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Kings Park Bus Stop (Ashley Road - East Side) to the Vitality Stadium

Ashley Road, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH1 4NB

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Introduction

  • The following information describes the route from Kings Park Bus Stop (East Side) to the Vitality Stadium.
  • The approximate distance of this route is 380m.
  • The route takes approximately 6-8 minutes.
  • The route leads along Ashley Road and through Kings Park to the stadium.
  • The majority of paths along the route are tarmac with some uneven surfaces in places.
  • There is street signage located along the route directing you to the stadium.
  • The potential hazards on this route include; busy roads, crossing points and congested pathways.

Kings Park Bus Stop (Ashley Road - East Side)

  • The Kings Park Bus Stop (Ashley Road - East Side) is located on Ashley Road.
  • There is step-free access to the bus stop.
  • The bus stop is sheltered.
  • There is fixed bench seating at the bus stop.
  • There is no digital display at this bus stop.
  • There is no audio announcer at this bus stop.

Kings Park Bus Stop (Ashley Road - East Side) to Kings Park (East Side)

  • After exiting the bus turn left.
  • Follow Ashley Road for approximately 70m until you reach the turning into Kings Park.
  • There is step-free access along the path.
  • The surface of the path is tarmac.
  • There is tactile paving on the path as you pass the pedestrian crossing.

Kings Park (South Path) to the Main Car Park

  • After turning off Ashley Road into Kings Park, follow the path for approximately 280m.
  • The surface of the path is tarmac.
  • There is step-free access along the path.
  • After approximately 130m the route crosses the Kings Park access road.
  • Caution is advised due to oncoming traffic.
  • The crossing point is next to the Kings Park Cafe.
  • After completing the crossing turn right and follow the path until you reach King’s Park Drive.
  • There is slight slope at the end of the path leading up to the King’s Park Drive.
  • There is then a crossing point over King’s Park Drive.
  • There are dropped kerbs on both sides.
  • There is no tactile paving at the dropped kerbs.
  • After completing the crossing the path leads onto the Main Car Park.
  • Caution is advised when crossing the car park to the outer concourse.

Main Car Park to the Outer Concourse

  • The stadium is visible from this car park.
  • From the Blue Badge parking bays proceed towards the stadium until you reach the outer concourse.
  • There are bollards leading from the car park to the outer concourse.
  • The width between the bollards is over 150cm.
  • There is a dropped kerb leading from the car park to the outer concourse.

Outer Concourse

  • There is step-free access throughout the outer concourse.
    The outer concourse has a tarmac surface.
  • There is a pre-match food and drink kiosk located on the outer wall of the Vitality Steve Fletcher North Stand.
    The Great Escape Bar is located at the corner of the Main Stand and the Vitality Steve Fletcher North Stand .
    There are programme stalls located at regular intervals around the concourse.
  • There is step-free access to the stands and hospitality entrances.
  • Clear directional signage is provided on the concourse.
  • There is a stadium plan/map on the concourse.
  • There is a steward/member of staff available for assistance on match days.