White Hart Lane Overground Station Gets A Potty New Look

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White Hart Lane Overground Station Gets A Potty New Look

Has Tottenham got a new garden centre?

White Hart Lane pot facade

This curious arrangement of impaled plant pots is actually the facade of White Hart Lane station. The revamped Overground stop was officially opened at the end of August, and it's looking rather handsome.

The peculiar facade, with its mix of terracotta pots and greenhouse-like glass panelling, references Tottenham's history of both clay pits and horticulture.

It certainly makes more of a statement than the previous station, which was little more than a tiny brick box (though it was actually on White Hart Lane, while its successor is not).

Inside, the space is light and airy, all the better to soak up the football crowds come match day. An additional set of steps will come into use whenever Spurs are playing at home.

The station also now has lifts (still undergoing tests on our visit), bringing step-free access to White Hart Lane for the first time.

The platforms are not so radically changed, although the pots-and-glass-and-80s-plastic look does peep over the top.

Plans to rename the station 'Tottenham Hotspur' were revealed in early 2019, and remain under consultation.

White Hart Lane is the latest Overground station to get a modernisation, following recent refits at Hackney Wick and West Hampstead.

Last Updated 05 September 2019

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