Help Us Create A New Map Of Alternative Tube Names

Geoff Marshall
By Geoff Marshall Last edited 34 months ago
Help Us Create A New Map Of Alternative Tube Names

A few suggestions to get you started.

Imagine a London in which the tube stations all have different names. Not peculiar or outrageous names, but ones that might equally serve the location. For example, Tottenham Court Road could be named after nearby Soho Square. Or maybe Holborn could be called Kingsway.

So we have a challenge for you: come up with realistic alternative names for all the stops on the tube map. Perhaps the names will relate to other nearby places or landmarks. Maybe you'll plump for a now obsolete historic name for an area. Or you might even jump on-board with the property developers and estate agents and decide to put modern constructions like Midtown on the map.

We'll use the most popular suggestions for stations to create an alternative map, finding a switcheroo for all 270 stops on the tube (so do think outside of the central zone as well).

Put your suggestions in the comments below.

Last Updated 21 October 2014

Sarah

Mornington Crescent - South Camden.

Gu

Finsbury Park - Stroud Green

Kenny

New Cross Gate - Hatcham (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/H...

Konrad

Charing Cross - Trafalgar Square

Clapham South - Abbeville Road
Angel - Upper Street

DNS

Fulham Broadway = Chelsea (like the football club)

Sebastien

Warwick Avenue - Little Venice ( apologies to Duffy fans)

Anita

London souvenir station. The walls of London 's sights .... we could paint three years to work out with my husband and we were in love with London !

kelly wood

North Greenwich should be renamed the Greenwich you want is 2 miles away or obviously The O2.

smersh

North Greenwich - The Underdome.

Tom Chivers

Great idea! Here are some suggestions:

Aldage Barrs instead of Aldgate
Jamaica Road instead of Bermondsey
Parliament Square instead of Westminster
Smithfield instead of Barbican
Bishopsgate instead of Liverpool Street
Battersea instead of Clapham Junction
Ratcliffe instead of Limehouse
Southbank instead of Waterloo
Surrey Docks instead of Surrey Quays
Silicon Roundabout instead of Old Street

Oliver

Highbury & Islington - Highbury Corner

towerman

Good idea! How about...
London Bridge = Borough Market
Waterloo = Southbank
Marble Arch = Tyburn
Kings Cross = London Gateway
Embankment = Cleopatra

JOHN HURST

Pimlico - St. George's Square
Russell Square - British Museum

James

Kennington - Surrey Park Gardens
Vauxhall - MI5 or maybe Agent Bond
Elephant and Castle - Charlie Chaplin
Waterloo - The South Bank

Gareth

King Cross -> Battle Bridge
Mile End -> Queen Mary University of London

thereminwar

Tottenham Court Road should be renamed St Giles Circus.
Goodge Street -> Tottenham Court Road.
Arsenal -> Gillespie Road

Mike Paterson

My station Northfields = Blondin after the tightrope walker, who lived nearby.

David Chandler

Cockfosters - Trent Park

Fra

Sloane square-king's road

David Chandler

Russell Square - Bernard Street

David Chandler

Euston Square - Gower Street

towerman

A few more...
Tottenham Court Road = British Museum
Farringdon = Smithfield
Lancaster Gate = Serpentine
South Kensington = Albert

Will

Aldgate East -> Brick Lane South

David Chandler

Covent Garden - Long Acre

oriordan

Gunnersbury - East Brentford. That will really annoy the Chiswick locals.

Stamford Book - WeGo (West Goldhawk Road)

Brendan Kenny

Dollis Hill: Gladstone Park
Willesden Green: Walm Lane
Kilburn: Shoot-up Hill

oriordan

Turnham Green - Acton Green. It is closer to Acton Green than Turnham Green and again, the Chiswick locals won't like the "A" word.

unslugged

The very thought fills me with horror.
Although.... we could do this on a mischievous level... rename all the stations using names we already have. For example, Hammersmith is now known as Bank. Waterloo is now Arsenal. And so on.
It's not very interesting but it'll wind the tourists up, no end. And for that alone I commend this idea.

giles lane

Russell Square -> Horse Hospital

Amanda

Russell Square: Brunswick
Euston Square: Gower Street
North Greenwich: o2 Arena
Moorgate: Barbican East
Chalk Farm: North Camden

towerman

This is quite addictive...
Covent Garden = Opera
Borough = The Marshalsea
Elephant & Castle = Roundabouts
Lambeth North = Bedlam

Mary

chalk farm = Roundhouse

Kris Wood

Turnham Green - Chiswick High Road

alex

shepherds bush market = Shey-Boo Market. that will please all the saffas and aussies.

Mark Jones

Tooting Bec - Trinity Road (I believe that this was its original name)
Bethnal Green - Roman Road (it would also mean that there wouldn't be two stations half a mile apart with the same name)
Mile End - Green Bridge
Stratford - Stratford City
Stratford International - Stratford Westfield

Sophie

St John's Wood = Abbey Road

MattFromLondonist

In 20 years time...

Poplar = Canary Wharf North
Mudchute = Canary Wharf South
Limehouse = Canary Wharf West
Old Street = Cityfringe North
Shoreditch = Cityfringe East
Farringdon = Cityfringe West

towerman

Chalk Farm = Primrose Hill
St John's Wood = Lord's
Warwick Avenue = Little Venice
Goodge Street = Charlotte Street
Euston Square = University

Mike

Edgware - Stonegrove Park
Burnt Oak - Watling Avenue

Golders Green - North End
Hamsptead - Heath Street

stephan roux

Aldgate East > Brick Lane

Baldassaro

Elephant & Castle = Newington Causeway. Kennington = Newington Butts. Borough = Marshalsea. Oval = Kennington. Pimlico = Tate Britain (or possibly Bessborough Gardens). Lambeth North = Imperial War Museum (or Lower Marsh). Waterloo = South Bank Centre. Southwark = Blackfriars. Blackfriars = Ludgate Hill.

Baldassaro

Sorry. Southwark = Blackfriars Road.

Kate

Whitechapel - Jack the Ripper

Juling

Euston Square - University College London
Notting Hill Gate - Portobello Road
Edgware Road - Marylebone Road
Marble Arch - Hyde Park
Warren Street - University College Hospital
Charing Cross - Trafalgar Square
Hyde Park Corner - Duke of Wellington Arch
Kensington High Street - Kensington Town Hall
South Kensington - Natural History Museum
Knightsbridge - Harrods
Green Park - Mayfair
Gloucester Road - Cromwell Road
Sloane Square - Kings Road
Oxford Circus - Regents Street
Leicester Square - China Town
Tower Hill - Tower Bridge
Victoria - Buckingham Palace/Westminster Cathedral
Queensway - Westbourne Grove
Bayswater - Whiteleys
London Bridge - Borough Market

Mark Jones

Sloane Square - Kings Road
Victoria - Belgravia
South Kensington - Albertopolis
Liverpool Street - Norton Folgate
Tower Hill/Tower Gateway - Tower of London

towerman

Hyde Park Corner = Wellington Arch

Daniel

Archway-Whittington

Chelo

Hippodrome for Leicester Square?

Ben Hodgson

Balham -> Du Cane Court

Vicky_liddell

Tooting Bec - The Lido
Kensal Green - Cemetery Junction

Iain

St John's Wood - Abbey Road
Farringdon - Clerkenwell

Funkarooney

Hatton Cross - Great South West Road
Heathrow T4 – Bedfont
Heathrow T5 – Colnbrook (or Staines)
Heathrow T1, 2, 3 – Heathrow Central Terminals
Colliers Wood – Wandle Park (or “that bloody awful tower why don’t they pull it down”)
South Wimbledon – Merton Abbey
Morden – Morden Hall Park (or Southernmost Northern)
Wimbledon – Uphill to the Tennis
Southfields – Downhill to the Tennis
Wimbledon Park - Dalchinis

nemethv

Hanger Lane = Drivers' Bane Roundabout/Gyratory
Alperton = Border of the Civilised World

Oli

Chalk Farm - Primrose Hill
Hampstead Heath - South End Green

Naomi Talitha Vickers

Charing Cross - Strand

Mark Cooper

My friends and I through the hive mind have come up with.

Euston Square -> Euston Tower
Tower Hill->Fenchurch St
Gunnersbury - Chiswick Park
Chiswick Park station - Turnham Green
Turnham Green - Chiswick Common or Bedford Park
Westminster - Whitehall
St. James's Park - Victoria Street or Queen Anne's Gate
Victoria - Buckingham Palace.
Elephant & Castle = Newington Causeway;
Borough = Marshalsea
Kennington = Newington Butts
Oval = Kennington
Pimlico = Tate Britain (or possibly Bessborough Gardens)
Lambeth North = Imperial War Museum (or Lower Marsh)
Waterloo = South Bank Centre
Southwark = Blackfriars
Blackfriars = Ludgate Hill
South Kensington = Museums
Moor Park - Merchant Taylor and Northwood Prep School.
Colindale - RAF Museum.
Tottenham Court Road - Centrepoint
Russell Square - British Museum
Goodge Street - Gadget Street
Warren Street (which should be merged with Euston Square a la Edgware Road anyway) - Euston Tower
Kings Cross St Pancras - Westfield
London Bridge - Shard
Covent Garden - For God's Sake Get Out of the Bloody Way, Yes, You
Piccadilly Circus - Eros
Green Park - Green Park (no interchange between Piccadilly and Victoria lines here)
Mansion House - Tube Runners (renamed in their honour as hardly anyone else uses it)
Chancery Lane - Inns of Court
Piccadilly Circus = Shaftesbury Avenue
Green Park = Piccadilly
Hyde Park Corner = Green Park
Lancaster Gate = Hyde Park
Marble Arch = Edgware Road
Edgware Road = Paddington Green
Paddington = St Mary's Hospital

Peter Gregory

Camden Town - Parkway. Mornington Crescent-Hampstead Road.

Peter

for Oval use eggshaped or Eliptical

parkylondon

Mansion House becomes Queen Victoria Street
Bank becomes "Bank for Mansion House"

Fulham Broadway becomes "Fulham Broadway for Chelski, wretched hive of scum and villainy"

Abbey Road (DLR) becomes "Abbey Road Not For The Beatles"

North Acton, South Acton, West Acton, East Acton, Acton Central and Acton Main Line all become "Acton". Because it'd be a bloody good laugh and why should Acton have so many sodding stations?

Kevin B

Paddington H&C -> Grand Union

Peter

Mackerel for St john's wood as it is the only station that does not have any of the letters of Mackerel in it.

Sam

Green Park = Mayfair (or Berkeley Square)
Hyde Park Corner = Park Lane
Picadilly Circus = Haymarket
Covent Garden = Long Acre or Drury Lane

andy

South Ealing = Little Ealing
Ealing Broadway = Haven Green
Wimbledon = Centre Court
Tooting Broadway = St George's
Boston Manor = Elthorne Park
Osterley = Great West Road

Gary

Canada Water should be called Rotherhithe Peninsula.

Dave H

This is too much fun...

Farringdon -> Smithfield
Barbican -> London Wall
Kings Cross St. Pancras -> Somers Town
Mudchute -> Millwall Dock
Liverpool Street -> Bishopsgate
Chancery Lane -> Grays Inn

Borough -> Marshalsea
Old Street -> City Road
Leicester Square -> Chinatown
Tottenham Court Road -> Dionysus

Richard McKeever

Canning Town could be called "Hallsville" reclaiming the area's former name before it was changed to that of the Viceroy of India. It is also the name being used for the extensive rebuilding alongside the tube station.

fitz

There's no actual Bond Street (just New Bond St and Old Bond St)- so it has to be New Bond Street.
Edgware Road - Marylebone Road (Flyover)
Westbourne Park - Great Western Road
Royal Oak(where?) - Porchester Road
Queensway and Bayswater need to be swapped around (Queensway is on Bayswater Road and Bayswater is on Queensway)
Regents Park - Park Crescent
West Kensington (dreamed up by a property developer?) - North End Road
South Kensington - Old Brompton Road
West Brompton - Lillie Road
Westminster - Parliament Square
Warren Street - Euston Underpass
Southwark - The Cut
Mansion House - Queen Victoria Street

Geoff Marshall

ok! this is a LOT of comments! We've now got almost ALL of Zone 1 and Zone 2 covered, if you want to chip on .. can you do station in Zone 3 and outwards??

Lindsey Berthoud

Manor House = Woodberry Grove
Turnpike Lane = Ducketts Common
Wood Green = Spouters Corner
Bounds Green = I'm consulting on this one
Arnos Grove = Bowes Road
Southgate = Chase Side
Oakwood = Enfield West
Cockfosters = Trent Park

Geoff Marshall

Keep them coming! Outlying stations? I bet no one can thing of alternate names for Heathrow Airport ...

Richard McKeever

Now that the football team have moved to Ashburton Grove why not rename Arsenal to Gillespie Road - wouldn't even need to change the Wall Tiles

Dahhhling

Green Park - Buck House

CronFlakes

Here's my suggestions...
Mudchute should have been called Millwall - they just didn't want the association with the football
BattleBridge for KingsX (it's old name)
King William Street for Bank/Monument
Burnt 'ash for Brixton
York Way for York Road ... oh wait.. you probably want open stations :P

Dahhhling

Wood Green - Wood Greek

Richard McKeever

Goodge Street = Fitzrovia

Yana Hearl

Alice-White Rabbit -Tea Party-Cheshire Cat-Kingsway

Josh

Bounds Green -> Bowes Park or Bowes Manor

David

Piccadilly Circus = Haymarket

Richard McKeever

East Finchley = Archer
Woodside Park = North Finchley

(see http://londonist.com/2013/03/e... )

Nuno

Goodge street - HMRC

towerman

Seven Sisters = Seven Elms (I believe this refers to some elm trees; not sure why!)
Walthamstow Central = The Dogs
Highgate = Highgate Cemetary
Archway = Waterlow Park
Richmond = Old Deer Park
Kew Gardens - National Archives
Bermondsey = Jamaica Road OR Cherry Garden Pier

Tessa

Southwark - The Cut

towerman

For all the Heathrow stations, change to: Great West Aerodrome (its original name, and rather beautiful too!)

Kevin B

Warwick Avenue - Little Venice

towerman

Leyton = Lea Valley
Plaistow = Newham

Clare

Knightsbridge = Harrods

Philippa Kilkelly

Shorditch high st - Brick Lane

Freddy MacKee

Goodge St. - Senate House
Warren St. - Gower St.
Charing Cross - Trafalgar Square

Freddy MacKee

Morden - Mordor

Andy Carter

Wanstead - Langstead after Google Maps incorrectly named it a few years ago. Or alternatively it should be called Wanstead High Street East, whilst Snaresbrook becomes Wanstead High Street West as they are situated at the ends of the same road.

South Woodford would revert to George Lane, and Woodford to Snakes Lane rather than the vague areas they serve.

Theydon Bois should become 'Epping Forest' to stop confusing prospective walkers who show up in actual Epping a good couple of miles from the edge of the forest... So I guess Epping would become 'Epping Town' or 'Actual Epping'

Hmm you can tell which end of town I'm from..

Rich Thomas

Some [south]easterly suggestions:

Woolwich Arsenal -> General Gordon Square
King George V -> North Woolwich
London City Airport -> Tate & Lyle East
Pontoon Dock -> Thames Barrier Park
West Silvertown -> Tate & Lyle West
Canning Town -> Leamouth Peninsula (or London City Island, ugh)

Spielo

Southwark: Bankside
(Calling it Southwark has created this weird situation where the northernmost portion of the Borough of Southwark is referred to as "Southwark", despite the rest of it still being Southwark as well)

Rich Thomas

How about:

Cutty Sark for Maritime Greenwich -> Greenwich Market
Greenwich -> Greenwich High Road
Deptford Bridge -> Deptford Creek
Elverson Road -> Coldbath Street
Lewisham -> River Quaggy (!)

Me

Tower Hill - Tower Bridge

Lion king

Whitechapel= royal London

James Guppy

You guys have too much time on your hands...:)

Christiane Link

North Greenwich - The O2
Old Street - Silicon Roundabout

Ruth Hargreaves

Heathrow Terminal 5 - Play Pod Park

Andrea Vail

Mansion House as Queen Victoria Street has been mentioned, but I like the snappier name of Garlick Hill ;D

Revjezza

If we are allowed to do DLR stations too
How about stratford international. It is not really Stratford and it is definitely not international.so Olympic Park

Lampwick

High Barnet - Chipping Barnet
Totteridge & Whetstone - Brook Farm
Woodside Park - North Finchley or Tally Ho
West Finchley - Moss Hall
Mill Hill East - Bittacy Hill
Finchley Central - Church End
East Finchley - Cherry Tree Wood or The Phoenix
Highgate - Queen's Wood or Shepherds' Hill
Archway - Dick Whittington

Revjezza

Arsenal should be Gillespie Rd, the only arsenal is in Woolwich
St John's wood should be Abbey Road as that what people go there for.
New cross should be Hatcham
Southwark should be the Tate

Mr Waterproof

Holloway Road=Joe Meek
Archway=Whittington
Seven Sisters=Wards Corner

anon91

Hounslow West = Hell West'
Hounslow Central = Hell Central
Hounslow East = Hell East
Hatton Cross = Feltham Young Offenders
Heathrow T123 = Quarantine Station 123
Heathrow T4 = Quarantine Station 4
Heathrow T5 = Dont Bother

Delice

South Kensigton = Museums or Free Museums :))

Delice

St. John's Wood = The Beatles Crossing

Dog

Hoxton = Beards

Shoreditch = Hipsters
Haggerston = Can't Afford Shoreditch
Dalston = Can't Afford Haggerston
Old Street = Not Really Silicon Valley
King's Cross = Media Hipsters
Camden Town = Rich Punks and Rockers
West Hampstead = Poor People's Hampstead
Knightsbridge = UAE
Sloane Square = Qatar
Green Park = Emirates

Jack

Canning Town - Leamouth
St Paul's - New Change
Stratford - Olympic Park
West Ham - Manor Road

Neverharry

Highgate - Bellevue
Arsenal - Gillespie Park
Chalk Farm - Roundhouse
Arnos Grove - North Circular
HollowayRoad - Pootersville
Edgware Road - Little Beirut

Great idea!

David

Tooting bec > balham south

Val

Green Park - Buckingham Palace

Anthony

Burnt oak "the watling

Ricardo

Charing Cross - Trafalgar Square
Westminster - Big Ben
Green Park - Mayfair
Waterloo - Southbank
London Bridge - Borough Market
Temple - King's College
Tower Hill - Tower of London
Mile End - Millennium Park
Canary Wharf - South Dock
Heron Quays - Middle Dock
West India Quay - North Dock
North Greenwich - O2 Arena
Greenwich - Greenwich Park
Royal Victoria - Emirates Royal Docks
South Kensington - Museums
Marble Arch - Speaker's Corner
Hyde Park Corner - Park Lane
Picadilly Circus - Trocadero
Bond Street - Fashion Street
Baker Street - Sherlock Holmes
Stratford - Olympic Park
Wanstead - Wanstead Cricket Club
Gants Hill - Valentines Park
Fairlop - Fairlop Waters

Herman_Duca

Tottenham Court Road - "Midtown"
Warren Street - "Tottenham Court Road"
Goodge Street - "Fitzrovia"
Euston Square - "University College"
Highgate - "Highgate Wood"

Steve

I've always thought Tottenham Court Road should be called Centrepoint. The building isn't going anywhere, it is listed. Goodge Street can take the TCR name as it is actually on TCR and not Goodge Street.

Matt

Liverpool Street - Broadgate

Dom

Kensal Green = Kensal Green Cemetery
Willesden Junction = Harlesden
Harlesden = Stonebridge
Stonebridge Park = Monks Park

Andrew Boff

Hillingdon=Swakeleys

calderbear

Stratford Langthorne for West Ham
Plashet for East Ham
Green Street for Upton Park
Three Mills for Bromley-by-Bow

oriordan

Anyone keeping track of stations that haven't been renamed yet?

There could be more Manhattan-style acronyms.

Ravenscourt Park - DUNKS (District line Underground Near King St)

Devon

Goodge Street - Tottenham Court Road
Tottenham Court Road - St. Giles Circus

Chancery Lane - Holborn
Holborn - Kingsway
Elephant & Castle - Newington
Farringdon - Clerkenwell

Helen

Woodford = Pankhurst Green

CHWolfenbloode

Russell Square - Senate House
Leicester Square - Chinatown
Tottenham Court Road - British Museum
Chancery Lane - Holborn
St James's Park - Buckingham Palace
Vauxhall - MI6
Temple - Somerset House
Victoria - Westminster Cathedral
Hyde Park Corner - Two Parks' Corners
King's Cross - British Library
South Kensington - Museums
Knightsbridge - Belgravia
High Street Kensington - Kensington Palace
Westminster - Whitehall
Piccadilly - Regent Street

Dan M

Epping - Ivy Chimneys
Leytonstone - Whipps Cross
Snaresbrook - Eagle Pond
Stratford - Olympic Park & West Ham United
Newbury Park - Aldborough Hatch
Fairlop - Fullwell Cross
Barkingside - Fairlop Plain

Debden - Bank of England
Upton Park - Queens Road Market (One Pound Fish)

Upney - Keir Hardie

Dom

Kilburn = Shoot Up Hill
Brondesbury = Kilburn High Road
Kilburn High Road = South Kilburn
South Kilburn = Alpha Place
West Hampstead = West End Lane

Jack

Lambeth North should be Waterloo South or Westminster Bridge Road.

Clau

Let's see...
"Bloomsbury " instead of " Russell Square "
"Tottenham Court Road" instead of "goodge Street"
"charing Cross Road" instead of "Leicester Square"
"exhibition Road "instead of" south Kensington "
" brick lane " instead of" aldgate East"

Alexandra Westcott

Highgate is nowhere near highgate. Someone said highgate wood which is good, or A1 gateway?
Tufnel park - Fortess road
Kentish town - north Camden
Or Hampstead - North Camden , that will upset the locals
South end green - parliament hill or Royal free
Hampstead - West highgate
Archway - south highgate (...???!!)
Turnpike lane - wood green south
....you get the idea

Sam

Art Deco = Victoria. Think NAO, Coach station and the beautiful apartments in nearby Belgravia

RobertCatesby

Chalfont and Latimer = Lilttle Chalfont
Warren Street = Tottenham Court Road
Tottenham Court Road = St Giles Circus
Old Street = City Road

Andrew MacKinnon

Euston itself could become Grafton or Euston Grove (the original station name) Lewisham could be Ravensbourne or Quaggy.

oriordan

Barons Court - Queens Club
Hammersmith D&P - Hammersmith Palais
Hammersmith H&C - Hammesmith Odeon
Goldhawk Rd - Shepherds Bush Empire
Shepherds Bush Market - West Westfield
Wood Lane - Broadcasting Centre
Latimer Road - North West Kensington
Ladbroke Grove - Carnival
Westbourne Park - Westway
Royal Oak - Grand Union

HeloRighetto

Noth greenwich: millenium dome
tower hill: tower bridge

Julia

Southwark should be The Cut. But TfL didn't allow it due its historic meaning.

Daniel Morosan

East Finchley - Cherry Tree

oriordan

Kensal Green - Paradise
Ealing Broadway - Ealing Studios
Ealing Common - TRIBEC (Triangle Beside Ealing Common)
Acton Town - Gunnersbury Lane
Chiswick Park - Bollo Lane
South Ealing - Lammas Park
Northfields - South West Ealing
Boston Manor - River Brent
Osterley - Great West Road

Dynamo

Seven Sisters - 20 minute walk to Spurs from here.

Kevin

Monument - pudding lane
Bank - city
Mansion house - Southwark Bridge
Moorgate - london wall
Turnpike Lane - Hornsey East
Wood Green - Haringey Central
Russell sq - British museum
Embankment - hungerford bridge
Aldgate East - brick lane
old street - silicon roundabout

rozzer

south kensington - exhibition road

Kevin


Leicester Square - China town
Piccadilly Circus - soho

Mes

Barkingside - Barnardo's

Alex Ingram

West Kensington - Hammersmith East or Fulham North perhaps even Fulham North End.

Thanos Papa

why not.....city uni instead of angel in black line?

Ian

High Barnet = Chipping Barnet or Barnet Hill

Ian

Queens Park = West Kilburn

Geoff Marshall

Ok, so thanks EVERYONE for your suggestions - but we need a few more. Two areas mainly .. the eastern end of the District Line between West Ham and Upminster, and Metropolitan Line stations north of Harrow! If you could cover those, we'd be almost done ...

Laura

Old Street - Silicon Roundabout
Knightsbridge - Harrods
Tower Hill - Tower of London

Carine Spira

Finchley road - Freud museum

M

Hendon Central : Middlesex University
Colindale: RAF museum

Vince Turner

Here's a few, we need a few more names to reflect our great sucesses, our educators and engineers as well as our diversity:
Russell Square - University
Warren Street - College Hospital/Liston
Goodge Street - Bloomsbury
New Cross - Oliver Goldsmith
Waterloo - Festival
Lambeth North - War Museum
Leicester Square - China Town
Picadilly Circus - Gay Village
Embankment - Cleopatras Needle
Southwark - Millenium Bridge
London Bridge - Shard
Hyde Park Corner - Wellington
Westminster - Mandela Square
Charing Cross - Nelson
Covent Garden - Opera
Euston - Trevithick
Paddington - Brunel
Kings Cross St Pancras - Stephenson

John R

Putney Bridge = Hurlingham
West Kensington = North End Road
High Street Kensington = Kensington High Street
Hammersmith Broadway (H&C and Circle Line) = Hammersmith Grove
Turnham Green = Bedford Park
Chiswick Park = Turnham Green

John R

West Hampstead = West Hampstead South

Daniel

Archway - Whittington

ib

Lewisham = Newisham

hostile_17

This is outright sedition!

Rich

Is the monopoly board a good place for inspiration?

(new Bakerloo station): Old Kent Road
Whitechapel: Whitechapel Road

Angel: The Angel Islington
Euston Square / Warren St: Euston Road
King's Cross (Victoria Line): Pentonville Road

Westminster: Whitehall
Embankment: Northumberland Avenue

Covent Garden: Bow Street

Charing Cross (Northern): The Strand
Temple: Fleet Street
Charing Cross (Bakerloo): Trafalgar Square

Piccadilly Circus: Coventry Street
Green Park: Piccadilly

Oxford Circus: Oxford Street

Marble Arch: Park Lane
Bond Street: Mayfair

King's Cross St Pancras: King's Cross Station
Tower Hill: Fenchurch St Station

Battersea Power Station: Electric Company
Tottenham Hale: Water Works

RoccoLimongelli

Lewisham - HARLEM

Hinn

Wimbledon - Wimbledon Junction
Wimbledon Park - North Wimbledon
Southfields - Henman Hill
East Putney - West Hill
Putney Bridge - Hurlingham Park/Bishops Park/Craven Cottage
Parsons Green - Sloaney Pony
Fulham Broadway - Irritating Blueshite
West Brompton - Lillie Road
Earls Court - Kangaroo Court
West Kensington - North End Road
Baron's Court - Queen's Club
Hammersmith (Picc/District) - Hammersmith Odeon
Hammersmith (H&C) - Hammersmith Palais
Kensington Olympia - Holland Road
High Street Kensington - Kensington
Gloucester Road - Cromwell Road
South Kensington - Museum Mile

LondonStreetGames

Green Park = Mayfair South
Bond Street = Mayfair North
Leicester Square = Hippodrome
Hyde Park Corner = Wellington
Knightsbridge = Neverwhere Crossing
London Bridge = Borough Market
Covent Garden = Royal Opera House
Temple = Somerset House
Cannon Street = London Stone
Monument = Pudding Lane
Wapping = Captain Kidd
Notting Hill Gate - Portobello Road South
Farringdon = Smithfield West
Barbican = Smithfield East
St Paul's = Wren

Gar

Baker Street - Sherlock
Green Park - Buckingham Palace
Bethnal Green - Gentrification Central
Dalston Junction - Skinny Late
Camden Town - Doc Martens
New Cross - Goldsmiths

Julian Barker

St James Park = Scotland Yard
Westminster = Big Ben
Colliers Wood = Wandle
Balham = Gateway to the South

Karolyn Cooper

Lisson Grove - is that a realistic alternative for Marylebone station?

Alexander Baxevanis

Shadwell > Cable Street
Limehouse > Commercial Road
Southwark > The Cut
London Bridge > The Shard
Temple > Somerset House

Richard McKeever

What about celebrating the Tube Designers and Architects?

Arnos Grove= Holden North
Colliers Wood = Holden South
Gants Hill = Holden East
Sudbury Town = Holden West

mr_chas

North Greenwich - Blackwall South

Mark

Tottenham Court Road = Astoria
Brixton = Electric Avenue
Vauxhall = Albert Embankment
Canary Wharf = Canada Square

Marina

Cyprus - University of East London
West Silvertown - Britannia Village

Jonathan Wadman

Clapham South - Nightingale Lane (much prettier). South Wimbledon - Merton. Pimlico - Vauxhall Bridge Road. Putney Bridge - Fulham High Street or Fulham Riverside.

Dave

Bethnal Green - St John's?

Richard Harris

"South Wimbledon" should be "Merton High Street"

Richard Harris

Temple - King's College

Richard Harris

Hammersmith - Apollo Theatre

Bobs

Mile end : green bridge
Bow Road : TramCem (tower hamlets cemetery)

Bromley by Bow: LeaBow, or BowLea
West Ham: Channelsea
Plaistow - no change (its worth keeping to see how foreigners try to pronounce it)

Upton Park : Plashet
East Ham: East Plashet
Barking : WARNING, YOU ARE NOW OUTSIDE THE NORTH CIRCULAR
Upney: Mayesbrook
Becontree: Parsloes

Dagenham heathway: Ford central
Dagenham east: DRead (Dagenham and Redbridge)

Elm Park :Ravensbourne
Hornchurch : Hacton
Upminster bridge : nearly there
Upminster: Here be dragons.

Bobs

harrow-on-the-hill: harrow underhill
north harrow : yeading brook broadway
pinner: may-to-december
northwood hills: south-north-wood
northwood: north-wood-north
moor park : sandy lodge
rickmansworth: colne riverside
chorleywood : M25 junction 18
chalfont and latimer : little chalfont
amersham: welcome to Buckinghamshire

towerman

Becontree = Parsloes Park

towerman

St Paul's = Paternoster Square

towerman

Geoff, when do you expect to get the new (and improved!) map up?

James Cridland

"Southgate" would actually be better as "North Southgate", since that's what it was when the tube rolled in. The old centre of Southgate is now known as Southgate Green, to the south. Alternatively, "Chase Side" would potentially work.

"Oakwood" is perhaps much nicer as "Trent Park", given that it's next to an entrance of the park itself. And, similarly, "Arnos Grove" probably ought to be "Arnos Park", since that's what it's close to.

Bob

Angel - City Road
Burnt Oak - Watling Avenue
Hendon Central - Hendon Bypass
Charing Cross - Strand
Goodge Street - Tottenham Court Road
Southwark - Union Street
Canada Water or Surrey Quays - Southwark Park

Hakim

Shoreditch High Street = Bishopsgate

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MattD

Buckhurst Hill - Knighton Wood

MattD

Waterloo - South Bank

MattD

Woodford - Snakes Lane
South Woodford - George Lane
Debden - Chigwell Lane

MattD

London Bridge - Shard
Green Park - Ritz
Knightsbridge - Harrods
Heathrow Terminals 1,2,3 - Airport Central
Heathrow Terminal 4 - Airport South
Heathrow Terminal 5 - Airport Long Haul
Watford - Cassiobury Estate
Theydon Bois - Epping Forest
Epping - Bower Hill
Leytonstone - Hitchcock
Piccadilly Circus - Eros
Leicester Square - Film
Covent Garden - Opera
Russell Square - Brunswick
King's Cross St Pancras - York Road
Goodge Street - Tower (BT)
Euston - Eversholt Street
Euston Square - UCH
Warren Street - Euston Tower
Camden Town - Zoo (closer than Regents Park)
Baker Street - Tussauds
I could go on....

Alan Newton

Old Deer Park = Richmond

Alan Newton

Park Lane = Hyde Park Corner
Battersea Junction = Clapham Junction
Qatar = Knightsbridge (!!)
Long Acre = Covent Garden
Northumberland Avenue = Embankment
Piccadilly = Green Park
Trinity Square Gardens = Tower Hill
St. James' Gardens = Euston

..... Ok, that's enough !

Jimmy Edwards

Hillingdon--Swakeley's
West Ruislip--Ruislip Depot
Ruislip Gardens--West End Road
South Ruislip--Polish Memorial
Eastcote--Field End Road
Northwood Hills--Joel Street
Farringdon--Clerkenwell

Ciaran

Highgate - Highgate Wood

willshome

I see Covent Garden is free. How about Abandon Hope All Ye Who Exit Here?

tcgriffin

I've always thought it was odd that Dollis Hill Station was off Dudden Hill Lane and Dudden Hill Junction was off Dollis Hill Lane. Scope for a swap there.

Thomas J. Quinlan

Canary Wharf = Thames Banks
You can never go wrong with a play on words. ;-)

Greg

Russell sq - Bloomsbury

Bill Ellson

Stations could be named after whichever ecclesiastical parish they are in:
Tower Hill - All Hallows Barking Church,
Harrow-on-the-Hill - St John Greenhill,
Barbican - St Bartholomew the Great etc
(north/south etc if more than one station in a parish)

Another alternative is re-naming after the nearest pub:
New Cross - The Amersham Arms,
New Cross Gate - The Hobgoblin,
Surrey Quays - Whelan's,
Canada Water - The Albion,
Rotherhithe - The Adam and Eve,
Wapping - The White Swan and Cuckoo,
etc

Simon Rodway

Euston Square (dull) should be University College (cool)

Simon Rodway

Fulham Broadway should go back to Walham Green

David

East Finchley to become South Finchley. Did LT not look at a map?

Nicholas

East Acton -> Wormholt Scrubs
North Acton -> South Harlesden
Turnham Green -> Acton Green
Charing Cross (Northern Line) -> Charing +
Edgware Road (Bakerloo) -> Westway
- or -
Edgware Road (Circle & District) -> Bermuda Triangle

Tuga em Londres

Warwick Avenue - Little Venice
Bond Street - Mayfair
Ladbroke Grove - Portobello Road
Sloane Square - Chelsea
Pimlico - Millbank
Westminster - Parliament Square
Green park - Picadilly
Waterloo - Southbank
Brixton - Brixton Village
London Bridge - City Hall
Convent Garden - Seven Dials
Farringdon - Smithfields Market
Manor House - Finsbury Park Corner
Liverpool Street - Bishopsgate
Shoreditch High Street - Brick Lane
Old Street - Silicon Roundabout
Moorgate - Finsbury Square
Barbican - Museum of London
Dalston kingsland - Ridley Road Market
Haggerston - Kingsland Road
North Greenwich - The O2 Arena

I seriously could go on and on. This is fun! Can't wait to see the final result!

Tony

I think i would go with:
Bond Street - Mayfair
Tottenham Court Road - Soho
Queensway - Kensington Gardens
Lancaster Gate - Hyde Park
Edgware Road - Lisson Grove
Russell Square - Bloomsbury
Goodge Street - Fitzrovia
Old Street - Shoreditch
Liverpool Street - Spitalfields
Marble Arch - Speakers Corner
Victoria - Belgravia
Aldgate East - Brick Lane
Boston Manor - South Hanwell
Waterloo - South Bank
Charring Cross - Trafalgar Sq
Farringdon - Clerkenwell

Shannon

South Kensington = Museum Street

Neal

Stratford- Olympic Park
West Ham- Abbey Mills
Roding Valley- Knighton Wood
High Barnet- Barnet Hill

Neal

Heathrow Teminals 1,2, & 3- Heathrow Central
Heathrow Teminal 4- Heathrow South
Heathrow Terminal 5- Heathrow West.
Hounslow Central- Lampton Park
Hounslow East- Hounslow Manor

Neal

St James' Park- Broadway
Lambeth North- Imperial War Museum
Elephant & Castle- Heygate
London Bridge- Tooley Street
Tower Hill- Fenchurch Street
Liverppol Street- Bishopsgate
Old Street- City Road
Colliers Wood- Wandle Park
Putney Bridge- Hurlingham Park

Neal

Baron's Court- Magravine Gardens
West Kensington- Lillie Bridge
Gloucester Road- Cromwell Road
Hyde Park Corner- Wellington Arch or Apsley House
Bank- Threadneedle Street

Geoff Marshall

I'd just like to point out, we have 267 comments. This will therefore be comment 268. We just need TWO MORE comments, to make 270 - to equal the total number of tube stations! That would make me very happy ...

treeturtle

Gloucester Road => Cromwell Road
South Kensington => Albertopolis
Sloane Square => King's Road
Hyde Park Corner => Mayfair
Cutty Sark for Maritime Greenwich => Greenwich Riverside
Greenwich => West Greenwich
Russell Square => University of London
Mansion House => Garlick Hill
Westminster > Whitehall
Clapham Junction => Battersea Central

Brendan M. Sleight

Mordan aka Mithcam

Southwark aka Palestra

Vauxhall aka MI5

whs1954

Stratford - Olympic Park
Bow Road - Bow East
Mile End - Burdett Road, or Bow West
Stepney Green - Bancroft (for the library), or Globe Road, or Globe Town
Bethnal Green - Cambridge Heath, or York Hall
Whitechapel - Royal London Hospital

Aldgate East - Spitalfields

Charlie Elliott

Tower Hill - Tower of London. I get asked everyday if people are at the right stop for the landmark because the station name is apparently too confusing.

Rachel

Bermondsey = Cherry Gardens or Riverside (Riverside is the political ward)
Finchley Central = Church End
Neasden = Temple
Chalk Farm = Roundhouse
Maida Vale = Maida Vale Studios or Abbey Road
North Greenwich = Dome
Baker Street = Sherlock
Knightbridge = Belgravia
Marble Arch = Park Lane
East Finchley = Cherry Tree Woods
Hampstead = Heath
Canada Water = Peninsula
Golders Green = Bageltown

JK

Deptford Bridge - Deptford Broadway (the road that goes over said bridge)

Vauxhall - Effra / River Effra
Lambeth North - Imperial War Museum
Monument - Pudding Lane
Imperial Wharf - Chelsea Harbour

Nenski

Turnham Green ➡️ Chiswick Common

Naser Al Ansari

Kilburn Park - Cambridge Avenue

Chris Plume

Big Ben for Westminster
Bishopsgate for Liverpool Street
Borough Market for London Bridge
Harrods for Knightsbridge

Peggy

Warwick Avenue - Little Venice

On A Sixpence

Vauxhall - Southside

JP

Fulham Broadway = Eel Brook Common
Parson's Green = Fulham Central
Putney Bridge = Fulham Palace or Hurlingham
East Putney = Upper Richmond Road

Paul

Shoreditch High Street = Brick Lane (it's not in Shoreditch or on the high street)
Limehouse = Stepney East (like what it used to be as it's not in Limehouse)

James

Covent Garden = Seven Dials

Goodge Street = Fitzrovia

Joseph

I hope I'm not too late! This is my favourite sort of fun: Boring fun!

"Shadwell" to "Cable Street"

The history of Cable Street gives it a bit more recognition to most people than Shadwell.

"Whitechapel" to "Hospital"
I wouldn't say "Royal London Hospital": bit of a mouthful. "London Hospital" is a bit redundant because we know it's in London. So lets just say "Hospital" in the style of "Bank"; it's Europe's largest hospital after all.

"Stepney Green" to "Globe"
It's not actually that near Stepney Green; I'm fairly sure it is called that just to distinguish it from what was then "Stepney Station" (now "Limehouse"). It's on the corner of Globe Road, close to Globe Town and countless other places named "Globe [Something" or "The [Something] Globe"

Steve Moran

Kings Cross - Battle Bridge

Steve Moran

Charing Cross - Strand

Steve Moran

St Pancras - Calais West

Lun Esex

Some new (?) ones plus a few repeats of my favourites (giving them my vote) from below:

Russell Square = Bloomsbury
Leicester Square = Theatreland Central
Covent Garden = Theatreland East
Picadilly Circus = Regent Street, Shaftsbury South, or Theatreland West
Goodge Street = Tottenham Court Road
Warren Street = Tottenham Court Road North
Charing Cross = Trafalgar Square
Embankment = North Bank
Waterloo = South Bank (Note: Waterloo & City line will need to be renamed South Bank & Bank Bank :)
Temple = King's College, or Somerset House
Lambeth North = Imperial War Museum
Angel = Islington
Chalk Farm = Camden Town North
North Greenwich = Millenium Dome
St John's Wood = Abbey Road
Notting Hill Gate = Portobello Market South
Ladbroke Grove = Portobello Market North
Marble Arch = Hyde Park North
Hyde Park Corner = Hyde Park South
Lancaster Gate = Hyde Park West
Queensway = Kensington Gardens
Bayswater = Queensway
Knightsbridge = Harrods
South Kensington = V&A/Museums
Kensington (Olympia) = Olympia
Bond Street = Oxford Street West
Green Park = Buckingham Palace North
Victoria = Buckingham Palace South
Sloane Square = Chelsea & King's Road
Tower Hill/Tower Gateway = Tower of London
Barbican = Museum of London
Moorgate = Barbican
Algate East = Whitechapel West, or Brick Lane South
St. Pancras = British Library
Great Portland Street = Regent's Park West
Theydon Bois = Epping Forest

Chiswick = Chizzik (spelled as pronounced)
Deptford = Dettferd (spelled as pronounced)
Gloucester Road = Glosster Road (spelled as pronounced)
Hainault = Haynolt (spelled as pronounced)
Holborn = Hobun (spelled as pronounced)
Marylebone = Marla-Bun (spelled as pronounced)
Plaistow = Plasstow (spelled as pronounced)
Ruislip = Ryeslip (spelled as pronounced)
Southwark = Suthurk (spelled as pronounced)
Tottenham Hale = Tottnum Hale (spelled as pronounced; also apply to others, above)

Anything left that starts with North/South/East/West as a single word should have it switched so that that word is on the end, like Hounslow West/Central/East and Clapham North/Common/South are now. That way they'll all be grouped together alphabetically.

Frank

Bond Street > Mayfair
Russell Square > Bloomsbury
Arsenal > Gillespie Road (Reverting to it's old name as it is no longer the station closest to the stadium)
Goodge Street > Charlotte Street
Holloway Road > Holloway

JohnnyFox

Before the DLR extension to City Airport was built, the bus stop at PONTOON DOCK was named 'Lubricants Trade Centre' after the former Shell-Mex oil waste processing plant which was sited here. Amusingly it was on the 69 bus route. Now, I wish they'd call it THAMES BARRIER PARK after the fantastic riverside green space which is our loveliest local feature, and right outside the station.

JohnnyFox

I wish they'd sort out the Stratford / Stratford High Street / Stratford International nonsense - obviously the big interchange station should remain as Stratford but FFS give the others clearly differentiated names like 'Olympic Park' and 'Shithole'

CMcGov

Aldgate - Houndsditch
Bank - Cornhill
Barbican - Smithfield
Bermondsey - Jamaica Road
Bond Street - Davies Street
Borough - Marshalsea
Charing Cross - Trafalgar Square-Charing Cross or simply Trafalgar Square
Covent Garden - Long Acre or Opera
East Putney - Putney Central (it's not that easterly really!)
Farringdon - Clerkenwell
Gloucester Road - Stanhope Gardens
Holborn - Kingsway
Hyde Park Corner - Wellington Arch
Knightsbridge - Scotch Corner
Leicester Square - Chinatown
Liverpool Street - Bishopsgate
Marble Arch - Tyburn or Speaker's Corner
Moorgate - London Wall
North Greenwich - Peninsula
Piccadilly Circus - Regent Street or Eros
Pimlico - Drummond Gate
Queensway - Black Lion Gate
Russell Square - Bloomsbury
Southwark - The Cut
Temple - Somerset House
Tottenham Court Road - St Giles
Vauxhall - Bondway
Victoria - Grosvenor
Westminster - Parliament Square

This was probably more fun than it should have been...

Beyondthewall

Of all the suggestions here, I like the idea of renaming Aldgate East as Brick Lane. Aldgate a East is such a non-name.

Beyondthewall

Bayswater - Hyde Park North

Joseph

Moving on from the East End to the West End, I'd like to contribute:

"Covent Garden" to "Theatreland"

"Leicester Square" to "Chinatown"

"Tottenham Court Road" to "Centre Point"

"Marble Arch" to "Speakers' Corner"

"Charing Cross" to "Trafalgar Square", or maybe "Strand"

DGG21

London Bridge is a non-event. Call it The Shard or Borough Market.

Liverpool Street is obvs Bishopsgate, Exchange Square or Broadgate Crcle.

DGG21

Westminster = Big Ben.

And Elephant & Castle is The Roundabout of Death

Tim Russ

South Ruislip - Northolt Airport
West Ruislip - Ruislip Golf Course

slabman

Golders Green - Copper's Bottom.

slabman

Hillingdon - The Bumps

slabman

East Finchley - Alight for the Phoenix

Paolo Barone

Bayswater should be Queensway and Queensway should be Bayswater

Paolo Barone

Lancaster Gate -> Italian Gardens

Joe Kerr

Euston Square to Gower St.
Archway should just be A1
Chancery Lane to HIgh Holborn
Embankment to Hungerford Bridge
Temple to Garden Bridge if built

Joe Gibney

Holloway Road - Emirates Stadium (and by that logic, change the old Arsenal to Drayton Park)
Warren Street - University College Hospital
Mornington Crescent.....oh, not allowed to say that name, that's the end of the round.

Dave

Upton Park - Green Street
Bromley by Bow - Bow Locks
Upminster Bridge - Windmill
Leyton - Temple Mills
Blackhorse Rd - Coppermills
Queens Park - Kensal Town
Alperton - South Wembley
Brent Cross - North Circular
Golders Green - Speedwell

slabman

On the Swiss Cottage principle that names are shared by stations and nearby pubs, East Finchley - Bald Faced Stag

jeremy

Regents Park becomes P\ark Crescent
North Harrow becomes Hooking Green

Merlissaaa

Bloomsbury instead of Russell Square
St Agnes Well instead of Old Street (The Knowledge calls the Old Street Roundabout, St Agnes Roundabout.)
Clerkenwell instead of Farringdon (there was a campaign to change this a few years back)
Snakes Lane instead of Woodford
TOWIE instead of Loughton
Essex instead of Debden

MiceElf

Dome for North Greenwich

Han

Stepney green - the half moon, or globe road

Delice

Heathrow 1,2,3 = Way out 1,2,3
Heathrow 4 = Way out 4

slabman

Any of the interchanges between the Underground and the Overground could be renamed Wombling Free

David C

Hi. Here are some thoughts - I'm delighted to see that others are already on the same wavelength with things that match my own viewpoint like Burgundy and Mackerel; do please believe me when I say that all mine are original even if they happen to be duplicates. Some are obvious, some are deliberately disruptive/confusing and I am totally relaxed about who gets the credit.

Edit : added punctuation/clarification - sorry

Edgware > Edgware not-Road
Maida Vale > Edgware Road (also Bakerloo line)
Kilburn Park > Edgware Road (Bakerloo line again)
Edgware Road (Bakerloo) > stet
Marble Arch > Edgware Road (Central Line)
Edgware Road (H&C) > stet
Kilburn > Edgware Road (Jubilee line)
Burnt Oak > Edgware Road (Northern line)
Colindale > Edgware Road (Northern line too)

Marylebone > Great Central
Liverpool Street > Great Eastern
Paddington > Great Western
Kings Cross St Pancras [edit:added] : Great Northern

Hammersmith (D&P) > Hammersmith Middle
Hammersmith (H&C) > Hammersmith Outer

Oxford Circus > Oxford Street Central
Tottenham Court Road > Oxford Street East or Charing Cross Road North
Bond Street > Oxford Street West

Euston Square > Underpass East
Great Portland Street > Underpass West

Wembley Central > Wembley further-from-stadium
Wembley Park > Wembley nearer-to-stadium
Wembley Stadium > stet

Blackfriars > Blackfriars North
Southwark > Blackfriars South

Queensway > Bayswater
Bayswater > Queensway

Leicester Square > Charing Cross Road Central
Charing Cross > Eleanor Cross or Charing Cross Road South
[Tottenham Court Road > Oxford Street East or Charing Cross Road North]

Piccadilly Circus > Eros or Piccadilly East
Hyde Park Corner > Number 1 London or Piccadilly West
Green Park > Piccadilly Central

Embankment > North Bank
Waterloo > South Bank
[Arsenal > North Bank too]

Bank > Mansion House
Cannon Street > Mithras
Mansion House > Cannon Street

Lambeth North > Waterloo South
Temple > Aldwych [to enable platform ticket rip-off]
Neasden > BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Hindu Mandir
Barbican > Barts
North Greenwich > Blackwell Tunnel South
Brent Cross > Brent 'cross the North Circ
King's Cross St. Pancras > British Library or Magna Carta
South Kensington > British museums [to confuse tube geeks]
Russell Square > Brunswick
Pimlico > Burgundy
Westminster > Elizabeth Tower
Swiss Cottage > Finchley Road Too
Covent Garden > Freemasons' Hall
West Hampstead > Hampstead Environs
Royal Oak > Harrow Road
Harrow & Wealdstone > Harrow-not-on-the-Hill
High Street Kensington > High Street Ken [to formalise it]
Lancaster Gate > Kensington Gardens
Kew Gardens > Kew With Gardens
Holborn > Kingsway North
Aldgate East > Leman Street or Goodmans Fields
Warwick Avenue > Little Venice
Oval > Lord's South
St. John's Wood > Mackerel or Abbey Road or Lord's or Oval North
Dollis Hill > Paddock
Regent's Park > Portland Place
Ladbroke Grove > Portobello
Monument > Pudding no-Mill Lane
Baker Street > Regent's Park
Knightsbridge > Serpentine
Tower Hill > Tower of London [to confuse tube geeks]
Old Street > Silicon Roundabout or Moorfields

Randomly London

Hope I'm not too late. Was having a bit of a think about this over the weekend.

Bank - Mansion House
Monument - London Bridge
Embankment - Charing Cross
Charing Cross - Trafalgar Square (or Strand)
Tower Hill - Mark's Lane (Or Tower of London)
Holborn - British Museum
Chalk Farm - Primrose Hill
Moor Park - Sandy Lodge
South Wimbledon - North Morden
London Bridge - Shard (or Borough Market)
Camden Town - Camden Market
Waterloo - Royal Festival Hall (or London Eye)
Westminster - Houses of Parliament
Vauxhall - MI6
Canary Wharf - One Canada Square
North Greenwich - Thames Barrier
Stratford - Queen Elizabeth Park
Upminster - Windmill
Tottenham Hale or Blackhorse Road - Walthamstow Reservoirs
Arsenal - Emirates Stadium
Moorgate - Finsbury Circus
Farringdon - Smithfield Market
Elephant & Castle - Strata
Southwark - Blackfriars Road
Pimlico - Tate Britain
Sloan Square - Chelsea
South Ken - Museums
Hyde Park Corner - Aplsey House
Ladbroke Grove - Portobello Road Market
Uxbridge - Grand Union Canal
Warwick Ave. - Little Venice
Neasden - BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir
Hillingdon - Swakeleys

These are just off the top of my head. Sorry for the disorganisation.

David

Barbican is too general - Charterhouse would be better (just round the corner, and equally historic).

intermax

South Kensington should be called Brompton as it's in Brompton not Kensington.

intermax

Having excluded London Overground and DLR stations from the renaming, what do we mean by 'tube'? Traditionally, 'the tube' means just the deep lines, not the sub-surface lines - the District, Circle, Metropolitan and Hammersmith and City.

Harper

Goodge Street - Wall Street
Green Park - Queenston Heights

George

Covent Gardens - Busker Circus
Mill Hill East - Hanger-On End
Baker Street - Baking Street

Hari Holmes

Tooting Broadway could be called Garratt Lane and East Putney could be called Wandsworth West. As for Parsons Green, it could be called Bishop's Road.

Sara

'Highbury Roundabout' might be more correct?

Spencer Brownlee O'Dowd

Embankment - Cleopatra's Needle

Charing Cross - Trafalgar
Euston Square - University of London
Marble Arch - Speaker's Corner
Labroke Grove - Portobello Road
South Kensington - Museum
Temple - King's College
Piccadilly Circus - Shaftesbury Avenue

The Orange One

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I did the entire map!! Well, not the entire map, a few remain the same, and I've even kept the tradition of confusing tourists by giving some stations the same name...

Guest

Elm Park - DON'T Get Off

K

Maida Vale - A Ladies' Men (lol)

Paris Tankard

Upminster - Clockhouse Gardens

Upminster Bridge - Lower Emerson

Hornchurch - South Romford / Suttons Gate

Elm Park - West Hornchurch

Dagenham East - Dagenham Village / Rainham Road

Dagenham Heahway - Church Elm

Becontree - Castle Green / Goesbrook West / Dagenham West / Gale Street

Upney - Rippleside / Barking East

Barking - Roding / Abbey / Longbridge Road

East Ham - North Beckton

Upton Park - Barking Road / Green Street

Plaistow - Greenway

West Ham - Channelsea

Bromley-by-Bow - Devas Street

Bow Road - Thames Magistrates Court

Mile End - Globe Wharf

Stepney Green - Mile End Road

Whitechapel - Durward Street

Aldgate East - Whitechapel Gallery

Edgar

Ideas for all the As & Bs:

Acton Town to Gunersbury Lane
Aldgate to Aldgate High Street
Aldgate East to Brick Lane
Alperton to Perivale & Alperton
Amersham to Rectory Hill
Angel to Pentonville Road
Archway to Highgate South
Arnos Grove to Bowes Road
Arsenal to Highbury Hill
Baker Street to Marylebone Road
Balham to Balham South
Bank to City
Barbican to Aldersgate
Barking to Roding River South
Barkingside to Aldborough Hatch
Barons Court to Hammersmith East
Bayswater to Queensway
Becontree to Parsloes Park
Belsize Park to Belsize or Hampstead South
Bermondsey to Jamaica Road
Bethnal Green to Cambridge Heath South to avoid confusion with Cambridge Heath on the Overground which goes to Cambridge Heath North
Blackfriars to Blackfriars Bridge
Blackhorse Road to Forest Road
Bond Street to Oxford Street West
Borough to Southwark Cathedral
Boston Manor to Brent River
Bounds Green to Tewkesbury Terrace
Bow Road to Alfred Street
Brent Cross to Hendon South
Brixton to Brixton Road
Bromley-by-Bow to Lea South
Buckhurst Hill to Roding North
Burnt Oak to Edgware Road & Watling

Hjn_ene

Angel - South Islington

Hjn_ene

Charing Cross - Trafalgar Square