The Concourse and BRIDGE
The concourse is a rectangular space above the island between platforms 2 and 3. You go in from the forecourt facing north. The ticket office is to your right (east) whilst WH Smith is to your left (west).
There is stairs and lift access between the concourse and all platforms. You turn right (east) for platform 1, continue (north) for platforms 2 and 3, or turn left (west) for platform 4. For the sake of the detailed description, we'll consider this space in four sections:
automatic doors from forecourt|
WH Smith, two entrances|
passage to platform 4, through automatic door
passage to platforms 2 and 3
rail information (Intercity)
services free phone
passage to platform 1, through automatic door
wall juts out
2 pay phones back-to-back|
windows to ticket office
blank door, staff entrance to ticket office|
automatic door into ticket office
paper rack, information leaflets above
You leave the concourse, going east through the automatic door, over a slight lip, onto the bridge over tracks 1 and 2.
lift to platforms 2 and 3|
lift to platform 1
steps to platform 1
See the description of platform 2.
See the description of platform 4.
© 2011, Terry Robinson