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Shopping Area Guide St Albans - George Street

George Street, St Albans, Hertfordshire, AL3 4ES

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Introduction

Getting Here

  • By Car
  • The A414 North Orbital Road is approximately 3.3miles away and the A1(M) is approximately 6.5 miles away via High Street, London Road, A1081 St Albans and the A414 North Orbital Road.
  • George Street runs from High Street to Romeland Hill.
  • Parking
  • There is on street Blue Badge parking available on nearby surrounding roads and some standard on street parking on George Street and in nearby streets.
  • There are some nearby public car parks available.
  • By Bus
  • There are several bus stops available in nearby Chequer Street, London Road and Holywell Hill with direct services available to Harpenden, St Albans Local Area, Borehamwood, Welwyn Garden City, Hatfield, Elstree and Luton.
  • For more information on Arriva please click here
  • By Train
  • St Albans City Station is located on Station Way, approximately 1.1 miles from the area.
  • There is step-free access to all platforms at this station via lift.
  • There are direct train services available to Bedford, Luton, London St Pancras International, Central London, London Gatwick Airport and Brighton.
  • For more information on the station please click here
  • St Albans Abbey Station is on Holywell Hill, approximately 0.7 miles from the area.
  • There is step-free access at this station.
  • There are direct train services to Bricket Wood, Park Street, Watford North and Watford Junction.
  • For more information on the station please click here.

Parking

  • On Street Parking
  • There are on street Blue Badge parking bays available on Waddington Road and St Peter's Street as shown in photographs 1 and 2.
  • Blue Badge holders may park in any of the bays for a 2 hour period.
  • There are some on street standard parking bays available in George Street, close to the junction with Spencer Street.
  • This parking is pay and display.
  • Photographs 3 and 4 show this parking.
  • Public Car Parks
  • St Albans Bricket Road North is operated by NCP.
  • The car park is located in Bricket Road close to the Jobcentre.
  • This is a pay and display multi-storey car park.
  • For more information on this car park please click here
  • Drovers Way Multi-Storey Car Park is operated by NCP.
  • This car park is located in Drovers Way and is pay and display.
  • For more information on this car park please click here
  • Photograph 5 shows the entrance and exit to this car park.
  • Drovers Way Pay and Display is at the rear of Tesco Metro and is operated by Euro Car Parks.
  • This is an open air car park.
  • Photographs 6, 7, 8 and 9 show the parking available.
  • St Albans Abbey Station Car Park is off Holywell Hill and is operated by SABA.
  • This is an open air pay and display car park with limited parking available.
  • For more information on this car park please click here
  • Photographs 10, 11, 12 and 13 show this parking.
  • Christopher Place Car Park is accessed via Upper Dagnall Street.
  • For more information on this car park please click here.

Junction - High Street, Verulam Road and George Street

  • There are two crossings at this junction to cross Verulam Road and George Street.
  • The crossings both have dropped kerbs and tactile paving on both sides.
  • The surface of the road at all crossings are tarmac.
  • The surface of the pathways is block paving at all crossings.
  • There is a steep uphill slope into High Street from the junction with High Street, Verulam Road and George Street.
  • There is a steep downhill slope into George Street from the junction with High Street, Verulam Road and George Street.
  • There is an easy downhill slope into Verulam Road from the junction with High Street, George Street and Verulam Road.
  • Photographs 2 and 4 show the crossings.

High Street to The Courtyard

  • The pathways on both sides of the road in this section are formed of concrete tiles/block paving.
  • The pathways on both sides are fairly narrow.
  • There is a steep downhill slope leading from High Street towards The Courtyard.
  • There are some uneven areas on the pathway throughout this section.
  • There are some side entrances to cross along the pathways on both sides.
  • These side entrances are level with the pathway.
  • There are some obstructions along the pavement on both sides such as signs, bins and signboards.

The Courtyard to Romeland Hill

  • The pathways on both sides of the road in this section are formed of concrete tiles/block paving.
  • The pathways on both sides are fairly narrow.
  • There is a steep downhill slope leading from The Courtyard to Romeland Hill.
  • There are some uneven areas on the pathways throughout this section.
  • There are some side entrances to cross along the pathways on both sides.
  • These side entrances are level with the pathway.
  • There are some obstructions along the pavement on both sides such as signs, bins and signboards.

Junction - George Street, Romeland Hill, Romeland and Spicer Street

  • There are two crossings at this junction to cross Spicer Street and Romeland.
  • The crossing over Spicer Street has dropped kerbs and tactile paving on both sides.
  • The crossing over Romeland has dropped kerbs on both sides but no tactile paving.
  • The surface of the road at all crossings is tarmac.
  • The surface of the pathway is block paving at all crossings.
  • There is a steep uphill slope into George Street from the junction with Spicer Street, Romeland and Romeland Hill.
  • There is a steep downhill slope into Romeland Hill from the junction with Spicer Street, Romeland and George Street.
  • There is an easy downhill slope into Romeland from the junction with Spicer Street, George Street and Romeland Hill.
  • There is a steep downhill slope into Spicer Street from the junction with Romeland, Romeland Hill and George Street.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are no public toilets in St Albans City Centre.
  • Some car parks, shops and restaurants may have facilities for customer use.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • There are no public toilets in St Albans City Centre.
  • Some car parks, shops and restaurants may have facilities for customer use.