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Warwick Avenue tube station is a London Underground station near Little Venice in north-west London. The station is on the Bakerloo Line, between Paddington and Maida Vale stations.

Warwick Avenue opened on 31 January 1915 on the Bakerloo line's extension from Paddington to Queen's Park. For a time prior to its opening, the proposed name for the station was Warrington Crescent.

There are no surface buildings and the station is accessed by two sets of steps to a sub-surface ticket hall. It was one of the first London Underground stations built specifically to use escalators rather than lifts.

Warwick Avenue is also the name of a song that makes reference to the station by the Welsh singer, Duffy.

The area of which it is part, Little Venice, is one of London’s prime residential areas, known for its shops and restaurants.

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VIEW THE WARWICK AVENUE AREA IN THE 1800s
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VIEW THE WARWICK AVENUE AREA IN THE 1830s
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VIEW THE WARWICK AVENUE AREA IN THE 1860s
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VIEW THE WARWICK AVENUE AREA IN THE 1900s
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LOCATIONS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Kilburn Aqueduct:   Some way from the area now called Kilburn, the Kilburn Aqueduct of the Grand Union Canal spanned the River Westbourne.
Little Venice:   Little Venice is a picturesque area situated around the Regent's Canal in the Paddington area.
Red Lion Bridge:   Harrow Road once spanned the River Westbourne at this point.
River Westbourne:   The Westbourne is one of the lost rivers of London.
Royal Oak:   Royal Oak is a station on the Hammersmith and City Line, between Westbourne Park and Paddington stations, and is the least used station on the Hammersmith and City line.
Westbourne Green:   The story of the building of a suburb.


PHOTOS OF THE AREA
Westbourne Lodge:   Westbourne Lodge appeared in one of the earliest photographs in London.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Alexandra Court, W9 · Barnwood Close, W9 · Blomfield Mews, W2 · Blomfield Road, W2 · Blomfield Road, W9 · Blomfield Villas, W2 · Bourne Terrace, W2 · Bristol Gardens, W9 · Castellain Mansions, W9 · Castellain Road, W9 · Celbridge Mews, W2 · Charfield Court, W9 · Chichester Road, W2 · Clarendon Gardens, W9 · Clearwell Drive, W9 · Clifton Gardens, W9 · Clifton Road, W9 · Clifton Villas, W9 · Clive Court, W9 · Delamere Terrace, W2 · Desborough Close, W2 · Elnathan Mews, W9 · Formosa Street, W9 · Harrow Road, W2 · Howley Place, W2 · Kingdom Street, W2 · Lauderdale Mansions South, W9 · Lauderdale Road, W9 · Lord Hills Road, W2 · Pindock Mews, W9 · Randolph Crescent, W9 · Randolph Mews, W9 · Randolph Road, W9 · Ranelagh Bridge, W2 · Regents Court, W9 · Rowington Close, W2 · Sandringham Court, W9 · Sheldon Square, W2 · Sutherland Avenue, W9 · Warrington Crescent, W9 · Warwick Avenue, W9 · Warwick Court, W9 · Warwick Crescent, W2 · Warwick Cresent, W2 · Warwick Place, W9 · Westbourne Terrace Road, W2 · Westway, W2 ·


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