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Route Plan - Myddleton Road High Street

Myddleton Road, Bowes Park, London, N22 8NW

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Introduction

  • Myddleton Road High Street was the winner of the 2016 Best London High Street.
  • Myddleton Road High Street runs from the junction with Whittington Road and Bowes Park Railway Station to the junction with Palmerston Road.
  • There are no bus stops on the nearby streets.
  • The nearest railway station is Bowes Park
  • The nearest tube station is Bounds Green.
  • There is not a taxi rank nearby.

Parking

  • Blue Badge Parking (2*)
  • There is Blue Badge parking bays on Myddleton Road located near Hellenic Bakery.
  • Parking is free for Blue Badge holders displaying a valid Blue Badge.
  • Standard on-street Parking
  • There are standard on-street parking bays on Myddleton Road and Marlborough Road which are payable via phone or online.

Myddleton Road High Street Overview

  • Myddleton Road High Street in Bowes Park runs from Whittington Road opposite Ireland Place (Bowes Park Train Station) to Palmerston Road.
  • On Myddleton Road High Street from Whittington Road to Marlborough Road it is a one way road with a path on both sides and from Marlborough Road to Palmerston Road it is a two way road with a path on both sides.
  • Myddleton Road High Street is divided up into 2 sections in this guide;
  • 1. Whittington Road to Marlborough Road.
  • 2. Marlborough Road to Palmerston Road.
  • The lighting along Myddleton Road High Street is mostly modern bright white lighting on black lamp posts.
  • There is tactile paving and dropped kerbs as you approach all junctions on the route.
  • There is a zebra crossing leading from Bowes Park Train Station across Whittington Road and the junction with Myddleton Road.
  • The length of the route from one end to the other is 0.2miles (321metres) in total.

Junction-Bowes Park Railway Station, Whittington Road and Myddleton Road

  • There is a Zebra crossing at the junction of Whittington Road and Myddleton Road, on the left hand side of the road leading from Bowes Park Train Station.
  • At the Junction there is a dropped kerb with tactile paving on both sides of the road.
  • There is a crossing across Myddleton Road which has a dropped kerb and tactile paving on both sides of the road.
  • Whittington Road is a 2 way street so be aware of the traffic from both directions and traffic exiting from Myddleton Road.
  • This junction represents the start and end of this guide.

Section 1 - Whittington Road to Marlborough Road

  • The length of this section is approximately 160 metres.
  • From the Whittington Road End the path will be on both sides of a one way road in which the traffic flows towards you.
  • The pathway on both sides of the road is paving blocks and concrete with uneven sections throughout.
  • The pathway on both sides of the road has a slight slope downhill as you make your way towards Marlborough Road.
  • The pathway on both side is over 150cm in width throughout.
  • The pathway narrows in some parts down to 100cm as you approach shop signs and bins on the pathway.
  • The pathway has several bins along the route which are close to the road.
  • There is a driveway to cross on the pathway on the right hand side of the road as you pass Hellenic Gourmet. This is midway through the route.
  • This driveway has a dropped kerb on both sides but no tactile paving ( shown in photographs 9, 10 and 11).

Junction - Marlborough Road and Myddleton Road

  • There is a crossing at the junction of Marlborough Road and Myddleton Road on the left hand side of the road. At the Junction there is a dropped kerb with tactile paving on both sides.
  • There is a crossing on the right hand side of the road which has a dropped kerb and tactile paving on both sides.
  • There is a crossing across Myddleton Road near the junction with Marlborough Road which has a dropped kerb and tactile paving on both sides.
  • Marlborough Road is a 2 way street, so there is traffic from both directions and traffic exiting from Myddleton Road.
  • This junction is the midway point of the route.

Section 2 - Marlborough Road to Palmerston Road

  • The length of this section is approximately 150m.
  • From the Marlborough Road end, the path will be on both sides of a two way road in which the traffic flows both ways.
  • The pathway on both sides of the road is concrete tiles and concrete with uneven sections throughout.
  • The pathway on both sides of the road has a slight slope downhill as you make your way towards Palmerston Road.
  • The pathway on both sides is over 150cm in width throughout.
  • The pathway does narrow in some parts down to 100cm as you pass shops and some housing.
  • The pathway has several bins which are close to the road.

Junction - Myddleton Road and Palmerston Road

  • There is a crossing at the junction of Palmerston Road and Myddleton Road on the left hand side of the road.
  • At the Junction there is a dropped kerb with tactile paving on both sides.
  • There is a crossing on the right hand side of the road which has a dropped kerb and tactile paving on both sides.
  • There is a crossing across Myddleton Road near the junction with Palmerston Road which has a dropped kerb.
  • Marlborough Road is a 2 way street, so there is traffic from both directions and traffic exiting from Myddleton Road.
  • This junction is the start/end of the route.

Public Toilets

  • There are no public toilets, accessible or standard available on Myddleton Road High Street.
  • There are several restaurants with accessible and standard toilets throughout the High Street.