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The Jubilee Line Extension puts Greenwich on the map
North Greenwich station on the Jubilee Line lies thirty metres beneath North Greenwich Peninsula and is a major part of one of Europe's largest construction projects. It is by far the biggest of the eleven stations that string along the 10 mile Jubilee Line Extension (JLE) from Green Park to Stratford via Canary Wharf.JLE benefits:
As with each of the other stations on the Extension, the design of North Greenwich station was entrusted to an individual London-based architect, resulting in a series of bold and imaginative designs. In the case of North Greenwich-- the "jewel in the Crown"--the design by Architect Will Allsop is of cathedral-like splendour, a vast space suffused with blue and pierced by great diagonal pillars soaring from ground to ceiling.
The Extension--and North Greenwich in particular--have excited universal interest and engineers and civic leaders from around the world have flocked to witness its construction and study the logic that underlies it.