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Thornton Heath Station to Selhurst Park

Thornton Heath Station, London, CR7 8SQ

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Introduction

  • The following information describes the route from Thornton Heath Station to the Selhurst Park.
  • The route leads along Brigstock Road, Parchmore Road, Woodville Road, High Street and Whitehorse Lane.
  • The approximate distance of this route is 1km.
  • The route takes approximately 15-16 minutes.
  • The majority of paths along the route consist of tarmac, block paving and paving slabs.
  • The potential hazards on this route include; congested pathways, steep slopes and uneven surfaces.

Thornton Heath Station

Thornton Heath Station to Parchmore Road Crossing

  • Upon exiting the station, turn left and continue ahead along Brigstock Road for approximately 120m towards the Parchmore Road crossing.
  • The path along this section of the route consists of tarmac and paving slabs.
  • The path has a slight downhill gradient initially and curves from right to left.
  • The path is uneven in places.

Parchmore Road Crossing

  • This crossing point consists of two crossings separated by a central island.
  • The first crossing has tactile paving and dropped kerbs on both sides.
  • There are slight gradients between the path and the road on both sides
  • The surface of the road consists of tarmac.
  • The road has a slight uphill gradient and is mostly even.
  • There are visual indicators 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.
  • Upon reaching the central island turn slightly right and continue ahead towards the second road crossing.
  • The central island is level and mostly even.
  • The second road crossing is similar to the first.
  • Having crossed turn slightly right and continue ahead towards the Woodville Road Crossing.
  • The path between the crossings consists of paving slabs and tarmac.
  • The path slopes towards the road and is uneven in places due to raised/lowered drain hole covers.
  • After approximately 10m, turn right onto the Woodville Road crossing.

Woodville Road Crossing

  • This crossing point consists of two crossings separated by a central island.
  • There are dropped kerbs on both sides.
  • The first crossing has tactile paving on the far side only.
  • There are slight gradients between the path and the road on both sides.
  • The surface of the road consists of tarmac.
  • The road has a slight uphill gradient and is mostly even.
  • There are visual indicators 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.
  • Upon reaching the central island turn slightly right, then left and continue ahead towards the second road crossing.
  • The central island is level and mostly even.
  • The second road crossing is similar to the first with the exception of having tactile paving on both sides.

Woodville Road Crossing to Grange Park Road Crossing

  • Having crossed, turn slightly right and continue ahead for approximately 100m along High Street towards the Grange Park Road crossing.
  • The path along this section of the route consists of paving slabs and block paving.
  • There is a slight slope towards the road along the entirety of the path.
  • The path has a very slight uphill gradient and is mostly even.
  • There is bench seating available at this section of the route, outside of the Thornton Heath Leisure Centre.
  • Upon reaching the end of the path, cross over Grange Park Road.

Grange Park Road Crossing

  • There are dropped kerbs with tactile paving on both sides of the crossing.
  • There is a very slight gradient between the path and the road on both sides of the crossing.
  • The road surface consists of tarmac.
  • The road is cambered and even.
  • There are no visual signals available at this crossing.

Grange Park Road Crossing to Grange Road Crossing

  • Having crossed, continue ahead for approximately 275m along High Street, towards the Grange Road Crossing.
  • The path along this section of the route consists of tarmac, block paving and paving slabs.
  • There is a slight uphill gradient along the entirety of the path.
  • The path is uneven in places due to raised/lowered drain hole covers.
  • After approximately 60m, cross over the road at The Drive.
  • There are dropped kerbs on both sides of this crossing.
  • There is no tactile paving on either side of this crossing.
  • There are slight gradients between the path and the road on both sides of this crossing.
  • The road surface consists of tarmac.
  • The road has a slight uphill gradient and mostly even.
  • Having crossed, continue ahead along High Street for approximately 70mand cross the road over The Retreat.
  • This crossing is similar to The Drive crossing.
  • Having crossed, continue ahead along High Street for 130m until you reach the Grange Road crossing.
  • The path narrows at this part of the route due to a bus stop.
  • The bus stop is sheltered and has fixed seating available.

Grange Road Crossing

  • There are dropped kerbs with tactile paving on both sides of the crossing.
  • There is a slight gradient between the path and road on both sides of the crossing.
  • The road surface consists of tarmac.
  • The road is cambered and even.
  • There are no visual signals available at this crossing.

Grange Road Crossing to Whitehorse Lane Crossing

  • Having crossed, continue ahead along Whitehorse Lane for approximately 500m towards the Whitehorse Lane crossing.
  • The path along this section of the route consists of tarmac and has a slight uphill gradient.
  • The path curves from right to left initially when turning from High Street onto Whitehorse Lane.
  • There is a slight slope towards the road along the entirety of the path.
  • The path is uneven in places due to cracked tarmac as well as raised/lowered drain hole covers.
  • The path narrows in places due to road signs, lamp posts and shop signs.
  • There are residential driveways located on the left hand side of the path along its entirety.
  • After approximately 134m cross over Thirsk Road.
  • There are dropped kerbs on both sides of this crossing.
  • There is no tactile paving on either side of this crossing.
  • There are slight to steep gradients between the path and the road on both sides of the crossing.
  • The road surface consists of tarmac.
  • The path has a slight uphill gradient and is uneven in places.
  • There are no visual signals available at this crossing.
  • Having crossed, continue along Whitehorse Lane for approximately 60m until you reach Ladbrook Road crossing.
  • This crossing is similar to the Thirsk Road crossing .
  • Having crossed, continue along Whitehorse Lane for 250m until you reach the Whitehorse Lane crossing.

Whitehorse Lane Crossing to the Outer Concourse

  • The Whitehorse Lane crossing point consists of two crossings separated by a central island.
  • The first crossing has tactile paving and dropped kerbs on both sides.
  • There are slight gradients between the path and the road on both sides
  • The surface of the road consists of tarmac.
  • The road has a slight uphill gradient and is mostly even.
  • There are visual indicators 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.
  • Upon reaching the central island, turn right and continue ahead towards the second road crossing.
  • The central island surface consists of tarmac.
  • The central island is level but uneven in places.
  • The second road crossing is similar to the first.
  • Having crossed, turn right or left onto the outer walkway outside of the Whitehorse Lane Stand.

Outer Concourse and Walkways