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Vicarage Road - North Side Bus Stop (Watford General Hospital) to Vicarage Road Stadium

Vicarage Road, Watford, WD18 0EX

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Introduction

  • The following information describes the route from the Vicarage Road (North Side) Bus Stop to Vicarage Road Stadium.
  • The bus stop is on the opposite side of the road to Vicarage Road Stadium.
  • The approximate distance of this route is 240 metres.
  • The route takes approximately 4-6 minutes to walk.
  • The potential hazards along the route include; crossing points, uneven surfaces and congested pathways.

Vicarage Road - North Side Bus Stop (Watford General Hospital)

  • The Vicarage Road - North Side Bus Stop (Watford General Hospital) is located on the north side of Vicarage Road.
  • There is step-free access to the bus stop.
  • The bus stop is sheltered.
  • There is bench seating at this bus stop.
  • There is no digital display or audio announcer at this bus stop.
  • The bus routes that use this bus stop include 10, 320, 324, 635, W1 and W21.
  • On matchdays this bus stop is not in use from 2 hours before kick-off.
  • On these occasions, the nearest bus stops will be on Whippendell Road.

Vicarage Road - North Side Bus Stop (Watford General Hospital) to Harwoods Road Crossing

  • When exiting the bus turn left and follow Vicarage Road.
  • The surface of the pathway is tarmac.
  • Along this section of the route, a road sign and bollard narrows the width of the pathway to 100cm.
  • Proceed until you reach Harwoods Road.
  • Turn right onto Harwoods road and after approximately 5 metres you will reach a road crossing.

Harwoods Road Crossing

  • Harwoods Road crossing has dropped kerbs and tactile paving on both sides.
  • Caution should be taken when crossing.
  • Harwoods Road is one-way and traffic will be coming from your left.
  • There are no visual or audio announcers at this crossing.
  • Once across Harwoods Road, bear left and then right and follow the pathway onto Vicarage Road.

Harwoods Road Crossing to Vicarage Road Crossing

  • Continue along Vicarage Road for approximately 15 metres.
  • The pathway is mainly tarmac and may be uneven in places.
  • The crossing point is located on the left.

Vicarage Road Crossing

  • Vicarage Road crossing point has dropped kerbs and tactile paving on both sides.
  • The crossing point is controlled by visual indicators.
  • The visual indicators are activated by push buttons.
  • Once across, bear left onto Vicarage Road.

Vicarage Road Crossing to the Outer Concourse

  • Continue along Vicarage Road.
  • There are telephone cable boxes and lamposts on the first part of the pathway.
  • At this point of the route the pathway narrows to as little as 95cm.
  • Passing the south side bus stop continue along the pathway.
  • The surface of the pathway is tarmac.
  • This part of the route can be uneven in places
  • Proceed until you reach Watford Hospital service road.
  • There are dropped kerbs, but no tactile paving at this crossing.
  • The service road is one-way and traffic will be approaching from your right.
  • Once across this road, you have reached the outer concourse of Vicarage Road stadium.

Outer Concourse and Walkways