At the 150th anniversary of one of London’s iconic stations, HS1’s Commercial Director WENDY SPINKS discusses St Pancras’s recent renaissance with PHILIP SHERRATT

International gateway: Eurostar e320 Class 374s at St Pancras. Photos courtesy HS1

Throughout its history St Pancras has always provoked a sense of wonder. Designed by William Barlow, the station opened on 1 October 1868 and became renowned as an engineering marvel – it was the largest space enclosed by a single roof in the world.

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