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West Hampstead

West Hampstead - see Hampstead. The station was opened as WEST HAMPSTEAD on 30 June 1879.
West Ham

West Ham was recorded as Hamme in 958 which signifies that this and East Ham were then only one geographical location and it was not until 1186 that the name Westhamma was recorded. The name is derived from the Old English hamm, a water meadow referring to the low-lying riverside meadow near the bend of the Thames. (See also East Ham.)
West Finchley

West Finchley - see Finchley Central. The station was opened as WEST FINCHLEY by the London & North Eastern Railway on 1 March 1933 and first used by Underground trains on 14 April 1940.
West Brompton

West Brompton signifies Broom Town with suggestions of a wide common - and means the common with the broom trees, near a town'.
Westbourne Park

Westbourne Park was recorded as Westburn in 1222 and is derived from the Old English westan and burnam, 'place'- means the place west of the stream'. Paddington was the sister village on the east bank. The road here was an ancient lane winding through the old Westbourne Farm. The Green was recorded in 1680 hence the Park, now a road.
West Acton


West Acton - see Acton Town.The station was opened as WEST ACTON on 5 November 1923.
Wembley Park

Wembley Park - see Wembley Central. The Wembley stadium, exhibition and entertainment complex occupies the area of the original park.
Wembley Central

Wembley Central was recorded as Wemba lea in 825 and the name is derived from the personal name Wemba and the Old English leah, 'forest clearing' - and means 'the clearing where Wemba lived'. This name may be a nickname or could be taken from Wemba, the name of a Gothic King. It has had various spellings until recorded as Wembley in 1535.
Watford

Watford was recorded in 944 and the name is derived from the Old English waed, 'place for wading' or wad, 'hunting' - and means 'ford which is used by hunters', from a once nearby natural feature.
Waterloo

Waterloo was named in commemoration of the Battle of Waterloo (1815). The name was also given to the new bridge over the River Thames (originally called Strand Bridge) which was opened by the Prince Regent on 18 June 1817, the second anniversary of the Battle.