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Barnsley Interchange to Barnsley College, Old Mill Lane Campus

Barnsley Interchange, S70 1SE

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Route Information

  • This route is approximately 600m long.
  • There are a variety of slopes throughout the route with slight and steep gradients.

Barnsley Interchange to Eldon Street North

  • Exit Barnsley Interchange onto Schwäbisch Gmünd Way.
  • Turn left and proceed along the footpath.
  • The surface of the footpath is tarmac.
  • After approximately 74m cross over the Interchange car park access road.
  • There are dropped kerbs with tactile paving at the crossing point.
  • Continue along Schwäbisch Gmünd Way for approximately 111m to Eldon Street North.
  • There is a slight downhill gradient along this section of the route.
  • The footpath is over 150cm wide.

Cross Schwäbisch Gmünd Way and Eldon Street North

  • At the junction of Schwäbisch Gmünd Way and Eldon Street North there are pedestrian controlled crossings.
  • Turn right and cross Schwäbisch Gmünd Way.
  • The crossing point has dropped kerbs and tactile paving on both sides.
  • The height of the crossing control button is 115cm.
  • There is no audible signal.
  • The crossing button does not have cones.
  • The surface of the crossing point is block paving.
  • This crossing point is shown in photographs 1-4.
  • Bear slightly left and proceed to the pedestrian crossing over Eldon Street North.
  • There is a slight downward slope leading to the crossing point.
  • The crossing point has dropped kerbs with tactile paving on both sides.
  • The height to the crossing control button is 115cm.
  • There is no audible signal.
  • The crossing button does not have cones.
  • The surface of the crossing point is block paved.
  • There is a slight gradient from right to left at this crossing point.
  • The crossing point is shown in photographs 6-9.

Eldon Street North to Old Mill Lane

  • Turn right and proceed along Eldon Street North for approximately 32m.
  • There is a slight downwards gradient.
  • The surface of the footpath is tarmac and is uneven in places.
  • The footpath is over 150cm wide.
  • Turn left onto Bridge Street.
  • The surface of the footpath is tarmac and uneven in places.
  • There is a slight uphill gradient to the bend in the road on Bridge Street.
  • The gradient then levels out.
  • There are some driveways with dropped kerbs along Bridge Street which create slight gradients, and there is a left to right camber on the footpath.
  • Proceed along Bridge Street for approximately 169m to Old Mill Lane.

Old Mill Lane to Barnsley College, Old Mill Lane Campus

  • Turn left onto Old Mill Lane.
  • Proceed along Old Mill Lane for approximately 151m to County Road.
  • The surface of the footpath is tarmac and uneven in places.
  • The footpath is over 150cm wide.
  • There is a slight uphill gradient.
  • The gradient becomes steep after passing under the first railway bridge.
  • The gradient becomes slight towards County Road.
  • At County Road bear slightly left and use the crossing point to cross over County Road.
  • There are no controls and the crossing point has an island.
  • There are dropped kerbs with tactile paving at all parts of the crossing point.
  • This crossing point is shown in photographs 18-22.
  • Bear slightly right and continue along Old Mill Lane for approximately 27m.
  • There is a designated crossing point to cross Old Mill Lane.
  • There are no controls and the crossing point has an island.
  • There are dropped kerbs with tactile paving at all parts of the crossing point.
  • After crossing Old Mill Lane, turn right and proceed downhill.
  • The surface of the footpath is tarmac and uneven in places.
  • The entrance to Barnsley College, Old Mill Lane Campus, is on the left after approximately 30m.