THE CONCOURSE AND SHOPPING MALL

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Overview

This comprises the shopping mall at the station entrance, the concourse itself and the bridge, which lies inside the gate line.

This space bridges the tracks such that steps leading south from the bridge are about in the middle of the trains.

The Shopping Mall

Thereís a slight lip up and change of floor texture as you move north from the concourse into the shopping mall.

This is a curved space which has a passage leading to the east and west, the station is to the south and Kensington High Street to the north.

East Side, Going North

  M&S, Food To Go, in southeast corner
passage east to M&S
perfume shop, two entrances, on north side of passage

Continuing East Side

  O2
Scribbler
phone shop, closed at the time of our survey

North End

  exit

West Side, Going South

  Kew, clothes
Upper Crust
Benís Cookies
passage leading west

north side

West Cornwall Pasty Co

West end

  Boots

South Side, Going East

  Leonidas, Belgian chocolates
emergency exit
Pret a Manger

Continuing West Side of Mall

  Pret a Manger

The Concourse, Outside the Gates

The gate line is at the south end, whilst the exit onto the south side of the shopping mall is to the north.

West Side, Going North

  Pret a Manger
4 phones
Oyster card machine
leaflet rack
Tube map
temporary billboard

East Side, Going South

  fire extinguisher
3 billboards
pocket map dispenser
temporary billboard
wall retreats east

North Side, Going East

  Oyster card vending machine
leaflet rack
2 billboards
Timpsons, shoe repair and key cutter

Continuing East Side

  5 ticket machines
blank door
3 ticket sales windows, queue at angle, southeast
manual gate

The Bridge

East end

  billboards

South Side, Going West

  south steps to platform 1
blank door
billboard
blank door
2 billboards
blank door
assistance box, jutting out
blank door
steps to platforms 2 - 3, with central rail
Station Supervisorís office
steps to platform 4

West End

  billboards

North Side, Going East

  billboard
two large pillars in line north/south before gate line
luggage point
exit gates
entrance gates
manual gate
billboard
north steps to platform 1

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HIGH STREET KENSINGTON STATION

© 2008, Terry Robinson