Brown Plaque № 12569 Photo

Brown plaque № 12569 - Borough Tube Station    This was a station of the City and South London  Railway that opened in 1890. The line was the world's  first underground electric railway, London's first deep  tunnel 'tube', and the first purpose-built railway tunnel  under the Thames. In 1891 over 5 million passengers  used the line. After reconstruction in 1922, the original  entrance was relocated to its present corner site. During  World War II a tube spur below was used as an air raid  shelter for up to 14,000 pers

Brown Plaque № 12569 Map


Other Blue Plaques in LondonView All Blue Plaques

Robert Milligan Bronze Plaque - To perpetuate the memory of  Robert Milligan  a Merchant of London,  to whose genius, perseverance and guardian care  the surrounding great work principally owes  it's design, accomplishment and regulation.  The Directors and Proprietors,  deprived by his death   on the 21st May, 1809  on the continuance of his invaluable services,  by their unanimous vote  have caused this statue to be erected.
Junius S. Morgan And John Pierpont Morgan Blue Plaque - Junius S. Morgan 1813-1890 and John Pierpont Morgan 1837-1913 International Bankers lived here 1858-1913
Henry Hallett Dale Blue Plaque - Sir Henry Dale 1875-1968 physiologist lived here