© J. Callon
TURNPIKE LANE LONDON REGIONAL TRANSPORT UNDERGROUND STATION, GREEN LANES (east side)
HORNSEY, HARINGEY, GREATER LONDON
23 July 2001
17 May 1994
Date of last amendment:
17 May 1994
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TQ 3189 GREEN LANES
800-/24/10008 Turnpike Lane LRT
London Underground station, 1932 by Charles Holden. Red brick with grey diaper infil to
reinforced concrete, concrete frame partially exposed; concrete roof slab expressed as broad
cornice band under deep eaves. Rectangular plan making bold use of corner site, with
single-storey double entrance under curved slab rises to booking hall - of double height though
partially sunken - and offices set between two ventilation towers, that to Green Lanes sporting
All windows metal-Earned with strong horizontal emphasis, those to ends of booking hall of
five lights, that to Green Lanes a tripartite composition, the other wall with blind openings in
hall. Sunken ground floor of hall tiled in brown, with original floor tiles and central bronze
uplighter, the latter semi-herispherical on a tapered and fluted column and set in a square base.
Original sign points to 'BUS STATION'. Cream escalator hall leads to platforms tiled in cream
and deep yellow, with fixed inset seats and decorative incised ventilation covers by Harold
Stabler over original fully lined-out roundels. Offices between towers retain original fenestration
and some fittings.
Source: Lawrence Menear, London's Underground Stations, .1985.