Woodalls live and breathe places, it is part of the DNA. Everyone is influenced by places – how do you feel when you walk into your favourite place? The Woodalls team want to share with you some of their favourite places.
Standing between the British Library and Regents canal this grade 1 listed building that acts as a busy transport terminus and was originally opened in 1868. The building was renovated and expanded between 2001 and 2007 in a £800 million investment.
There are several items of art on display to the public at St Pancras including a 9-metre high 20-tonne bronze statue named The Meeting Place which stands beneath the station clock. Designed by British artist Paul Day, it is intended to evoke the romance of travel through the depiction of a couple locked in an amorous embrace.
Daren Bannister, Contracts Director, Woodall’s
Kings Cross/St Pancras is one of the first architectural buildings Daren fell in love with.
This place is special to Daren because St Pancras Station and Midland Grand Hotel is one of the wonders of Victorian engineering. It is a masterpiece of Victorian Gothic Architecture and one of the most elegant stations in the World.
Describing London St Pancras in an intimate way Daren said “it is the perfect mix of beauty, history, modernity, functionality and convenience.