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Farringdon Station

Cowcross Street, Farringdon, London, EC1M 6BY

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  • The venue is situated within the centre of the town.
  • This venue is situated in Farringdon.
  • The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest underground station is Farringdon.

Opening Times (Station)

  • This service is open 24 hours.


  • The venue does not have its own car park.
  • Public Car Parks. View
    • There is a car park for public use within 200m (approx).
    • The name of the car park is NCP.
    • The car park is located on St. Cross Street.
  • On Street Parking and Drop-off Details. View
    • On street marked Blue Badge bays are not available.
    • Clearly signed and / or standard marked parking bays are not available.
    • There is not a designated drop off point.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This entrance gives access to platforms 1-2-3-4.
  • This information is for the entrance located on Cowcross Street.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open (no doors).
  • The door opening is 285cm (9ft 4in) wide.

Level Change (Main Entrance)

  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located at the threshold.
  • There is / are 1 step(s) to the area / service.
  • Lighting levels at the steps are low.
  • The steps are clearly marked.
  • The steps are medium.
  • The steps do not have handrails.

Reception (Ticket Office)

  • The reception desk is 10m (32ft 10in) from the main entrance.
  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.
  • The reception desk is high height.
  • The desk does not have a lowered section.
  • Lighting levels are bright.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The type of system is a fixed loop.
  • Staff are trained to use system.
  • Opening Times View
    • Monday 05:00 - 00:45.
    • Tuesday 05:00 - 00:45.
    • Wednesday 05:00 - 00:45.
    • Thursday 05:00 - 00:45.
    • Friday 05:00 - 00:45.
    • Saturday 05:00 - 00:45.
    • Sunday 07:00 - 00:30.

Inside Access

  • Lighting levels are low.
  • Comments View
    • The first photograph shows the ticket barrier with the extra wide barrier on the right.
    • The second photograph shows the concourse between the barriers and the steps to the platforms.

Train Station

  • There are generally 3 member(s) of staff on duty.
  • The station is staffed.
  • There is an office to obtain help.
  • The station is not staffed between 00:00 - 06:30.
  • This office is located on platform 4.
  • There is a ticket office.
  • The ticket office is located on the right as you enter the main concourse.
  • The ticket office is 10m (32ft 10in) from the main entrance.
  • The train companies operating from within this station are First Capitol Connect and London Underground.
  • There is not a taxi rank at the station.
  • There are 4 platform(s) in the station.
  • Additional Station Information View
    • Announcements on platforms are audio and visual.
    • Wider ticket barriers are available to access platforms.
    • 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.

Train Station Platform

  • This information is for platform(s) 1-2-3-4.
  • The platform(s) accessed by steps only is / are 1-2-3-4.
  • Comments View
    • The platforms 3 southbound and 4 northbound are the First Capitol Connect platforms.
    • The platforms 1 southbound and 2 northbound are the Metropolitan, Circle and Hammersmith and City underground platforms.
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Level Change (Platforms)

  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located from the concourse to the platforms.
  • There is / are 15+ step(s) to the area / service.
  • Lighting levels at the steps are medium.
  • The steps are clearly marked.
  • The steps do have handrails.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are not accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Documents can be requested in Braille.
  • Documents can be requested in large print.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not generally on duty.
  • Children are welcomed at the venue.