Central House, E1

Residential/commercial block in/near Aldgate East

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Virgin rail strike: Staff vote overwhelmingly in favour of walk-out
Rail workers on Virgin West Coast trains have voted by nine to one to go on strike in a dispute over pay, the RMT union announced.

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Leader of new party bidding to takeover Kensington and Chelsea Council says Londoners will accept tax rise to solve housing crisis
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VIEW THE ALDGATE EAST AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE ALDGATE EAST AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE ALDGATE EAST AREA IN THE 1860s
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Aldgate East

In a land east of Aldgate, lies the land of Aldgate East...

The name Commercial Road had been proposed for the original Aldgate East station, which opened on 6 October 1884 as part of an eastern extension to the Metropolitan District Railway (now the District Line), some 500 feet to the west of the current station, close to the Metropolitan Railway's Aldgate station. However, when the curve to join the Metropolitan Railway from Liverpool Street was built, the curve had to be particularly sharp due to the presence of Aldgate East station, at which it needed to be straight.

As part of London Transport's 1935-1940 New Works Programme, the triangular junction at Aldgate was enlarged, to allow for a much gentler curve and to ensure that trains held on any leg of the triangle did not foul the signals and points at other places. The new Aldgate East platforms were sited almost immediately to the east of their predecessors, with one exit facing west toward the original location, and another at the east end of the new platforms.

The new eastern exit was now close enough to the next station along the line, St Mary's (Whitechapel Road), that this station could also be closed, reducing operational overhead and journey times, as the new Aldgate East had effectively replaced two earlier stations.

The new station, opened on 31 October 1938 (the earlier station closing permanently the previous night), was designed to be completely subterranean, providing a much needed pedestrian underpass to the road above. However, in order to accommodate the space needed for this, and the platforms below, the existing track required lowering by more than seven feet. To achieve this task, whilst still keeping the track open during the day, the bed underneath the track was excavated, and the track held up by a timber trestle work. Then, once excavation was complete and the new station constructed around the site, an army of over 900 workmen lowered the whole track simultaneously in one night, utilising overhead hooks to suspend the track when necessary. The hooks still remain.

District and Hammersmith and City line trains running into Aldgate East along two sides of the triangle (from Liverpool Street and from Tower Hill) pass through the site of the earlier station, most of which has been obliterated by the current junction alignment, although the extensive width and height and irregular shape of the tunnel can be observed.

Since the station was built completely under a widened road, and was built after concrete had started to be used as a construction material, the platforms have a particularly high headroom. Combined with the late 1930s style of tiling typical of the stations of the then London Passenger Transport Board, the platform area of the station presents a particularly airy and welcoming appearance, unusual on the underground at the time of construction. The tiling contains relief tiles, showing devices pertinent to London Transport and the area it served, were designed by Harold Stabler and made by the Poole Pottery.


LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Aldgate East:   In a land east of Aldgate, lies the land of Aldgate East...
Spitalfields:   Spitalfields is near to Liverpool Street station and Brick Lane.
Tower Gateway:   Tower Gateway is a Docklands Light Railway station near to the Tower of London.


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
London in 1457:   Goulston Street is a thoroughfare running north-south from Wentworth Street to Whitechapel High Street.
Wentworth Street (1901):   Turn-of-the-century fashion in east London.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Adler Street, E1 · Alie Street, E1 · Alie Street, E77 · Angel Alley, E1 · Arcadia Court, E1 · Arts Quarter, E1 · Assam Street, E1 · Back Church Lane, E1 · Back Mews, SE4 · Black Lion Yard, E1 · Bowmans Mews, E1 · Boyd Street, E1 · Braham Street, E1 · Buckle Street, E1 · Camperdown Street, E1 · Casson Street, E1 · Chamber Street, E1 · Chicksand Street, E1 · College East, E1 · Commercial Street, E1 · Coney Way, SW8 · Coppergate House, E1 · Coverley Close, E1 · Davenant Street, E1 · Deal Street, E1 · East Tenter Street, E1 · Fairclough Street, E1 · Fashion Street, E1 · Fletcher Street, E1 · Flower and Dean Street, E1 · Forbes Street, E1 · Fournier Street, E1 · George Street, E1 · Goodman?s Yard, E1 · Goodmans Yard, E1 · Goulston Street, E1 · Gowers Walk, E1 · Greatorex Street, E1 · Greenfield Road, E1 · Gunthorpe Street, E1 · Hanbury Street, E1 · Haydon Street, E1 · Haydon Street, EC3N · Heneage Street, E1 · Henriques Street, E1 · Hooper Street, E1 · Ibex House, EC3N · Kings Arms Court, E1 · Lamb Street, E1 · Leman Street, E1 · Little Somerset Street, E1 · Lolesworth Close, E1 · Manningtree Street, E1 · Mansell Street, E1 · Middlesex Street, EC3A · Mill Yard, E1 · Minories, E1 · Mulberry Street, E1 · North Tenter Street, E1 · Old Castle Street, E1 · Old Montague Street, E1 · Osborn Street, E1 · Osborne Street, E1 · Osbourne Street, E1 · Philchurch Place, E1 · Pinchin Street, E1 · Plumbers Row, E1 · Pomell Way, E1 · Prescot Street, E1 · Princelet Street, E1 · Puma Court, E1 · South Tenter Street, E1 · Spellman Street, E1 · Spelman House, E1 · Spelman Street, E1 · Spring Walk, E1 · St Clare Street, EC3N · St Mark Street, E1 · St Marks Street, E1 · Thrawl Street, E1 · Toynbee Street, E1 · Wentworth Street, E1 · West Tenter Street, E1 · White Church Lane, E1 · Whitechap, E1 · Whitechapel High Street, E1 · Whitechapel Market, E1 · Wilkes Street, E1 · Woodseer Street, E1 ·


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