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Henley Street Guide

Henley Street, Stratford-upon-Avon, Warwickshire, CV37 6QW

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Introduction

Getting Here

  • Henley Street is accessed via the junction at the top of Bridge Street or via the junction off Windsor Street.
  • The nearest train station to Henley Street is Stratford-upon-Avon.
  • There is a bus stop located on Windsor Street.
  • There is no taxi rank near Henley Street.

Parking

  • BLUE BADGE PARKING
  • There are 8 Blue Badge bays at the top of Henley Street / Windsor Street.
  • The Blue Badge bays measure 360cm wide x 500cm deep.
  • The Blue Badge bays have a block paving surface.
  • Upon leaving the parking area there are bollards with a width of 140cm between them on the approach to the pedestrian walkway.
  • PUBLIC PARKING
  • There are 3 public car parks within walking distance of Henley Street. These are Windsor Street, Bridgeway and Recreation Ground.
  • ON-STREET STANDARD PARKING
  • There is no on-street standard parking.
  • Henley Street is a pedestrianised street from 09:00 - 07:00.
  • Unloading is only permitted from 07:00 - 09:00 daily.

Henley Street Overview

  • Henley Street is a pedestrianised street within the centre of Stratford-upon-Avon and includes access to Shakespeare's Birthplace and the Shakespeare Centre and to the Library and Register Office.
  • The pathways are a mixture of concrete paving and block paving.
  • There is a very easy gradient on the pathways leading from the Bridge Street junction up to Windsor Street.
  • The pathway is between 15m and 20m wide in areas, with retail shopping units on both sides.
  • There is bench seating to the front of the Blue Badge parking area.
  • The section of the street between Windsor Street and Meer Street is closed to all traffic at all times. There are fixed bollards at the Windsor Street end and large planters at the Meer Street end, adjacent to the Library.
  • Between Meer Street and Bridge Street unloading is permitted between 07:00 and 09:00 each day and the Bridge Street junction is controlled by automatic rising bollards.

Five Way Junction Bridge Street, High Street, Wood Street, Henley Street and Union Street Crossings

  • At the centre of the town is a busy junction where five of the main roads connect. Traffic is busy in this area at all times (shown in photographs 1-4).
  • From the top of Bridge Street, clockwise, are the junction with High Street, junction with Wood Street, pedestrianised junction with Henley Street, junction with Union Street and the controlled crossing across Bridge Street.
  • The High Street junction has dropped kerbs each side in contrasting colours but no tactile warnings. There are written instructions on the roadway indicating the direction of the traffic and a central reservation (shown in photographs 5 and 6).
  • The Wood Street junction is very busy as it is the main bus route out of the town. Again, there are contrast colour dropped kerbs but no tactile warnings. There are written instructions on the roadway indicating the direction of the traffic and a central reservation (shown in photographs 7-10).
  • The Henley Street pedestrianised junction is usually traffic free but does have delivery vehicles crossing at sometimes of the day. There are dropped kerbs with no tactile warnings and automatic bollards to control the traffic (shown in photographs 11-13).
  • Union Street junction has a block paved vehicle crossing table to give priority to pedestrians and to slow traffic (shown in photographs 14-16).
  • Bridge Street has a pelican controlled crossing with tactile warnings, central reservation, audible and visual indicators and rotating tactile cones on the control boxes (shown in photographs 17-20).

Public Toilets

  • There are no public toilets located along Henley Street.
  • The nearest public toilets are located within Windsor Street car park.
  • A RADAR key is required for use of the accessible toilet.
  • There is a charge of 20p for use of the standard toilets.

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