Elstree South

NORTHBOUND: Bushey Heath

 

SOUTHBOUND: Brockley Hill

History:

Planned in 1935 for the extension of the Northern Line from Edgware northwards via Bushey Heath towards Watford Junction.

 

New Works Programme:

Work began but was interrupted by the outbreak of the Second World War. Track had been laid out and a pair of 980 metre tunnels were partly constructed.

 

After the war, green belt land was put in place around London and so the land could not be built upon, LU's plan to construct their extension suddenly had no reason to be built.

 

The completion of the plans were formally cancelled in 1950.

 

Elstree tunnels became flooded and so the entrances were filled in and buried in the 1970's. 

 

Today:

Nothing is visible on the surface.

 

Future:

None.

Elstree South Station - As it would have been
Elstree South Station - As it would have been
Holden's Vision of Elstree South Station
Holden's Vision of Elstree South Station
Elstree South Station - Tunnels in background
Elstree South Station - Tunnels in background
The Elstree Tunnels - Just before being covered over.
The Elstree Tunnels - Just before being covered over.