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Route from Campus Central to James Graham Building

Headingley Campus, Headingley, Leeds, LS6 3QS

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Introduction

  • Comments View
    • The distance from the Campus Central main entrance to the James Graham Building accessible entrance is approximately 85m.
    • Surfaces encountered along the route include block paving, tactile block paving and a tarmac road.
    • There are easy ramps along the route.
    • The road is not very busy.
    • There is the potential for congested pathways.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
    • There is ramped/sloped or stepped 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 (towards you).
    • The door(s) is/are push pad activated.
    • The door(s) is / are single.
    • The width of the door opening is 88cm (2ft 11in).
  • 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 door(s) is / are permanently held open (at the time of the survey).
    • The width of the door opening is 114cm (3ft 9in).
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • There is a ramp/slope at this entrance.
    • The ramp/slope is located in front of the entrance.
    • The ramp/slope does bypass the step(s).
    • The ramp/slope gradient is slight.
    • The ramp is permanent.
    • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.
    • The ramp does have handrails.
    • The handrails are on both sides.
  • Step(s) View
    • There is a / are step(s) at this entrance.
    • The step(s) is / are located in front of the entrance.
    • There is / are 3 step(s) to access the entrance.
    • There is tactile paving at the top and bottom of the step(s).
    • The step(s) is / are clearly marked.
    • The step(s) is / are medium height (11cm - 17cm).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The handrails are on both sides.
  • Comments View
    • There is a manual revolving door with a width of 140cm to the right of the first entrance door.
    • There is an alternate ramp and set of steps to access to entrance to its right (shown in photographs 8 and 9).
    • There is an alternative steep ramp to access entrance to the left of the entrance (shown in photograph 10).

Head Up Campus Central Level Change

  • Head up the ramp to your front right on exiting the building.
  • The pavement is block paved.
  • The ramp has an easy gradient, a handrail on the right and a width of over 150cm.
  • At the top of the ramp you will need to turn left and head to the Zebra Crossing.
  • The distance from the main entrance to the road is approximately 17m.
  • This area may be congested with pedestrians.

Cross Road

  • Head across the zebra crossing.
  • There are tactile drop kerbs on both sides.
  • There is a camber in the middle of the road.
  • The surface of the road is tarmac.
  • There is approximately 8m from one side of the road to the other.
  • Traffic flows from both directions.
  • This is not a particularly busy road.

Head Up James Graham Accessible Entrance Ramp

  • Turn left up the James Graham accessible entrance ramp.
  • There is tactile is tactile paving at the bottom of the ramp.
  • The surface of the ramp is block paved.
  • There is a 150cm width to the ramp.
  • For the first 17m of the ramp there is a handrail on the left hand side.
  • For the next 17m of the ramp the handrail is on the right hand side.
  • You will the need to turn left up the easy slope to reach the accessible entrance. This can be seen in photograph 4.

Outside Access (Accessible Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the right hand side of the building.
    • There is ramped/sloped or stepped 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 (towards you).
    • The door(s) is/are push pad activated.
    • The door(s) is / are double.
    • The width of the door opening is 128cm (4ft 2in).
  • Second Set of Doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) automatically (towards you).
    • 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 does bypass the step(s).
    • The ramp/slope gradient is slight.
    • The ramp is permanent.
    • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.
    • The ramp does have handrails.
  • Step(s) View
    • There is a / are step(s) at this entrance.
    • The step(s) is / are located to the right as you face the entrance.
    • There is / are 7 step(s) to access the entrance.
    • There is tactile paving at the top and bottom of the step(s).
    • The step(s) is / are clearly marked.
    • The step(s) is / are medium height (11cm - 17cm).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The handrails are on both sides.
  • Comments View
    • The second set of doors are double with one door being push pad automatic. The combined width is 158cm.
    • There are alternate entrances available after the level change consisting of two single manual doors. Some of which have an additional step. An example can be seen in photograph 13.
    • There is a similar automatic door leading directly into the lift lobby at the opposite end of this side of the building (shown in photographs 14 to 16).
    • These doors are 101cm wide, are double, and open automatically towards you by push pad.