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Route from Campus Central to Rose Bowl via Direct Bus - Woodhouse Lane Bus Stop

Leeds, LS1 3HB

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Introduction

  • The journey from the Rose Bowl City Campus to Headingley Campus Central is about 3.5 miles in length and requires some walking from the Rose Bowl City Campus to the bus stop on Woodhouse Lane. You would then have a 25 minute bus ride on the number 29 run by FirstBus Leeds. On Arrival at the Headingley Campus you would get off the bus outside the Design and Technology Building opposite the James Graham Building and take another walk to the Campus Central Building.

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).

Campus Central to Crossing to Caedmon

  • Turn right upon exiting the Campus Central main entrance and head to the ramp which can be seen in photograph 2.
  • The surface of the area is block paving.
  • Head down the ramp which has a width of 190cm.
  • There is tactile paving at the top and the bottom of the ramp.
  • At the bottom of ramp the turn to your right and head towards the road.
  • There is a slight downhill slope.
  • The distance between the entrance and the road is approximately 35m.

James Graham to Bus Station

  • Turn left upon reaching the pavement and continue for 110m until you are directly in front of the Fairfax Building.
  • The surface of the pavement is block paving.
  • There is a gentle uphill gradient along the pavement.
  • In front of the main entrance there are gentle slopes first going down, then up. Both these slopes are easy. This can be seen in photographs to 2 & 3.
  • After 102m turn right for 20m and cross the road making sure to cross to the drop kerb on the road to the right and then turn right and head to the bus station.

Woodhouse Lane (stop L5) to Woodhouse Lane

  • The bus stop is located on an island. The surface of the island is block paving.
  • Take the pedestrian crossing on the right.
  • There are tactile drop kerbs on either side.
  • There are two lanes here. The closest is a bus and cycle lane with traffic coming from the right. The second lane is busier and is used for general traffic coming from the left.
  • There are controls at a height of 108cm and a rotating cone.
  • There is no sound.
  • The crossing can be seen in photographs 2 & 3.
  • Immediately upon crossing the road, turn right and cross Rossington Street.
  • There is another pedestrian crossing immediately to your right across Rossington Street with drop kerbs either side.
  • The surface of the road is tarmac. The road has one lane with traffic coming from the right.
  • There are controls are at a height of 108cm. This can be seen in photograph 4.
  • There is no sound.

Woodhouse Lane to Cookridge Street

  • The surface of the pavement is block paving.
  • There is a lamppost reducing the pavement width to 110cm.
  • There is a litter bin reducing the width of the pavement to 140cm.
  • There is another lamppost reducing the pavement width to 140cm and another lamppost reducing the pavement width to 110cm.
  • There is yet another lamppost reducing the pavement width to 104cm.
  • There is a section of tactile paving for a crossing across the road after 60m.
  • There is then a service road with drop kerbs on either side and brick block paving in the middle.
  • Continue around the bus shelter and head onwards to Cookridge Street.

Woodhouse Lane to Portland Crescent

  • There is pedestrian crossing across Cookridge Street.
  • There is tactile paving on the drop kerbs on either side of the road and the island. Traffic comes from the left
  • The height of the controls is 108cm and there are rotating cones present. The crossing can be seen in photographs 1 & 2.
  • At the time of the survey, part of the pavement was out of use so an alternate route along the road was designated. This can be seen photographs 3 & 4.
  • After the end of the temporary route, there is a road leading to Portland Crescent. This is tarmac and there is a drop kerb on the far side.
  • This can be seen in photographs 5 & 6.

Portland Crescent to The Rose Bowl Rear Entrance

  • Turn left for 40m along Portland Crescent.
  • The surface of the pavement is uneven tarmac.
  • Cross the short stay car park entrance road.
  • The entrance road is tarmac with tactile drop kerbs on either side. This can be seen in photograph 3.
  • After this, turn right for 40m to reach the entrance.
  • There is an uphill gradient.
  • The surface of the pavement is block paving.