Eight-month renovation of 108-year-old station is latest in tube network upgrade

Shepherd's Bush tube station has reopened following eight months of renovation work.

The 108-year-old station has an increased its capacity, with a much larger ticket hall and brand-new escalators for the first time in 80 years.

Architect Tony Meadows Associates has given the station a modern look with glass, steel and granite, and new features include a digital CCTV system.

Boris Johnson, mayor of London, said: “I am committed to ensuring that the upgrade and improvement of the tube network continues, and I'm pleased that we have delivered this renovation.”

The main contractor was Morgan Est.