The Concourse

Overview

This is a large area bounded by the taxi access road to the south and platforms 2 and 19 on the north. The gate line for platforms 12 - 18 is on the west side, whilst the main building is on the east.

There is also level access to the following platforms:

Platforms 1, 8, 9, 10 and 20, plus the Waverley Steps and Market Street exits are reached via the bridge, to which there is stairs, escalator and lift access.

To Reach

Via Stairs

You can either use the stairs near the north end of the bridge, carry on from the foot of the Waverley Steps then take the second turning left, or take the first turning left, then turn right, continue for a few metres to pass the steps to platform 1 then take the next turning left.

Via the Steps Nearer the Waverley Steps>

From the bridge you go down 3 x 8 then five steps, going east into the concourse. You're facing along the walkway between the main building and the North Mall.

There's tactile paving at the top, but not at the bottom of these steps, which are divided by a central rail. There's also a hand rail to each side.

Via the Second Set of Steps

From the bridge, you go down 12 then 12 steps, going east to the concourse. You're between the main building to your left and the taxi access road to your right. The vehicle drop-off point is a few metres in front of you. There is tactile paving at the top and bottom of these steps which are divided by a central rail. There's also a hand rail to each side.

Via Escalator

From the bridge the left-hand escalator is normally the one you need. Go down to concourse level, you're facing east, along the walkway between the main building and the North Mall.

Via the Lift

You leave the lift, facing east along platform 11, the taxi access road is to your left, with the southwest corner of the main building beyond that. See the lifts page for details.

Layout

North side, Going East

East Side, Going South

West Side, Going South from Platform 19

North Side, Going West

Continuing South

South Side, Going East

In the middle of the Concourse, Going South

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Edinburgh Waverley Station

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