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London College of Fashion - Golden Lane - Route Plan

Golden Lane, London, EC1Y 0UU

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COVID-19 Information

  • The information in this section was taken in October 2020.
  • UAL is regularly reviewing all access to buildings and facilities in response to the latest government guidance. Check the updates on the Coronavirus: Important Information page to find out more.
  • There have been no changes to the parking or access to entrances.
  • Additional hand sanitising stations have been installed at entrances, in toilets in the canteen area, in all classrooms and workshops and in communal areas.
  • A one way system has been introduced to assist with social distancing.
  • Floor markings and wall signs have been added throughout to inform people of social distancing requirements.
  • Some urinals and cubicles in the standard toilets have been closed to assist with social distancing.
  • For more information about the measures in place for Covid-19 please click here (new tab) .



Exit Barbican Station

  • Exit Barbican Station onto Aldersgate Street.
  • There is an easy ramp onto the road immediately upon entrance.

Cross Aldersgate Street at the pedestrian crossing

  • There are traffic lights at this crossing.
  • There are tactile dropped kerbs on both sides of the road.
  • There is a central island which also has tactile paving.
  • This road is particularly busy.

Turn left and down Aldersgate to Fann Street

  • The surface of the pavement is concrete.
  • The surface is slightly uneven and there are gentle gradients both uphill and sloping towards the road.
  • There is a bus stop as you go up Aldergate.

Bus Stop

  • There is a bus stop for Barabican Station along Aldersgate.
  • It has a shelter, an electronic timetable and seating available.
  • It serves routes 4, 56 and 153.

Cross Fann Street

  • There are dropped kerbs on each side of the road.
  • The paving on either side of the road is dimpled.
  • The surface of the road is tarmac.

Turn right and down Fann Street

  • The gradient is slightly down hill and there is a slight slope towards the road.
  • There are plant pots on the left of the street and lamp posts between them, creating a width of 145cm.

Service road to Golden Lane Housing Estate

  • The road has dimpled dropped kerbs on both sides.
  • The road surface is concrete that is slightly cracked.

Continue along Fann Street

  • The surface of the road is concrete and is slightly uneven.
  • The gradient of the road is downhill and there is a slight gradient.

Cross the Cuthbert Harrowing House Service Road

  • There are tarmac dropped kerbs on either side of the road which has a concrete surface.

Continue along Fann Street and turn left into Golden Lane

  • When you reach Golden Lane there is a slight incline towards the road.
  • There is blocked paving in the area around Bowater House to your left.
  • The rest of the pedestrian area is concrete.
  • The surfaces here are uneven.

Head down Golden Lane

  • There is a cloister area by the housing on your left with block paving.
  • There is a slight gradient uphill and another towards the road.
  • As you progress up the road it becomes narrower and there is only a tarmac surface.

Cross City of London Education Service Road

  • There are dropped kerbs on either side.
  • The dropped kerb on the near side is dimpled.
  • The surface of the service road is uneven concrete.

Cross New River College service road

  • After a very small section of concrete pavement you will encounter this service road.
  • There are dropped kerbs on either side and the surface of the road itself is concrete.
  • There is then a small section of concrete paving followed by a similar service road.
  • This one also has dropped kerbs on both sides, however the first is concrete and the other cobbled.
  • The surface of the road is concrete.

Arrive at Golden Lane Main Building gate

  • There is a small section of block paving and then you will encounter the road entering the venue.
  • You will need to turn left here, through the gate and across the car park to enter the building.