The entrance can be found near platform one, next to Sainsbury’s and the ticket office, and opens onto Eastbourne Terrace, where new paving has been laid and CCTV has also been installed.
Eastbourne Terrace entrance (c) Network Rail
It was closed, along with another entrance further down platform one back in 2011, while the former taxi-rank outside was turned into the new ticket hall and platforms for the Elizabeth line.
They’ve been progressively pulling the hoardings back as the station moves closer to completion, so were able to reopen this side entrance.
The opening is timely, to help reduce crowding at the other entrances.
It follows several other measures introduced at the station to ensure passengers can travel safely this summer and beyond. This includes one-way systems, floor markings to keep a safe distance from each other, hand sanitising stations, spaced seating areas and an enhanced cleaning regime.
Edited to show reopened entrance. Original map (c) Network Rail
Article last updated on July 23rd, 2021 at 08:52 am
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