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Keppel Street to 20 Bloomsbury Square via 8 & 9 Bedford Square

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine, Keppel Street, London, WC1E 7HT

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Summary

  • The approximate distance of the route from Keppel Street to 20 Bloomsbury Square via 8 & 9 Bedford Square is 600M. The entrances to 20 Bloomsbury Square and 8 & 9 Bedford Square are both via steps.

Keppel Street

  • On exiting the Keppel Street building turn left and head along Keppel Street to the end of the road where it joins Malet Street.
  • The surface of the block paving is uneven.
  • Turn right and cross Keppel Street and continue on Malet Street.
  • There is a tactile dropped kerb across Keppel Street (photograph 3).

Malet Street

  • Continue ahead on Malet Street.
  • The surface of the block paving is uneven.
  • There is a cobbled service road with dropped kerbs either side (photograph 2).
  • Continue until you reach the crossing over Montague Place.

Montague Place - 8 & 9 Bedford Square - Montague Place

  • Cross Montague Place, then turn right and continue along Montague Place.
  • The crossing has dropped kerbs but no tactile paving (photograph 1 & 2)
  • The surface of the block paving is uneven.
  • At the end of Montague Place turn left on to Bedford Square.
  • At the corner of Montague Place and Bedford Square there is a crossing with tactile paving and slopes on the pathway. (photograph 4)
  • Continue on Bedford Square, approximately 50m along Bedford Square, 8 & 9 Bedford Square are located on the left. (photograph 5)
  • The surface of the block paving is uneven.
  • Turn back on Bedford Square and continue, turning right on to Montague Place and go straight ahead to the end of Montague Place before turning right on to Russell Square.
  • The surface of the block paving is uneven, with areas of tarmac or concrete where service roads cross the pathway to the British Museum located on the right.

Russel Square - Montague Street

  • Continue on Russell Square which merges into Montague Street (photograph 1 & 2)
  • The surface of the block paving is uneven. There are areas of tactile paving that stretch across the pathway.
  • Take the Pelican crossing to the opposite side of Montague Street turning right and continuing ahead.
  • There are dropped kerbs with tactile paving on both sides of the Pelican crossing. (photograph 6, 7 & 8)
  • There is an access road that crosses the pathway, it has dropped kerbs but no tactile paving.
  • At the end of the Montague Street turn left on to Bloomsbury Square.
  • There is an area of tactile paving at the corner of Montague Street and Bloomsbury Square. (photograph 11).

Great Russell Street - Bloomsbury Square

  • Continue ahead on Bloomsbury Square. 20 Bloomsbury Square is located on the left and is accessed via steps.
  • The surface of the block paving is uneven.