Belsize Park tube station

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 Underground station 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.

The Royal Free Hospital is located a short distance to the north of the station.


The station was opened on 22 June 1907 by the Charing Cross, Euston & Hampstead Railway. It is served by three lifts which descend 33.2 m (108 ft 10 in) to the platforms.

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 II to 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.


External links

* [ London Transport Museum Photographic Archive]
** ltmcollection|25/9887125.jpg|Station exterior, 1925
** ltmcollection|23/9862723.jpg|Ticket hall, 1927
* [ Subterranea Britannica's visit to Belsize Park deep level shelter]



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