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Aylestone Road (Freemen's Common) Bus Stop to the King Power Stadium

Aylestone Road, Leicester, LE2 7LF

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Introduction

  • The following information describes the route from Aylestone Road (Freemen’s Common) Bus Stop to the King Power Stadium.
  • The approximate distance of this route is 300m.
  • The route takes approximately 7-12 minutes.
  • The route leads along Aylestone Road and down Raw Dykes Road 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.
  • The visual indicators at the crossing points are activated by push buttons, these are between the heights of 95cm and 105cm.

Aylestone Road (Freemen's Common) Bus Stop

  • Aylestone Road (Freemen's Common) Bus Stop is located on Aylestone Road.
  • There is step-free access to the bus shelter.
  • There is fixed seating within the bus shelter.
  • The seating does not have armrests.
  • The bus routes that use the bus stop include 47, 73, 84, 84a, 85, 86, 87 and 88a.

Aylestone Road (Freemen's Common) Bus Stop to Raw Dykes Road

  • When exiting the bus turn left and follow Aylestone Road.
  • Follow Aylestone Road for approximately 74m until you reach the pedestrian crossing point.
  • There is step-free access throughout this part of the route.
  • The surface of the path is tarmac.
  • Along Aylestone Road there is an access road into the Vauxhall car dealership.
  • There is a dropped kerb with no tactile paving at the access road.

Raw Dykes Road to the Outer Concourse

  • The crossing point at the bottom of Freemen’s Common Road/Aylestone Road gives access to Raw Dykes Road.
  • This crossing point consists of three road crossings.
  • At the first crossing point the traffic is coming from your right.
  • After the first crossing take the next crossing point on the left.
  • At the second crossing point the traffic is coming from both directions.
  • After the second crossing take the next crossing point on the left.
  • At the third crossing point the traffic is coming from your left.
  • After completing the third crossing turn right and join Raw Dykes Road.
  • There are dropped kerbs with tactile paving at each crossing point.
  • Each crossing point is controlled by a visual indicator.
  • The visual indicators are activated by push buttons.
  • There are rotating cones located at the base of the push button boxes to indicate when it is safe to cross.
  • There is step-free access throughout this part of the route.
  • The surface of the path is tarmac.
  • There are various access roads along Raw Dykes Road with dropped kerbs and no tactile paving.
  • Car Park E is located on the left along Raw Dykes Road.
  • From Car Park E continue along Raw Dykes Road for approximately 80m until you reach the Filbert Way roundabout.
  • Cross Filbert Way using the dropped kerbs available.
  • There is no tactile paving at the dropped kerbs.
  • There is step-free access onto the outer concourse.
  • On matchdays Raw Dykes Road is closed off as part of the traffic exclusion zone.
  • On matchdays this part of the route can become congested.

Outer Concourse

  • The outer concourse has a block paving surface. All stands are accessible via the outer concourse.
  • On match days there are independent food stalls and mobile counters selling match day programmes located around the concourse. There is a shirt printing and information point, which is located on the North West corner of the ground. There is a music stage with live entertainment located at the front of the North Stand.
  • All entrances into the stadium have step-free access but there are some very easy slopes along the outer concourse.
  • Opposite the West Stand there is the Leicester City FC Remembrance Garden.
  • 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.