Deptford Station carriage ramp

Deptford Station carriage ramp Deptford Station carriage ramp

Erection date: 2015


{Above a medallion with the inscription 'London & Greenwich Railway Company incorporated 1837':}
Deptford Station Carriage Ramp
Designed by Colonel George Thomas Landmann, Royal Engineers 1780 - 1854.
The historic carriage ramp was completed in November 1835 to provide access for the London & Greenwich Railway, London's first railway line, which opened in 1836. The carriage ramp and adjoining viaduct are Grade II listed. Restoration was completed in 2015 as part of a redevelopment of the station and its environs.

Site: Deptford Station carriage ramp (1 memorial)

SE8, Deptford High Street, Deptford Market Yard

The railway line was high above street level. The ramp provided a way of getting the railway carriages up to the tracks, and also somewhere to store them.

Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of

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Deptford Station carriage ramp

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Colonel George Thomas Landmann

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London and Greenwich Railway

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