Is home of the 36 floor skyscraper known as Euston Tower. Former home of London’s Capital Radio and ITV. Also sharing the limelight is the 37 floor BT Tower which was famous for the revolving restaurant on the 34 floor. Unfortunately the restaurant was closed due to security warnings in the 80s after a terrorist attack was executed in the 70s.
Plans arose to reopen the restaurant in time for the Olympics with a 360 degree led banner showing a countdown to the opening ceremony and firework display 518ft off of ground level. Celebrity chefs were being lined up to run the kitchens but plans dissolved for unknown reasons.
The Grand old Euston Station is where Euston Square Gardens is situated right outside the doors. The gardens are what’s left of the 19 century cattle route for the well renowned Smithfield Market. Euston is located at the top of Tottenham court Road which is home of the famous Spearmint Rhino and a 5 minute walk from Regents Park.
The British Library just up the road from the station is said to be the largest in the world holding around 150 million research materials from all countries and languages. If you was looking for a quiet little backstreet pub the Marlborough Arms on Huntley Street is the one to look for. Try the Sambuca!
Euston railway station, also known as London Euston, is managed by Network Rail, it is in the top 10 busiest railway stations in the country and forms part of the West Coast Main Line, people arrive here at all hours of the day, it even has trains which run all the way to Glasgow!
It has 18 platforms for arrivals and departures that at the height of the rush hour can hold thousands of people, you will find it located on Euston Road and it opened in 1837. The original building stood there until it was demolished in the 1960’s, a new one, which represents a more international style, replaced it and is what we see standing there today.
Euston station is not only a railway station but also is home to an underground station ; Euston, this is located on the Victoria line, a little further down the road is Euston Square, located on Euston Road very close to Gower Street, this station is on three lines, Circle, Metropolitan and Hammersmith and City, it is also very close to the University College Hospital which houses one of the very best cancer clinics in the world.
While in the area you have got to pay the Crazy Bear Fitzrovia, 26-28 Whitfield Street W1T 2RG, a visit. Voted as one of the best restaurants in London by The London Lifestyle Awards the décor here has got to be seen to be believed, enjoy a cocktail, a meal and even dancing in the oriental styled opulence.