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Route Plan - Whitechapel station to the Garrod Building (using the accessible entrance)

Queen Mary University of London, Whitechapel, London, E1 2AD

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Introduction

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    • There is no step free access to or from Whitechapel Tube Station.

Turn Right on Exiting the Station

  • Turn right on exit and proceed for approximately 24m.
  • The bridge has a easy slope heading upwards and followed by a slight downhill gradient.

Go Down the Steps

  • To reach Court Street you will need to go down 10 medium steps with handrails on each side.

Continue Down Court Street to Whitechapel Road

  • Continue down Court Street for approximately 46m.
  • The surface of the street is block paving. The street also has a slight downhill gradient.
  • There are bollards at the end of the street to access Whitechapel Road. These have a width of 116cm.

Cross Whitechapel Road

  • There is a pedestrian crossing at the end of Court Street to cross Whitechapel Road.
  • There are tactile drop kerbs on either side of the road and an island in the middle.

Turn Right to Turner Street

  • Turn right and head down Whitechapel Road for approximately 35m.
  • The surface of the pavement is block paving with the occasional manhole cover.

Turn Left onto Turner Street

  • Turn left onto Turner Street and head down for approximately 80m.
  • The surface of the pavement is block paving.
  • There is an uphill gradient as you head along Turner Street this is followed by a downhill gradient.
  • As you reach the bottom of the downhill gradient there are bollards with a width of 160cm (as shown in photograph 4).

Continue Along Turner Street past the Main Entrance to the Garrod Building

  • Continue along Turner Street for approximately 45m.
  • The surface of the pavement is an uneven mixture of tarmac and concrete.

Turn Left Along Stepney Way

  • Turn left along Stepney Way for approximately 47m.
  • The corner of the street turning into Stepney Way is brick block paving.
  • The rest of the way is blocked paving.

Turn Left to Access the Accessible Entrance

  • Turn left and keep going for approximately 41m.
  • The surface is tarmac.
  • There is an uphill gradient.