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Marble Arch

Park Lane, Mayfair, London, W1H 7EJ

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Overview (Key Accessibility Information)

  • Marble Arch is one of the most visited sites in London and is instantly recognisable standing on the corner of one of the Royal Parks, Hyde Park. Located in Central London next to Oxford Street, one of the world's busiest and premier shopping areas.
  • There are statues such as Flight and Still Water to see and the Marble Arch Fountains.
  • The garden area is pedestrianised and for general public use.
    There are several pathways throughout the gardens which have a surface of concrete, tarmac and flagstone paving.
  • There are several benches/seating areas available throughout the gardens.
  • There are bus stops midway through the gardens on the bus way that cuts through in a one way direction from Cumberland Gate to Bayswater Road.
    There are also bus stops available on surrounding nearby roads.
    The nearest tube station is Marble Arch, just off Oxford Street and has stepped access only.
  • There is a large car park nearby underneath Hyde Park called Q-Park Marble Arch.
  • There are no toilet facilities nearby.
  • To view the Access Guide for Oxford Street - Marble Arch to Bond Street Station please click here (new tab)..
  • To view the Access Guide for Q-Park - Marble Arch please click here (new tab)..

Getting Here (Oxford Street - Between Marble Arch and Bond Street Station)

Public Parking

Access Point (Oxford Street/Park Lane)

  • Access Point View
    • The Access Point is in three parts here with two passing the side of Marble Arch itself and the other passing through Marble Arch.
    • This information is for the access point located on the junction of Oxford Street and Park Lane.
    • There is step-free access at this access point.
    • There is open access.
    • There is not an information board/map at this access point.

Access Point (Cumberland Gate/Park Lane)

  • Access Point View
    • There is a pedestrian crossing opposite the access point to cross Cumberland Gate towards Hyde Park.
    • This information is for the access point located on the junction where Cumberland Gate and Park Lane Meet.
    • There is step-free access at this access point.
    • There is open access.
    • There is not an information board/map at this access point.

Access Point (Cumberland Gate/North Carriage Drive)

  • Access Point View
    • There is a pedestrian crossing opposite the access point to cross Cumberland Gate towards North Carriage Drive and Hyde Park.
    • This information is for the access point located at the junction of Cumberland Gate and North Carriage Drive.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this access point.
    • There is open access.
    • There is not an information board/map at this access point.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located on the approach and immediately beyond the access point.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.

Access Point (Cumberland Gate/Bayswater Road)

  • Access Point View
    • There is a pedestrian crossing opposite the access point to cross Cumberland Gate towards Bayswater Road.
    • This information is for the access point located on the junction of Cumberland Gate and Bayswater Road.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this access point.
    • There is open access.
    • There is not an information board/map at this access point.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located on the approach and beyond the access point.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is steep.

Access Point (Bayswater Road/Edgware Road)

  • Access Point View
    • There is a pedestrian crossing opposite the access point to cross Bayswater Road.
    • This information is for the access point located on the junction of Bayswater Road and Edgware Road.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this access point.
    • There is open access.
    • There is an information board/map at this access point.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located immediately beyond the access point.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.

General Accessibility (Marble Arch)

  • Paths and Pavements View
    • There is step-free access throughout Marble Arch.
      The surface of the path throughout the Marble Arch consists of block paving, flagstone paving and tarmac.
      The path is uneven in places with a mixture of very slight and slight slopes in places.
    • There are steps from the pathways to some grass areas or raised seating areas.
      There are some slight slopes throughout Marble Arch. There is a bus-only road to cross midway through Marble Arch.
      The buses travel one-way from Cumberland Gate to Bayswater Road.
      The crossing point has dropped kerbs with tactile paving on both sides and the roadway is tarmac.
      This crossing point is on an easy uphill slope running from towards the Marble Arch Fountain direction towards the crossing point.
  • Street Furniture and Features View
    • There is bench seating throughout Marble Arch.
      The seating is located next to or close to the pathways.
      The majority of seating is 46cm high, however this may vary slightly dependant on the location.
    • There are several statues such as Still Water, Flight and the Marble Arch Fountains.
      Until December 2020, there is a temporary exhibition of elephant sculptures on the lawn near to the fountains (photographs 18 - 20).
      There is stepped access only to the lawn.
      The Marble Arch itself is close to the Oxford Street access point.
    • There are a number of waste disposal bins located throughout.
  • Maps and Signage View
    • There are information maps located throughout Marble Arch.

Accessible Toilet(s)

  • There is not an/are not accessible toilet(s) available.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Standard toilet facilities are not available.
  • The nearest standard toilet(s) is/are located approximately 0.5 miles away in Hyde Park, to the south of Marble Arch.