PLATFORMS 3 - 4, DLR

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Overview

This is an island platform running north/south at level 1, with platform 3 lying east of platform 4. There’s tactile paving along each edge of the platform.

Signs indicated Woolwich Arsenal or Beckton from platform 3 and Bank or Tower Gateway from platform 4.

To Reach

This platform can be reached via lift from the Main Concourse or platforms 5 – 6 and by escalators 1 - 2 or 3 - 4 or steps from platforms 5 – 6.

Note that escalators 1 - 2 align with escalators 5 - 6 to/from the Main Concourse.

We'll call the steps between escalators 1 - 2 the south steps and those between escalators 3 - 4 the north.

Via the Steps

Using either set of steps, you go up 18 then 18 steps, going south. There’s tactile paving at the top and bottom of these steps.

Platform 3, from the North

  barrier at end
3 billboards
building round lift

North Side

  blank

East (Platform 3) Side

  4 seats
blank door
alarm point

South Side, Going West

  lift, call button right (east) of door
blank door

Continuing South from the Lift

  information box
well for escalators 3 – 4
escalators 3 – 4 with north steps, down north
billboards
blank door
4 billboards
pillar
4 seats
well for escalators 1 – 2
information board
alarm point
billboard
escalators 1 – 2 with south steps, down north
billboards across island platform
building with blank doors in north side
4 seats
pillars
gap to emergency exit, in middle
barrier at end

Platform 4, from the North

  pillar
4 seats
billboard
gap to lift
pillar
information box
billboard
alarm point
escalators 3 – 4 down north
blank door
3 billboards
blank door
billboards
Tube map
escalators 1 – 2 down north
alarm point
4 seats
gap to emergency exit, in middle
barrier at end

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