• Subway ceiling detail(brickwork)
  • Subway underground

Crystal Palace Subway

Charles Barry Junior

place
Crystal Palace Parade, SE19 1LG
Magnificent subway under Crystal Palace Parade resembling a vaulted crypt. The subway connected the High Level Station (Charles Barry Junior 1865; demolished 1961) to the Crystal Palace (Joseph Paxton 1854; burnt down 1936). New gate (2016)

Access

Sunday 23rd

Open 10am–5pm

no access to subway for wheelchairs, buggies, pushchairs etc. Access for Assistance Dogs. (max visitors 100)

info_outline This building is open free of charge at other times of the year

info_outline Long queues expected

Design

Original design
Charles Barry Junior, 1865
Type
Transport, Community/cultural
Period
Victorian