Wanstead tube station

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Template:Use dmy dates Template:Use British English Template:Infobox London station Wanstead tube station is a London Underground station in Wanstead, on the Hainault loop of the Central Line. It is in Zone 4.

Construction of the station had started in the 1930s, but was delayed by the onset of World War 2. Wanstead was not opened until 14 December 1947. The station buildings, located opposite The Green, were designed by architect Charles Holden, like many other stations on the branch. It kept its original wooden escalator until 2003, one of the last underground tube stations to do so.

The station has been extensively refurbished since 2006, with the original platform wall tiling, that had become badly damaged, being replaced.

Transport links

The following routes serve nearby:

Route Start End Operator
101 Wanstead Gallions Reach Shopping Park Stagecoach London
66 Leytonstone Romford Arriva Southern Counties
145 Leytonstone Dagenham Stagecoach London
308 Clapton Park Wanstead Tower Transit
W12 Walthamstow Wanstead CT Plus
W13 Woodford Wells Leytonstone CT Plus
W14 Leyton Woodford Bridge Tower Transit
N8 Hainault Oxford Circus Stagecoach London
N55 Woodford Wells Oxford Circus Stagecoach London


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