Poppy Roundels Have Arrived: Here Are The Stations Where You'll Find Them

Poppy Roundels Have Arrived: Here Are The Stations Where You'll Find Them
A poppy London Bridge roundel
See how many of these roundels you can spot in the next couple of weeks. Image: TfL

As we approach 11 November and Armistice Day, a number of poppy roundels can be seen on platforms at tube and Overground stations across the network.

Poppy roundels first appeared in November 2018, and — proving popular with passengers — have since become a fixture of this time. They're not specially-made roundels as such; the poppy design is a vinyl that's stuck onto existing roundels.

An Elizabeth line train 'wearing' a poppy
Elizabeth line trains will sport poppies, alongside various other TfL transport. Image: TfL

As well as the roundels, you'll see TfL tubes, trains, trams and buses 'wearing' poppies over the next couple of weeks. And, from now until 13 November, some 2,000 personnel, veterans and volunteers are out at London's many stations, collecting donations for the Poppy Appeal, which raises money to support former service personnel and their families. (And yes, they'll accept contactless as well as cash.)

Millions of paper poppies are crafted by hand at a factory in Richmond, and they often have public open days, where you can make your own poppy.

A Shepherd's Bush poppy roundel
Shepherd's Bush is where you'll find one of five Overground poppy roundels. Image: TfL

Here's a full list of where you'll find the poppy roundels in 2022:

Underground stations with poppy roundels

Baker Street (Bakerloo line southbound)
Balham (Northern line northbound)
Bethnal Green (Central line westbound)
Bounds Green (Piccadilly line southbound)
Canary Wharf (Jubilee line westbound)
Colindale (Northern line southbound)
Kings Cross (Hammersmith & Circle/Metropolitan line eastbound)
London Bridge (Jubilee line eastbound)
Westminster (District line eastbound)

Overground stations with poppy roundels

Hackney Downs
Hatch End
Hoxton
Shepherd's Bush
South Tottenham

Poppy wrapped buses outside Battersea Power Station
Select buses are wrapped in poppies too. Image: TfL

Bus stations with poppy roundels

Hammersmith
Harrow
Kingston
Turnpike Lane
Vauxhall
Victoria Coach Station

Buses featuring poppies will travel to and from:

Rainham
North Acton
Wembley
Shepherd’s Bush
Peckham

Last Updated 07 November 2022

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