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Latitude: 51.5031 / 51°30'11"N
Longitude: -0.2802 / 0°16'48"W
OS Eastings: 519461
OS Northings: 179637
OS Grid: TQ194796
Mapcode National: GBR 8S.015
Mapcode Global: VHGQX.3H63
Entry Name: Acton Town London Regional Transport Underground Station acton Town London Regional Transport Underground Station, Including Shopping Parade
Listing Date: 17 May 1994
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1263471
English Heritage Legacy ID: 432264
Location: Ealing, London, W3
Electoral Ward/Division: South Acton
Built-Up Area: Ealing
Traditional County: Middlesex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater London
Church of England Parish: All Saints Ealing
Church of England Diocese: London
ACTON GUNNERSBURY LANE
TQ 17 NE (south side)
962-/5/10019 Acton Town LRT
including shopping parade
(including Acton Town
Station, Bollo lane)
London Underground station with integral parade of shops, 1932 by Charles Holden.
Reinforced concrete post and lintel construction with red brick infil, some load-bearing. Symmetrical almost square and double-height ticket hall flanked by kiosks on bridge, from which parade of shops descends to Bollo Lane with secondary entrance under stepped boxed lighting to the rear. Ticket hall gives on to complex access area with open frame construction, whence enclosed stairs descend to platforms under integral concrete. canopies - incorporating
clerestoreys - on paired piers in alternating broad and narrow bay formation. The narrow bays part infilled by kiosks, integral poster boards, roundel signs and fixed seating. The platforms are linked by a secondary bridge at the southern end. All the frontage shops have their original bronzed glazing, particularly elaborate in the taller frontages to Bollo Lane and in the side passage. All shopdoors original save that to single shop east of station. The station windows metal with strong horizontal emphasis in their glazing bars. Ticket hall has projecting roundel sign over canopy, and three double-height paired windows
to street frontage with similar windows at upper level to rear. Exposed concrete frame to ceiling, rendered upper walls with brown tiling below. Original tiled floors.
Included as an important example of Holden's mature work for an interchange station.
Listing NGR: TQ1946179637
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