CrossRail Place the biggest Timber project in the UK

Canary Wharf Cross Rail place futuristic building with roof garden

Crossrail Place in Canary wharf, near west India dock DLR station, is a landmark station on the new Elizabethan Crossrail line.

Crossrail Place is an artificial island with an abundant supply of plants and a beautiful glass dome on top crisscrossed with timber hexagons. (which is said to be the UK’s largest timber project yet!). The station opened it on the 1st of May 2015!


Canary Wharf Cross Rail station


The History of Crossrail place

Hand made mining tradition going back to the 1500s. The cross rail has 42km of underground tunnels. With this, there are additional features included such as;

10 new stations, Art Installations and New Spaces. Some Tunnel boring machines (TBMS) stations are named after women’s names:
Phyllis, Ellis, Ada, Elizabeth, Victoria, Jessica, Ellie, Sophia and Mary.


Canary Wharf Cross Rail station

Side view Cross Rail Place

Under the bridge there are shops and restaurant’s, this project is very multifunctional because not only you get a beautiful roof garden but shops and food places to eat. You also get a glorious view when you’re on the DLR to work or going out. View the gallery of Crossrail station here —->

Extraordinary Stations: Crossrail Place Gallery:


Seating Elizabethan line

Upholstery of seats Elizabethan Line
Front of Elizabethan Line train Paddington

Front of  the Elizabethan line, train

Cross Rail sections of the network:

if u want to go to the cross rail place, in Canary wharf, with some additional stations you can explore too:


Central and South-East Stations                                                 

  • Abbeywood–Whitechapel – Paddington

Western Section

  • Paddington–Heathrow–Reading
  • Acton Mainline – Reading


Eastern Section

  • (Stratford–Shenfield)
  • Elizabethan Line stations in London
  • Whitechapel
  • Canary Wharf
  • Custom House
  • Woolwich
  • Abbey Wood
  • Hayes and Harlington
  • Southall
  • Hanwell
  • West Ealing
  • Ealing Broadway
  • Acton Main Line
  • Paddington
  • Bond street
  • Tottenham Court Road
  • Farringdon
  • Liverpool street
  • Whitechapel
  • Stratford
  • Mary Land
  • Forest Gate
  • Manor Park station
  • Ilford station
  • Seven Kings
  • Goodmayes
  • Chadwell Heath
  • Romford
  • Gidea Park
  • Harold Wood
  • Brentwood
  • Shenfield station





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