Skip to main content

St Christopher's Place

Barrett Street, Marylebone, London, W1U 1BF

View Accessibility Symbols

Accessibility Symbols

For more information about what these symbols mean, view our Accessibility Symbols Guide.

Close this popup window.

Access Guide

Show Easy Read

Overview (Key Accessibility Information)

  • This Access Guide contains detailed access information for St Christopher's Place.
    St Christopher's Place is located just off Oxford Street in the heart of London.
    Oxford Street is covered in a separate Access Guide.
  • There are several access points into St Christopher's Place from the surrounding streets; Gee's Court, Barrett Street/James Street and Wigmore Street.
  • St Christopher's Place is pedestrianised throughout.
    The pavements consist of block paving and flagstone concrete paving.
    There are some uneven surfaces and slight slopes in places.
  • There can be a lot of noise from the open doors of some shops and restaurants.
  • There is some bench seating available in the centre of St Christopher's Place.
    There is a Legible London sign available within the centre of this area, next to the public toilets.
    There are visitor information maps available at the Gee's Court (Oxford Street) and Wigmore Street access points.
  • There are bus stops and taxi ranks nearby on Oxford Street, next to the Gee's Court access point.
    Bond Street Underground Station is nearby on Oxford Street, close to the Gee's Court access point.
  • There is limited on-street parking available on surrounding roads.
  • There are standard toilets available within this area.
  • To view the Access Guide for Oxford Street - Marble Arch to Bond Street Station please click here (new tab)..

Getting Here (St Christopher's Place)

On Street Parking

  • There is a/are clearly signed and/or marked on street Blue Badge parking bay(s) available.
  • The on street Blue Badge parking bay(s) is/are located on the north section of Duke Street, next to Selfridges (photographs 1 and 2), on Portman Mews, west of Orchard Street (photographs 3 and 4) and on Barrett Street, north of Oxford Street.
  • The dimensions of the on street Blue Badge parking bays vary in size.
  • Parking is free for Blue Badge holders.
  • Free parking for Blue Badge holders is for 4 hours only.
  • On Street Standard Parking View
    • Standard on street parking is available.
    • The on street standard parking bay(s) is/are located on Duke Street, south of Oxford Street (photograph 5), James Street (photograph 6), Picton Place and Barrett Street which connect Duke Street north and James Street.
  • Comments View
    • All the parking bays are limited to a maximum of 4 hours, Monday - Saturday 08:30 - 18:30.
    • The standard parking bays are pay-to-park, by phone.
    • The standard bays are not free for Blue Badge holders.
    • Blue Badge holders are permitted a further hour free after the expiry of the paid-for time.
    • Parking in the area is very limited and visitors are encouraged to use public transport, however for information about the Blue Badge Scheme and parking in London please click here (new tab).
    • For information on where you can park with a disabled parking badge please click here (new tab).

Access Point (Gee's Court from Oxford Street)

  • Access Point View
    • This access point for Gee's Court is located on Oxford Street, between Intimissini and H&M.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this access point.
    • There is open access.
    • The width of the gap is 110cm.
    • There is a visitor information map on the wall to the left as you enter.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located on the approach and just beyond the access point.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.
    • The width of the ramp/slope is 110cm (3ft 7in).

General Accessibility (Gee's Court to St Christopher's Place)

  • Paths and Pavements View
    • Gee's Court runs from Oxford Street to St Christopher's Place.
      There is step-free access throughout Gee’s Court.
      Gee's Court is pedestrianised and can become very congested during busy periods.
    • The pavements are uneven in places and consist of flagstone paving.
    • There are some raised manhole covers throughout this area.
  • Street Furniture and Features View
    • There is no seating/resting areas along Gee's Court.
      The nearest seating is located in the centre of St Christopher's Place.
    • There are no waste disposal bins available along Leicester Place.
    • Some shops/restaurants have signs out front which may block the pavement in areas.
  • Maps and Signage View
    • There is a visitor information map on the wall close to the main access point.
    • The nearest Legible London sign is located in the centre of St Christopher's Place.
  • Public Transport View
    • There are no bus stops located on Gee's Court.
    • The nearest bus stops are located on Oxford Street.
    • There are no taxi ranks located on Gee's Court.
    • The nearest taxi ranks are located on Oxford Street.
    • The nearest tube station is Bond Street.
    • Tube station access points are located on Oxford Street.

Access Point (Barrett Street from James Street)

  • Access Point View
    • This access point for Barrett Street is located off James Street, between Café Creperie and Pizza Express.
    • There is step-free access at this access point.
    • There is open access.
    • There is a Legible London sign ahead as you enter, located next to the standard toilets.

General Accessibility (Barrett Street to St Christopher's Place)

  • Paths and Pavements View
    • Barrett Street runs from Duke Street to St Christopher's Place.
      The pedestrianised part of Barrett Street runs from James Street to St Christopher's Place and can become very congested during busy periods.
      There is step-free access throughout Barrett Street.
    • The pavements are uneven in places and consist of block paving.
      The colours of the block paving vary between different shades of grey.
    • There are some raised manhole covers throughout this area.
  • Street Furniture and Features View
    • There is bench seating available in the centre of St Christopher's Place, opposite Carluccio’s.
      The seats are 46cm high.
    • There are no waste disposal bins available along Barrett Street.
    • Some restaurants have enclosed external seating areas.
      Some shops/restaurants have signs out front which may block the pavement in areas.
  • Maps and Signage View
    • There is a Legible London sign located in the centre of St Christopher's Place, next to the public toilets.
  • Public Transport View
    • There are no bus stops located on Barrett Street.
    • The nearest bus stops are located on Oxford Street.
    • There are no taxi ranks located on Barrett Street.
    • The nearest taxi ranks are located on Oxford Street.
    • The nearest tube station is Bond Street.
    • Tube station access points are located on Oxford Street.

Ramp(s) / Slope(s) and Step(s) (Barrett Street to the Public Toilets)

  • Step(s) View
    • There is a/are step(s) located on Barrett Street, next to Carluccio's and Pizza Express.
    • There is/are 15 step(s).
    • The step(s) is/are clearly marked.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are between 15cm and 18cm.
    • The going of the step(s) is/are between the recommended 30cm and 45cm.
    • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
    • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides of the step(s).
    • Handrails are at the recommended height (90cm-100cm).
    • Handrails do cover the flight of stairs throughout its length.
    • Handrails are easy to grip.
    • Handrails do not extend horizontally beyond the first and last steps.

Standard Toilet(s) (Barrett Street)

  • Toilet Facilities View
    • The female and male toilets are located on Barrett Street, next to Pizza Express and Carluccio's.
    • There is stepped access to the toilet(s).
    • The colour contrast between the external toilet door(s) and wall(s) is good.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • An ambulant toilet cubicle is not available.
    • The height of the wash basin(s) is 100cm.
    • The wash basin(s) tap type is sensor.
    • Lighting levels are moderate to good.
    • There are barriers to enter both the male and female toilets.
      The barriers are 50cm wide and there is a charge of 50p to enter.

Step(s) (Male Standard Toilets)

  • There is a/are step(s) located between the barrier and the toilets.
  • There is/are 2 step(s).
  • The step(s) is/are not clearly marked.
  • The height of the step(s) is/are between 15cm and 18cm.
  • The going of the step(s) is/are between 30cm and 45cm.
  • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the step(s).
  • The lighting levels at the step(s) are moderate to good.

Step(s) (Female Standard Toilets)

  • There is a/are step(s) located between the barrier and the toilets.
  • There is/are 2 step(s).
  • The step(s) is/are not clearly marked.
  • The height of the step(s) is/are between 15cm and 18cm.
  • The going of the step(s) is/are between 30cm and 45cm.
  • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the step(s).
  • The lighting levels at the step(s) are moderate to good.

Access Point (St Christopher's Place from Wigmore Street)

  • Access Point View
    • This access point for St Christopher's Place is located on Wigmore Street, next to Costa Coffee and Ole & Steen.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this access point.
    • There is open access.
    • There are bollards at this access point.
    • The bollards contrast visually with the paving.
    • The minimum width between the bollards is 150cm.
    • There is a visitor information map on the wall, to the right as you enter.
  • 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.

General Accessibility (Wigmore Street to St Christopher's Place)

  • Paths and Pavements View
    • There is step-free access throughout St Christopher’s Place.
      St Christopher's Place is pedestrianised and can become very congested during busy periods.
      The pathway next to some shops is slightly raised creating a step.
      This small step is between 5cm and 14cm and varies throughout.
    • The pavements are uneven in places and consist of flagstone paving.
      there are some slight slopes in places along the path.
    • There are some raised manhole covers throughout this area.
  • Street Furniture and Features View
    • The nearest seating is located in the centre of St Christopher's Place, next to the public toilets.
    • There are no waste disposal bins available along St Christopher's Place.
    • Some restaurants have enclosed external seating areas.
      Some shops/restaurants have signs out front which may block the pavement in areas.
  • Maps and Signage View
    • There is a visitor information map on the wall close to the main access point.
    • The nearest Legible London sign is located in the centre of St Christopher's Place.
  • Public Transport View
    • There are no bus stops located on St Christopher's Place.
    • The nearest bus stops are located on Oxford Street.
    • There are no taxi ranks located on St Christopher's Place.
    • The nearest taxi ranks are located on Oxford Street.
    • The nearest tube station is Bond Street.
    • Tube station access points are located on Oxford Street.