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Fulham Road

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Other name(s)  A308 road A304 road
Major cities  London
Length  2.5 mi (4.0 km)
Fulham Road

Fulham Road is a street in London, England, which comprises the A304 and part of the A308.

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Map of Fulham Rd, London, UK

Overview

Fulham Road runs from the A219 in the centre of Fulham, in the London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham, through Chelsea to Brompton Road Knightsbridge which continues to the A4 in Brompton, in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea. It is designated the A304 as far as its junction with the A308 road at Gunter Grove, where the A308 then forms the eastern section of the street.

Fulham Road is roughly parallel to King's Road, and is the westerly continuation of Brompton Road running up to Fulham Palace. There are numerous antique dealers and specialist interior furnishing shops, while designer couture outlets have begun to arrive at the eastern end. The section nearest the cinema is known as The Beach, and is home to various trendy bars, pubs and clubs. The nearest underground stations are: South Kensington and Gloucester Road.

Fulham Road is known for the following landmarks:

  • Stamford Bridge football ground, home of Chelsea F.C.
  • The first Habitat store, opened by Terence Conran on 11 May 1964
  • Cineworld Cinema
  • Fulham Broadway tube station
  • Fulham Town Hall
  • Chelsea and Westminster Hospital
  • Royal Brompton Hospital
  • Royal Marsden Hospital
  • Michelin House
  • At the Fulham end of the street:

  • Fulham Fire Station
  • Fulham Palace
  • Putney Bridge
  • In popular culture

    It is the home of Chelsea's stadium, Stamford Bridge, which has an official capacity of 41,837. Many Chelsea supporters travel to home games using Fulham Broadway Underground Station.

    Fulham Road is cited extensively on the Jethro Tull album A Passion Play and the Morrissey song "Maladjusted".

    References

    Fulham Road Wikipedia


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