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Tuesday, October 10, 2006

A ski jump in central London



OK, I'm lying. Before leaving Vauxhall I had to show you one of the more bizzare pieces of London architecture. This is not a ski jump for a giant but a bus station. This is the design. Why??

For reference, the Elephant and Castle from yesterday is directly behind this.

posted by Ham at 00:37 -- Comments here: 11

Comments on "A ski jump in central London"

 

Blogger Gail's Man said ... (07:59) : 

It;s really a rocket launcher secretly disguised as a bus station.

 

Blogger Kris said ... (08:54) : 

hey, i have the same thought as gail's man..hahah,its more like a missile laucher ..

 

Blogger edwin s said ... (11:36) : 

wonderful structure I must say!

 

Anonymous Anonymous said ... (13:12) : 

It is a bus launcher. If the Victoria Line and Vauxhall Bridge are out, just launch the buses over the Thames. Look for the landing ramp at Pimlico Station.

 

Blogger Ham said ... (14:26) : 

Anon - LOL!It could almost be aimed at MI5.....

 

Blogger Eric said ... (14:40) : 

Only in England! Are you sure it's not a ski jump though? ;)

 

Blogger Jing said ... (17:38) : 

LOL...
Really really unique bus station.
Like a missile launcher??
Like a ski jump ??
hee hee...
Um...a unfinished way to the out space~~
Fuuny structure!!No one worry about that "jump" would fall down when standing under it???
:D
kidding~~~
...Jing

 

Anonymous NiC said ... (17:56) : 

Heh, heh, like the bus launcher idea. :)

 

Blogger ems said ... (18:51) : 

It is really quite bizarre.

 

Blogger Boggins said ... (13:25) : 

Beneath the ski ramp is what appears to be the world's largest caravan. Que pasa? Were substances involved?

 

Anonymous Helen said ... (22:58) : 

Looks like it woud be more fun as a ski jump!

 

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