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

Fulham Road
A308
A304
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Fulham Town Hall
Length 2.5 mi[1] (4.0 km)
Postal code SW3, SW6, SW10
Northeast end 51°29′37″N 0°10′08″W / 51.4935°N 0.1690°W / 51.4935; -0.1690
Southwest end 51°28′18″N 0°12′40″W / 51.4716°N 0.2111°W / 51.4716; -0.2111

OverviewEdit

Fulham Road ( the A219) runs from Putney Bridge as "Fulham High Street" and then eastward to Fulham Broadway, 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, from 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:

At the Fulham end of the street:

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.

Cultural referencesEdit

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

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Driving directions to 77-81 Fulham Rd, London". Google Maps. Retrieved 5 October 2013.

External linksEdit

Coordinates: 51°28′43″N 0°12′01″W / 51.47861°N 0.20028°W / 51.47861; -0.20028