Route Plan - King Street

King Street, Bristol BS1 4HQ

Guide Last Updated: 16/12/2015

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Access Guide

  • King Street is a one way cobbled road running west to east between Prince Street and Queen Charlotte Street in the centre of Bristol.

  • There is some parking available, free of charge and without time restrictions for Blue Badge holders.

  • There is a dropped kerb with tactile markings to both pavements at the junction of Prince Street and King Street.

  • The right hand side pavement was out of use due to building work being carried out.

  • The left hand side pavement is even paving stones 340cm wide narrowing to 210cm wide.

  • The paving changes here to older uneven with some wider spaces between paving stones.

  • The pavement width here is 195cm narrowed by a lamppost to 150cm.

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  • The left hand side pavement is blocked by pub tables. It is advisable to cross the road here down the easy dropped kerb along the cobbled road and up the easy dropped kerb on to the right hand side pavement.

  • The pavement here does have pub tables restricting access but when laid tight to the building a width of 75cm is possible but not guaranteed.

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  • After the pubs, the pavement widens to 170cm.

  • The surface is older paving with some wider spaces between paving stones.

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  • Cross the tarmac Queen Charlotte Street at the easy, tactile marked dropped kerb to the pedestrianised part of King Street leading to Welsh Back.

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  • There is a width of 120cm between the bollards at either end of the zone.

  • The middle of the zone is cobbled with both sides being older uneven paving stones.

  • Pub tables and seating can seriously restrict access depending on how they are set out.

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