TQ3878 : The original Island Gardens station

taken 31 years ago, near to Isle of Dogs, Tower Hamlets, Great Britain

The original Island Gardens station
The original Island Gardens station
A view from road level of the elevated platforms and central lift shaft / staircase at the original Island Gardens DLR station. The glass and polycarbonate dome was deliberately designed to mimic the shape of the nearby foot tunnel entrance TQ3878 : North shaft of Greenwich Foot Tunnel. Another contributor's views at platform level are seen in TQ3878 : Isle of Dogs. and TQ3878 : Isle of Dogs..

It was at this station on 30 July 1987 that Queen Elizabeth formally opened the first DLR route from here to Tower Gateway.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 22 October, 1988   (more nearby)
Saturday, 25 April, 2009
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Place (from Tags)
Isle of Dogs 
Railway station   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 382 784 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:29.2817N 0:0.6536W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 383 784
View Direction
WEST (about 270 degrees)
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