The changing landscape of King's Cross - 3

These photographs show Gasholder 8, the last remaining Victorian gasholder, which was built in the 1850s and is a Grade II listed structure.  It was dismantled in July 2011.

Clouds through Gasholder 8

 

Coal and Fish Depot seen through Gasholder 8

Above: Coal and Fish Depot seen from the roof of Culross Buildings through Gasholder 8

 

The Barlow Roof of St Pancras seen through Gasholder 8

Left and Below:  Clouds seen through Gasholder 8

 
 
Below: Gasholder 8 in reflection from Camley Street Natural Park 

Gasholder 8 in reflection from Camley Street Natural Park

Left:  Diamonds - the Barlow Roof of St Pancras station seen through Gasholder 8
Below:  Detail of Gasholder 8

Detail of Gasholder 8

  
Click here for photographs of St Pancras Railway Bridge, now demolished.
Click here to return to the introduction. 
Click here for my photos of the dismantling of Gasholder 8 in the summer of 2011, as published on the Kings Cross Development Forum website (there are 3 sets of photos, showing the beginning, middle and end of the process).
 


 

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