THE WESTERN CONCOURSE, OUTSIDE THE GATES

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Overview

This section includes the Level 0 and -1 sections of this concourse, outside the gates, plus the passage from the Euston Road South entrances.

Note that the area inside the gates is included in the Metropolitan Line Platforms page.

Level 0

From the entrance near the corner of Pancras and Euston Roads, you enter a rectangular, covered area. This is effectively a balcony running around an atrium from the Level -1 section of this concourse. Around the outside of this space, we have:

North Side, Going West

  5 pay phones
help point
steps up (3 x 10, steps going north) to St Pancras Station Level 1
slope down
level
slope down
entrance to Level 0 of St Pancras Station, four arches

West Side, Going South

  help point
l-shaped barrier jutting out
information boards

South Side, Going East

  billboards
blank door
eight steps up, going east
blank door
help point
exit onto Euston Road
billboards on right
Boots
steps down (south)to Level -1

East Side, Going North

  wall
entrance from Pancras Road

The steps and lift to the Metropolitan Line are in the west end of the atrium, the lift being to your left (north) of the steps. There's a barrier around the other sides of this atrium.

The Steps to Level -1

From the West Side

You go down nine then six steps, going east. These steps are divided into four sets by rails. There's tactile paving at the top and bottom of these steps.

On the South Side

You go down 11 steps, going south, turn left (180 degrees north) then go down 12 steps, going north, you're just west of the top of the slope which goes down to your right.

The Level -1 Section

West Side, Going North

  4 sets of steps from Level 0
lift, call button (up only) to right

North Side, Going East

  billboard
Tube map and information board
billboards
help point
map of local area
bus map
train information
billboards
clock
billboards
temporary information board (“Which Station”)
Tube line maps
billboards
newspaper stand
slope down, rail on left (north)
help point
billboard
billboard
billboard
wall retreats (northeast)
2 Nationwide cash machines
HSBC cash machine
passage leading north, Tube Concourse

We’re now opposite the foot of the steps from outside King’s Cross Station, with the lift to our left (north) of the steps.

East Side, Going South

  lift, call buttons (up and down) right of the door
3 sets of steps from street level

South Side, Going West

  wall
passage to south side of Euston Road
wall, slope up
stairs to Level 0
ticket machine
Fastticket machine
Oyster top-up
ticket machine
two Oyster top-up machines
notice board
Tube map
manual gate
11 automatic gates with pillar before the middle one, the ones you need are generally to your left
manual gate
queuing system for ticket windows.

Go to the west end of the barrier and follow this left then right and wait for a window to become free. These are announced, numbered 1 to 4 from the left (east).

Continuing West on South Side

  2 information racks
blank door
list of fares
Oyster top-up machine
ticket machine
Fastticket machine
Oyster top-up machine
blank door
foot of stairs to Level 0

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KING'S CROSS UNDERGROUND STATION

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