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Route from The Lanyon Building to University Health Centre

Queen's University Belfast, University Road, Belfast, BT7 1NN

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COVID-19 Information

  • The information in this section was taken in October 2020.
  • There has been no changes to parking or the Blue Badge parking bays.
  • The majority of buildings have one way systems which are clearly marked on floors and walls.
  • Some buildings have entry doors and exit doors with signage clearly displayed.
  • Some buildings have an entry door and a separate exit door, all marked with floor signage.
  • Hand sanitisers are available outside each teaching room.
  • Mobile sanitising stations are located at; Main Site Tower, Peter Frogatt Centre, MBC, David Keir Building and Ashby Building.
  • Teaching rooms have been allocated a maximum number of occupants which is marked on the doors.
  • Signage around social distancing has been introduced across all buildings.
  • All main reception desks now have Perspex screening.
  • Lifts are still in action and can go up or down. Most have an occupancy of 1 person.
  • Accessible toilets are still in use.
  • Standard toilets are marked up with a maximum number of users allowed.
  • Some shower cubicles have been closed off.
  • For more information about the measures in place for Covid-19 please click here (new tab) .


  • This is a route plan from the Lanyon Building to the University Health Centre.
  • This route is approximately 200m long and should take around 3 minutes to complete.
  • The main hazards on this route are congested pedestrian walkways and busy road crossings.

The Lanyon Building to the University Road Crossing

  • Exit the Lanyon Building via either ramp and head directly away from the building. This area has a stone slab surface.
  • Cross the university access road. This is a very quiet road with a level crossing and tactile paving on the near side only, this crossing has brick block paving. This crossing is shown in photographs 3 and 4.
  • Continue away from the Lanyon Building, there is a level, stone slab surface.
  • Exit through the left hand gate. There is a medium slope leading up into the gate. The gate is 130cm wide. This gate is shown in photographs 6 and 7.
  • Turn left onto University Road then turn immediately right to cross University Road at the traffic light controlled crossing.
  • This crossing has an audible warning system and there is tactile paving and dropped kerbs on both sides. The traffic light control boxes are 105cm high. This crossing is shown in photographs 8 and 9.
  • After crossing University Road turn and follow University Road. This area is surfaced with concrete slab paving.

University Road Crossing to University Health Centre

  • Continue along University Road a short distance to Elmwood Avenue.
  • Cross Elmwood Avenue. There is tactile paving and dropped kerbs on both sides of the crossing. Elmwood Avenue can be busy during peak times. This crossing is shown in photographs 1 and 2.
  • Beyond the Elmwood Avenue crossing continue straight on and follow the pavement along the front of Elmwood Hall.
  • Cross University Terrace. This crossing has tactile paving and dropped kerbs on both sides of the crossing. This is a quiet road with a tarmac surface. This crossing is shown in photographs 4 and 5.
  • Beyond the University Terrace crossing turn right to follow University Terrance in front of the Student Guidance Centre. This area has concrete slab paving and there is a short moderate slope a little way beyond the Student Guidance Centre entrance, shown in photograph 7.
  • The University Health Centre is directly ahead at the end of University Terrace. There is an access road that runs immediately in front of the building. This access road is level with a tarmac surface and is rarely used. This access road is shown in photograph 8.
  • For more information please see the University Health Centre building guide.