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Wanstead Park Overground Station

Station Approach, Forest Gate, London, E7 0HX

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Opening Times (Train Operating Times)

  • Monday 06:05 - 00:15.
  • Tuesday 06:05 - 00:15.
  • Wednesday 06:05 - 00:15.
  • Thursday 06:05 - 00:15.
  • Friday 06:05 - 00:15.
  • Saturday 06:05 - 00:15.
  • Sunday 08:40 - 23:55.


  • The venue is situated within the centre of the area.
  • This venue is situated in Forest Gate.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest mainline station is Forest Gate.
  • The nearest underground station is Barking.


  • The venue does not have its own car park.
  • Public Car Parks View
    • There is not a car park for public use within 200m (approx).
  • On Street Blue Badge Parking View
    • On street marked Blue Badge bays are available.
    • The dimensions of the marked Blue Badge bays are 250cm x 480cm (8ft 2in x 15ft 9in).
    • On street Blue Badge parking is located on the opposite side of Woodgrange Road, about 65m south of the station.
  • On Street Standard Parking View
    • Clearly signed and / or standard marked parking bays are available.
    • The dimensions of the standard marked parking bays are 250cm x 480cm (8ft 2in x 15ft 9in).
    • Standard marked parking bays are located on the opposite side of Woodgrange Road, about 65m south of the station.
  • Drop-off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • The Blue Badge bays are restricted to a maximum of three hours Monday - Saturday 8.00 - 18.30pm.
    • The bays are small and are directly off the main road.
    • There is no dropped kerb between the bays and the pavement.
    • The adjacent standard bays are pay-by-phone and limited to two hours.
    • Nearby streets are in a residents' controlled parking zone Monday - Saturday 09:00 - 17:00.

Train Station

  • There are generally 2 member(s) of staff on duty.
  • The station is staffed.
  • There is an office to obtain help.
  • The office to obtain help is 4m (4yd 1ft) from the ticket barriers.
  • This office is located at street level, undereath the railway arch.
  • There is not a ticket office.
  • The train companies operating from within this station are London Overground.
  • There is not a taxi rank at the station.
  • There are 2 platform(s) in the station.
  • The platform(s) accessed by steps only is / are 1-2.
  • Additional Station Information View
    • Announcements on platforms are visual.
    • Wider ticket barriers are available to access platforms.
    • Platforms which have tactile markings at the platform edge are 1-2.
  • Comments View
    • Photographs 1 and 2 show the approach to the station from the south and north.
    • The entry barriers are located beneath the railway arch.
    • Tickets can be purchased from the self service ticket machines to each side of the ticket barriers at street level (photographs 3 and 4).
    • The wide barrier is in the centre of the line of barriers.
    • Staff are based in the cabin underneath the railway arch after the barriers.
    • There is not a counter.

Level Change (Access to Platforms)

  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located leading from underneath the railway arch after the barriers to the platforms.
  • There is/are 15+ step(s) to the area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is/are medium height (11cm - 17cm).
  • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
  • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are not accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • A bowl of water cannot be provided for an assistance dog.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.