Westminster Station, London - Film location of Harry Potter and the order of the Phoenix


Posted by Craig Grobler on Google+ On Tuesday, April 03, 2007

Part 2001, part Da Vinci code, mixed with Bladerunner, a dash of Brazil and a sliver of Hellraiser the Westminster tube station is an architectural marvel.


The Establishing Shot: WESTMINSTER STATION, LONDON - FILM LOCATION OF HARRY POTTER AND THE ORDER OF THE PHOENIX

From Wiki:
As with other stations on the Jubilee Line Extension, the Jubilee Line platforms at Westminster have platform screen doors to improve airflow through the system (and presumably increase safety). The platforms are some 32 m (104 feet) below ground level, making them among the deepest on the Underground network.


The Establishing Shot: WESTMINSTER STATION, LONDON - FILM LOCATION OF HARRY POTTER AND THE ORDER OF THE PHOENIX


Because of the limited amount of space on the site, the two tunnels are "stacked" on top of each other rather than the normal side-by-side arrangement.

The Establishing Shot: WESTMINSTER STATION, LONDON - FILM LOCATION OF HARRY POTTER AND THE ORDER OF THE PHOENIX


The station also features an access door straight into an underground walkway connecting the Houses of Parliament to Portcullis House, allowing MPs, Lords and others with access passes to the buildings to enter.

Westminster Station, London - Film location of Harry Potter and the order of the Phoenix

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