- Belsize Park tube station
London stations| name = Belsize Park |
| manager =
London Underground| zone = 2 | locale = Belsize Park| borough = London Borough of Camden| railcode = ZBP | start = 1907 | platforms = 2 | tubeexits04 = 4.984 | tubeexits07 = 5.633
Belsize Park tube station is a
London Undergroundstation in Belsize Park, north London. The station is on the Edgware branch of the Northern Line, between Chalk Farm and Hampstead stations, and in Travelcard Zone 2. It is located at the northern end of Haverstock Hill.
Royal Free Hospitalis located a short distance to the north of the station.
Deep-level air-raid shelter
Belsize Park is one of eight London Underground stations which has a deep-level air-raid shelter underneath it [cite book
author = Andrew Emmerson
coauthors = Tony Beard
title = London's Secret Tubes
publisher = Capital Transport Publishing
id = ISBN 1-85414-283-6
year = 2004] . The shelter was constructed in
World War IIto provide safe accommodation for service personnel. Entrances to the shelter are at the junction of Haverstock Hill and Downside Crescent and off Haverstock Hill.
* Belsize Park is the only London Underground station with a "z" in its name.
* [http://photos.ltmcollection.org London Transport Museum Photographic Archive]
** ltmcollection|25/9887125.jpg|Station exterior, 1925
** ltmcollection|23/9862723.jpg|Ticket hall, 1927
* [http://www.subbrit.org.uk/rsg/sites/b/belsize_park/index.html Subterranea Britannica's visit to Belsize Park deep level shelter]
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