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Route Plan - Brentford High Street Car Park to Brentford Lock Canalside

Brentford High Street, Brentford, Middlesex, TW8 8HP

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Introduction

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    • This route covers the walk from Brentford High Street Car Park to Brentford Lock Canalside.
    • The route is approximately 0.5 miles (804m).
    • The walkway over the river Brent has a surface of wooden slats which could become slippery when wet.
    • The potential hazards along the walkway include; busy pathways, bollards, cyclists, street furniture and slightly uneven surfaces.

Turn Right on Exiting Brentford High Street Car Park

  • Upon leaving the car park, turn right towards the crossing which is approximately 11m away.
  • The surfaces here are paving stones.
  • There is a dropped kerb at the crossing.
  • The dropped kerb has tactile paving.
  • There is an island in the middle of the road.

Cross the Road

  • The pavement surface is paving stones.
  • There are dropped kerbs at the crossing.
  • There is an island in the middle of the road.
  • The road surface is tarmac.
  • Head over the crossing and once on the other side, follow Tallow Road straight ahead.

Follow Tallow Road

  • Once on Tallow Road, follow it over the bridge for approximately 110m.
  • The bridge has a easy to moderate sloped paved surface.
  • The pavement here is 90cm wide.

Turn Left

  • Turn left after reaching the other side of the bridge.
  • Follow the walkway down a moderate slope for approximately 45m.
  • The surfaces here are both paving stone and cobbled blocks.

Seating Area

  • Upon reaching the bottom of the walkway there is a seating area.
  • The seating area has long fixed benches facing the canalside.
  • The surfaces here are both paving stone and cobbled blocks.

Cross River Brent

  • Once past the seating area on the right hand side, the walkway crosses over the River Brent.
  • The bridge here has a moderate slope.
  • The surfaces leading to the bridge are cobbled blocks.
  • The bridge surface is wooden slats.

Brentford Lock Canalside

  • After crossing the bridge, enter the canalside square where there are cafes and restaurants.
  • The surfaces here are both paving stone and cobbled blocks.