THE LONDON STREET CONCOURSE

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Overview

This is an irregular shaped area at the foot of the steps from the London Street entrance. A passage leads into this area from the mainline station, opposite platforms 11 - 12. A further passage leads from the Underground concourse, into the area inside the gates, from which escalators lead to the Bakerloo Line platforms.

The Concourse, Outside the Gates

North Side, Going East

  passage leading north to mainline and Hammersmith & City Line
map machine
blank door
Tube map
2 phones on pillar
steps going up northeast to London Street entrance

Northeast Side, Going Southeast

  blank door
area map
blank door

East Side, Going South

  2 billboards
Oyster card top-up machine
fast ticket machine
ticket machine
fares information
blank door
leaflet rack
ticket sales window
gate line

Southwest Side, Going Northwest

  manual gate
2 automatic entrances
3 automatic exits
luggage point

There's a pillar in the middle of this space.

The Concourse, Inside the Gates

South Side, Going West

  passage from Underground concourse
2 billboards
2 billboards
leaflets
2 billboards

West Side, Going North

  blank door
up escalator
central steps
down escalator

North Side, Going East

  barrier with assistance booth in middle
pillar
gate line veers right 45 degrees to become northeast side
luggage point
3 automatic exits
2 automatic entrances
manual gate
assistance window, in east wall

There's a pillar in the middle of this space.

The Passage from the Underground Concourse

This passage slopes up slightly, towards the London Street concourse, with intermittent metal barriers along the middle, keep left. There are billboards on each wall. The passage widens and turns slightly left (north) into the concourse. There's an assistance window to your right (east) before the wall juts out.

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PADDINGTON UNDERGROUND STATION

© 2004, Terry Robinson