Burnt Oak tube station

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Burnt Oak London Underground
Burnt Oak stn building.JPG
Burnt Oak is located in Greater London
Burnt Oak
Burnt Oak
Location of Burnt Oak in Greater London
Location Burnt Oak
Local authority London Borough of Barnet
Managed by London Underground
Number of platforms 2
Fare zone 4
London Underground annual entry and exit
2013 Decrease 3.61 million[1]
2014 Increase 4.08 million[1]
2015 Increase 4.38 million[1]
2016 Increase 4.52 million[1]
Railway companies
Original company London Electric Railway
Key dates
27 October 1924 Opened as Burnt Oak
c. 1928 Renamed Burnt Oak (Watling)
c. 1950 Renamed Burnt Oak
Other information
Lists of stations
External links
  • TfL station info page
WGS84 51°36′10″N 0°15′50″W / 51.60278°N 0.26389°W / 51.60278; -0.26389Coordinates: 51°36′10″N 0°15′50″W / 51.60278°N 0.26389°W / 51.60278; -0.26389
Underground sign at Westminster.jpg London Transport portal

Burnt Oak is a London Underground station in Burnt Oak, north London, on Watling Avenue, off the A5 (the Edgware Road, originally a Roman Road known as Watling Street). The station is on the Edgware branch of the Northern line, between Edgware and Colindale stations, and in Travelcard Zone 4.


The station was designed by architect Stanley Heaps and opened as Burnt Oak (Watling) on 27 October 1924, two months after the extension of the Hampstead & Highgate Line from Hendon Central to Edgware had opened. For a while, the station was going to be named "Sheves Hill", and this name appears - crossed out with "Burnt Oak" printed on the side - on a version of the Underground map from 1924.[citation needed] The station was originally provided with a temporary structure before the final ticket office building was constructed in 1925. The suffix was dropped from the name about 1950.

In 2018, it was announced that the station would gain step free access by 2022, as part of a £200m investment to increase the number of accessible stations on the Tube.[2]


London Buses routes 114, 204, 251, 302 and 305 and night route N5 serve the station.


  1. ^ a b c d "Multi-year station entry-and-exit figures" (XLS). London Underground station passenger usage data. Transport for London. March 2017. Retrieved 28 May 2017. 
  2. ^ "Huge boost for accessibility as further 13 stations to go step-free". London City Hall. Retrieved 2018-02-02. 


External links

  • London Transport Museum Photographic Archive
    • Construction of Watling Avenue from Burnt Oak station to Edgware Road, 14 May 1924
    • Junction of Watling Avenue (on right of picture) and Edgware Road, 1926
    • Temporary station building constructed for opening of station, 1925
    • Permanent station building, 1925
Preceding station   Underground no-text.svg London Underground   Following station
Northern line
towards Morden or Kennington
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