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Away Supporters Coach Park to the London Stadium

Pudding Mill Lane, London, E15 2NQ

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Introduction

  • The following information describes the route from the Away Supporters Coach Park (near Pudding Mill Lane DLR Station) to the London Stadium.
  • The approximate distance of this route is 620m.
  • The route takes approximately 9 - 11 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 Supporter 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.
  • The Away Supporters Coach Park is one of the pick-up points for the Accessible Shuttle Bus Service.
  • For a map of the stadium which includes the location of resting areas please click here.

Away Supporters Coach Park

  • The Away Supporters Coach Park is located at the junction of Pudding Mill Lane and Barbers Road.
  • It is approached from Stratford High Street eastbound using Marshgate Street and Pudding Mill Lane.
  • The coach park is large and level.
  • The surface is tarmac with some hatch-marked walkways.
  • The vehicle entrance/exit is also used for pedestrians and has stewards present on matchdays.

Away Supporters Coach Park to Barbers Road

  • Exit the coach park using the gateway onto Pudding Mill Lane and turn left onto the footpath.
  • There is a dropped kerb with tactile paving at this part of the route.
  • After approximately 40m turn right and cross Pudding Mill Lane at the dropped kerb.
  • The dropped kerb has tactile paving on both sides.
  • There are no crossing indicators at this crossing point.
  • Once crossed, turn left and follow the path around to the right into Barbers Road, opposite the station.
  • Continue for approximately 40m then, at the dropped kerb marked with tactile paving, turn left and cross Barbers Road towards the paved area beneath the railway lines.

Barbers Road to the Marshgate Lane Tunnel

  • After the crossing there is a wide area of level concrete paving slabs, partly sheltered by the railway tracks overhead.
  • Go ahead to enter the pedestrian tunnel under the railway lines.
  • 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.

Ramp(s) / Slope(s) and Step(s) (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 of the step(s).
    • 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