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Station to re-open after 30 years

Wed 24 February 2016, 3:34 pm

Lea Bridge Station in Leyton will start taking passengers again on 15 May 2016, following a Waltham Forest Council-led campaign to reopen it.

Initial design for a potential development of Lea Bridge station.

Closed for three decades, the station will provide direct services to Stratford and Tottenham Hale and kickstart regeneration plans for the surrounding neighbourhood.

The council, which owns a number of potential development sites around the station, has appointed consultants to draw up a masterplan for Lea Bridge and Leyton. It will consider how the re-opening can act as a catalyst for unlocking the area’s growth.

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