It’s often nostalgic to look back at places that have been torn asunder by major construction sites and think, goodness, it really did look like that.
Thanks to the magic of Google Street view and its archive facility – here are some then and now photos along the central section of the Crossrail project.
Abbey Wood Station
North Woolwich tunnel head
Custom House Station
Liverpool Street Station
Tottenham Court Road Station
All photos courtesy Google Street View.