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Arsenal Underground Station to the Emirates Stadium

Gillespie Street, London, N5 1LP

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Introduction

  • The following information describes the route from Arsenal Underground Station to the Emirates Stadium.
  • The route leads along Gillespie Road and Drayton Park.
  • The approximate distance of this route is 0.5km.
  • The route takes approximately 7-10 minutes.
  • The majority of paths along the route consist of tarmac and flagstone paving.
  • There is step-free access throughout this route.
  • The potential hazards on this route include; congested pathways and uneven surfaces.

Arsenal Underground Station

Arsenal Underground Station to Highbury House

  • At Arsenal Underground Station, continue along Gillespie Road for approximately 60 metres before turning left onto Drayton Park.
  • Once on Drayton Park, continue ahead for approximately 140 metres towards the Arsenal shop and ticket services at Highbury House.
  • There are slight uphill gradients in places along this section of the route.
  • The surface of the path consists of paving slabs, tarmac and block paving.
  • The path narrows in places to 108cm, due to a phone box located on the corner of Gillespie Road and Drayton Park.
  • The path also narrows in places due to lamp posts, road signage and trees lining the route.
  • The path is uneven in places.
  • There is an access road crossing and occasional driveways along this section of the route.
  • Be wary of vehicles entering/exiting the access road and driveways.
  • The access road crossing has dropped kerbs on both sides.
  • The crossing has no tactile paving.
  • The road surface consists of block paving.
  • The road surface is level.

Highbury House to the Outer Concourse

  • Having reached Highbury House, continue ahead along Drayton Park for approximately 380 metres towards Danny Fiszman Bridge.
  • There are slight gradients in places along this section of the route.
  • The path surface consists of paving slabs and tarmac.
  • There is a directional signage column available along this section of the route.
  • The path narrows in places due to lamp posts, road signage and trees lining the route.
  • There is an access road crossing point on Drayton Park located approximately 150 metres beyond Highbury House.
  • The crossing has dropped kerbs on both sides.
  • The crossing has no tactile paving.
  • The road surface consists of tarmac.
  • The road surface is cambered.
  • The road surface is even.
  • Having reached the end of this section of the route, bear right and continue ahead over the Danny Fiszman Bridge and onto the outer concourse (Clock End).

Outer Concourse