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Route Plan - Crowngate Shopping Centre - Chapel Walk to Cathedral Square

High Street, Worcester, WR1 3LE

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Introduction

Route Overview

  • This route runs from Crowngate Shopping Centre - Chapel Walk on High Street to Cathedral Square at the south end of High Street.
  • This route is pedestrianised throughout.
  • The total length of this route is approximately 0.32km (0.20 miles).
  • The average width of the pedestrianised section of this route is approximately 11m.
  • This route is divided into 2 sections in this guide:-
  • Section 1. Crowngate Shopping Centre - Chapel Walk to Copenhagen Street.
  • Section 2. Copenhagen Street to Cathedral Square.
  • High Street is part of the main pedestrianised shopping area of the City Centre.
  • The pedestrianised parts of this route are closed to vehicles between 10:30 – 16.30 daily.
  • Also pedestrianised but not forming part of this guide are Broad Street, Mealcheapen Street, The Shambles and Pump Street.

Getting Here

  • Crowngate Shopping Centre - Chapel Walk and Cathedral Square are located on High Street, within the City Centre.
  • High Street and Cathedral Square are pedestrianised streets with other streets linking into them, some of which are also pedestrianised.
  • There are bus stops in Cathedral Square.
  • The nearest railway station is Worcester Foregate Street.
  • There are no taxi ranks along this route; the nearest taxi rank is located on The Cross, at the north end of High Street.

Parking

  • PUBLIC PARKING (1*)
  • There are 2 public car parks with Blue Badge bays. Parking is not free for Blue Badge holders:-
  • 1. Crowngate Car Park is on Moreton Place, off All Saint's Road and Deansway.
  • 2. NCP Cathedral Square is in Cathedral Square, off Sidbury (A44).

Access Guides Available For (Crowngate Shopping Centre - Chapel Walk)

Access Guides Available For (High Street)

Access Guides Available For (Cathedral Square)

Section 1 - Crowngate Shopping Centre - Chapel Walk to Copenhagen Street

  • The length of this section is approximately 77m.
  • This section is a pedestrianised area.
  • This section is level for approximately 35m and then has an easy uphill gradient for approximately 12m, followed by an easy downhill gradient for the remaining 30m.
  • The surface of the ground is stone block paving and tarmac and is even.
  • Between the paved and tarmac areas on the west side of this section are bollards at regular intervals.
  • There are bench seats and occasional trees along the paved area of this section.
  • Much of the street furniture is painted black with gold banding.

Section 2 - Copenhagen Street to Cathedral Square

  • The length of this section is approximately 145m.
  • This section is pedestrianised throughout and is level.
  • The paving is block paving and tarmac and is even.
  • Cafés and restaurants in this section have outside seating out on the paved areas as part of a street café culture.
  • The area towards Cathedral Square has benches and black refuse bins.
  • Much of the street furniture is painted black with gold banding.
  • There are bollards between High Street and Cathedral Square.
  • The minimum width between the bollards is 146cm.
  • There are a series of trees along the left side of the route
  • There are bicycle stands towards the southern end of this section, on Fish Street, and next to the bench seating in front of Cathedral Square.

Toilet Facilities

  • Accessible and standard public toilets can be found in Crowngate Shopping Centre - Friary Walk.
  • Many cafés and shops also have toilets, but they may not be accessible.

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