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Pudding Mill Lane DLR Station to the London Stadium

Pudding Mill Lane, London, E15 2NQ

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Introduction

  • The following information describes the route from Pudding Mill Lane DLR Station to the London Stadium.
  • The approximate distance of this route is 540m.
  • The route takes approximately 7 - 10 minutes.
  • The route leads along Marshgate Lane and Siding Street (also known as Loop Road on some maps).
  • Bridge 4 is the entrance point closest to the Away Supporters Stand.
  • The paths along the route consist of tarmac, resin-bound gravel and concrete paving slab surfaces.
  • There is some street signage located along the route directing you to the stadium.
  • The potential hazards on this route include; busy roads, bollards and on-going construction work in the area.
  • There is a coach park next to the Station (Pudding Mill Lane/ Barbers Road) which is used for Away Supporter coaches.
  • This coach park is one of the pick-up points for the accessible shuttle bus on matchdays.
  • For a map of the stadium which includes the location of resting areas please click here.

Pudding Mill Lane DLR Station

Pudding Mill Lane DLR Station to the Marshgate Lane Tunnel

  • Exit the station and continue ahead.
  • There is a wide area of level concrete paving slabs, partly sheltered by the railway tracks overhead.
  • Before reaching the roadway, head left to enter the pedestrian tunnel under the railway lines, approximately 70m from the lifts.
  • There are bollards with a contrasting band at the entrance to the tunnel.
  • The bollards are 100cm high.
  • The gap between the bollards is 112cm.
  • The tunnel is approximately 65m long.
  • The first section of the tunnel is more than 10m wide and is well lit.
  • There are level concrete paving slabs in this area.
  • The tunnel then continues under the brick arches of older railway lines, getting narrower towards the exit.
  • The last section of the tunnel is approximately 5m wide.
  • Lighting levels are lower under the brick arches.
  • The path in this section is tarmac and slopes slightly uphill.
  • There is a handrail on the guarding to the right of the tunnel.
  • There are similar bollards at the exit from the tunnel, with a gap between them of 110cm.

Marshgate Lane Tunnel to the Greenway Tunnel

  • As you exit the tunnel, continue ahead on the pavement, ignoring the tactile paving for the zebra crossing on the right.
  • The path in this area is tarmac and has a gentle uphill slope.
  • Continue to follow the path for approximately 50m.
  • The path curves round to the left then cross over the access road on the left.
  • The road is raised level with the footpath at the crossing point, which has tactile paving.
  • After the crossing the path becomes a wide area of resin-bound gravel with some trees set into the path.
  • The path slopes uphill for approximately 90m towards the tunnel under the Greenway (a railway line converted to a cycle route).
  • The footpath is raised above the level of the road in this area and there are railings on the right.
  • The right hand tunnel opening is fenced off.
  • Head towards the left hand opening and continue through the tunnel.
  • The tunnel is approximately 30m long.
  • The path is wide and level in this area.

Greenway Tunnel to Siding Street (Loop Road) Crossing

  • As you exit the Greenway tunnel, continue ahead on the wide path for approximately 20m.
  • Continue towards the bollards where Marshgate Lane meets the footpath on Siding Street (Loop Road).
  • The bollards are 100cm high.
  • The gap between the bollards is 110cm.
  • After the bollards, turn left onto Siding Street.
  • Follow the footpath as it slopes uphill for approximately 140m.
  • At the zebra crossing, cross over Siding Street towards the stadium.
  • The crossing is raised level with the footpath.
  • The crossing point has tactile paving on both sides.

Siding Street (Loop Road) Crossing to Bridge 4 (Podium Level Lift and Stairs)

  • After the crossing, continue ahead between the large bollards.
  • The bollards are approximately 220cm high.
  • The gap between the bollards is 112cm.
  • The bollards have a contrasting band at a high level.
  • There is a level surface of resin-bound gravel in this area.
  • Continue ahead for approximately 65m.
  • Continue through the Bridge 4 security search area towards the lift and stairs up to Podium Level.

Level Change (Bridge 4 Stairs to the Outer Concourse (Podium Level))

  • Step(s) View
    • There is a/are step(s) located to the left and right of the lift at Bridge 4.
    • The step(s) is/are used to access the Podium Level.
    • There is/are 33 step(s).
    • The step(s) is/are clearly marked.
    • The step(s) has/have tactile paving at the top and bottom.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are between 15cm and 18cm.
    • The going of the step(s) is/are between the recommended 30cm and 45cm.
    • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
    • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides.
    • Handrails are at the recommended height (90cm-100cm).
    • Handrails do cover the flight of stairs throughout its length.
    • Handrails are easy to grip.
    • Handrails do extend horizontally beyond the first and last steps.
    • There is a second lower handrail.

Lift (Bridge 4 Lift to the Outer Concourse (Podium Level))

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located between the two sets of stairs at Bridge 4.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • A member of staff does not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • There is a clear level manoeuvring space of 150cm × 150cm in front of the lift.
  • Lift doors do contrast visually with lift lobby walls.
  • The external controls for the lift are within 90cm - 110cm from the floor.
  • The colour contrast between the external lift controls and the control plate is poor.
  • The colour contrast between the external lift control plate and the wall is poor.
  • The clear door width is 150cm (4ft 11in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 180cm x 290cm (5ft 11in x 9ft 6in).
  • There are separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is not a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
  • The lift does have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does have an audible announcer.
  • The controls for the lift are within 90cm - 120cm from the floor.
  • There is not a hearing loop system.
  • The lift does not have Braille markings.
  • The lift does have tactile markings.
  • The lighting levels in the lift are good.

Outer Concourse