PLATFORM 1, WESTBOUND

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Overview

This is a separate platform along the south side of the station serving westbound Circle and District Line trains towards Embankment and Victoria. There's no tactile paving along the edge of the platform.

The entrance and exit for the Monument Concourse are on the east side of the recessed area in the middle of the platform, from which stairs and escalators lead north towards the DLR platforms of Bank Station. The passage from the west end of the platform provides a stairs then escalator route to the Northern Line platforms of Bank Station, together with an alternative route to platform 2, eastbound.

To Reach

This platform can be reached via steps from the Monument Concourse, via stairs or escalator from the DLR platforms of Bank Station or via escalator then stairs from the Northern Line platforms of Bank Station.

We'll include the steps portion of this route heare as it provides an alternative means of changing platforms within this station.

From the Monument Concourse

You go down 12 steps, going east, turn right (south) then right again (west) then go down 12 steps, going west to platform level.

Turn right (north), if you find a rail in front of you, move to your left, round the end of this then continue onto the platform.

At the Foot of the Steps

North Side, Going East
  escalator down north to DLR, (not working at the time of our survey)
steps down north towards DLR
upward escalator
barrier retreats beside escalator well
gap to platform 1, westbound, divided into three by two pillars
East Side, Going South
  exit steps to Monument Concourse
blank door
Tube map
Nationwide cash machine
HSBC cash machine
entrance steps from Monument Concourse
billboards

There’s a rail east/west between the entrance and exit areas of this space.

South Side, Going West
  kiosk
blank door
help point
hoardings around downward escalator (at the time of our survey)
West Side
  hoardings around downward escalator (at the time of our survey)

From Bank Station

We won't duplicate this information here, see the links above, to relevant pages in our guide to Bank Station.

To Leave

The exit to the Monument Concourse and DLR is about in the middle of the platform, whilst the exit to the Northern Line is off the west end of the platform.

To the Monument Concourse

As you leave the platform, facing south, turn left (east) for the first set of steps on your left. You go up 12 steps, going east, turn right (south) then right again (west) and go up 12 steps, going west into the Monument Concourse. Turn left (south) for the exit gates.

To Bank Station

We won't duplicate this information here, see the links above, to relevant pages in our guide to Bank Station.

From the west end of platform 1, you go into a passage then down 14 then 14 steps, going west. Turn right (north) to join the passage from platform 2.

From the West

  passage to Northern Line, off west end
4 seats
2 pillars along middle
billboard
help point
pillar in middle, small pillar to right
2 blank doors
fire point
blank door
ventillation grill
entrance/exit area, two pillars in middle
3 billboards
4 seats
pillar in middle
billboard
pillar in middle, help point, to right
billboard
4 seats
billboards
4 seats
platform narrows
help point towards end
wall at end

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MONUMENT STATION

© 2012, Terry Robinson