Skip to main content

Route from Students' Union to Sports Cage (Yellow Route)

Aberystwyth University, Students' Union Building, Penglais Campus, Aberystwyth, SY23 3DX

View Accessibility Symbols

Accessibility Symbols

For more information about what these symbols mean, view our Accessibility Symbols Guide.

Close this popup window.

Access Guide

Show Easy Read

COVID-19 Information (Aberystwyth University)

  • The information in this section was taken in March 2021.
  • Building opening times will vary depending on COVID-19 restrictions in place at the time.
  • There have been no changes to the Blue Badge parking bays.
  • In buildings where teaching takes place, one-way systems have been introduced, with some designated entrances and exit points.
  • One-way systems will be in force during the changeover period between teaching activities (generally between ten to and ten past the hour).
    Individuals with accessibility requirements, however, are not required to follow building one-way systems, and continue to be able to enter, exit and navigate buildings via the most accessible routes.
  • In tight entrance and exit points, hand sanitising stations will generally be wall-mounted rather than free standing to maximise the available space.
  • Hand sanitising stations have been installed at all building entrances and exits. Supplies of sanitising wipes have also been made available at strategic locations.
  • Floor markings have been added to assist with social distancing and way-finding, to account for one-way systems. Signage has also been put on walls and doors to remind building users to keep at least 2 metres apart.
  • Room capacities have been reviewed and reduced to ensure that social distancing of at least 2 metres can be maintained. Maximum room capacities will be clearly signposted at the entrances.
  • Protective screens have been introduced at all reception desk areas.
  • Building lifts should be single occupancy only, unless individuals are with other members of their households or extended households.
  • Some urinals and cubicles in standard toilets have been closed to assist with social distancing. Majority of toilet areas have been changed to single occupancy areas only, adopting a knock and shout approach.
  • Communal changing areas are closed. All shower areas to be single occupancy areas only, adopting a knock and shout approach.
  • All users of University buildings are expected to comply with the University's guidance on face coverings Individuals who are exempt from the requirement to wear a face covering are asked to wear a distinguishable lanyard to identify to others that they are exempt.
  • For more information about the measures in place for Covid-19 please click here (new tab) .
  • Additional information about the measures in place for Covid-19 can be found here (new tab) .

Introduction

  • This route is from the Students Union to the Sports Cage.
  • This route is via university access roads and paths. This route passes the Carwyn James Building.
  • This route is approximately 350m long and takes approximately 4 minutes to complete on foot.
  • The main hazards on this route include uncontrolled road crossings and steep gradients.

Students Union to Sports Cage

  • Exit the Students Union into the Piazza.
  • Exit the Piazza via the lower lift.
  • Turn left on to the pavement after exiting the Piazza lower lift.
  • Cross the parking area immediately in front of you.
  • This crossing has dropped kerbs and tactile paving on both sides.
  • This crossing is shown in photographs 1 and 2.
  • Continue straight ahead on the pavement.
  • This pavement has a level and even tarmac surface, 130cm wide.
  • At the end of the path turn right to cross the road.
  • This crossing has tactile paving and dropped kerbs on both sides.
  • This crossing is shown in photographs 6, 7 and 8.
  • Head straight ahead and follow the path bearing left.
  • This path has an even concrete surface with a steep gradient and is 120cm wide.
  • There is bench seating just off the path, periodically along the route.
  • The path ends at the Carwyn Jones car park entrance.
  • Cross the Carwyn Jones entrance.
  • This crossing has tactile paving and dropped kerbs on both sides.
  • The far side of the crossing is slightly to the right, 25m away.
  • This crossing is shown in photographs 15 and 16.
  • Continue straight ahead.
  • This path has an even concrete surface with a slight gradient, 140cm wide.
  • At the end of the path cross the university access road to the left.
  • This crossing has tactile paving and dropped kerbs on both sides.
  • This crossing is shown in photographs 18 and 19.
  • The Sports Cage entrance ramp is directly ahead and on the right from the crossing and is shown in photograph 20.