Oval Station

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318 Kennington Park Road, London, SE11 4PP

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Oval Station

318 Kennington Park Road
SE11 4PP
+44 20 7222 1234


4 out of 5 based on 7 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Oval Station

5.0 out of 5 1 April 2014
by Will T.

My favorite. I never travel from anywhere else... it's 3ft from my house. But that just shows how much I like it, I'm not willing to walk much further to avoid it and that just shows that it must be above the rest of the London Underground.

Oval features: Cricket themed tiling, classical music and an inspiring white board of destiny. It's a winner!more

4.0 out of 5 18 April 2012
by Katie B.

Oval Underground Station is teeny-tiny.

It's on the northern (black) line, handily located just one stop away from Kennington in one direction (where you can jump onto the ever popular Vicky-blue line), and also comes before the northern line splits in the other direction (Bank and Charing Cross branches).

It's located, as the name might suggest, near to the Oval Cricket Ground, and is also...more

4.0 out of 5 15 January 2012
by Josephine B.

Arrhh the Oval! In theory this station isn't or shouldn't really be that interesting, and honestly it isn't, but, for some reason, I rather like it anyway.

I think perhaps because it is located (not surprising), steps away for the world famous Oval Cricket Ground. Which I have ventured into, and offers a great day out, like most gentleman played sports. Even if you're not a huge Cricket fan,...more

4.0 out of 5 9 July 2011
by Yee Gan O.

A true Yelper should be reviewing Underground stations. Please discuss.

In the meantime, while you guys debate whether it's actually worth posting a review about an Underground station unless there's some particularly interesting or important fact about it, I shall post a review of Oval Underground station.

Oval station isn't oval. However, it is located close to the Oval cricket ground,...more

2.0 out of 5 30 May 2008
by theduck

I have a real problem, not with this station, but with the announcement made on the Northern Line when you arrive here. It states 'This station is Oval'. Now that is neither true nor possible. If the station was Oval how would it not cave in? Surely, like other tube stations this station is cylindrical.

Otherwise, it is only really good for getting to the cricket ground, the ropey shops...more