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Overview

There is stairs and lift access from the District Line and Mainline platforms. There is stairs, esclator and lift access from the Jubilee Line but only stairs and lift access from the DLR platforms to the bridge. There is stairs, escalator and lift access from the bridge to the concourse. There is step-free access through the concourse to the single exit.

The doors will open on your right as you face the front of the train. There is tactile paving along the edge of all platforms in this station.

From Which Platform?

  From the Jubilee Line, Platforms 1 - 2
From the DLR, Platforms 3 - 4
From the district Line, Platforms 5 - 6
From the Mainline, Platforms 7 - 8

From the Jubilee Line, Platforms 1 - 2

As you go from the front of eastbound (or rear of westbound) trains, you pass the gap to the south escalators then the gap for the lift and north escalator and steps.

As you go from the rear of eastbound (or front of westbound) trains, you pass the gap to the north escalator, steps and lift then the gap to the south escalators.

Via the Steps

The steps are beside (left of) the north escalator, you go up three flights of steps onto the bridge. Continue to the wall in front of you, turn right, pass the lift then escalators on your left then turn left and go down three flights of steps into the concourse. turn right (180 degrees) then follow the right-hand side, down the slope to the exit gates. The Wide Aisle gate is at the right-hand end, with the automatic exits to your left of this, go through the gates and continue onto the pavement.

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Via the Escalators

You can use either the north escalator, beside the steps, or the south escalator.

Via the North Escalator

Go up to bridge level then continue to the wall in front of you.

Via the South Escalator

The left-hand escalator is normally the one you need, go up to bridge level, move to your left and follow the left-hand side to the wall in front of you.

Turn right, continue past the lift to the DLR then turn left to the escalators. Again, the left-hand one is normally the one you need. Go down to concourse level, turn right and take the turning right then follow the right-hand side, down the slope to the exit gates. The Wide Aisle gate is at the right-hand end, with the automatic exits to your left of this, go through the gates and continue onto the pavement.

GO TO END

Via the Lifts

The lift is opposite the foot of the steps, the call button is to your left of the door. Go up to bridge level, leave via the other door then turn left (180 degrees). Take the turning right then follow the right-hand side and turn right for the lift to the concourse. The call button is to your left of the door. Go down to concourse level, leave via the other door then follow the right-hand side, down the slope to the exit gates. The Wide Aisle gate is at the right-hand end, with the automatic exits to your left of this, go through the gates and continue onto the pavement.

GO TO END

From the DLR, Platforms 3 - 4

The steps are at the rear of the train on platform 3 (or front of the train on platform 4). The lift is beyond the front of the train on platform 4.

Via the Steps

You go up three flights of steps onto the bridge, continue forward, the lift door is in front of you, turn right and continue past the escalators on your left then turn left for the steps. You go down three flights of steps to concourse level, turn right (180 degrees) then follow the right-hand side, down the slope to the exit gates. The Wide Aisle gate is at the right-hand end, with the automatic exits to your left of this, go through the gates and continue onto the pavement.

GO TO END

Via the Lifts

Continue beyond the front of trains on platform 4, along the short passage then take the turning right then left at the end. The lift is in front of you with the call button to your left of the door. Go up to bridge level, leave via the same door then turn left. Follow the right-hand side and take the turning right towards the lift to the concourse. At the end of the passage, the call button is to your left of the door. Go down to concourse level, leave via the other door then follow the right-hand side, down the slope to the exit gates. The Wide Aisle gate is at the right-hand end, with the automatic exits to your left of this, go through the gates and continue onto the pavement.

GO TO END

From the District Line, Platforms 5 - 6

The steps are at the rear of eastbound (or front of westbound ) trains. The lift is beyond the front of westbound trains, off the end of platform 6.

Via the Steps

You go down two flights of steps into the concourse. Turn left then follow the right-hand side, down the slope to the exit gates. The Wide Aisle gate is at the right-hand end, with the automatic exits to your left of this, go through the gates and continue onto the pavement.

GO TO END

Via the Lift

Continue beyond the front of trains on platform 6. The stairwell is to your right and the lift is in front of you with the call button to your right of the door. Go down to concourse level, leave via the door on your left, continue forward then follow the right-hand side, down the slope to the exit gates. The Wide Aisle gate is at the right-hand end, with the automatic exits to your left of this, go through the gates and continue onto the pavement.

GO TO END

From the Mainline, Platforms 7 - 8

The west steps are off the end of the island platform, that is at the rear of eastbound trains on platform 7, or at the front of longer westbound trains on platform 8.

As you go from the rear of eastbound trains, you leave the west steps behind you. The lift is on the far side of the first building, whilst the stairwell for the east steps is beyond this.

At the time of our survey, we noticed a four car westbound train stop at the east half of the platform, some distance from the lift or steps. These are long platforms, which are designed to accommodate longer, mainline services.

Via the Steps

It wasn't clear, at the time of our survey, whether these steps were designated as entrance or exit.

Via the West Steps

You go down two flights of steps to concourse level, continue to the end of the passage, turn left then follow the right-hand side, down the slope to the exit gates. The Wide Aisle gate is at the right-hand end, with the automatic exits to your left of this, go through the gates and continue onto the pavement.

GO TO END

Via the East Steps

You go down two flights of steps, bear left then right again and go down another flight to concourse level. Continue to the end of the passage, turn left then follow the right-hand side, down the slope to the exit gates. The Wide Aisle gate is at the right-hand end, with the automatic exits to your left of this, go through the gates and continue onto the pavement.

GO TO END

Via the Lift

The call button is to your right of the door. Go down to platform level, leave via the other door, continue to the end of the passage and turn left then follow the right-hand side, down the slope to the exit gates. The Wide Aisle gate is at the right-hand end, with the automatic exits to your left of this, go through the gates and continue onto the pavement.

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