Wood Lane (Hammersmith & City Line)

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Wood Lane is an above-ground London Underground station in the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham . It is part of the Westfield London urban development project on the Hammersmith & City Line and is located on Wood Lane, near the BBC Television Center . In 2014, 3.98 million passengers used the station.


The station opened on October 12, 2008. It is located in the immediate vicinity of the White City station of the Central Line on the opposite side of the street. Transport for London announced that there will be no ticket offices due to the huge popularity of the Oyster Card electronic ticket . Circle Line trains have also stopped here since December 13, 2009 .

A few hundred meters south, also on the Hammersmith & City Line, was another station called Wood Lane . This was served by the Metropolitan Line and had to be closed in 1959 after a fire on the wooden platform.


The station building, designed by Ian Ritchie Architects and built by the construction company Costain Group, was built on an irregularly shaped plot of land between Wood Lane and the underground viaduct. The construction work was complex, as the building is also directly above the Central Line tunnel, and took place mostly at night in order to disrupt rail operations as little as possible. The building has a 25-meter-high glass facade, the shell is made of shot-peened stainless steel, aluminum anodized with gold and granite. The station encloses the underground viaduct, access to the platforms is via stairs and elevators on both sides of the brick arches.

Web links

Commons : Wood Lane (Hammersmith & City Line)  - collection of pictures, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. COUNTS - 2014 - annual entries & exits. (PDF, 44 kB) Transport for London, 2015, archived from the original ; accessed on September 3, 2018 (English).
  2. ^ Hammersmith & City Line. Clive's Underground Line Guides, accessed January 10, 2013 .
  3. Oyster success leads Tube ticket office changes. Transport for London, June 12, 2007, archived from the original ; accessed on September 3, 2018 (English).
  4. ^ Circle Line. Clive's Underground Line Guides, accessed January 10, 2013 .
  5. Wood Lane station. Ian Ritchie Architects, accessed January 10, 2013 .
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Coordinates: 51 ° 30 '35.4 "  N , 0 ° 13' 26.9"  W.