THE LIFTS

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Overview

There are two lifts in this station, one between street level and the east concourse, the other between the east concourse and platform level.

Between Street Level and the East Concourse

At Street Level

The door is on the west side of Blackfriars Road, a few metres north of the junction, you enter facing southwest. The call button, down only, is to your right as you face the door.

In the East Concourse

The door is at the end of a short passage leading northeast, from a point a few metres beyond the foot of the steps from street level. The call button, up only, is to your left of the door as you face the lift, you enter facing northeast.

Inside the Lift

The buttons are on the near left-hand side as you enter from either direction, in three rows, from the top:

Note that, in either direction, you leave via the other set of doors.

Announcements

A sounder indicates that the doors are open and we’re asked not to obstruct the doors. Street Level and Ticket Hall are clearly announced.

Between the East Concourse and Platform Level

At Concourse Level

You enter the passage leading north from a point just before the top of the escalator. The call buttons (up and down) are to your left of the door as you face the lift. You enter facing west.

Note that, although signs indicate that this lift also goes to street level, this is not the case and the lift goes between concourse and platform levels only.

At Platform Level

The door is in a recess towards the east end of the westbound, platform 1. Within this recess:

East Side

  help point

North Side, Going East

  doors to emergency exit
fire hydrant cupboard

West Side

  door to lift, call button to your right as you face the lift

South Side

  platform1, westbound

Inside the Lift

The buttons are on the near left-hand side as you enter, in three rows:

You leave via the same doors

Announcements

A sounder indicates that the doors are open and we’re asked not to obstruct the doors. Ticket hall and Jubilee Line platforms are clearly announced.

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