TQ2678 : Entrance to station, South Kensington Station

taken 2 years ago, near to Chelsea, Kensington And Chelsea, Great Britain

Entrance to station, South Kensington Station
Entrance to station, South Kensington Station
South Kensington is a London Underground station in the district of Kensington. It is served by the District, Circle and Piccadilly lines. On the District and Circle lines, the station is between Gloucester Road and Sloane Square, and on the Piccadilly line, it is between Gloucester Road and Knightsbridge. It is in Travelcard Zone 1. The main station entrance is located at the junction of Old Brompton Road (A3218), Thurloe Place, Harrington Road, Onslow Place and Pelham Street. Subsidiary entrances are located in Exhibition Road giving access by pedestrian tunnel to the Natural History, Science and Victoria and Albert Museums. Also close by are the Royal Albert Hall, Imperial College London, the Royal College of Music, the London branch of the Goethe-Institut and the Ismaili Centre.
The station is in two parts: sub-surface platforms opened in 1868 by the Metropolitan Railway and the District Railway as part of the companies' extension of the Inner Circle route eastwards from Gloucester Road to Westminster and deep level platforms opened in 1906 by the Great Northern, Piccadilly and Brompton Railway.
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Sunday, 15 December, 2019   (more nearby)
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Thursday, 8 October, 2020
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City, Town centre  Railways 
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 2690 7889 [10m precision]
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