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Downham Woodland Walk Route Plan

Downham Woodland Walk

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Location

  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Beckenham Hill.
  • The nearest underground station is Canada Water.
  • The nearest DLR station is Elverson Road.

Downham Woodland Walk

  • Downham Woodland Walk is a narrow strip of woodland, most of which is considered to be ancient in origin. It zigzags between the houses of Downham for just over one and a half kilometres.

Route Information

  • The route is approximately one and a half kilometers long and is from Oakridge Road to Moorside Road. The tarmac path has easy and moderate slopes.
  • The path has an uneven surface on parts of the route.
  • There is a bridge at the start of the walk.
  • There is bench seating along the route.

Oakridge Road to Haddington Road

  • The routes entrance at Oakridge Road is a gate which is single, heavy, opens away from you and is 100cm wide.
  • Follow the path to a bridge which is 200cm wide and has a tarmac surface.
  • There is a sharp turn to the right just after the bridge.
  • Follow the path for 250m to Haddington Road Crossover.
  • This entrance here is 120cm wide and has a dropped kerb to the right as you face the entrance.

Haddington Road to Oakshade Road

  • The access point on Haddington Road has a dropped kerb in front of the gate.
  • The gate is double, opens away from you (push) and is permanently held open on one side.
  • The opening width of the gate is 135cm.
  • The path continues 200m then turns left. The path continues another 300m to get to Oakshade Road.
  • The access point on Oakshade Road is double, opens towards you (pull) and is permanently held open on one side.
  • The opening width of the gate is 140cm.
  • There is a dropped kerb beyond the access point.

Oakshade Road to Downderry Road

  • There is on street parking on Oakshade Road.
  • The entrance at Oakshade Road is 130cm wide heavy gate that opens away from you and is permanently open.
  • There is a dropped kerb at the entrance.
  • Follow the path for 300m to Downderry Road crossover.
  • There is no gate at this entrance.
  • The entrance is 400cm wide and has uneven surfaces.
  • There is a dropped kerb at this entrance.

Downderry Road to Moorside Road

  • There is a double gate at this entrance with one side closed, heavy, opens away from you and is 140cm wide.
  • There is a dropped kerb at this entrance.
  • There is on street parking on Downderry Road with no restrictions.
  • Follow the path for 450m to Moorside Road.
  • This exit/entrance is a double gate with one side locked, heavy, opens away from you and is 140cm wide.
  • There is a dropped kerb at this entrance.
  • There are bollards at this entrance which are 120cm to 180cm apart.
  • There is on street parking on Moorside Road with no restrictions.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are not accessible toilet facilities within this venue.

Standard Toilet(s)