London Bridge Redevelopment

At a planning meeting last night, council approved the plan for a major re-design of station. The above, released by , shows a fly-through of how the station will once work is completed in 2018.

The plan includes the country's largest platform concourse and a grand new entrance on . The latter will, unfortunately, mean the loss of some impressive buildings, including the at War exhibition and the old South Eastern Railway offices, which the Victorian Society has been trying to save. Seems the desire to preserve our 19th century rail heritage will lose out to the pressing need for 21st century facilities, and given the parlous state of Bridge at the moment, and the area's growing importance, that's probably for the best overall.

[iframe width=”550″ height=”309″ src=”″ frameborder=”0″ allowfullscreen]

We're transforming London Bridge station: creating new platforms for more , building a new concourse and creating a bigger, better station for passengers.

Click here for more details.

via Londonist