Updated Photos: changes to Coventry train station due to Friargate development - Connect Culture
I went again to the train station and was relieved to see that there are improvements to the access to the station. Here are the photos I took today to update on the route.
Path through to station linking to Greyfriars Green blocked off to make way for a new bridge deck at Junction 6 of Coventry Ring Road. ‘The 100m wide bridge deck across the ring road will connect the Friargate scheme to the city centre by removing the raised roundabout by junction 6 to create a public boulevard linking to Greyfriars Green.’
This is why there is a diversion and we have to use the subway instead.
It would be easier for wheelchair users and people using mobility equipment to cross the road here as before because the curb cuts are much better (especially now there are no more potholes!)
It looks much better now than the week before. For people who find it difficult toi negotiate subways and the longer walking distance – it might be better to catch the bus 9 at Greyfriars Rd and also on the way back, especially for those who have a bus pass. The journey takes about 5-10 minutes.
Anybody going to the station is best advised to add an extra 10 -20 minutes travel time.