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Tottenham Court Road before redevelopment in the 1970s

In Uncategorized on August 7, 2015 at 3:37 pm

Fitzrovia News

The southern part of Tottenham Court Road is again undergoing large scale change with redevelopment of the Central Cross building on the west side and on the east side the former Time Out building has now been completely demolished. Another chapter in the story of the road that originally led to Tottenhall Manor House.

Blue Posts pub and single storey buildings along Tottenham Court Road. The “shack site” from junction with Hanway Street to Tudor Place in 1974. The single-storey “shacks” including the Blue Posts pub on the corner with Hanway Street actually outlasted the taller building further north up the street.

This was what part of the western side of Tottenham Court Road looked like in the early 1970s before the buildings were demolished to make way for what was then known as the EMI building and what is today called Central Cross.

In this series of photographs taken by persons unknown a row of former buildings in streets between Hanway Street and Percy…

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