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Putney Bridge Station to Craven Cottage

Station Approach, London , SW6 6HH

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Introduction

  • The following information describes the route from Putney Bridge Station to Craven Cottage.
  • The route passes through Bishops Park.
  • The approximate distance of this route is 1.2km.
  • The route takes approximately 15-20 minutes.
  • The majority of paths along the route consist of tarmac and flagstone paving.
  • There is step-free access throughout this route.
  • The potential hazards on this route include; congested pathways and uneven surfaces.

Putney Bridge Station

  • Putney Bridge Station does not have step-free access.
  • There are no toilet facilities at the station.
  • The nearest station to Craven Cottage with step-free access is Hammersmith Station.

Putney Bridge Station to Willow Bank via Ranleigh Gardens

  • After exiting the station turn left.
  • Follow Station Approach for approximately 20m until you reach the crossing to Ranleigh Gardens.
  • The crossing point has dropped kerbs on both sides without tactile paving.
  • After completing the crossing turn right and follow Ranleigh Gardens for approximately 95m until you reach Fulham High Street.
  • After reaching Fulham High Street turn left and follow the path for approximately 20m until you reach Willow Bank.
  • There is step-free access along the path.
  • The surface of the path consists of flagstone paving.
  • Some of the paving slabs maybe uneven.
  • On matchdays the paths may be congested.

Willow Bank to Bishops Park

  • After joining Willow Bank follow the path for approximately 90m until you reach the pedestrian tunnel under Putney Bridge.
  • Follow the path through the tunnel.
  • After exiting the tunnel follow the path for approximately 30m until you reach the gate leading to the path next to the Bishops Park access road.
  • After reaching the access road turn left and follow the path for approximately 30m to the parks main gates.

Bishops Park to the Outer Concourse (Stevenage Road)

  • After the main park gates follow the path for approximately 400m.
  • There are two paths along this section of the route.
  • The main path has a tarmac surface with occasional speed bumps.
  • The alternative path is unsurfaced and has step-free access.
  • The alternative path may not be suitable for wheelchair users in bad weather.
  • After reaching the end of both paths follow the main path as it bears right.
  • Follow the paths through Bishops Park.
  • The path to the left goes through the Bishops Park events area and bears right re-joining the main path.
  • The path straight ahead goes past the Bishops Park Tea Room and bears left re-joining the main path.
  • Both paths have a tarmac surface and have step-free access.
  • Both paths are approximately 140m long.
  • Where the two paths join there are public toilet facilities available.
  • The public toilet facilities contain accessible and standard toilets.
  • Follow the main path for approximately 300m until you reach the exit from Bishops Park to Stevenage Road.
  • There is step-free access throughout Bishops Park.
  • After joining Stevenage Road turn left and follow the path towards the stadium.
  • On matchdays the paths may be congested.

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.