The Kings Cross Lighthouse Building lives!

The Oysterhouse Lighthouse, Gray's Inn Road, Kings Cross, London, October 2007

It’s been slowly falling apart for years but the landmark building adjacent to Kings Cross railway station is set for a £13 million internal reconstruction.

The Oysterhouse Lighthouse, Gray's Inn Road, Kings Cross, London, October 2007

There’s been some debate as to what the 1880s tower was originally for. Some say that it was built to advertise an Oyster House below, while slightly madder people have suggested that it was once a helter-skelter tower.

The Oysterhouse Lighthouse, Gray's Inn Road, Kings Cross, London, October 2007

Whatever it was, it’s great to see the old building set to get a new lease of life.

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