Old Oak Common
Old Oak Common is where HS2 meets Crossrail, two of Europe’s largest infrastructure projects.
- 'Phase 1'
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These two mega projects provide an exceptional opportunity
In 2026, the HS2 station at Old Oak Common will provide the conditions to build 25,000 new homes and create 65,000 jobs in Old Oak Common and Park Royal. Working with the Old Oak and Park Royal Development Corporation (OPDC), who published their Strategic Plan in May 2016, the new HS2 station will contribute to a £15 billion economic boost over the next 30 years.
The station will be a high quality multi model transport interchange, providing easy transitions with a number of other mainline and commuter rail services, including the Elizabeth Line and the Great Western Main Line. From 2026, changing to the Elizabeth Line at Old Oak Common, passengers will be able to reach landmark destinations and parts of the West End, like Paddington and Bond Street, quicker than if they continued to Euston.
Old Oak Common Station is being constructed on the site of the existing Old Oak Common railway depot (GWR and Heathrow Express), south of Willesden Junction Station. The new station will be the biggest sub-surface station to be built in the UK at around 1 kilometre in length and 20 metres below ground level. This subterranean part of the station will have 6 underground platform. The urban brownfield site, in London Zone 2, will also include 8 platforms above ground level: 4 for Elizabeth Line services and another 4 for Great Western Mainline services.
Visit the HS2 in Old Oak community website.
Visit the Old Oak Development Corporation website.