b/w glass neg, Hounslow West Underground station, District line by Topical Press, 29 Apr 1931
Hounslow West Underground station, District line. The new station, designed by Charles Holden and constructed of Portland stone, is almost complete, although scaffolding still encircles the base of the tower. The station name can be seen on the entrance canopy, on which stands an open-framed pole-mounted roundel. Builder's material is piled in the forecourt of the building. Part of the original station building survives on the right of the shot. Two public telephone boxes stand, midground centre/right.
Simple name : B/w glass neg
Date : 29 Apr 1931
Collection : Photographs
Object location : Acton Depot
Reference number : 1998/78722
Shot : Medium exterior
Location : Hounslow West Underground station, Hounslow, Middlesex
Photographer : Topical Press : 29 Apr 1931
Content text : Contractor's sign: W J Dickens building contractor Ealing
Original number : U8639
  • Topical Press
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