West London Link Design
in association with the Halcrow Group and Hammersmith BID
A TUNNEL TO REPLACE THE HAMMERSMITH FLYOVER: A CHAIN OF OPPORTUNITIES
THE GREAT WEST ROAD
ST PAULS CHURCHKING STREETHAMMERSMITH BRIDGEST PAULS CHURCHST PAULS CHURCHST PAULS CHURCH
Map showing the impact of WWII bomb damageA view on St Paul’s Church and QueenStreet from the Broadway, painted around1835 by James Pollard. By the early 19thCentury Hammersmith was a major trans-port centre for coach routes to and fromLondon.Hammersmith Broadway c1914 Palmer’sdevelopment store was founded in 1886and demolished in the 1980’s.
Buildings destroyed by a V1 ying bomb on
24 July 1944. The area is now covered byFurnivall Gardens.The proposed route of the A4 Great West Road (Talgarth Road western extension) and Hammersmith Flyover (viaduct).Hammersmith Broadway in the early1950’s.Newspaper photograph from the DailyTelegraph, September 9 1955 showingFurnivall Gardens and the Great West Roadunder construction.
The Great West Road and the proposed yover.