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Gait 2 Route from David Brewster Building to Postgraduate Centre

Riccarton, Edinburgh, EH14 4AS

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Introduction

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    • This guide details the route from the David Brewster Building accessible entrance to the Post Graduate Centre accessible entrance along the pathway on Gait 2. .
    • The route is a total of 46m in length.

Outside Access (David Brewster Building Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building in Gait 2.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open automatically (away from you).

Level Change (David Brewster Building Main Entrance)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located in front of the entrance.
  • The ramp/slope is slight.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • There is not a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
  • The ramp does have handrails.
  • The handrails are on the left going up the ramp.

Turn Left and Follow Gait 2

  • Turn left from the David Brewster Building accessible entrance.
  • Just past the accessible entrance level change there is a pavement.
  • The pavement is 170cm wide
  • The pavement has a moderate ramp sloping downwards and a slight slope from left to right.
  • The pavement surface is tarmac.
  • There is a manhole cover at the top of the pavement causing a slightly uneven surface.
  • There is a fire hydrant cover at the bottom of the pavement to the right causing a slightly uneven surface.

Cross Loading Service Road

  • At the end of the pavement is a dropped kerb leading downwards creating a moderate ramp.
  • The dropped kerb does not have tactile markings.
  • After the dropped kerb is a road leading to the loading bay area.
  • The road is quiet.
  • The road is on a slight gradient leading downwards and the road has a slight slope leading from right to left.
  • Crossing the road there is a dropped kerb causing a moderate ramp leading upwards.
  • The dropped kerb does not have tactile markings.
  • Both dropped kerbs have a slight threshold. approximately 1cm deep.

Continue Along Gait 2 and Turn Left

  • Past the second dropped kerb the pavement gradient becomes easy and levels out as you continue along.
  • There are manhole covers on route creating slightly uneven surfaces.
  • At the end of the pavement although the gradient is level, there is a slight slope from left to right.
  • Turning to the left, you arrive at the main entrance to the Postgraduate Centre.
  • There are 2 additional manhole covers just before the entrance to the Postgraduate Centre.

Level Change (Post Graduate Centre)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located in front of the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is easy.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • There is not a level landing at the top of the ramp.
  • The ramp does not have handrails.

Outside Access (Post Graduate Centre)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) automatically.
  • The door(s) is / are single.
  • The width of the door opening is 86cm (2ft 10in).
  • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.
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    • There are revolving doors at this entrance.
    • The accessible entrance is to the left of the revolving doors.
    • The push pad is on the door frame of the revolving doors to the right of the accessible entrance.