THE MAIN CONCOURSE

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Overview

This includes the whole section of the station at Level -1.

The area outside the gates is an L-shaped space with the north leg running east/west and the west leg leading south towards the gates.

The north leg leads west from the entrances from Silvertown Way and the bus station at the east end, to the entrance from Bow Creek at the west.

The area inside the gates includes two parallel passages leading south. The east passage gives stairs and lift access to platform 1 - 2, DLR, whilst the west passage gives lift and escalator access to platforms 5 - 6, Jubilee Line. These passages are joined at the north end (just inside the gates) and at the south end, from which there is stairs access to platforms 5 - 6.

Note that platforms 3 - 4, DLR are reached via the lift from the west passage or via escalators or steps from platforms 5 - 6.

To Reach

The area outside the gates can be reached from street level by:

The Steps from the Street Level Concourse

This entrance was signed "Match Day Use", though we presume the steps are available at all times. The steps are divided by a central rail, we understand you're asked to keep left.

You go down 16 steps, going south, turn left (180 degrees, north), go down 16 steps, going north. Turn left (180 degrees, south) and go down 16 steps going south, into the concourse. There’s tactile paving at the top and bottom of these steps.

Outside the Gates

West Leg

West Side, Going North

  wall with fire point in middle
paper rack, billboard above
exit to Bow Creek, Closed at the time of our survey

We noted a lift inside the doors with the call button (Up) on the right (north) of the door.

East Side

  5 ticket sales windows

There's a Tensa barrier, you queue facing north (away from the gates) then turn right (180 degrees) and continue past the windows towards the gates.

North Leg

North Side, Going East

  HSBC cash machine
Nationwide Link cash machine
HSBC cash machine
Purvi, cold drinks and snacks
Purvi, newsagent
3 billboards
blank door
billboard
3 pay phones
3 billboards
3 seats
5 billboards
through open doors
large billboard
blank door
passage leading north
West Side
  help point
north End
  steps up north to exit, “Match Day Route”
Continuing East on North Side
  blank door

East Side, Going South

  blank door
lift to street level, call button right (south) of door
blank door

South Side, Going West

  blank door
escalators 9 – 10 to street level, use left
billboard
through doors
5 billboards
leaflet rack
billboard
fire point
blank door
2 billboards
blank door
Oyster card machine
4 ticket machines
passage south towards gates

Inside the Gates

East Side, Going South

  windows of control room
wall retreats east
billboard
wall juts back

South Side

  steps to platforms 1 – 2, DLR

Continuing East Side

  billboard

South Side, Going West

  billboards
blank door
billboards
east passage leads south
escalator up to platforms 5 - 6, Jubilee Line
escalator down from platforms 5 - 6, Jubilee Line
west passage leads south

West Side, Going North

  billboard, Tube map
assistance box

North Side, Gate Line, from the West

  Wide Aisle Gate (exit)
auto exit
pillar
4 auto exits
3 auto entrances
pillar
Wide Aisle Gate (entrance)
barrier to wall

The East Passage

East Side, Going South

  blank wall
blank door
passage leads east
North side, Going East
  billboards
lift to platforms 1 - 2, DLR
East End
  blank
South Side, Going East
steps up southeast then south towards platforms 1 – 2, DLR
blank
Continuing East Side
  blank

West Side, Going South

  billboards
small billboard
help point
small billboard
blank door
billboard
south passage leads west

West Passage

East Side, Going South

  2 billboards
help point
blank door
wall retreats
3 large billboards
ventilation grill
Tube map
wall retreats
2 seats
recess
North Side
  lift to platforms 5 - 6, Jubilee Line and 3 - 4, DLR, call button right (east) of door
East Side
  blank
South Side, Going West
  escalator up to platforms 5 - 6, Jubilee Line
escalator down from platforms 5 - 6, Jubilee Line
Continuing East Side
  billboard
blank door
help point
2 billboards
south passage leads east

West Side

  blank

The South Passage

South Side, Going West

  steps to platforms 5 – 6, Jubilee Line
ventilation grill

North Side

  billboards

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CANNING TOWN STATION

© 2012, Terry Robinson