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Bus Vauxhall interchange

A new bus station with an adjusted road layout around the Vauxhall Cross is now complete.

Vauxhall Cross sign

Improvements at Vauxhall Cross are promised for bus users, pedestrians, cyclists and those changing between modes.

The key feature of the project is a new bus station situated on Bondway, a road in the centre of the junction. All the bus stops which were currently spread around the gyratory system have been moved to Bondway.

There are improved walkways between the bus station, tube station and South West Trains station, with a lift directly into the tube station.

Vauxhall bus station, showing the canopy roof
Vauxhall bus station seen from the bridge foot, showing the canopy roof

A 40% increase in bus services is planned upon completion of the bus station. The bus station itself features a canopy roof designed by Arup, with solar panels to provide around 30% of the required power.

Inside Vauxhall bus station
Inside the bus station

There are better cycle lanes around the interchange, and cycle storage racks at the bus station.

News

(newest first)
Vauxhall interchange opens
2004-12-06 06:50:17

The new Vauxhall bus station opened on Saturday 4 December, serving 12 bus routes. According to TfL, the interchange will become fully operational in "mid December".

Links & Sources

  1. TfL Street Management: Vauxhall transport interchange
  2. TfL: Press release on first phase of opening
  3. TfL: traffic camera for Vauxhall Cross (pointing up new bus lane towards bus station)
  4. TfL Spider Map: Bus routes from Vauxhall
  5. London Destruction: an unhappy opinion of the new Vauxhall Cross
  6. Cross River Partnership: Vauxhall Cross
  7. The Vauxhall Society
  8. Guardian article on the architecture of the new bus station

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