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Saint Pancras Station

General Information

Completion: 1868
Status: in use

Project Type

Structure: Tied-arch roof
Function / usage: Railroad (railway) station

Location

Location: , , ,
Part of:
Above of: Saint Pancras Thameslink Station (2007)
Connects to: King's Cross Saint Pancras Underground Station
Midland Grand Hotel; Saint Pancras Chambers (1876)
Coordinates: 51° 31' 51.45" N    0° 7' 33.28" W

Technical Information

Dimensions

covered area 17 000 m²
span 73 m
number of columns 720

Materials

roof wrought iron
columns cast iron
floor beams wrought iron

Chronology

1869

10 railway tracks on main floor within arch roof. Space below used for transit of beer into London.

1935

Abutting hotel converted into offices.

2007

Six Channel Tunnel railway tracks on main floor level. UK trains relocated to level below. Hotel restored to original use.

Participants

Engineering
Repair & Widening
Subcontractor
Refurbishment
Steel connections

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  • About this
    data sheet
  • Structure-ID
    20000399
  • Date created
    12/09/1999
  • Last Update
    10/01/2015