Fulham Road

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Fulham Road
Fulham Town Hall 07.JPG
Fulham Town Hall
Other name(s) A308 A308 road
A304 A304 road
Length 2.5 mi[1] (4.0 km)
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

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

Overview[edit]

Fulham Road runs from the A219 road in right 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 runs parallel to the King's Road, going west from the area called Brompton Cross. There are numerous antique dealers and specialist interior furnishing stores which help to give Fulham Road a rather sedate atmosphere. The nearest tube station is at South Kensington.

Fulham Road is known for the following landmarks:

At the Fulham end of the street:

In popular culture[edit]

It is the home of Chelsea's football stadium Stamford Bridge, which has an official capacity of 41,837. Fulham Broadway Tube Station is the most common way for Chelsea supporters to get to home games.

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

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