The station is on the north side of East Princes Street (east/west), a few metres east of the junction with Sinclair Street (north/south). West Princes Street leads west from this junction to Colquhoun Square, where the main bus stops are.
North of the station is an extensive car park, which appears to belong to the Co-op supermarket on the east side of Sinclair Street. The next junction north is with East King Street (east) and West King Street (west). Grant Street leads south from East King Street into the car park.
There are four entrances/exits to this station:
This junction has tactile paving throughout and sounder. At each arm, the post with push button and rotating cone is to your right as you cross in either direction.
This junction has tactile paving throughout and sounder. At each arm, the post with push button is to your right as you cross in either direction.
This junction has tactile paving and sounder, but no rotating cones.
The post, with push button is to your right as you cross in either direction.
The posts, with push button, are west of the crossing, that is to your left as you cross away from the station or to your right as you cross towards it.
Bus Stop 6070524, serving:
Bus Stop 6070526, serves:
Bus Stop 6070528, serves:
Bus Stop 6070627 serves:
From the north side of East Princes Street, you go up 17 then 17 steps, going north. Continue, down 25 steps, going north onto the east side of the Co-op car park. Continue north, onto a pavement on the west side of Grant Street, with housing to each side, onto the south side of East King Street. The Police Station is on the north side of East King Street, almost opposite this side street.
vehicle entrance to Co-op
tactile paving indicates crossing of East King Street
windows of Co-op
East Princes Street
Bus Stop 6070524|
Maitland Court, no pedestrian crossing
now on West Princes Street
Link cash machine, charging £1.99 per transaction at the time of our survey
cross a lane
bank with cash machines
now on south side of Colquhoun Square
steps up north to bridge|
gap, not for public use
two lane exit from car park
taxi rank continues
Bus Stop 6070526
vehicle entrance, onto platform 1
cross cobbled alley, not for public use
sign post indicating Health Centre and Police Station to north, Rail Station east and Tourist Information and Toilets south
post box on kerb side
now in West Princes Street
cross small lane
Colquhoun Square is a wide area with grass and flower beds. West Princes Street runs along the south side and Colquhoun Street, which contains the bus stops, runs along the west, whilst a small lane runs along the east side.
Note, there is no pedestrian controlled crossing of Colquhoun Street.
HELENSBURGH CENTRAL STATION
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