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Finsbury Park Station to the Emirates Stadium

Station Place, Seven Sisters Road, London, N4 2DH

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Introduction

  • The following information describes the route from Finsbury Park Station to the Emirates Stadium.
  • The route leads along Station Place, Seven Sisters Road, St Thomas's Road, Gillespie Road and Drayton Park.
  • The approximate distance of this route is 1.6km.
  • The route takes approximately 20-25 minutes.
  • The majority of paths along the route consist of tarmac or flagstone paving.
  • There is step-free access throughout this route.
  • The potential hazards on this route include; congested pathways and uneven surfaces.

Finsbury Park Station

Finsbury Park Station to Seven Sisters Road Crossing

  • Upon exiting the station, turn right and continue ahead for approximately 60 metres towards the Seven Sisters Road crossing.
  • There are slight gradients in places along this section of the route.
  • The surface of the path along this section of the route consists of pavigng slabs, block paving and tarmac.
  • This section of the route is very congested at peak travel times.

Seven Sisters Road Crossing

  • The Seven Sisters Road crossing has dropped kerbs and tactile paving available on both sides.
  • The road surface consists of tarmac.
  • The road surface is cambered.
  • The road surface is even.
  • There are visual signals available at this crossing.
  • The visual signals are activated via push buttons. These are between the heights of 95cm and 105cm.
  • There are rotating cones located at the base of the push button boxes to indicate when it is safe to cross.

Seven Sisters Road Crossing to Quill Street Crossing

  • Having crossed, bare left and continue ahead for approximately 40 metres before turning right onto St Thomas's Road.
  • Once on St Thomas's Road, continue ahead for approximately 400 metres towards the Quill Street crossing.
  • The path along this section of the route has slight gradients in places.
  • The path surface consists of paving slabs and tarmac.
  • The path narrows in places to 100cm, due to lamp posts, road signs and trees lining the route.
  • There are occasional driveways along this section of the route.
  • Be wary of vehicles entering/exiting the driveways.

Quill Street Crossing

  • This crossing has dropped kerbs and tactile paving available on both sides.
  • The road surface consists of block paving.
  • The road surface is cambered.
  • The road surface is even.

Quill Street Crossing to Arsenal Underground Station

  • Having crossed, continue ahead along St Thomas's Road for a further 125 metres before turning right onto Gillespie Road.
  • Once on Gillespie Road, continue ahead for approximately 150 metres towards Arsenal Underground Station.
  • The path along this section of the route has slight gradients in places.
  • The path surface consists of paving slabs and block paving.
  • The path narrows in places due to lamp posts, road signs and trees lining the route.
  • There is a crossing over Tannington Terrace approximately 30 metres along Gillespie Road.
  • The crossing has dropped kerbs on both sides.
  • The crossing has no tactile paving available.
  • The road surface consists of block paving.
  • The road has a slight right to left downhill gradient.
  • The road is even.

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