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Caledonian Road and Barnsbury Station

Caledonian Road, Barnsbury, Islington, London, N1 1DF

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  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest underground station is Caledonian Road.


  • The venue does not have its own car park.

Outside Access (Caledonian Road Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located on Caledonian Road.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • There are no doors at this entrance.
  • The width of the door opening is 310cm (10ft 2in).

Level Change (Caledonian Road Entrance)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp or slope is located immediately beyond the entrance.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • The ramp does not have handrails.

Reception (Ticket Office)

  • The desk/counter is 91m (99yd 1ft) from the Caledonian Road entrance.
  • There is not level access to the desk/counter from the entrance.
  • The desk/counter is medium height (77cm - 109cm).
  • The desk/counter does not have a low (76cm or lower) section.
  • The lighting levels are medium.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • Comments View
    • An accessible ticket machine is located opposite the ticket office.


  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located on Platform 1.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are Platform - Footbridge.
  • The lift is approximately 141m (154yd 7in) from the Caledonian Road entrance.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 110cm (3ft 7in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 140cm x 162cm (4ft 7in x 5ft 4in).
  • There are separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • The lift does have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does have an audible announcer.
  • The controls for the lift are within 90cm - 120cm from the floor.
  • The lift does have Braille markings.
  • The lift does have tactile markings.
  • The lighting level in the lift is medium.
  • Comments View
    • The lift shown is on Platform 1. There is an identical lift on platforms 2 & 3.

Level Change (Footbridge)

  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located on the walkway.
  • There is/are 15+ step(s) to the area/service.
  • There is tactile paving at the top and bottom of the steps.
  • The step(s) is/are clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is/are medium height (11cm - 17cm).
  • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
  • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides.
  • There is a lift to access this area/service.
  • The lift does bypass the step(s).

Train Station

  • The station is staffed.
  • There is not an office to obtain help.
  • The station is not staffed between 13:00 - 07:00 (Monday to Friday). There are no station staff at weekends.
  • There is a ticket office.
  • The ticket office is located on the path leading up to platform 1.
  • The ticket office is 91m (99yd 1ft) from the Caledonian Road entrance.
  • The train companies operating from within this station are London Overground.
  • The train companies that operate within this station include:.
  • Please click here for access information for London Overground.
  • There is not a taxi rank at the station.
  • There are 3 platform(s) in the station.
  • The platform(s) accessed by lift is / are 1, 2 & 3.
  • The platform(s) which can be accessed by either level access / ramps / lifts / stairclimber from inside the station is / are 1, 2 & 3.
  • Additional Station Information View
    • Announcements on platforms are audio and visual.
    • Platforms which have tactile markings at the platform edge are 2 & 3.
    • Accessible toilets are not located on the platform(s).
    • Accessible toilets are not located on the main station concourse.
    • There is not a wheelchair available to borrow.

Standard Toilet(s)

Accessible Toilet

  • There are not accessible toilet facilities within this venue.

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Documents can be requested in Braille.
  • Documents can be requested in large print.
  • A bowl of water cannot be provided for an assistance dog.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.