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When the hamlet of Winchmore Hill was first recorded in 1319, its main industry was selling firewood sourced from the oak forests nearby. By the early 1800s a small community had developed, and when rail arrived in the village in 1871 grand development was predicted. But it wasn't until the early years of the 20th century that the village eventually developed into a London suburb - aided by the introduction of a tramway. The station itself was originally identical to the station at Palmers Green but underwent renovation throughout the 1960s and 70s. Today, the station lies in Zone 4, just eight miles north from Moorgate on the Hertford Loop Line. Modern Winchmore Hill retains a villagey feel, with shops and restaurants gathered around the Green, which is now a Conservation Area. Also worth a look are Grovelands Park, laid out by the great landscape designer Humphry Repton in the late 18th century, and the Art Deco Capitol Cinema.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays06:50 - 13:15
Saturday 08:30 - 14:00
Sunday Closed
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelPart time
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupAvailable
Oyster validatorAvailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Travel card zoneZone 4
ShopsUnavailable
PostboxUnavailable
TelephonesAvailable
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetUnavailable
ATMUnavailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
ToiletsUnavailable
ShowersUnavailable
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFiUnavailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Staff Help notes
Please phone the Helpline to ensure arrangements are in place on 0800 058 2844.
Customer help pointsAvailable
CCTVAvailable
Cycle storageUnavailable
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Step-free accessPart of station
Step-free access notes

The Booking Office is accessible from street.

Ramps for train accessUnavailable
WheelchairsUnavailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesUnavailable
Accessible Booking Office counterUnavailable
Accessible taxisunknown
Accessible taxis notes

Accessible taxis are not available

Winchmore Hill station's main concourse has a staffed ticket desk, with two ticket machines on the street outside. Two sets of stairs lead down to the platforms - platform 1 (towards Moorgate and King's Cross) is to the right, and platform 2 (towards Hertford and Letchworth Garden City) to the right. Both have bench seating and shelters. There is currently no step-free access to the platforms.

Departures and arrivals from Winchmore Hill

Want to check the latest departures and arrivals into Winchmore Hill station? Find live information for the next trains departing and arriving at the station below.
Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to MoorgateGreat Northern21:071On time
to StevenageGreat Northern21:092On time
to MoorgateGreat Northern21:371On time
to StevenageGreat Northern21:392On time
to MoorgateGreat Northern22:071On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from StevenageGreat Northern21:071On time
from MoorgateGreat Northern21:082On time
from StevenageGreat Northern21:371On time
from MoorgateGreat Northern21:382On time
from StevenageGreat Northern22:071On time
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