St Pancras Chambers
Looking at the jaw-dropping Gothic elegance of St Pancras, it's hard to believe that the 1873 Midland Grand Hotel languished empty for...
Euston Fire Station
The 1902 Euston Fire Station opposite St Pancras New Church is a wonderful example of Arts and Crafts architecture.
As the name suggests, this was, in a former life, the booking office of St Pancras train station. The space has been transformed into a...
One of the very few London restaurants brave enough to serve the fiery cuisine from Sichuan area in western China. Give your tastebuds a...
British Library information
Lonely Planet review
For visitors, the real highlight is a visit to the Sir John Ritblat Gallery where the most precious manuscripts, spanning almost three millennia, are held. Here you'll find the Codex Sinaiticus (the first complete text of the New Testament), a Gutenberg Bible (1455), the stunningly illustrated Jain sacred texts, Leonardo da Vinci's notebooks, a copy of the Magna Carta (1215), explorer Captain Scott's final diary, Shakespeare's First Folio (1623) and the lyrics to 'A Hard Day's Night' (scribbled on the back of Julian Lennon's birthday card) plus original scores by Handel, Mozart and Beethoven.