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The project is due to finish in 2018.


  • A new underground North ticket hall at the junction of Bressenden Place and Victoria Street with an entrance at street level
  • Larger Victoria line ticket hall (South ticket hall)
  • Nine new escalators
  • A new interchange tunnel connecting the two ticket halls
  • New lifts providing step-free access between street, ticket hall and Victoria line platform levels
  • New lifts providing interchange between the Victoria line and District and Circle lines platforms
  • Improved access and new lifts between the National Rail and Tube platforms

Proposed timeline of works

Summer 2016
Opening of North ticket hall

Winter 2018
South ticket hall extension opens. All works complete.

Please note that ground treatment works continue on Little Ben Island. Activity near to the District and Circle line tunnel is being undertaken at night.

Changes to travel

Walking routes to and from the London Underground and National Rail stations will be affected by the improvement works. You should allow extra time if you need to change lines or your journey starts or finishes at Victoria station. Look out for updated signs.

The main changes during construction include:

  • The stairs from the Underground station to Wilton Road are closed. When the project is complete in 2018, a new set of stairs leading towards Wilton Road will open
  • The taxi rank previously located outside the front of the National Rail station is now in Hudson's Place
  • The Victory Arch entrance to the National Rail station and the nearby pedestrian area are closed

Bus stops

Please see the link below for further details on bus stops outside Victoria Station.

Traffic changes at Wilton Road

Wilton Road north of Neathouse Place is currently closed to all general traffic except buses, licensed taxis and bicycles.

General traffic is being diverted along Bridge Place, Eccleston Bridge and Buckingham Palace Road. This route avoids the Congestion Charging zone.

Larger vehicles
Vehicles that are heavier than 18 tonnes will need to find an alternative to using Eccleston Bridge. If they are under 4.4m high, those vehicles should use Grosvenor Road

Penalty charges
Road signs on the approach to, and at, the Wilton Road junction will alert you to the diversion and that access to Wilton Road is restricted to buses and licensed taxis.

If you ignore the signs and drive along Wilton Road, you may be issued with a Penalty Charge Notice of £130 (reduced to £65 if paid within 14 days).

Buying a ticket

You can buy your ticket in advance to avoid ticket hall queues. You might:

Contact us

Phone detailsPhone: 0800 0284 778

(TfL call charges)

Victoria Station Upgrade

Address details2nd Floor, Victoria Station House
191 Victoria Street
London SW1E 2NE