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Highbury and Islington Station

Highbury Corner, Islington, London, N5 1RA

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Introduction

  • Platforms 1, 2, 7 & 8 are overground.
  • Platforms 3, 4, 5 & 6 are underground.
  • Underground platforms do not have step free access.

Location

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

Parking

  • The venue does not have its own car park.

Outside Access (Highbury Corner)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the station.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • There are no doors at this entrance.
  • The width of the door opening is 160cm (5ft 3in).

Ticket Machines

  • There is no ticket office at Highbury & Islington station.
  • Accessible ticket machines are located to the right when entering the main entrance. A member of staff is usually available to provide assistance if required.

Inside Access (Train Station)

  • There is level access to the service(s).
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • The lighting levels are varied.

Level Change (Platforms 1,2,7 & 8)

  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located on the main concourse.
  • There is/are 15+ step(s) to the area/service.
  • The lighting levels at the step(s) are medium.
  • 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).

Lift (Platform 1)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located just left of the stairs to platform 1.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are Concourse - Platform 1.
  • The lift is approximately 22m (24yd 2in) from the ticket barriers.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 109cm (3ft 7in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 160cm x 180cm (5ft 3in x 5ft 11in).
  • There are separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is not a mirror to aid reversing out of 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 bright.

Lift (Platforms 2 & 7)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located just left of stairs to platforms 2 & 7.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are Concourse and Platforms 2 & 7.
  • The lift is approximately 11m (12yd 1in) from the ticket barriers.
  • 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 160cm x 180cm (5ft 3in x 5ft 11in).
  • There are separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is not a mirror to aid reversing out of 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 bright.

Lift (Platform 8)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located to the right of the stairs for Platform 8.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are Concourse - Platform 8.
  • The lift is approximately 28m (30yd 1ft) from the ticket barriers.
  • 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 160cm x 160cm (5ft 3in x 5ft 3in).
  • There are not separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is not a mirror to aid reversing out of 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 bright.

Train Station

  • There are generally 3 member(s) of staff on duty.
  • The station is staffed.
  • There is an office to obtain help.
  • The office to obtain help is 20m (21yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
  • This office is located on the main concourse.
  • There is not a ticket office.
  • The train companies operating from within this station are Great Northern.
  • The train companies that operate within this station include:.
  • Please click here for access information for Great Northern.
  • There is not a taxi rank at the station.
  • There are 4 platform(s) in the station.
  • The platform(s) accessed by lift is / are 1,2,7 & 8.
  • The platform(s) which can be accessed by either level access / ramps / lifts / stairclimber from inside the station is / are 1,2,7 & 8.
  • Additional Station Information View
    • Announcements on platforms are audio and visual.
    • Wider ticket barriers are available to access platforms.
    • Platforms which have tactile markings at the platform edge are 1,2,7 & 8.
    • 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.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are not accessible toilet facilities within this venue.

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 bowl of water can be provided for an assistance dog.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.