FULHAM ROAD is a street in
London , England, which comprises the A304
and part of the A308.
* 1 Overview
* 2 In popular culture
* 3 See also
* 4 References
* 5 External links
Fulham Road runs from the
A219 in the centre of
Fulham , in the
London Borough of Hammersmith and
Fulham , through Chelsea to Brompton
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
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
* The first Habitat store, opened by
Terence Conran on 11 May 1964
Fulham Broadway tube station
Fulham Town Hall
Chelsea and Westminster Hospital
Royal Brompton Hospital
Royal Marsden Hospital
Fulham end of the street:
Fulham Fire Station
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
Fulham Broadway Underground Station.
Fulham Road is cited extensively on the Jethro Tull album A Passion
Play and the
Morrissey song "
* ^ "Driving directions to 77-81
Fulham Rd, London".
Retrieved 5 October 2013.