FOI request detail

Accessibility works at Finsbury Park LU station

Request ID: FOI-0505-1819
Date published: 09 October 2018

You asked

I would be grateful for details (but NOT costs or other commercially sensitive information) about the scope and description of accessibility works at Finsbury Park LU station including platforms to be served, new construction, passageways, interface with NR works at Finsbury Park station and approximate completion dates. A diagrammatic or plan representation would also be appreciated - if available. I shall be writing a similar request to NR for details of their separate works.

We answered

TfL Ref: 0505-1819

Thank you for your request received by Transport for London (TfL) on 26 May 2018 asking for information about accessibility works at Finsbury Park tube station.

Your request has been considered in accordance with the requirements of the Freedom of Information Act and our information access policy. I can confirm that we hold the information you require.

The construction scope for the Finsbury Park step free access scheme is as follows:

  • 2 new lifts to serve north bound and south bound platforms


  • The south bound platform lift will also serve a network rail platform


  • Extension of a passageway to facilitate the step free access route


  • Creation of a new ticket hall(Western station entrance) with SFA route to platforms



  • The lifts will be brought into use and open to the public in December 2018


  • The new ticket hall will be brought into use March 2019


  • At completion Finsbury Park will have 4 station entrances of which two will be step free

Please see attached the proposed layout of Finsbury Park station.

You may also want to look at our website for further details of the work -

There have been several press releases, so I have provided some links as below:

New station entrance as Finsbury Park upgrade work reaches next stage 29 June 2016:

Works to make Finsbury Park Tube station step-free 30 January 2016:

Finsbury Park station - new entrance and step-free access 16 March 2015: 

Next six Underground stations to go step-free 29 June 2017:

If this is not the information you are looking for, or if you are unable to access it for any reason, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Please see the attached information sheet for details of your right to appeal as well as information on copyright and what to do if you would like to re-use any of the information we have disclosed.

Yours sincerely

Sara Thomas

FOI Case Management Team

General Counsel

Transport for London


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