Arsenal Underground Station

Venue Details & Map

Arsenal Underground Station

Gillespie Road
N5 1LP
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Tube Station Facilities
Piccadilly line
Yelp Reviews


3 out of 5 based on 5 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Arsenal Underground Station

3.0 out of 5 28 February 2015
by Jeni F.

Beware of match days, I repeat, beware of match days! If you're visiting for a footy match at the local stadium, consider getting off at Finsbury Park instead where there's more exits.

And I have to echo Daria's point = this place is so freaking windy! Sometimes the gust is strong it nearly knocks me over!

The biggest dilemma I have when using this tube is whether to go left or right where...more

3.0 out of 5 23 April 2014
by Daria G.

Arsenal station is OK. I mean, it's just a station so chances are, there can't be anything outstanding about it. There's two things to note about it though.

Firstly, it's terribly windy. I'd imagine that would feel nice in the summer but it's far from pleasant in winter.

And secondly, DO NOT go to Arsenal on a match day before or after the game. You will be faced with crowds and queues and...more

5.0 out of 5 24 January 2014
by Stephen H.

This is a place all Arsenal supporters who don't live in London one day hope to alight at. It's a terribly long walkway - partly to manage the crowds both before and after the games - but partly because of the particular location of the station. The name itself is a nod to Herbert Chapman's early vision for Arsenal FC, as he was the one who got the name changed to Arsenal from "Gillespie...more

3.0 out of 5 13 February 2012
by Duncan W.

Arsenal is a zone 2 station on the Piccadilly line which serves a residential area except on match day when it is on of the hubs for Arsenal fans travelling to the Emirates. The station entrance is actually quite a long walk down a sloping tunnel to the platform edge. This might be a problem on match days (due to weight of numbers moving one way or the other) but TfL have thought of this and...more

4.0 out of 5 9 February 2010
by David J.

Arsenal is one of the quieter stations on the northern part of the Piccadilly Line, but has one of the most interesting histories.

It was originally names 'Gillespie Road' and was opened in 1906 when the Piccadilly line (then the Great Northern, Piccadilly and Brompton Railway) was extended northwards. In 1913, Arsenal Football Club started playing at some nearby playing fields, and the...more

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