PLATFORMS 7 AND 8, SOUTHBOUND

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Overview

This is an island platform running east/west with platform 7, southbound Jubilee Line, lying north of platform 8, southbound Bakerloo.

These platforms are closer together than the northbound platforms. The central reservation consists of a small area at the foot of the escalators from the lower concourse and a through passage towards the west end. A recess east of this on each platform gives stairs access to the northbound platforms.

There are two more recesses on platform 8. The third reces from the west end is the exit to the central reservation of the northbound platforms, whilst the entrance is east of this.

There is tactile paving along the edge of these platforms.

To Reach

From the Lower Concourse

Take the escalator down (east) from the lower concourse. Turn left (north to platform 7, right (south) to platform 8. You're near the front of the trains on either platform.

From the Central Reservation of the Northbound Platforms

From the foot of the escalators from the lower concourse, you can either turn right (east) to reach platform 8, or left (west) for either platform.

Going East, Towards Platform 8

Turn right from the foot of the escalator, continue to the wall, then turn right and go down 20 steps, going south onto the platform. You're about in the middle of the train.

Going West, towards either Platform

Turn left (west) at the foot of the escalator, then continue to the T-junction platforms 7 and 10 to the right; 8 and 9 left.

For Platform 7

Turn right (north) then right again (east) then go down 21 steps going east, then turn left (north) onto the platform. Trains arrive from your left, travelling east through the station; you are near the rear of the train.

For Platform 8

Turn left (south) then left again (east) then go down 21 steps, going east then turn right (south) to the platform, you're near the rear of the train.

The Exit from Platform 8

This is the third gap from the west end of the platform. You go up 20 steps, going north then turn right (east) then right again (south) towards the escalator.

The Area at the Foot of the Escalators from the Lower Concourse

West Side, Going North

  down escalator
up escalator

North Side, Going East

  exit from Jubilee Line
entrance/exit to Jubilee Line
entrance to Jubilee Line

East Side

  4 blank doors

South Side, Going West

  exit from Bakerloo Line
entrance/exit to Bakerloo Line
entrance to Bakerloo Line

At the time of our survey, there were several portable billboards in the middle of this area.

Platform 7, from the East

  barrier at end
4 billboards
seat
4 billboards
3 gaps to escalators from lower concourse
blank door
2 Tube maps
Tube map dispenser
4 billboards
3 ventillation grills
billboard
seat
2 billboards
seat
billboard
fire equipment
2 billboards
recess to steps to northbound
billboard
billboard
seat
billboard
passage to platform 8
seat
billboard
3 large billboards
wall and barrier at end

Platform 8, from the East

  barrier at end
2 billboards
3 gaps to the foot of escalators from lower concourse
2 seats
5 billboards
Tube map dispenser
seat
billboard
ventillation grill
billboard
entrance from northbound
billboard
2 seats
billboard
fire equipment
2 seats
billboard
exit to northbound
Tube map dispenser
2 Tube maps
recess to steps to northbound
billboard
2 seats
billboard
2 seats
billboard
passage to platform 7, billboards each side
billboard
2 seats
large billboard
wall juts out
barrier at end

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BAKER STREET STATION

2008 Terry Robinson