Walthamstow Central tube station

Meeting: 
MQT on 2018-06-21
Session date: 
June 21, 2018
Reference: 
2018/1499
Question By: 
Jennette Arnold
Organisation: 
Labour Group
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

You have recently announced funding for improvements to Walthamstow Central Tube Station if the Walthamstow Town Centre Redevelopment goes ahead. However, there is no mention of any improvements to Walthamstow Queens Road station nearby. This is also very near the development on the increasingly busy Overground Gospel-Oak Barking line, but it has no direct access from the town centre area. Will you please consider extending the planned transport enhancements to include improved access to Queens Road station, e.g. by means of a direct subway link under the Chingford line?

Answer

Answer for Walthamstow Central tube station

Answer for Walthamstow Central tube station

Answered By: 
The Mayor

Transport for London (TfL) does not plan to change the existing link with Walthamstow Queen's Road station as part of its improvements to Walthamstow Central Tube station. Customers interchanging between the two stations can use the existing direct pathway.

TfL believes that the cost involved in building such a link as proposed in your question would not be good value for money considering the number of customers expected to use it.