The 2018 programme is now past. We will be launching the 2019 programme 20 August at 10am GMT

  • South Kensington exterior, 1929
  • Station exterior 1880
  • District line platforms

South Kensington Tube Station

Sir John Fowler

place
South Kensington, SW7 2ND

Travel Information

subway
Nearest tube: South Kensington
directions_bus
Bus routes: C1, 430, 414, 360, 74, 49, 345, 14
In honour of the 150th anniversary of the District line, this tour will discuss the history of the station, the architectural features dating from the Victorian, Edwardian, and modern eras, and the operational functions of the station.

Design

Original design
Sir John Fowler, 1868
Extension
Leslie Green, 1906
Refurbishment
George Sherrin, 1906
Type
Transport, Infrastructure/engineering
Period
Historical/contemporary