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Hammersmith Station to Craven Cottage via Thames Path

Hammersmith Station, Hammersmith, London , W6 8AB

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Introduction

  • The following information describes the route from Hammersmith Station to Craven Cottage via Thames Path.
  • The approximate distance of this route is 2km.
  • The route takes approximately 30-35 minutes.
  • The majority of paths along the route consist of block paving, concrete tiles and tarmac.
  • The potential hazards on this route include; congested pathways, slopes and uneven surfaces.

Hammersmith Station - Hammersmith and City Line

  • Hammersmith Station is the western terminus of the Hammersmith & City Line.
  • There is step-free access at the station.
  • There are no accessible toilets or standard toilets available at this station.
  • Car parking facilities are not available at this station.

Hammersmith Station (Hammersmith & City Line) to Hammersmith Station (District & Piccadilly Line)

  • When exiting Hammersmith Station (Hammersmith & City Line) turn right onto Beadon Road.
  • Follow the path for approximately 30 metres until you reach the Beadon Road crossing point to the Broadway Shopping Centre.
  • There are two crossing points at this section of the route; one to cross Beadon Road and then to cross Hammersmith Broadway (A210).
  • On all crossings, traffic will be coming from your right.
  • All the crossing points have dropped kerbs, tactile paving, push button controls, rotating cones and visual displays.
  • Once across you continue straight ahead for approximately 10 metres to the entrance of the Broadway Shopping Centre.
  • A long steep slope leads down from the entrance towards Hammersmith Station (District & Piccadilly Line).

Hammersmith Station - District and Piccadilly Line

  • Hammersmith Station is on both the District and Piccadilly Lines.
  • There is step-free access at this station.
  • Lifts provide access between the platforms and the station concourse.
  • There are no accessible toilets or standard toilets available.
  • The nearest standard toilets are within the Broadway Shopping Centre (charges apply).
  • Parking is available at the Broadway Shopping Centre.

Hammersmith Station (District & Piccadilly) to Hammersmith Broadway (A219) Crossing Point

  • Exiting the station turn left along the Broadway Shopping Centre concourse.
  • The surface of the concourse consists of tiles.
  • Follow the concourse until you reach 'Tesco Metro' on the righthand side.
  • Turn right at 'Tesco Metro' and then left at 'The Yardbird' public house.
  • Continue up a long slope towards the exit of the Broadway Shopping Centre.
  • Go through the set of automatic doors (75cm+) and continue up the slope.
  • At the top of the slope, you have reached the crossing point for Hammersmith Broadway (A219).

Hammersmith Broadway (A219) Crossing Point

  • This crossing point goes across the A219 from the Broadway Shopping Centre to Fulham Palace Road.
  • The road surface is tarmac.
  • There is a centre refuge point.
  • There are dropped kerbs and tactile paving on all crossing points.
  • The visual signal are activated by push buttons.
  • There are rotating cones located at the base of the push button boxes to indicate when it is safe to cross.
  • Traffic is coming from the left at all crossing points.

Hammersmith Broadway (A219) Crossing Point to Queen Caroline Street

  • After completing the crossing turn right and follow the path for approximately 50m until you reach Queen Caroline Street.
  • There is step-free access along the path.
  • The surface of the path consists of tarmac and concrete tiles.
  • Turn left onto Queen Caroline Street.

Queen Caroline Street to Thames Path

  • After turning left and joining Queen Caroline Street follow the path for approximately 360m until you reach the Thames Path.
  • There is step-free access along the path.
  • The surface of the path varies between tarmac and concrete tiles.
  • The path along Queen Caroline Street crosses a number of access roads into housing estates/blocks of flats and Crisp Road.
  • The crossing points have dropped kerbs without tactile paving.
  • The path may be congested on matchdays.
  • At the end of Queen Caroline Street follow the path as is bears left onto the Thames Path.

Thames Path to The Foundry

  • After joining the Thames Path continue along for approximately 900m until you reach the Foundry.
  • There is step-free access along the path.
  • There are some slight slopes in places.
  • There is bench seating available along this part of the route.
  • The surface of the path consists of block paving and concrete tiles.
  • There is a slight slope which overcomes 4 steps leading from the Thames to The Foundry.

The Foundry to Thames Path

  • After joining The Foundry follow the path for approximately 35m until you reach Adams Walk.
  • There is a dropped kerb onto the Adams Walk path.
  • Follow the path for approximately 40m until you reach the Thames path.
  • There is a slight slope leading onto the Thames Path.
  • After re-joining the Thames Path turn left.

Thames Path to Thames Path Accessible Entrance and Stevenage Park

  • After re-joining the Thames Path continue ahead for approximately 670 until you reach the Thames Path Accessible Entrance into Craven Cottage and Stevenage Park.
  • There is step-free access along the path.
  • The surface of the path consists of concrete tiles.
  • There is bench seating available along this part of the route.
  • There are some slight slopes in places.
  • At the end of the path, either use the Thames Path Accessible Entrance to access the stadium concourse or turn left and go along Stevenage Park to reach the accessible entrances and turnstiles along Stevenage Road.

Access Point (Accessible Entrance - Thames River Path)

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    • This information is for the access point located on the Thames River Path.
    • The access point is not clearly signed.
    • There is step-free access to the access point.
    • The access point door(s) does/do contrast visually with its immediate surroundings.
    • The door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is/are single width.
    • The width of the access point opening is 100cm.
    • There is a/are handheld ticket reader(s) at the access point.
    • There is a steward available for assistance.

Stevenage Park to the Outer Concourse (Stevenage Road)

  • After joining the Stevenage Park path continue ahead for approximately 110m until you reach Stevenage Road.
  • There is step-free access along the path.
  • The surface of the path is concrete.
  • After reaching Stevenage Road turn right towards Craven Cottage.

Outer Concourse (Stevenage Road)

  • There is step-free access along the concourse.
    The surface along the concourse varies between block paving, concrete tiles and tarmac.
  • There are food and drink stands along Stevenage Road.
    There are programme stalls along Stevenage Road.
  • On matchdays there is a traffic exclusion zone along Stevenage Road before, during and after kick-off.
  • Clear directional signage is not provided on the concourse.
  • There is not a stadium plan/map on the concourse.
  • There is a steward/member of staff available for assistance on match days.