EwellBanstead

Eweban two
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By JohnMyerson on 03 Feb 2022


Distance

6km/4mi

Ascent

136m

Descent

8m

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Description

This route avoids crossing the A217 60mph dual carriageway near Banstead Station and uses two pedestrian crossings instead

This route avoids crossing the A217 60mph dual carriageway near Banstead Station and uses two pedestrian crossings instead

Status

This route has been reviewed by 3 people.

This route has been flagged (1 times) for reasons relating to access.

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Not verified

Route status - Live

Reviews - 3

Average rating -

Is this route good enough? -  Yes (2) No (1)

Problems reported -  Access (1)

Downloads - 2

Surveys

What is this route like?

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Grade 2X based on 1 surveys Sign up or log in to survey this route.
Description Note
Grade 2: Mostly smooth and compacted surfaces, but there may be some loose gravel, muddy patches or cobbles.
Access grade X: At least one stile, flight of steps or other obstacle that is highly likely to block access for wheelchair and scooter users.
Grading is based on average scores by surveyors. This slow way has 1 surveys.
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Facilities

Facilities in the middle third of this route.

Not present at time of survey Public toilet (1)
Not present at time of survey Wheelchair accessible toilet (1)
Present at time of survey Supermarket (1)
Not present at time of survey Restaurant (1)
Not present at time of survey Vegan restaurant (1)
Not present at time of survey Accommodation (1)
Not present at time of survey Accommodation < £50 (1)
Not present at time of survey Campsite (1)
Not present at time of survey Bothy (1)
Not present at time of survey Free wifi (1)
Not present at time of survey Public phone (1)
Present at time of survey Mobile phone coverage (1)
Present at time of survey Train station (1)
Not present at time of survey Bench (1)
Not present at time of survey Picnic table (1)
Present at time of survey Bus stop (1)
Not present at time of survey Ferry (1)

Challenges

Potential challenges reported on this route. Some challenges are seasonal.

Not present at time of survey Scrambling (1)
Not present at time of survey Wading (1)
Not present at time of survey Swimming (1)
Not present at time of survey Climbing (1)
Not present at time of survey Stepping stones (1)
Not present at time of survey Very slippery (1)
Not present at time of survey Very muddy (1)
Not present at time of survey Very icy (1)
Not present at time of survey Likely to flood (1)
Not present at time of survey Long grass sections (1)
Not present at time of survey Crops encroaching on path (1)
Not present at time of survey Diverted path (1)

Obstacles

Obstacles on this route.

Not present at time of survey Stiles (1)
Present at time of survey Step and kerbs (1)
Present at time of survey Possible to avoid steps, if applicable (1)
Not present at time of survey Flights of steps (1)
Not present at time of survey Gates (1)
Not present at time of survey Kissing gates (1)
Not present at time of survey Locked gates (1)
Not present at time of survey Disables access gates (1)
Not present at time of survey Cycle barriers (1)
Not present at time of survey Ladders (1)
Not present at time of survey Cattle grids (1)
Not present at time of survey Fords (1)
Not present at time of survey Narrow bridges (1)
Not present at time of survey Ferry required (1)
Not present at time of survey Acceptable road walking (1)
Not present at time of survey Unacceptable road walking (1)
Not present at time of survey Dangerous road crossings (1)
Present at time of survey Walking on paths beside roads (1)
Not present at time of survey Walking on verges beside roads (1)
Not present at time of survey Railway crossings (1)
Not present at time of survey River crossings (1)
Not present at time of survey Cattle possible (1)
Not present at time of survey Horses possible (1)
Not present at time of survey Tidal area (1)
Not present at time of survey Potential falls (1)
Not present at time of survey Exposed to elements (1)
Not present at time of survey Remote area (1)
Not present at time of survey Mountainous area (1)
Not present at time of survey Military training area (1)
Not present at time of survey No visible path (1)
Not present at time of survey Seasonal nesting birds (1)
Not present at time of survey Other hazards (1)

Accessibility

Is this route step and stile free?

Present at time of survey Free of stiles (1)
Not present at time of survey Free of single steps/kerbs (1)
Present at time of survey Free of flights of steps (1)
Present at time of survey Free of other obstacles (1)

Measurements

Surveyors were asked to measure the narrowest and steepest parts of paths.

The narrowest part of the path is 70.0cm (1)

The steepest uphill gradient walking East 5.0% (1)

The steepest uphill gradient West: no data

The steepest camber: no data

How clear is the waymarking on the route: Clear (1)

Successfully completed

We asked route surveyors "Have you successfully completed this route with any of the following? If so, would you recommend it to someone with the same requirements?". Here is how they replied.

Small Pug-sized dog (0)
Small Labrador-sized dog (0)
Large St. Bernard-sized dog (0)
Standard pram (0)
Off-road rugged pram (0)
Standard wheelchair (0)
Off-road rugged wheelchair (0)
Standard mobility scooter (0)
Off-road rugged mobility scooter (0)

Recommended by an expert

We asked route surveyors "Are you a trained access professional, officer or expert? If so, is this route suitable for someone travelling with any of the following?" Here is how they replied.

Small Pug-sized dog (0)
Small Labrador-sized dog (0)
Large St. Bernard-sized dog (0)
Standard pram (0)
Off-road rugged pram (0)
Standard wheelchair (0)
Off-road rugged wheelchair (0)
Standard mobility scooter (0)
Off-road rugged mobility scooter (0)

Terrain

We asked route surveyors to estimate how much of the route goes through different kinds of terrain.

74.0% of the route is on roads (1)

74.0% of the route is lit at night (1)

75.0% of the route is paved (1)

There is no data on muddiness

There is no data on rough ground

There is no data on long grass

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1 surveys

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2X February 2022 by JohnMyerson
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Geography information system (GIS) data

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Start and end points

Ewell
Grid Ref TQ2201662626
Lat / Lon 51.34962° / -0.24928°
Easting / Northing 522,016E / 162,626N
What3Words nods.wonderfully.garage
Banstead
Grid Ref TQ2523059643
Lat / Lon 51.32211° / -0.20420°
Easting / Northing 525,230E / 159,643N
What3Words minute.cracks.scare

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reviews


John Scott

21 Aug 2022 Summer

It's a short walk mostly along public roads with not a great deal of interest along the way apart from a wonderfully decorated post box and the modernist Bourne Hall which looks like a magnificent concrete flying saucer. There are also some interesting new builds and renovations.

On this occasion, I used Outdooractive on my phone - the download doesn't work on OS.

There is little elevation gain and no major obstacles.

The train journey from London Waterloo is quick and regular.


LondonIn360

25 Jul 2022 Summer

A pretty easy going route. A fair amount of residential walking though.

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    JohnMyerson

    25 Jul 2022

    Not exactly the Surrey countryside so road walking is to be expected!

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JohnMyerson

03 Feb 2022 Winter

Pleasant walk optionally via Priest Hill Nature Reserve. Avoid crossing the A217 dual carriageway at Banstead crossroads because of 60 mph limit by using pedestrian lights at Fir Tree Road and Brighton Road to enter Banstead via The Horseshoe. Food shops in Nork Way near Banstead Station. Good shops at Banstead (M&S Food).


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