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Was the test site for the UK’s first underground farm, housed in its deep level bomb shelter.The company now grows food under Clapham High Street.There’s a mural in the station of a pyramid of bricks, which is a visual pun of a ton of bricks (or a ‘bricks ton’).In East Enders, the fictional Walford East tube station takes the place of Bromley-by-Bow.Has the most platforms of any tube station – 10 Balham is the only Underground station that doesn’t have any of the letters of the word ‘underground’ in it.Has the most entrances/exits of any tube station with 12.Is the only station on the network with an ornate, medieval-style Hammerbeam Roof (usually only used in great halls or cathedrals).
Hidden in the green & cream tiling pattern at Archway station, there are black arches.
The only through station in zones 1 to 6 on the Underground to be in a zone on its own – passengers travelling from the station leaving in either direction must cross a zone boundary. Because the station is so busy at weekends, they’re planning on rebuilding it, and demolishing Camden Market in the process (don’t panic though, that doesn’t include the Stables Market, The Lock Market, the Inverness Street market, etc.).