Route description

A route that is shorter, more straightforward than the current route and it doesn't share more than half of the Smethwick - Oldbury route. Accessible to bikes, wheelchairs and mobility scooters. Fully reviewed and surveyed.

About the surveyor

Coming soon.

Survey Contents

Grading

Path surface grading

1 Grade 1: Entirely smooth and compacted surfaces.

Accessibility grading

Y Access grade Y: Stile, step and obstacle free.

Photos

Photos from surveys are coming soon.

Facilities

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

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Challenges

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

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Obstacles

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

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Accessibility

  • Present at time of survey Free of stiles
  • Present at time of survey Free of single steps/kerbs
  • Present at time of survey Free of flights of steps
  • Present at time of survey Free of other obstacles

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Measurements

The narrowest part of the path is 88.00cm

The steepest uphill gradient walking East 12.30%

The steepest uphill gradient walking West 6.00%

The steepest camber gradient across the path 1.00%

How clear is the waymarking on the route: Clear

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Successfully completed

  • Maybe present Small Pug-sized dog
  • Maybe present Small Labrador-sized dog
  • Maybe present Large St. Bernard-sized dog
  • Maybe present Standard pram
  • Maybe present Off-road rugged pram
  • Maybe present Standard wheelchair
  • Maybe present Off-road rugged wheelchair
  • Maybe present Standard mobility scooter
  • Maybe present Off-road rugged mobility scooter

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Expert recommendations

  • Maybe present Small Pug-sized dog
  • Maybe present Small Labrador-sized dog
  • Maybe present Large St. Bernard-sized dog
  • Maybe present Standard pram
  • Maybe present Off-road rugged pram
  • Maybe present Standard wheelchair
  • Maybe present Off-road rugged wheelchair
  • Maybe present Standard mobility scooter
  • Maybe present Off-road rugged mobility scooter

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Terrain

1.00% of the route is on roads

100.00% of the route is paved

50.00% of the route is lit at night

There is no data on how muddy this route is

There is no data on rough ground

There is no data on long grass

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