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Location

The station is located to the west of the junction between Argyle Street (east/west), Glassford Street (north) and Stockwell Street (south). This junction is at the east end of the pedestrianised section of Argyle Street.

Entrances and Exits

The station has a single, regular entrance/exit leading east from the alley (north/south) between Argyle Street to the north and the rear courtyard of the St Enoch Centre, to the south. Note that there’s a fire exit leading into this courtyard.

Although there is level access between the alley and the ticket office, there is only escalator and stairs access between here and the platforms.

Local Road Crossings

The Junction of Argyle, Glassford and Stockwell Streets

There are metal fences around this junction leading to the crossing points.

West Arm, Argyle Street

This is pedestrianised, tactile paving indicates the crossings of Glassford and Stockwell Streets. There is a metal fence across the end of Argyle Street between these crossings.

North Arm, Glassford Street

This is a single-stage crossing. The posts with push button and rotating cone are north of the crossing, that is to your left as you cross away from M&S, to your right as you cross towards it. Note that the posts are about a metre north of the tactile paving.

South Arm, Stockwell Street

This is a single-stage crossing with the post with push button and rotating cone to your right as you cross in either direction.

East Arm, Argyle Street

This is a single-stage crossing with the post with push button and rotating cone to your right as you cross in either direction.

The Junction of Stockwell and Osborne Streets

This junction has tactile paving at the crossings but no rotating cones. The south and east arms are crossed via a triangular island.

West Arm, Osborne Street

The post with push button is to your right as you cross in either direction. Note that the post to your left as you cross south is for Stockwell Street.

North Arm, Stockwell Street

This is a single-stage crossing, the post with push button is to your right as you cross in either direction.

South Arm, Stockwell Street

This is a two-stage crossing via the triangular island. The posts with push button are to your right as you cross each stage in either direction. Note that you bear right when crossing to the east, or left when crossing to the west. You can also cross east onto the island then bear left to cross the east arm of this junction.

East Arm, Osborne Street

This is a two-stage crossing with the posts and push buttons to your right as you cross each stage in either direction. Note that when crossing to the north, you bear right on the island, whilst when crossing to the south you bear left.

Local Buses

On the East Side of Glassford Street

Bus Stop 60903710, opposite M&S. As you go north you pass the shelter and a bin before you reach the post.

This stop serves:

We believe the no. 66 stops opposite Peckhams, which lies beyond the scope of this survey.

On the West Side of Glassford Street

Bus Stop 609064, outside M&S, named Glassford Street.

As you move north, you pass railings, a bin then the post. the shelter is beyond this.

This stop serves:

On the West Side of Stockwell Street

As you continue south from Osborne Street, you pass the car park before the bus stop post on your left.

Bus Stop 609062.

This bus stop, which has no shelter, servves:

We believe the no. 5 stops here, though this wasn’t indicated at the stop.

On the East side of Stockwell Street

Going north from Osborne Street, you reach the stop with no shelter, outside Newsmart.

Bus Stop 60903711 serves:

Local Features

Argyle Street is one of Glasgow's main shopping streets, details of which lie beyond the scope of this guide.

West Side of Stockwell Street, Going South from Argyle Street

  fence on left
cross access road to the rear of the St Enoch Centre
post box
taxi rank
2 phone boxes in middle of pavement
Osborne Street
car park on right
bus stop

The Alley, Going South from Argyle Street

West Side

  shop window
mirror wall
blue tiles with billboards
ramp up, rail on left
blue tiles and blank doors
shop window
slope down to rear forecourt of St Enoch Centre

East Side

  shop window
wall curves left into station
passage east of ramp, above
pillar
Scotrail information on right
station entrance on left
four steps up south
white and grey tiles, blank doors
shop window
slope down to rear forecourt of St Enoch Centre

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