The Concourse


This is basically a rectangular space divided into two sections by the gate line which runs east/west.

The area outside the gates includes:

The area inside the gates includes the upper level platforms, 1 - 7, leading north.

The Concourse, Outside the Gates

North Side, Going East

  recess to cash machines
6 automatic exits
5 automatic entrances
automatic exit
manual gate
barrier with timetables
manual gate
4 automatic entrances
5 automatic exits
passage leading north then east to North Hanover Street exit

The Passage to the North Hanover Street Exit

West Side

  barrier beside platform 7

North Side


East side

  automatic entrance/exit doors

South Side

  windows to waiting lounge

East Side, Going South

  area maps
3 photo booths
entrance to Left Luggage and toilets
Millennium Project notice
vending machine
blank doors
recess, up slope, to blank doors

South Side, Going West

  Costa Coffee, tables outside
Upper Crust, no tables
George Square entrance
Burger King, tables outside
Cafe Bonapartes, tables outside
passage to Dundas Street exit, leading west

West Side, Going North

  passage to Dundas Street exit
exit from travel centre
AMT Coffee, jutting out
WH Smith
Natwest cash machine
RBS cash machine

The Passage to the Dundas Street Exit

This passage leads west from the concourse, between shops and the travel centre before turning right (north). The main entrance to the travel centre and entrance to the lower level are on the right-hand (east) side of the passage, whilst there are three sets of doors to the Dundas Street entrance on the left-hand (west) side.

South Side, Going West from the Concourse

  fire exit
photo booth
trolley point
2 phones
tactile flooring inside Dundas Street entrance

North Side

  windows of travel centre

West Side, Going North

  south entrance from Dundas Street
middle entrance from Dundas Street
WH Smith
2 blank doors
north entrance from Dundas Street

East Side, Going North

entrance to travel centre
ticket machine
blank door
2 ticket windows for lower level
manual gate
4 automatic exits
3 automatic entrances

North End, Going East

  photo booth
ticket machine
blank doors

Within the Concourse, from the West

  8 back-to-back seats, between the west gates and Cafe Bonapartes
bank of four ticket machines, between the George Square entrance and the central barrier
8 back-to-back seats, between Costa Coffee and the east gates
bank of eight phones, between Costa Coffee and platform 7

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© 2009, Terry Robinson