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Goodge Street tube station (2008)

Goodge Street station on London Underground's Northern Line, opened on 22 June 1907.

It was originally called Tottenham Court Road but changed to the present name on 3 September 1908 when an interchange was built between the previously separate (and differently named) Northern Line and Central Line stations at the present Tottenham Court Road.

It is one of the few tube stations that still rely on lifts rather than escalators to transport passengers to and from street level. In addition, it is one of the few tube stations with lifts to use the original scheme of separate exit and entrance areas.

Goodge Street is one of eight London Underground stations which has a World War II deep-level air-raid shelter underneath it. From late 1943 until the end of World War II, the Goodge Street shelter was used by SHAEF - the Supreme Headquarters Allied Expeditionary Force. The shelter has two entrances - one on Chenies Street and the other on Tottenham Court Road next to the American Church.

In the invasion preparations, the Goodge Street Station was used only as a signals installation by the Signal Corps of the US Army. It was one of a number of signals installations for communications in and around London. Among the installations were SHAEF headquarters at 20 Grosvenor Square and the Basement of Selfridge's Department store on Oxford Street. Both buildings exist today. After the war the shelters were used as a hostel that could accommodate up to 8000 troops.

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LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Adam and Eve Tearooms:   The Adam and Eve Tearooms were a fashionable Georgian watering hole.
Fitzrovia:   Fitzrovia is the area lying to the west of Tottenham Court Road.
Newman Arms:   The Newman Arms has been a Fitzrovia fixture for centuries.
Royal Academy of Dramatic Art:   The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) is a drama school in London, England. It is one of the oldest drama schools in the United Kingdom, founded in 1904 by Herbert Beerbohm Tree.
Scala Theatre:   Scala Theatre was a theatre in London, sited on Charlotte Street, off Tottenham Court Road. The first theatre on the site opened in 1772, and was demolished in 1969, after being destroyed by fire.
Tottenham Court Road:   Tottenham Court Road runs from St Giles' Circus (the junction of Oxford Street and Charing Cross Road) north to Euston Road.
University College London:   University College London (UCL) is a public research university and a constituent college of the federal University of London.
Warren Street:   Warren Street tube station is a London Underground station, located at the intersection of Tottenham Court Road and Euston Road. It is the nearest tube station to University College Hospital, being opposite the newly opened main building. It is also very close to Euston Square station.


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
Fairyland:   During the period leading up to and during the First World War, 92 Tottenham Court Road was the location of a shooting range called Fairyland.
Queen's Arms (1890):   Photographed in 1890, the Queen's Arms - on the corner of Tottenham Street and Charlotte Street - lay in the heart of Fitzrovia.
Tottenham Court Road (1927):   The area through which Tottenham Court Road was built is mentioned in the Domesday Book as belonging to the Dean and Chapter of St Paul's Cathedral.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Adeline Place, WC1B · Alfred Mews, WC1E · Alfred Place, WC1E · Batemans Buildings, W1D · Bayley Street, WC1B · Bedford Square, WC1B · Berners Mews, W1T · Berners Place, W1T · Berners Street, W1D · Berners Street, W1T · Bird Street, W1T · Bourchier Street, W1D · Bromley Place, W1T · BT Tower · Byng Place, WC1E · Capper Street, WC1E · Charlotte Mews, W1T · Charlotte Place, W1T · Charlotte Street, W1T · Chenies Mews, WC1E · Chenies Street, WC1E · Chitty Street, W1T · Coach Road, NW1 · Colville Place, W1T · Darwin Walk, WC1E · East Street, TW8 · Eastcastle Street, W1T · Eastcastle Street, W1W · Endsleigh Place, WC1H · Euston Centre, NW1 · Euston Tower · Evelyn Yard, W1T · Falconberg Court, W1D · First Floor, W1T · Fitzroy Court, W1T · Fitzroy Street, W1T · Goodge Place, W1T · Goodge Street, W1T · Gordon Mansions, WC1E · Gordon Square, WC1H · Gordon Street, WC1H · Gower Court, WC1E · Gower Place, WC1E · Gower Street, WC1E · Grafton Mews, W1T · Grafton Way, W1T · Grafton Way, WC1E · Great Chapel Street, W1F · Great Russell Street, W1T · Greek Court, WC2H · Greek Street, W1D · Gresse Street, W1T · Hanway Place, W1T · Hanway Street, W1T · Howland Street, W1T · Huntley Street, WC1E · Keppel Street, WC1E · Malet Place, WC1E · Malet Street, WC1E · Maple Street, W1T · Marylebone Passage, W1W · Meard Street, W1F · Midford Place, W1T · Moor Street, W1D · Mortimer Market, W1T · Mortimer Street, W1T · Morwell Street, WC1B · Nassau Street, W1W · Newman Passage, W1T · Newman Street, W1T · North Cloisters, WC1E · North Crescent, WC1E · North Cresent, WC1E · Percy Street, W1T · Poland Street, W1F · Princess House, W1W · Queen’s Yard, W1T · Rathbone Place, W1T · Rathbone Place, WC1H · Rathbone Street, W1T · Ridgmount Gardens, WC1E · Ridgmount Street, WC1E · Scala Street, W1T · Soho Street, W1D · South Cloisters, WC1H · Stephen Mews, W1T · Stephen Street, W1T · Store Street, WC1E · Sutton Row, W1D · The Boardwalk, SE5 · Third Floor, WC1E · Torrington Place, WC1E · Torrington Square, WC1H · Tottenham Court Road, W1T · Tottenham Mews, W1T · Tottenham Street, W1T · University Street, WC1E · Warren Court, NW1 · Wedgewood Mews, W1D · Wedgwood Mews, W1D · Wells Mews, W1T · Wells Street, W1D · Wells Street, W1T · Whitfield Place, W1T · Whitfield Street, W1T · Windmill Street, W1T · Winsley Street, W1D · Winsley Street, W1W · Woburn Square, WC1H ·


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