Abbey Wood station demolition

It’s currently not much more than a shell with the rest due to come down, beginning next weekend. The line will be closed all next weekend, and the weekend after.

Abbey Wood station demolition timescale

To be honest once the wrecking ball gets going it looks as though it will be down in an hour. The area where the walkways were located is completely cleared.

Abbey Wood station site

It was built in 1987, lasted almost 30 years, and will be replaced by this:

Includes retail unit and lifts
Includes retail unit and lifts

Other work has progressed well around Plumstead, as can be seen here on the Bexley is Bonkers blog.

Last week Canary Wharf’s Crossrail station opened, or at least the shopping, cinema and garden roof parts did. Well mostly, as the cinema opens on 15th May. By 2018 this will be 11 minutes from Abbey Wood station. Bring it on.