Fulham Broadway

Underground station, existing between the 1880s and now

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Fulham Broadway

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Underground station · Fulham Broadway · SW6 ·
JUNE
16
2017

Fulham Broadway station is notable as the nearest station to Stamford Bridge stadium, the home of Chelsea Football Club. The London Oratory School is also nearby.

Fulham Broadway station is notable as the nearest station to Stamford Bridge stadium, the home of Chelsea Football Club. The London Oratory School is also nearby.

The station was opened as Walham Green on 1 March 1880 when the District Railway (DR, now the District line) extended its line south from West Brompton to Putney Bridge. Due to the area’s poor Underground links, it is the station used locally by many residents of the western part of neighbouring Chelsea.

The original station building was replaced in 1905 with a new entrance designed by Harry W Ford to accommodate crowds for the newly built Stamford Bridge stadium. It is now a Grade II listed building.

The name was changed to its current form on 1 March 1952 after representations from Fulham Chamber of Commerce.

In 2003 the street-level station building at the southern end of the platform was closed and a new entrance was opened within the adjacent Fulham Broadway shopping centre. The shopping centre has the motto "Life Begins At Fulham Broadway". The old station building retains many of the original station signs and architectural features, including the historic terracotta block facade. The original footbridge remains in situ.


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THE STREETS OF FULHAM BROADWAY
Barclay Road, SW6 Barclay Road runs from Fulham Road to the rails of the District Line.
Fulham Broadway, SW6 Fulham Broadway is one of the streets of London in the SW6 postal area.
Vanston Place, SW6 Vanston Place is one of the streets of London in the SW6 postal area.
Wansdown Place, SW6 Wansdown Place is one of the streets of London in the SW6 postal area.




LOCAL PHOTOS
Sands End
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Gloucester Road, 1866
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Earl's Court Farm (1867)
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Perrymead Street, SW6
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Abingdon Arms Pub, Abingdon Road.
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