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Keppel Street to TP1 via TP9

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 TP1 via TP9 is 750M. TP9 is accessed via steps and TP1 via a slight slope.

Keppel Street

  • On exiting the Keppel Street building turn left and head along Keppel Street to the end turning left on to Malet Street.
  • The surface of the block paving is uneven.

Malet Street

  • Continue ahead on Malet Street.
  • The surface of the block paving is uneven.
  • There are areas where the pathway turns around trees and lay by parking that cuts in to the pavement (photograph 2 & 4).
  • At the end of the street turn right and cross Malet Street before continuing on Bying Place.
  • The crossing has dropped kerbs with tactile paving on both sides.(photograph 5).

Bying Place - Gordon Square - Bedford Way Crossing

  • Continue ahead on Bying Place.
  • The surface of the block paving is uneven.
  • There are areas of cobbled surfaces when service roads cross the pathway(photograph 2 & 3).
  • Bying Place merges with Gordon Square, continue on Gordon Square.
  • There are access roads for Woburn Square that cross the pathway.
  • The crossings have dropped kerbs with tactile paving on both sides.(photographs 8, 9, 10, 13, 14 and 15)
  • Continue to the Bedford Way Crossing, this is a traffic light crossing with tactile paving on both sides (photographs 8, 9, 10, 13, 14 and 15).

Tavistock Square - Woburn Place Crossing

  • Continue ahead on Tavistock Square.
  • The surface of the block paving is uneven.
  • Continue to the Woburn Place Crossing, this is a traffic light crossing with tactile paving on both sides (photographs 3, 4 and 5).

Tavistock Place - TP9

  • Turn immediately left and take the traffic light crossing to the opposite side of Tavistock Place. There are dropped kerbs with tactile paving on both sides of the crossing.
  • Continue ahead on Tavistock Place, there are two service roads that cross the pathway, they have dropped kerbs on each side with no tactile paving. (photograph 5)
  • TP9 is located approximately 75m ahead on the left. It is accessed via steps. (photograph 6).

TP9 - TP1

  • From TP9 continue straight ahead along Tavistock Place, a number of service roads cross the pathway for TP1. The first has dropped kerbs on both sides with tactile paving, the second service road has no tactile paving.(Photograph 1 & 2)
  • The block paving surface is uneven.
  • There is a temporary tunnel created due to building works, it has a width of over 75cm.
  • The main entrance to TP1 is located after the tunnel on the left, it is accessed via a slight slope. (Photograph 4).