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Route Plan - Cinema Car Park to the Civic Offices

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Introduction

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    • This guide describes a step-free walking route from the Cinema Car Park to the Civic Offices.
    • The route is approximately 160m long.
    • It may take 5 minutes to walk.
    • If you have difficulty getting around it could take 10 minutes.
    • There is one major road to cross.
    • There is a pedestrian crossing.

Cinema Car Park

  • The Blue Badge parking bays are on the ground floor of the car park at the front.
  • From the upper levels, use the lift (if working) or the stairs in the same location to reach the ground floor.
  • Leave by the pedestrian exit next to the vehicle exit.
  • Look out for moving vehicles.
  • There is tactile paving as you leave the building.
  • The pavement slopes slightly to the right.

The Broadway

  • After approximately 7m, the path meets The Broadway.
  • Turn left onto the pavement.
  • Walk along The Broadway.
  • The pavement is level in this area.
  • There is a Lidl Supermarket on your left.
  • The pavement continues level at the entrance to the supermarket car park.
  • There is no tactile paving to mark the vehicle entrance as it is intended that pedestrians have priority.
  • Take care as not all drivers may recognize this.

Continue Along The Broadway Past Lidl

  • The pavement is level.
  • Look out for signposts then a row of black bollards in the pavement.
  • Continue ahead.
  • Ignore the red tactile paving indicating a pedestrian crossing to your right.
  • This area is now shared with cyclists.

Continue Ahead Past the Prince Albert Public House

  • The pub has some external seating to your left.
  • There is a Legible London map sign to your right.
  • The Civic Offices can be seen ahead.
  • Follow the pavement round to the left into Woolwich Road.
  • Continue until the red tactile paving marking the pedestrian crossing to your right.

Cross Woolwich Road at the Pedestrian Crossing

  • The crossing is in two sections with a refuge in the middle.
  • There are flush kerbs with tactile paving at the crossing and at the refuge.
  • Each section is controlled by separate push buttons and lights.
  • There is visible but not an audible announcer at this crossing.
  • There are rotating cones for visually impaired users on the crossing controls.

For the Entrance Ramp, Turn Left After the Crossing

  • Continue along Woolwich Road with the Civic Centre on your right.
  • There is a band of tactile paving to mark the end of the area shared with cyclists.
  • Turn right here, round the end of the concrete wall.

Civic Office Entrance Ramp

  • The ramp has a long slight gradient.
  • It is approximately 15m long, with a landing halfway up.
  • The ramp does not have handrails.
  • There is a large level area at the top of the ramp.

Civic Offices

  • Turn left at the top of the ramp.
  • The double doors open automatically.
  • You have arrived at the Civic Offices.