Tower Hill tube station

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This article is about the current Tower Hill tube station. For the closed station latterly of the same name but originally called Mark Lane, see Mark Lane tube station.
Tower Hill London Underground London River Services
Tower hill entrance.jpg
Entrance opposite the Tower of London
Tower Hill is located in Central London
Tower Hill
Tower Hill
Location of Tower Hill in Central London
Location Tower Hill
Local authority London Borough of Tower Hamlets
Managed by London Underground
Number of platforms 3
Fare zone 1
OSI Fenchurch Street National Rail [1]
Tower Gateway Docklands Light Railway
Cycle parking No
Toilet facilities No
London Underground annual entry and exit
2011 Decrease 21.58 million[2]
2012 Increase 22.54 million[2]
2013 Increase 23.41 million[2]
2014 Increase 26.32 million[2]
Key dates
1967 (1967) Opened
Other information
Lists of stations
London Transport portalCoordinates: 51°30′36″N 0°04′34″W / 51.51°N 0.076°W / 51.51; -0.076

Tower Hill is a London Underground station at Tower Hill in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets. It is on the Circle line between Monument and Aldgate, and on the District line between Monument and Aldgate East. The station is in fare zone 1. It is a short distance from Tower Gateway DLR station and Fenchurch Street railway station.

The entrance to Tower Hill station is a few metres from one of the largest remaining segments of the Roman London Wall which formerly surrounded the historic City of London. The station was built on the site of the former Tower of London tube station that closed in 1884. The present Tower Hill station opened in 1967 and replaced a nearby station with the same name but which was originally called Mark Lane, that was slightly farther west.


Train frequencies vary throughout the day, but the typical off-peak service pattern is:


London Buses route 15 and heritage route 15H and night route N15 serve the station.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Out of Station Interchanges" (Microsoft Excel). Transport for London. May 2010. Archived from the original on 2012-03-12. 
  2. ^ a b c d "Multi-year station entry-and-exit figures" (XLS). London Underground station passenger usage data. Transport for London. June 2015. Retrieved 20 June 2015. 
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towards Edgware Road (via Victoria)
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towards Upminster