FulwoodPreston

Fulpre one
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Distance

5km/3mi

Ascent

27m

Descent

49m

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Description

This is a Slow Ways route connecting Fulwood and Preston.

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This is a Slow Ways route connecting Fulwood and Preston.

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Route status - Live

Reviews - 2

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

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Grade 1X based on 2 surveys Sign up or log in to survey this route.
DescriptionNote
Grade 1: Entirely smooth and compacted surfaces.
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 2 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 (2)
Not present at time of survey Restaurant (1)
Not present at time of survey Vegan restaurant (1)
Maybe present Accommodation (1)
Maybe present Accommodation < £50 (1)
Not present at time of survey Campsite (2)
Not present at time of survey Bothy (2)
Maybe present Free wifi (2)
Maybe present Public phone (2)
Present at time of survey Mobile phone coverage (2)
Not present at time of survey Train station (2)
Maybe present Bench (1)
Not present at time of survey Picnic table (1)
Present at time of survey Bus stop (2)
Not present at time of survey Ferry (2)

Challenges

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

Not present at time of survey Scrambling (2)
Not present at time of survey Wading (2)
Not present at time of survey Swimming (2)
Not present at time of survey Climbing (2)
Not present at time of survey Stepping stones (2)
Not present at time of survey Very slippery (2)
Not present at time of survey Very muddy (2)
Not present at time of survey Very icy (2)
Not present at time of survey Likely to flood (2)
Not present at time of survey Long grass sections (2)
Not present at time of survey Crops encroaching on path (2)
Not present at time of survey Diverted path (2)

Obstacles

Obstacles on this route.

Not present at time of survey Stiles (2)
Present at time of survey Step and kerbs (1)
Present at time of survey Possible to avoid steps, if applicable (2)
Not present at time of survey Flights of steps (2)
Not present at time of survey Gates (2)
Not present at time of survey Kissing gates (2)
Not present at time of survey Locked gates (2)
Not present at time of survey Disables access gates (2)
Maybe present Cycle barriers (1)
Not present at time of survey Ladders (2)
Not present at time of survey Cattle grids (2)
Not present at time of survey Fords (2)
Not present at time of survey Narrow bridges (2)
Not present at time of survey Ferry required (2)
Not present at time of survey Acceptable road walking (1)
Not present at time of survey Unacceptable road walking (2)
Not present at time of survey Dangerous road crossings (2)
Present at time of survey Walking on paths beside roads (2)
Not present at time of survey Walking on verges beside roads (2)
Not present at time of survey Railway crossings (2)
Not present at time of survey River crossings (2)
Not present at time of survey Cattle possible (2)
Not present at time of survey Horses possible (2)
Not present at time of survey Tidal area (2)
Not present at time of survey Potential falls (2)
Not present at time of survey Exposed to elements (2)
Not present at time of survey Remove area (2)
Not present at time of survey Mountainous area (2)
Not present at time of survey Military training area (2)
Not present at time of survey No visible path (2)
Not present at time of survey Seasonal nesting birds (2)
Not present at time of survey Other hazards (2)

Accessibility

Is this route step and stile free?

Present at time of survey Free of stiles (2)
Not present at time of survey Free of single steps/kerbs (1)
Present at time of survey Free of flights of steps (2)
Present at time of survey Free of other obstacles (2)

Measurements

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

The narrowest part of the path is 110.0cm (2)

The steepest uphill gradient walking East 4.0% (2)

The steepest uphill gradient walking West 9.0% (2)

The steepest camber gradient across the path 7.0% (2)

How clear is the waymarking on the route: Clear (2)

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.

50.0% of the route is on roads (2)

100.0% of the route is lit at night (2)

100.0% of the route is paved (2)

There is no data on muddiness

There is no data on rough ground

There is no data on long grass

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2 surveys

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1X May 2021 by Cohara
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1Y September 2021 by Mary Oz
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Geography information system (GIS) Data

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Maximum elevation

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Start and end points

Fulwood
Grid RefSD5308332992
Lat / Lon 53.79113° / -2.71365°
Easting / Northing353,083E / 432,992N
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Preston
Grid RefSD5346429122
Lat / Lon 53.75638° / -2.70728°
Easting / Northing353,464E / 429,122N
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Fulpre One's land is

Green urban 4.2%
Urban 95.8%

Data: Corine Land Cover (CLC) 2018

Reviews


Mary Oz

08 Sep 2021

From Preston railway station the route goes through the pedestrianised shopping centre, past a Shopmobility centre, then heads up past cafes and shops, then the university campus (UCLAN). It passes through housing areas to reach the A6 next to Moor Park. The historic Observatory can be seen in Moor Park, and the A6 is a wide straight road with interesting large old houses either side. This route is very straightforward and I was particularly impressed with the fact that all of the kerbs are dropped so that wheeled access should not be difficult.


AndyMolyneaux

03 May 2021

Doesn't really add anything to what any navigation App would suggest as it follows major/busy roads through North Preston. All roads suggested have pavements and pedestrian crossings are available where necessary.

One of many possible urban routes between Fulwood and Preston City Centre; direct but not very interesting.


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Descent

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