ENVIRONS

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Location

The station lies underneath the west section of Cannon Street Mainline Station, which is in the southeast corner of the junction between Cannon Street (east/west) and Dowgate Hill (north/south).

Bush Lane (south) lies east of the mainline station. this is a quiet street you may need to cross to reach the bus stop on the south side of Cannon Street.

Entrances and Exits

There are two entrances/exits from the street, one on the south side of Cannon Street and the other on the east side of Dowgate Hill. The entrance/exit to the mainline station was blocked at the time of our survey.

From Cannon Street

You go up one step, going south then down 11 steps, going south into the concourse.

From Dowgate Hill

You go down two steps, going east into a short passage with a blank door on each side, then continue east into the concourse.

Local Road Crossings

Cannon Street

The tactile paving outside the Cannon Street exit leads to the crossing of Cannon Street. This is a single-stage crossing with tactile paving and sounder. The post, with push button and rotating cone, is to your right as you cross in either direction.

Dowgate Hill

There's no pedestrian controlled crossing, though this seemed to be a relatively quiet road at the time of our survey.

Bush Lane

There's no pedestrian controlled crossing, though this seemed to be a quiet side street at the time of our survey.

Local Buses

North Side of Cannon Street

Bus Stop MB, just west of the crossing, towards Aldgate or London Bridge, serving 15, 17 521 (Monday to Friday), N15 and N47.

South Side of Cannon Street

Bus Stop MA, beyond Bush Lane, serving buses towards Aldwich or Holborn, 15, 17 521 (Monday to Friday), N15 and N47.

Local Features

South Side of Cannon Street, Going East

  Dowgate Hill
entrance to Underground station, crossing to left
west entrance to mainline station
middle, step-free entrance to mainline station
east entrance to mainline station
2 phone boxes to left
Boots
Bush Lane
Bus Stop MA

North Side of Cannon Street, Going West from the Crossing

  cross Dowgate Hill, blocked at the time of our survey
bike rack on left
Bus Stop MB
2 phone boxes

East Side of Dowgate Hill, Going South from Cannon Street

  slope down
exit from mainline station (open 07:00 - 10:00), steps from upper concourse
Cafe Nuovo
west entrance to Underground station

West Side of Dowgate Hill

The taxi rank is opposite the station building, though this seemed quite ill-defined at the time of our survey.

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© 2009, Terry Robinson

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