PLATFORM 1, WESTBOUND

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Overview

This is a separate platform along the south side of the station serving westbound trains toward Victoria. There is tactile paving along the edge of the platform.

The escalators and steps to/from the Underground Concourse are towards the west end of the platform, whilst the passage to the lift is near the east.

To Reach

This platform can be reached via escalator, lift or steps from the Underground Concourse.

Via the Escalator

The left-hand escalator is normally the one you need, you go down the escalator, going west then turn right onto the platform.

Via the Steps

You go down 3 x 14 steps, separated by wide landings, going west then follow the wall, which curves right, onto the platform. There's tactile paving at the top and bottom of these steps which have a hand rail to each side.

At the Foot of the Escalators and Steps

North Side
  gap to platform with two pillars
West Side, Going South
  2 billboards
wall curves left, becoming south side
billboard
help point
2 billboards
fire point
blank door
East Side, Going South
  escalator to Underground Concourse
escalator from Underground Concourse
steps to Underground Concourse

Via the Lift

The call button is to your right of the door, go down to Level 0, Platform and leave via the same door. Turn right and continue onto the platform.

The Passage to the Lift

You leave the platform facing south.

West Side, Going South
  wall
wall retreats
help point

The wall retreats into an area with blank doors.

East Side, Going South
  wall
lift to Underground Concourse, call button to right (south)

From the West

  narrow section of platform beside front of train
platform widens
4 seats
help point
billboard
blank door
entrance/exit, 2 pillars across
billboard
4 seats
billboards
help point
fire point
2 billboards
4 seats
passage to lift
4 seats
2 billboards
blank door
4 seats
billboard
help point
fire point
billboard
wall across end

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