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Route from Penryn Campus Bus Stops (Near Reception) to Games Academy

Penryn Campus, Treliever Road, Penryn, Cornwall, TR10 9FE

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Introduction

Bus Station

  • There are four bus stands located at the bus station labelled A, B, C and D.
  • These bus stops are cloistered and have seating available.
  • Stand A Serves Routes U1, U2 and U3.
  • Stand B Serves Route 69a.
  • Stand C Serves Routes U1 and U2.
  • Stand D Serves Routes M6 and U4.

Bus Station to Reception

  • Upon exiting the bus at the bus station turn right and head along the pavement until you reach the main campus reception a distance of 111m from the furthest bus stand.
  • There is approximately 130cm between the bus stands and the edge of the pavement. The bus station area can be seen in photographs 1, 2 and 3.
  • The surface of the pavement is tarmac.
  • There is a very slight downhill gradient as you head towards the reception.
  • As you continue along the path after the bus station the gradient becomes slightly more pronounced. As can be seen in photograph 4.
  • Approximately 10m from the reception the surface of the area becomes block paving. As can be seen in photographs 5, 6 and 7.

Reception to SoFT: Main Building

  • Head along the path to the right of the Reception and keep going until you reach the main entrance to the SoFT: Main Building a distance of approximately 55m.
  • The surface of the pavement is block paving.
  • If you stay close to the buildings on the left there is a canopy.
  • Staying close to the side of the building to your left there is a tunnel-like area which has a width of 170cm and can be seen in photograph 4.
  • After this the entrance to SoFT will be to your left and can be seen in photograph 5.

Outside Access (Main Entrance (SoFT Main Building))

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this entrance.
    • There is not a bell/buzzer.
    • There is not an intercom.
    • There is not a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) automatically.
    • The door(s) is / are single.
    • The width of the door opening is 118cm (3ft 10in).
  • Second Set of Doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) automatically.
    • The door(s) is / are single.
    • The width of the door opening is 118cm (3ft 10in).
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • There is a ramp/slope at this entrance.
    • The ramp/slope is located in front of the entrance.
    • The ramp/slope gradient is slight.
  • Comments View
    • The entrance accesses the building on the ground floor of the building.

SoFT: Main Building Entrance to SoFT: Main Building Lift

  • Turn left on entering the SoFT: Main Building and head towards the lift.
  • The lift is located 8m from the Main Entrance.
  • There is a level surface between the main entrance and lift.
  • On reaching the lift please take it to the lower ground floor.

Lift (SoFT: Main Building)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located to your left on entrance.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are LG, G and 1.
  • Wall mounted information boards are provided at lift landings.
  • The weight limit for the lift is 630kg.
  • The lift is approximately 8m (8yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
  • Staff do need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 80cm (2ft 7in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 110cm x 140cm (3ft 7in x 4ft 7in).
  • There are not separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
  • The lift does have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does have an audible announcer.
  • The lift does not have a hearing loop system.
  • The lift does not have Braille markings.
  • The lift does not have tactile markings.
  • The controls for the lift are within 90cm - 120cm from the floor.
  • The lighting level in the lift is bright.

SoFT: Main Building Lift to Soft: Games and Animation Entrance

  • Upon exiting the lift on the lower ground floor head directly in front of you towards the link to Soft: Games and Animation.
  • This should be approximately 10m from the lift.
  • The path to the link between the SoFT: Main Building and SoFT: Games and Animation from the lift should be level.

Entrance (Link from SoFT: Main Building to SoFT: Games and Animation)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located on the lower ground floor of the SoFT main building.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this entrance.
    • There is not a bell/buzzer.
    • There is not an intercom.
    • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is / are double.
    • The door(s) is / are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 160cm (5ft 3in).
  • Second Set of Doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The main door(s) open(s) both ways.
    • The door(s) is / are double.
    • The door(s) is / are permanently held open (at the time of the survey).
    • The width of the door opening is 150cm (4ft 11in).
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • There is a ramp/slope at this entrance.
    • The ramp/slope is located between the second and third entrances.
    • The ramp/slope bypasses the steps.
    • The ramp/slope gradient is slight.
    • The ramp or slope is permanent.
    • The ramp does not have handrails.
    • The handrails are on both sides going up.
  • Comments View
    • There is a third set of doors to access the building with an additional slight slope to access the building. The doors are automatic and open towards you, have a width of 160cm and have a card reader at a height of 95cm.
    • The doors and slope can be seen in photograph 4.

SoFT: Games Academy and Animation to Peter Lanyon West Lift

  • Turn right on entering SoFT: Games Academy and Animation and continue until you reach the lift a distance of approximately 40m.
  • As you do so, there is an open doorway with a width of 90cm. The doorway can be seen in photograph 1.
  • Then there is a small slight slope with a width of 130cm. Which can be seen in photograph 2.
  • After this continue down the corridor which is shown in photograph 3.
  • At the end of the corridor you will enter the lift area.
  • The lifts will be to your left as can be seen in photograph 4.
  • On reaching the lift please take it to the ground floor.

Lift (Peter Lanyon (Institute of Photography) / SoFT: Games Academy and Animation)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located to your left on entrance.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are G and 1.
  • Wall mounted information boards are not provided at lift landings.
  • The lift is approximately 8m (8yd 2ft) from the side entrance.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 80cm (2ft 7in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 110cm x 140cm (3ft 7in x 4ft 7in).
  • There are not separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
  • The lift does have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does not have an audible announcer.
  • The lift does not have a hearing enhancement system.
  • The lift does have Braille markings.
  • The lift does have tactile markings.
  • The controls for the lift are within 90cm - 120cm from the floor.
  • The lighting level in the lift is bright.

Peter Lanyon East / Soft Games Academy and Animation Lift to Peter Lanyon East Side Entrance

  • Turn right and head to the side entrance a distance of approximately 8m.
  • There is level access from the lift to the entrance.
  • Upon reaching the entrance leave by it.
  • The entrance as viewed from inside the building can be seen in photograph 2.

Outside Access (Side Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the left of the building.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this entrance.
    • There is not a bell/buzzer.
    • There is not an intercom.
    • There is not a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is / are double.
    • The door(s) is / are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 180cm (5ft 11in).
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • There is a ramp/slope at this entrance.
    • The ramp/slope is located in front of the entrance.
    • The ramp/slope gradient is slight.

Peter Lanyon West (Institute of Photography) Side Entrance to Crossroads

  • The distance to the crossroad is approximately 170m.
  • Upon exiting the building there is a small tactile area followed by a gravel area. This can be seen in photograph 1.
  • You will need to take the second path to your right which starts gravel and becomes tarmac as can be seen in photographs 2 and 3.
  • The gradient of the slope is slight.
  • There are seats along the path as can be seen in photograph 4.
  • As you reach the crossroads you will find bollards to access it with a width of 122cm. These can be seen in photograph 6.

Crossroads to Wooden Decked Walkway

  • Upon entering the crossroads turn and head down the path to the wooden decked area a distance of approximately 125m.
  • When you turn left there is another set of bollards with a width of 140cm. These can be seen in photograph 1.
  • After this there is a wide steep slope through the woods. Continue until you find the wooden decked path to your right.

Wooden Decked Walkway to Parkengue

  • Turn right down the wooden decked pathway before turning right down the next pathway to Parkengue a distance of approximately 220m.
  • The wooden decked pathway has a slight downward gradient with wooden handrails on either side. Continue down to the end of the decked pathway a distance of approximately 150m.
  • After leaving the wooden decked area take the first path to your right and continue along this new path for approximately 70m.
  • The new path can be seen in photographs 5 and 6 and it has a surface of tarmac.

Parkengue to Games Academy

  • Upon exiting the path onto Parkengue turn right and head into the Games Academy car park.
  • There is no drop kerb to leave the pavement.
  • The car park is slightly uneven and can be seen in photograph 2.
  • Head through the car park to the accessible entrance located off the car park to the right of the building.

Outside Access (Accessible Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the right of the building off the car park.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this entrance.
    • There is not a bell/buzzer.
    • There is not an intercom.
    • There is a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is / are double.
    • The door(s) is / are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 136cm (4ft 6in).
  • Second Set of Doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is / are single.
    • The door(s) is / are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 79cm (2ft 7in).
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • There is a ramp/slope at this entrance.
    • The ramp/slope is located in front of the entrance.
    • The ramp/slope gradient is slight.
    • The ramp is permanent.
    • There is not a level landing at the top of the ramp.
    • The ramp does not have handrails.
    • The width of the ramp is 134cm (4ft 5in).
  • Comments View
    • The doors are a fire exit which can be opened and used as an entrance. People wishing to use this as an entrance should inform building staff ahead of time.