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Putney Station to Craven Cottage

Putney High Street, London , SW15 1RT

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Introduction

  • The following information describes the route from Putney Station to Craven Cottage.
  • This route passes along Putney High Street, Putney Bridge and through Bishops Park.
  • The approximate distance of this route is 1.9km.
  • The route takes approximately 20-25 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 Station

  • There is step-free access between the platforms and the station entrance.
  • There are no accessible toilets are available within the station.
  • There is step-free access when exiting the station.

Putney Station to Putney High Street Pedestrian Crossing

  • After exiting the station turn right onto Putney High Street.
  • Follow the path for approximately 40m until you reach Putney High Street pedestrian crossing.
  • There is a long slight slope along the path.
  • The surface of the path consists of block paving and concrete tiles.
  • The path may be congested on matchdays.

Putney High Street Pedestrian Crossing

  • Putney High Street pedestrian crossing has dropped kerbs with tactile paving on both sides.
  • There are visual indicators available at this crossing.
  • The visual signals are activated via push buttons.
  • There are rotating cones located at the base of the push button boxes to indicate when it is safe to cross.
  • Traffic comes from both directions.
  • After completing the crossing turn right and continue along Putney High Street.

Putney High Street Pedestrian Crossing to Lower Richmond Road Pedestrian Crossing

  • After completing the crossing turn right and continue along Putney High Street.
  • Follow the path for approximately 550m until you reach Lower Richmond Road pedestrian crossing.
  • There is step-free access along Putney High Street.
  • There is a long slight slope along the path.
  • The surface of the path consists of concrete tiles.
  • The path crosses Norroy Road, Chelverton Road, Lacy Road and Felsham Road.
  • The Norroy Road crossing has dropped kerbs with tactile paving.
  • The Chelverton Road crossing has dropped kerbs with tactile paving.
  • There are also visual indicators available at this crossing.
  • The Lacy Road crossing has dropped kerbs with tactile paving.
  • There are also visual indicators available at this crossing.
  • The visual signals are activated via push buttons. These are between the heights of 95cm and 105cm.
  • There are rotating cones located at the base of the push button boxes to indicate when it is safe to cross.
  • The width of the path is restricted in places by signs and bus stops.
  • There are maps located along the path.

Lower Richmond Road Pedestrian Crossing

  • The Lower Richmond Road pedestrian crossing has dropped kerbs with tactile paving on both sides.
  • There are visual indicators available at this crossing.
  • The visual signals are activated via push buttons.
  • There are rotating cones located at the base of the push button boxes to indicate when it is safe to cross.
  • There is a central island in the centre of the crossing.
  • At the first crossing the traffic is coming from your right.
  • At the second crossing the traffic is coming from you left.
  • After completing the crossing turn right and continue onto Putney Bridge.

Lower Richmond Road Pedestrian Crossing to Bishops Park via Putney Bridge

  • After completing the crossing turn right and follow the path to Putney Bridge.
  • There is a slight slope leading from Lower Richmond Road to Putney Bridge.
  • There is step-free access along Putney Bridge.
  • The surface of the path along the bridge consists of block paving and concrete tiles.
  • Follow the path along Putney Bridge for approximately 315m until you reach the turning into Bishops Park.
  • Follow the path leading up to the entrance to the park.
  • There is slight slope along the path.

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.