Fish Media Group - Chelsea Life Magazine, published a well written feature on The Old London Underground Company in their Life Magazines in Mayfair, Chelsea, Chiswick, Richmond, Battersea, Wandsworth, Wimbledon, Notting Hill, Marylebone, St. Johns Wood, Fulham and Hampstead. www.thelifemagazines.comPage 8
Thursday, 28 July 2011
The Wasylki brothers have recently finished filming Usher on tour and have worked with Michael Jackson and Prince. Damien and Luke are compiling footage for the documentary on the company's build over the past two years. With footage of meetings with ministers, suppliers, local government, members of the construction consortium, clients and other events that happened along the way, we start revealing the last two years preparation by showing you this snippet.
Friday, 22 July 2011
Love it or loath it, the London Underground is one of Britain’s great institutions.
Millions use the Tube every day and the map of the world’s first underground railway is considered to be one of the finest pieces of twentieth century design.
But amidst this labyrinthine network over 40 Underground stations remain frozen in time, closed due to lack of passengers – some of which haven’t felt a human presence for over a hundred years.
But plans are now well underway to give the world’s oldest subterranean railway tunnels a new lease of life.
Former banker Ajit Chambers, founder of The Old London Underground Company, has earmarked 26 Tube stations across London for redevelopment.
He believes the derelict stations hidden away beneath the capital are some of London's greatest assets, with over £1bn worth of untapped real estate still to be bought up...
Read more at Culture24
Posted by The Old London Underground Company at 13:28
Monday, 4 July 2011
"The scrum of rush-hour on the Tube is often inhumane. But London's empty stations can be as intimidating as its overcrowded ones. The vacant rooms at Brompton Road are hung with stalactites and light-blubs that have been switched off for half a century. The air is musty and mote-filled, rippling only when trains pass through the defunct platforms..."
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