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Shopping Area Guide St Albans - High Street

High Street, St Albans, Hertfordshire, AL3 4EL

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Introduction

Getting Here

  • By Car
  • The A414 North Orbital Road is approximately 2.2 miles away and the A1(M) approximately 6.3 miles away via London Road, A1081 St Albans and the A414 North Orbital Road.
  • High Street run from London Road to George Street.
  • Parking
  • There is on street Blue Badge parking available on Waddington Road nearby and on other surrounding roads.
  • public car parks are also available nearby.
  • 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 0.9 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 0.5 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 nearby Market Place.
  • This parking is pay and display as shown in photographs 3 and 4.
  • Public Car Parks
  • The Maltings Shopping Centre Car Park, off Victoria Street is operated by the shopping centre.
  • This is a multi-storey pay and display car park.
  • For more information on this car park please click here
  • Photographs 6 and 7 show this car park.
  • St Albans Bricket Road North is operated by NCP.
  • The car park is located in Bricket Road close to the Jobcentre.
  • This car park is a multi-storey pay and display 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 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 7, 8, 9, 10 show this car park.

Junction - High Street, London Road, Holywell Hill and Chequer Street

  • There are several pedestrian crossings at this junction to cross Chequer Street, London Road, Holywell Hill and High Street.
  • These crossings have dropped kerbs and tactile paving on both sides.
  • The pedestrian crossings are push button controlled with visual signals.
  • The surface of the roads at all crossings is tarmac.
  • The surface of the pathways at all crossings is block paving.
  • There is a steep downhill slope from the junction into Holywell Hill.
  • There is a steep downhill slope from the junction into London Road.
  • There is a steep uphill slope from the junction into High Street.
  • There is a steep uphill slope from the junction into Chequer Street.

St Peter's Street to Market Place

  • 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 wide.
  • There is a steep uphill slope leading from the junction of London Road, St Peter's Street and Holywell Hill towards the junction with Market Place.
  • There are some uneven areas on the pathway throughout this section.
  • There are some obstructions along the pavement on both sides such as signs, railings, bins and signboards.

Junction - High Street and Market Place

  • There is a crossing to cross Market Place.
  • This crossing has dropped kerbs and tactile paving on both sides.
  • Photograph 2 shows this crossing.
  • There is a pedestrian crossing to cross the High Street.
  • Photographs 3, 4 and 5 show this crossing.
  • This crossing has dropped kerbs and tactile paving on both sides.
  • The pedestrian crossing is push button controlled with visual signals.
  • The road surface is block paving at both crossings.
  • There is a steep uphill slope into Market Place at this junction.
  • There is a steep uphill slope from the junction into High Street heading towards George Street.
  • There is a steep downhill slope from the junction into High Street heading towards London Road.

Market Place to George Street

  • 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 wide.
  • There is a steep uphill slope and then a steep downhill slope, leading from the junction with Market Place to the junction with George Street and Verulam Road.
  • There are some uneven areas on the pathways throughout this section.
  • There are some obstructions along the pavement on both sides such as signs, railings, bins and signboards.

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.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are no public toilets in St Albans City Centre.
  • Car parks, shops and restaurants may have facilities for customer use.
  • Please see related access guides for details.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • There are no public toilets in St Albans City Centre.
  • Car parks, shops and restaurants may have facilities for customer use.
  • Please see related access guides for details.

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