To Manchester : Step free access from the car park up slight incline through a 3ft wide gate onto the platform. To Southport : Down a path (150 paces) from Appley Lane North to the right of the bridge and onto the platform. The path is level for the most part but slopes at 1:10 towards the platform. To change platforms requires 300 metre walk over footbridge.
Impaired mobility set down
No designated area is provided. The station front may be used for set down purposes.