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Coney Street Route Plan

Coney Street, York, Y01 9QL

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Introduction

Getting Here

  • Coney Street is one of the main pedestrianised areas in the centre of York, running between St Helen's Square at the north east end and Spurriergate at the south west end.
  • There are bus stops in Bridge Street and Piccadilly to the south, and Museum Street to the north.
  • The nearest railway station is York.

Parking

  • There is no parking within 200m of Coney Street.

Coney Street Overview

  • This street plan runs from the junction of Market Street, Spurriergate and Coney Street in the south to the junction of Coney Street, St Helen's Square and Lendal in the north.
  • This route is pedestrianised; however vehicular access is permitted for delivery vehicles between 17:00 and 10:30.
  • Vehicular access is permitted for Blue Badge holders at all times.
  • The total length of this route is approximately 224m (0.14 miles).
  • The average width of this street is approximately 8m.
  • This route is divided up into 3 sections in this guide:
  • 1. Spurriergate and Market Street to New Street.
  • 2. New Street to St Helen's Square and Lendal.
  • 3. St Helen's Square.
  • Coney Street is part of the main shopping area of the city centre.
  • Also pedestrianised but not forming part of this route are Blake Street, Castlegate, Church Street, Colliergate, Feasegate, Fossgate, Goodramgate (between the junctions with Deangate and Low Petergate), High Petergate, Lendal, Little Stonegate, Low Petergate, Market Street, Ousegate, Parliament Street, Swinegate, and Spurriergate.

Section 1. Spurriergate and Market Street to New Street

  • The length of this section is approximately 129m.
  • This section is pedestrianised.
  • This section is level.
  • The paving is block paved with concrete tiles to the sides and is uneven in places.
  • Vehicle access to the streets is limited to delivery vehicles from 17:00 to 10:30 daily and to Blue Badge holders at any time.
  • Vehicles use the block paved central area of this section.
  • There are rainwater gullies to both sides between the block paved and concrete tiled sections.

Access Guides Available For (Spurriergate and Market Street to New Street)

Section 2. New Street to St Helen's Square

  • The length of this section is approximately 93m.
  • This section is pedestrianised.
  • This section is level.
  • Access between New Street and Coney Street is via a steep gradient.
  • Some of the restaurants, bars, and the cinema along this section are accessed via a spur leading off the west side of the street between the 3 Store and the Church of St Martin le Grand.
  • The paving is block paved with concrete tiles to the sides and is uneven in places.
  • Vehicle access to the streets is limited to delivery vehicles from 17:00 to 10:30 daily and to Blue Badge holders at any time.
  • Vehicles use the block paved central area of this section.
  • There are rainwater gullies to both sides between the block paved and concrete tiled sections.

Access Guides Available For (New Street to St Helen's Square)

Section 3. St Helen's Square

  • The length of St Helen's Square is approximately 41m.
  • This square is pedestrianised.
  • This square is level.
  • The paving is block paved with concrete tiles to the sides and is uneven in places.
  • Cafes and restaurants in this section have outside seating out on the paved areas as part of a street café culture.
  • Vehicle access to the streets is limited to delivery vehicles from 17:00 to 10:30 daily and to Blue Badge holders at any time.
  • Vehicles use the block paved central area of this section.
  • There are rainwater gullies to both sides between the block paved and concrete tiled sections.
  • There are benches, plants, directional signposts and black rubbish bins in the square.
  • Much of the street furniture is painted black with gold banding.
  • The directional signposts are painted dark green and gold.

Access Guides Available For (St Helen's Square)

Toilet Facilities

  • There are no public toilet facilities in Coney Street.
  • The nearest public toilet facilities are located in Silver Street.
  • Many cafes, bars, and shops in Coney Street have toilets, but these may not be accessible.

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