quays shopping centre yesterday while visiting an estate agent, and just outside the toilets is a sign which shows some of the history of the area. It sometimes surprises people that the “docklands area” isn’t

Feb
07
2008