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Route from Carnegie Pavilion to Campus Central

Leeds, LS6 3QS

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Introduction

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
    • There is stepped access at this entrance.
    • A key card is required for access at this entrance.
    • The card reader/lock is in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
    • The main door(s) open(s) automatically.
    • The door(s) is / are double.
    • The width of the door opening is 285cm (9ft 4in).
  • 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 12 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 (11cm - 17cm).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The handrails are on both sides.
  • Lift View
    • There is a lift to access this entrance.
    • The lift does bypass the step(s).

Lift (Main Entrance)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located next to the main entrance.
  • The lift is a platform lift.
  • The lift is approximately 2m (2yd 7in) from the main.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 102cm (3ft 4in).
  • The lift door is manual, heavy and opens outwards.
  • The dimensions of the lift are 102cm x 280cm (3ft 4in x 9ft 2in).
  • There are separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is not 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 loop system.
  • The lift does not 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.

Kirkstall Lane to Headingley Mount

  • Turn left on exiting the Pavilion along Kirkstall Lane to Headingley Mount. This distance is aproximately 75m.
  • The surface of the road is brick block paving.
  • There is a slight gradient towards the road as well as a downhill gradient.
  • After 35m there is a service road with tactile drop kerbs on either side.
  • The surface of the road is brick block paving.
  • After overcoming the service road continue to the pedestrian crossing. The surface of the road until then is brick block paving with the occasional manhole cover. This can be seen in photographs 1, 2 & 3.
  • The pedestrian crossing has traffic lights and tactile drop curbs on either side.
  • The surface of the road is tarmac.
  • Turn left for 5m after crossing the road to reach Headingley Mount.
  • The surface of the pavement is concrete with the occasional manhole cover. This can be seen in photographs 4, 5 & 6.

Headingley Mount to Derwentwater Grove

  • Turn right head and up Headingley Mount to Derwentwater Grove. This distance is approximately 105m.
  • After a few metres there is a service road. Overcome it and continue. There is a slight gradient towards the road as you do so.

Derwenter Grove to Ashford Road

  • Cross Derwenter Grove then continue for approximately 140m and cross Headingley Mount.
  • The road is level with the pavement.
  • The surface of the road is tarmac.
  • There are bollards to your right preventing traffic from affecting this crossing though cyclists may still be an issue. This can be seen in photograph 1.
  • Continue up Headingley Mount for an estimated 140m.
  • The surface of the road is tarmac and is uneven.
  • There are gradients heading uphill and towards the road.
  • As you approach Ash Road the surface of the pavement changes to uneven block paving.
  • Continue for a further 11m to reach the pedestrian crossing across Headingley Mount. This can be seen in photograph 5.
  • Cross Headingley Mount here.
  • The road is tarmac with tactile block paving on either side with traffic going in both directions.
  • The crossing can be seen in photographs 6, 7, 8 and 9.
  • Upon reaching the far side, Ashford Road will be located directly to your right.

Headingley Mount to Winston Mount

  • After crossing Headingley Mount turn right and cross Ash Road before continuing on until you reach Winston Mount. This distance is approximately 80.
  • Cross Ash Road. The road is level with the pavement and the road is tarmac. Due to the presence of bollards traffic will not be an issue. This can be seen in photographs 1 & 2.
  • Continuing along Headingley Mount. There is an uphill gradient.
  • The surface of the road is tarmac with the occasional manhole cover.
  • There is a tactile drop kerb to your right to cross Headingley Mount. Continue past this kerb and after 5m cross the road. This can be seen in photograph 3.
  • After crossing continue on until you reach Winston Mount.

Winston Mount to St Anne's Road

  • The surface of the pavement on both sides of the crossing is tarmac.
  • There are tactile drop kerbs either side of the road.
  • There are bollards preventing traffic from affecting the crossing, though cyclists may still be an issue. This can be seen in photograph 1.
  • After crossing Winston Mount head up Headingley Mount for another 50m until you reach St Anne's Road.
  • The surface of the pavement is tarmac and there is an uphill gradient. This can be seen in photographs 2 & 3.

St Anne's Road to Batcliffe Mount

  • Turn left and head along St Anne's Road for approximately 215m .
  • The surface of the pavement is concrete with the occasional manhoile cover.
  • There is a slight uphill gradient along St Anne's Road.
  • The pavement is uneven.
  • The placement of rubbish bins may mean the width of the pavement is less then 75cm.

St Anne's Road / Batcliffe Mount to Batcliffe Drive

  • Cross St Anne's Road and head down along Batcliffe Mount until you reach Batcliffe Drive. This distance is approximately 185m.
  • There are no drop kerbs for a crossing St Anne's Road however there are drop kerbs for driveways. It's best to use one of these to crosss St Anne's Road.
  • There is a drop kerb on the other side. The surface of the road is tarmac. This can be seen in photographs 1, 2 & 3.
  • The surface of the pavement is concrete with the occasional manhole cover.
  • There is an uphill gradient upon crossing the road. This can be seen in photograph 4.
  • After this there is a gentle gradient downhill all the way to Batcliffe Drive.

Batcliffe Drive / Beckett Park - St Chad's Drive

  • There are drop kerbs on either side.
  • The surface of the road is tarmac.
  • You need to head to the drop kerb to the right with a singular bollard.
  • The crossing can be seen in photographs 1, 2 & 3.
  • The surface of the path is concrete.
  • There is a slight downhill gradient.
  • When you reach a cross road continue straight ahead.
  • The crossroads can be seen in photograph 4.
  • There is a slope to reach St Chad's Road. This can be seen in photograph 6.

St Chad's Drive to The Acre

  • There are tactile drop kerbs on either side of the road.
  • The surface of the road is tarmac.
  • This can be seen in photographs 1, 2 & 3.
  • There is a slight uphill gradient. The surface of the pavement is concrete.
  • Continue until you reach the Acre. This is a distance of approximately 100m.

The Acre to Caedmon Crossing

  • Turn right and continue until you reach the zebra crossing between Caedmon and Campus Central.
  • Turn right up the road when you reach the Acre.
  • The surface of the road is block paving and there is a slight uphill gradient.
  • There is a small road to the front of Bronte which has tactile drop kerbs on either side with a road surface of tarmac. This can be seen in photograph 3 & 4.
  • There are two more similar roads to access a car park located either side of Leighton.
  • There are slight dips in the pavement in front of the main entrance to Leighton.
  • Continue on until you reach the Caedmon Crossing.

Caedmon Crossing to Campus Central Main Entrance

  • Cross the zebra crossing.
  • There are drop kerbs on both sides of the road. The one on the far side is tactile.
  • After crossing, the surface of the pavement is block paving.
  • Continue forward for approximately 15m.
  • There will be an easy ramp to your left with no handrails and a width of 190cm.
  • Head up it then turn right to reach the main entrance.

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).