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Route from Leeds Student Village to Rose Bowl

Leeds, LS3 1LN

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Introduction

  • The journey from The Student Village - to The Rose Bowl is approximately 0.9 miles. The route should take around 19 minutes to complete. There are numerous slopes along the route of varying gradients. There are busy roads along the route. The pavements along this route may be congested.

Outside Access (Leeds Student Village Reception Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located off 5 Burley Street.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) automatically.
    • The door(s) is / are double.
    • The width of the door opening is 112cm (3ft 8in).
    • 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 easy.
    • The ramp is permanent.

Leeds Student Village Reception Entrance to Burley Road

  • Turn left upon leaving the Student Village and continue for 50m until you reach Burley Road.
  • The surface of the pavement is brick block paving.
  • There are bollards at the end of the road to reach the pavement which have varying widths, however some are over 100cm.
  • The bollards can be seen in photographs 4 & 5.

Burley Road to Burley Street

  • Immediately beyond the bollards is a pedestrian crossing which you should use to cross the road.
  • There are tactile drop kerbs on either side of the road.
  • The surface of the road is tarmac.
  • After crossing the road turn right for 45m.
  • The surface of the pavement is concrete.
  • There is a lamppost in the middle of the pavement 110cm to the side. This can be seen in photograph 3.
  • There is a steep ramp to your left as you head along the pavement. Head past it and instead take the longer moderate ramp further along.
  • The ramp has a width of over 150cm.
  • The ramp can be seen in photographs 4, 5 & 6.
  • Turn right for 13m at the top of the ramp to reach St Andrew's Street.
  • This has a crossing with tactile drop kerbs on either side across of a tarmac road to reach Burley Street. It can be seen in photograph 8.

Burley Street to Park Lane

  • Head along Burley Street until you reach Park Lane a distance of 280m.
  • There is then a small section of tarmac pavement.
  • Before you encounter a small tarmac road which has drop kerbs on either side.
  • This can be seen in photographs 4 & 5.
  • After continuing for approximately 120m you will need to cross Burley Street at the pedestrian crossing.
  • There are tactile drop kerbs on either side of the tarmac road.
  • The controls for the traffic lights are at a height of 114cm.
  • There are rotating cones present.
  • The traffic lights do make a sound when in use.
  • This can be seen in photographs 7 & 8.
  • Turn right upon Crossing Burley Street and for approximately 160m until you which Park Row which you should cross.
  • The surface of the pavement is tarmac.
  • As you reach Park Lane there is a service road with drop kerbs on either side.
  • This can be seen in photographs 12 &13.
  • After crossing this Burley Street continues for 15m which can be seen in photograph 14.
  • After which you enter Park Lane which you should immediately cross.
  • You will find drop kerbs on either side of the tarmac road this can be seen in photograph 15.

Park Lane to Hanover Way

  • Continue along Park Lane until you reach Hanover Way. The distance is aproximately 100m.
  • For the first 65m the surface of the road is tarmac with the occasional manhole cover.
  • This can be seen in photographs 1, 2 & 3.
  • After 65m there is a section of tactile block paving for a crossing across Park Lane. This can be seen in photograph 4.
  • After this the surface of the pavement is block paving to the left and tarmac to the right. This can be seen in photograph 5.

Hanover Way

  • There is a direct crossing across Hanover Way to continue along Park Lane, however this has no drop kerbs. The following section describes how to continue along Park Lane with drop kerbs.
  • First turn left to reach the Leeds City College service road zebra crossing.
  • The surface of the pavement is block pavement.
  • There is only a small path to reach this. It has a width of only 120cm. This can be seen in photograph 2.
  • Cross the service road zebra crossing which has concrete drop kerbs on either side. It can be seen in photograph 3.
  • Head up from the zebra crossing to the pedestrian crossing across Hanover Way.
  • The surface of the pavement is tarmac.
  • This can be seen in photograph 4
  • The Hanover Way crossing has tactile paving on either side.
  • There are traffic lights present. These have controls at a height of 114cm and have rotating cones and they make noise.
  • The surface of the road is tarmac.
  • The crossing can be seen in photographs 5 & 6.
  • Then turn right to reach the crossing across Park House Lane.
  • There is a downhill gradient to reach the crossing.
  • This can be seen in photograph 7.
  • The crossing across Park House Lane has tactile paving on each side.
  • The surface of the road is tarmac.
  • This can be seen in photographs 8 & 9.
  • After this head down towards Park Lane.
  • There is a lamppost along the pavement which reduces the width to 132cm.
  • This can be seen in photograph 10.

Park Lane to Westgate

  • Turn Left and continue along Park Lane all the way to Westgate. This distance is 255m.
  • The surface of the pavement is tarmac.
  • There is a downhill gradient.
  • As you continue along the road you will encounter two signs one leaving a width of 120cm and the other 114cm.
  • These can be seen in photographs 2 & 3.
  • After 145m you will have to cross two roads to continue along Park Lane.
  • There are tactile drop kerbs on either side of both roads with a block paved island in between.
  • This can be seen in photographs 5, 6, 7 & 8.
  • Continue after this for 95m before crossing over another road to continue along Park Lane.
  • The surface of the pavement is block paving.
  • There is a slight downhill gradient along the road.
  • This area can be seen in photographs 9, 10 & 11.
  • Along the pavement there is a sign reducing the pavement width to 143cm. This is shown in photograph 10.
  • The post for the traffic lights reduces the width of the pavement to 130cm.
  • The pedestrian crossing has tactile paving on either side of the road.
  • The traffic lights have controls at a height of 114cm and rotating cones. They are also silent.
  • After this, turn right for approximately 20m to reach Westgate. The surface of the pavement in is a mixture of block and brick block paving.

Westgate to Oxford Place

  • Continue along Westgate until you reach Oxford Place. The distance is apoximately 185m.
  • The surface of the pavement in is a mixture of block and brick block paving.
  • There is a slight downhill gradient.
  • After 60m you will reach Park Street.
  • There are tactile drop kerbs on either side of the road.
  • The surface of the road is brick block paving.
  • The traffic light controls are at a height of 110cm with rotating cones. They are silent.
  • Traffic will approach the crossing from the left.
  • There is a noticeable camber at this road.
  • The crossing can be seen in photographs 3 & 4
  • Continue onwards for another 115m until you reach Oxford Place.
  • The surface of the pavement is block paving with the occasional manhole cover.
  • After 10m there is a section of tactile paving for a crossing across Park Lane.

Oxford Place to Great George Street

  • When you reach Oxford Place turn left until you reach the pedestrian crossing across Oxford Place a distance of approximately 100m.
  • There is a section of tactile paving as you turn left.
  • The surface of the pavement is block paving with the occasional manhole cover.
  • There is a slight uphill gradient.
  • There is a signpost supported by the posts with a width of 134cm between them. This can be seen in photograph 4.
  • The pedestrian crossing has tactile paving on either side of the road.
  • There are traffic lights with controls at a height of 106cm and rotating cones present. This can be seen in photographs 6 & 7.

Great George Street to Calverley Street

  • Head along Great George Street for approximately 63m until you reach the Calverley Street.
  • The surface of the pavement is uneven block paving with the occasional manhole cover.
  • There is a slight uphill gradient towards the road.
  • When you reach the crossing use it to cross Great George Street.
  • There are tactile drop kerbs on either side of the road.
  • There are traffic lights with controls at a height of 112cm and rotating cones.
  • Traffic approaches the crossing from the left.
  • This can be seen in photographs 4, 5 & 6.

Calverley Street to Portland Way

  • Head along Calverley Street until you reach Portland Way. This distance is approximately 205m.
  • The surface of the pavement is block paving.
  • There is an uphill gradient.
  • After 35m you will reach the pedestrian crossing across Portland Street which you will need to cross.
  • There are tactile paved drop kerbs either side of the road as well as a tactile paved island.
  • The traffic lights have controls at a height of 112cm, they have a rotating cone and do not make noise.
  • The crossing can be seen in photographs 4, 5 & 6.
  • Continue up Calverley Street for another 75m and then use the pedestrian crossing to cross Calverley.
  • The pavement is block paving with the occasional manhole cover
  • There is a moderate slope uphill.
  • Continue until you pass the Brotherton Wing of the Leeds General Infirmary and then use the first pedestrian crossing across the road.
  • There are tactile drop kerbs on either side of the tarmac road.
  • There is a level central island in the middle of the road.
  • Traffic on the near side of the road approaches from the right and on the far side from the left. The crossing can be seen in photographs 7 & 8.
  • Turn left up Calverley Street for approximately 65m to reach Portland Street.

Portland Way to Rose Bowl Civic Hall Entrance

  • Turn right up Portland Way to the Rose Bowl.
  • The pavement is block paving with the occasional manhole cover.
  • There is an uphill gradient.
  • As you turn right there is a section of tactile paving to cross Portland Way. Continue past it. This tactile paving can be seen in photograph 1.
  • There is service road into the Rose Bowl / Civil Hall Car park after approximately 52m.
  • There are tactile drop kerbs either side. The road is tarmac and can be seen in photographs 4 & 5.
  • After crossing the road turn right for 40m.
  • There is a downhill gradient to reach the entrance.
  • Head under the cloister and past the Pedestrian entrance to the Rose Bowl Underground Car Park.
  • The main entrance to The Rose Bowl will be on the left.

Outside Access (Civic Hall Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building, opposite Civic Hall.
    • There is step free access at this entrance.
    • There is not a bell/buzzer.
    • There is not an intercom.
    • A key card is required for access at this entrance.
    • The height of the card reader/lock is 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) automatically.
    • The door(s) is / are double.
    • The width of the door opening is 185cm (6ft 1in).
  • Second Set of Doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) automatically.
    • The door(s) is / are double.
    • The width of the door opening is 180cm (5ft 11in).
  • Comments View
    • There is an identical entrance to the left hand side.
    • A key card is required for out of hours access to this building.