Planning submitted for HS2 super-hub Old Oak Common station

Updated designs for HS2’s west London super-hub at Old Oak Common by WilkinsonEyre have been unveiled. The HS2 Old Oak Common station will provide a world-class interchange for an estimated 250,000 passengers each day and will be a gateway into Old Oak and Park Royal, one of the largest regeneration sites in the UK.

Developed alongside WSP, the new HS2 station will provide direct interchange with the Elizabeth Line (Crossrail), taking passengers to Heathrow and Central London, and across the country to the West of England and Wales.

Six high-speed platforms will be situated underground with an integrated connection to the adjoining conventional station at ground level via a stylish shared overbridge. A light and airy concourse will link both halves of the station, unified by a vast roof inspired by the site’s industrial heritage.

Plans led by Park Royal Development Corporation (OPDC) will transform the area around the station, a former railway and industrial site, to create a new neighbourhood offering thousands of homes and jobs. 

To the west, a new public park will welcome visitors to Old Oak Common and provide a new focal point for the growing community. Plans to lower and widen Old Oak Common Lane will improve access to the station for buses and pedestrians.

The planning application will now be considered by OPDC and a decision is expected by Summer 2020. The Schedule 17 submission and associated documents are available here