THE PLATFORMS

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Overview

There are two separate platforms with platform 1, serving southbound trains towards Lewisham, lying east of platform 2 serving northbound trains towards Bank or Tower Gateway. There's tactile paving along the edge of each platform.

There's a lift about in the middle of each platform, the entrance escalator is in the north half, whilst there's an exit near each end. There's also an exit escalator from the south half of each platform.

Platform 1, Southbound

To Reach

This platform can be reached via escalator or lift from Concourse Level.

Via Escalator

As you move away (south) from Heron Quay, you pass the north steps to your left before you reach the entrance escalator. Go up to platform level then turn right onto the platform.

Via the Lift

As you move (south) away from Heron Quay, you pass the north steps, then the entrance escalator on your left before you reach the lift, foot of the south steps is to your left of this. The call button is to your right of the door, go up to Platform Level, leave via the same door then turn left onto the platform.

To Leave

You can leave the platform via steps at either end, escalator or lift.

Via the Steps

Via the South Steps

From near the front of the train, turn away from the track into the recess then turn left for the steps. You go down 12 then 12 steps, going north, cross a longer landing then down 12 then 12 steps, going north, to Concourse Level, the lift is to your left (west). Continue past the entrance escalator to the building with the escalator and lift to the shopping mall, on your right.

Via the North Steps

From near the rear of the train, turn away from the tracks into the recess then turn left for the steps. You go down 12 then 12 steps, going north. Turn left (180 degrees, south) then go down 12 then 12 steps, going south to Concourse Level. The building with the escalators and lift to the shopping mall is to your left.

Via the Escalator

The second recess from the front of the train leads to the exit escalator. Turn away from the tracks, turn left and go down to Concourse Level. Continue forward, past the lift and entrance escalator, towards the building with the escalator and lift to the shopping mall, on your right.

Via the Lift

The lift is about in the middle of the platform, between the two escalators. The door faces towards the rear of the train, the call button is to your right of the door. Go down to Concourse Level, leave via the same door and continue past the entrance escalator, to the building with the escalator and lift to the shopping mall on your right.

From the North

  barrier across end
recess to north steps
4 seats
2 billboards
4 seats
2 billboards
alarm point
entrance escalator, up south
4 seats
lift
3 billboards
exit escalator, down north
4 seats
south steps
barrier across end

Platform 2, Northbound

To Reach

This platform can be reached via escalator or lift from Concourse Level.

Via Escalator

As you move away (south) from Heron Quay, you pass the north steps to your right before you reach the entrance escalator. Go up to platform level then turn left onto the platform.

Via the Lift

As you move (south) away from Heron Quay, you pass the north steps, then the entrance escalator on your right before you reach the lift, the foot of the south steps is to your right of this. The call button is to your left of the door, go up to Platform Level, leave via the same door then turn right onto the platform.

To Leave

You can leave the platform via steps at either end, escalator or lift.

Via the Steps

Via the South Steps

From near the rear of the train, turn away from the track into the recess then turn right for the steps. You go down 12 then 12 steps, going north, cross a longer landing then down 12 then 12 steps, going north, to Concourse Level, the lift is to your right (east). Continue past the entrance escalator to the building with the escalator and lift to the shopping mall, on your right.

Via the North Steps

From near the rear of the train, turn away from the tracks into the recess then turn right for the steps. You go down 12 then 12 steps, going north. Turn right (180 degrees, south) then go down 12 then 12 steps, going south to Concourse Level. The building with the escalators and lift to the shopping mall is to your left.

Via the Escalator

The second recess from the rear of the train leads to the exit escalator. Turn away from the tracks, turn right and go down to Concourse Level. Continue forward, past the lift and entrance escalator, towards the building with the escalator and lift to the shopping mall, on your right.

Via the Lift

The lift is about in the middle of the platform, between the two escalators. The door faces towards the front of the train, the call button is to your left of the door. Go down to Concourse Level, leave via the same door and continue past the entrance escalator, to the building with the escalator and lift to the shopping mall on your right.

From the North

  4 seats barrier across end
recess to north steps
billboards
4 seats
alarm point
entrance escalator
4 seats
lift
exit escalator
4 seats
recess to south steps
barrier across end

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