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Station Approach is a street in Camden Town.

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VIEW THE BAKER STREET AREA IN THE 1800s
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OTHER BAKER STREET ENTRIES

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Baker Street

Baker Street tube station is a station on the London Underground at the junction of Baker Street and the Marylebone Road. The station lies in Travelcard Zone 1 and is served by five different lines. It is one of the original stations of the Metropolitan Railway (MR), the world's first underground railway, opened in 1863.

Baker Street station was opened by the MR on 10 January 1863 (these platforms are now served by the Circle and Hammersmith & City lines). On 13 April 1868, the MR opened the first section of Metropolitan and St John's Wood Railway as a branch from its existing route. This line, serving the open-air platforms, was steadily extended to Willesden Green and northwards, finally reaching Aylesbury Town and Verney Junction (some 50 miles/80 km from Baker Street) in 1892.

Over the next few decades this section of the station was extensively rebuilt to provide four platforms. The current Metropolitan line layout largely dates from 1925, and the bulk of the surface buildings, designed by architect Charles Clark, also date from this period.

The Baker Street & Waterloo Railway (BS&WR, now the Bakerloo line) opened on 10 March 1906; Baker Street was the temporary northern terminus of the line until it was extended to Marylebone station on 27 March 1907.

The original station building stood on Baker Street and served the tube platforms with lifts, but these were supplemented with escalators in 1914, linking the Metropolitan line and the Bakerloo line platforms by a new concourse excavated under the Metropolitan line.

On 20 November 1939, following the construction of an additional southbound platform and connecting tube tunnels between Baker Street and Finchley Road stations, the Bakerloo line took over the Metropolitan line's stopping services between Finchley Road and Wembley Park and its Stanmore branch. The current Bakerloo ticket hall and escalators to the lower concourse were provided in conjunction with the new service.

The Jubilee line added an extra northbound platform and replaced the Bakerloo line service to Stanmore from its opening on 1 May 1979.


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Baker Street:   Baker Street tube station is a station on the London Underground at the junction of Baker Street and the Marylebone Road. The station lies in Travelcard Zone 1 and is served by five different lines. It is one of the original stations of the Metropolitan Railway (MR), the world's first underground railway, opened in 1863.
Willans Farm:   Marylebone Park Farm was, before the construction of Regent's Park, in the possession of Mr Thomas Willan.


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Baker Street station, 1890:   This Bishopsgate Institute view of Baker Street station dates from 1890.


NEARBY STREETS AND BUILDINGS ON THE UNDERGROUND MAP
Albert Mansions, W1U · Allsop Place, NW1 · Ashland House, W1U · Ashland Place, W1U · Aybrook Street, W1U · Baker Street Station, NW1 · Baker Street, NW1 · Baker Street, W1 · Baker Street, W1U · Beaumont Mews, W1G · Bell Street, NW1 · Bendall Mews, NW1 · Berkeley Court, NW1 · Bickenhall Mansions, W1U · Bickenhall Street, W1U · Blandford Street, W1U · Broadley Terrace, NW1 · Broadstone Place, W1U · Bryanston Mews East, W1H · Cabbell Street, NW1 · Chagford House, NW1 · Chagford Street, NW1 · Chalfont Court, NW1 · Chapel Street, NW1 · Chiltern Court, NW1 · Chiltern Street, W1U · Clarence Gate Gardens, NW1 · Clarewood Court, W1H · Clay Street, W1U · Cornwall Terrace, NW1 · Cosway Street, NW1 · Crawford Mews, W1H · Crawford Street, W1H · Crawford Street, W1U · Cumberland Mansions, W1H · Daventry Street, NW1 · David Mews, W1U · Dorset Square, NW1 · Dorset Street, W1U · Durweston Mews, W1U · Durweston Street, W1H · Enford Street, W1H · Farley Court, NW1 · Glentworth Street, NW1 · Gloucester Place, NW1 · Gloucester Place, W1U · Great Central Street, NW1 · Harcourt Street, W1H · Harewood Avenue, NW1 · Harewood Row, NW1 · Homer Row, W1H · Homer Street, W1H · Huntsworth Mews, NW1 · Ivor Court, NW1 · Ivor Place, NW1 · Kenrick Place, W1U · Lisson Grove, NW1 · Lisson Street, NW1 · Lowstock Road, W1U · Luxborough Towers, W1U · Manchester Mews, W1U · Manchester Street, W1U · Market Place, W1H · Marylebone High Street, W1G · Marylebone High Street, W1U · Marylebone Railway Station, NW1 · Marylebone Road, NW1 · Marylebone Station, NW1 · Melcombe Place, NW1 · Melcombe Street, NW1 · Montagu Mansions, W1U · Montagu Mews North, W1H · Montagu Place, W1H · Montagu Row, W1U · Montagu Square, W1H · Moxon Street, W1U · Nottingham Place, W1U · Nottingham Street, W1U · Old Marylebone Road, NW1 · Oldbury Place, W1U · Ossington Buildings, W1U · Paddington Street, W1U · Porter Street, W1U · Portman Mansions, W1U · Ranston Street, NW1 · Rodmarton Street, W1U · Rossmore Road, NW1 · Salisbury Place, W1H · Seymour Buildings, W1H · Seymour Leisure Centre, W1H · Seymour Place, W1H · Sherlock Holmes, W1U · Sherlock Mews, W1U · Shillibeer Place, W1H · Shroton Street, NW1 · St Marks Church, NW1 · Station Approach, NW1 · Taunton Place, NW1 · Thornton Place, W1H · Transept Street, NW1 · Treborough House, W1U · Upper Montagu Street, W1H · Vincent Court, W1H · Walden House, W1U · Wallace Court, NW1 · Waverley Court, W1G · Wyndham Place, W1H · Wyndham Street, W1H · York Gate, NW1 · York Street, W1H · York Street, W1U · York Terrace East, NW1 ·


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