Client: Tubelines Ltd /
London Underground Ltd.
Location: Green Park, London
Services: Design, Planning, Environmental Impact
Contract Type: Lump Sum
Project Value: £48m
The £48m project to provide step-free facilities at
Green Park Tube station was completed ahead of schedule and under
budget by Tube Lines and London Underground in September
Passengers with restricted mobility, as well as people with
heavy luggage or buggies, are now able to use the new lifts at
Green Park Tube station to easily access the Piccadilly, Victoria
and Jubilee line platforms.
During the 2012 Games Green Park will be a key station as it
will enable customers to change onto the Jubilee line for access to
the Olympic Park, Wembley and North Greenwich. Green Park is also
an interchange for travellers heading to Heathrow airport and other
key transport hubs such as St.Pancras International Rail
Other works include new flooring, ceiling, lighting, tiling and
signage in the ticket hall, plus new entrances and lift
The project is part of a wider upgrade of Green Park station
which also includes the installation of a new canopy and a new
staircase on the south side of Piccadilly, as well as public space
improvements outside the station.
Art on the Underground has also commissioned artist John Maine
RA to create a new artwork which forms part of the station
structure. The work focuses on the geology of the Portland stone
cladding and setting of the station in the natural environment of
Due to the location of the station within a Royal Park and
Conservation Areas and adjacent to listed buildings, the design
process has involved a number of sensitive design considerations
and extensive stakeholder consultation to ensure that the finished
station is sympathetic to its surroundings while enhancing the
The completion of the wider upgrade of the station and its
surrounds is expected in early 2012.
Capita Symonds is the lead designer for all
aspects of the Green Park station project.
For further information on this project
contact Neill Grieve here