005/270: #Arsenal – The Gunners

Originally another Leslie Green fronted station, Gillespie Road was upgraded in the 1930s when The Gunners moved to town.

The only station to be named after a football team, Arsenal is now a hybrid of Holdenesque Art Deco on the outside and classic Leslie Green at platform level.

Despite it’s significance, it’s a fairly modest affair and now shares the matchday workload with nearby Holloway Road (004). Look out for the fan segregation barrier that runs the length of the station passageways.

Image copyright A Carter – CallingAllStations.co.uk


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