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Counting House to the King Power Stadium

40 Almond Road, Leicester, LE2 7LH

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Introduction

  • The following information describes the route from The Counting House to the King Power Stadium.
  • The approximate distance of this route is 700m.
  • The route takes approximately 8-15 minutes.
  • The route leads through Freeman's Leisure Park, along Aylestone Road and down Raw Dykes Road to the stadium.
  • The majority of paths along the route are tarmac.
  • 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.

The Counting House

The Counting House to Aylestone Road

  • From The Counting House follow the path leading through Freeman's Leisure Park for approximately 165m.
  • There is step-free access throughout this part of the route.
  • The surface of the path is block paving.
  • On this section of the path keep to the right because the left side of the path is dedicated to cyclists.
  • There are bollards at the end of the pathway.
  • At the end of the path the route joins Aylestone Road.

Aylestone Road to Raw Dykes Road

  • When exiting Freeman's Leisure Park continue ahead to the pedestrian crossing.
  • There is step-free access throughout this part of the route.
  • The surface of the path is tarmac.
  • There are dropped kerbs with tactile paving at the crossing point.
  • The crossing point is controlled by a visual indicator.
  • The visual indicators are activated by push button controls.
  • There are rotating cones located at the base of the push button control boxes to indicate when it is safe to cross.
  • At this crossing point traffic is coming from the left.
  • After the crossing turn left and follow Aylestone Road.
  • Follow Aylestone Road for approximately 140m until it reaches Raw Dykes Road.

Raw Dykes Road to the Outer Concourse

  • After reaching Raw Dykes Road there is a crossing point.
  • This crossing point consists of two road crossings.
  • At the first crossing point traffic is coming from your right.
  • At the second crossing point traffic is coming from your left.
  • 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.
  • After completing the second crossing turn right and follow Raw Dykes Road.
  • 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.