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Rotherham Central Station to Rotherham Civic Theatre

Rotherham Central Station, Central Road, Rotherham, South Yorkshire, S60 1QH

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Route Information

  • The following information describes the route from Rotherham Central Station to Rotherham Civic Theatre.
  • The route takes approximately 15-20 minutes.
  • The route is approximately 0.5 miles.
  • The route leads through Central Road, Bridge Street, Bridgegate, College Street, Doncaster Gate and Catherine Street.
  • The route surfaces are blocked paving and tarmac.
  • There is some street signage along the route.
  • Potential hazards along this route include busy crossings, narrow pathways, lamp posts in pathways and pedestrian areas turning into shared traffic areas.
  • There are moderate and steep slopes along this route.

Starting Point - Rotherham Central Station

Central Road to Bridge Street

  • Exit Rotherham Central Station via the main entrance and cross over Central Road.
  • The crossing is level.
  • The crossing is not marked.
  • There is tactile paving on both sides of the crossing.
  • Traffic could come from both directions.
  • After crossing Central Road, turn to the left and follow the path round.
  • This leads onto Bridge Street.

Bridge Street to Bridgegate

  • After turning right onto Bridge Street continue straight ahead.
  • The path here has an easy slope all the way along.
  • The path along this section is a mixture of block paving and paving slabs.
  • There are some signs outside some of the businesses along the path.
  • There are drains at various points along the path that can cause uneven surfaces.

Bridgegate to College Street

  • At the top of Bridgegate turn left onto All Saints Square.
  • This is a pedestrian area; however there may be delivery vehicles in the area.
  • There are some benches along this section of the route.
  • Continue ahead across All Saints Square.
  • There are bollards along the square.
  • The width varies between the bollards however most have widths of approximately 120-130cm.
  • Continue past the bollards following the square around to the right.
  • You will come to a junction with Effingham Street.
  • Continue along All Saints Square (heading to the right).
  • This leads to College Street.

College Street to Doncaster Gate

  • Once on College Street continue ahead.
  • The surface is block paving.
  • After approximately 30m stay on the left side of College Street.
  • There is a path on the left hand side of College Street.
  • Continue along this path, you will come to a junction with Doncaster Gate.
  • Turn left at Doncaster Gate.

Doncaster Gate to Catherine Street

  • Continue along Doncaster Gate on a moderate slope.
  • After approximately 5m you will come to a crossing.
  • You do not need to use this crossing however it does cause a slope in the path from left to right.
  • Continue ahead on Doncaster Gate.
  • After approximately 15m you will come to a junction with Howard Street.
  • This junction can be busy.
  • Traffic at this junction comes from both the left and the right.
  • This crossing has tactile paving and dropped kerbs.
  • Once across Howard Street continue straight ahead.
  • After approximately 15m you will come to a junction with Percy Street.
  • This crossing has dropped kerbs and tactile paving.
  • This is not a marked crossing.
  • Traffic comes from the left.
  • Once across Percy Street continue ahead along Doncaster Gate.
  • The path along this section can be narrow at times due to lamp posts on the pavement.
  • The gaps can narrow the pavement to 85cm.
  • The pavement along this section is tarmac.
  • Continue for approximately 150m.
  • You will come to a junction with Catherine Street.
  • Turn left onto Catherine Street.

Catherine Street to Rotherham Civic Theatre

  • Once on Catherine Street continue ahead.
  • The surface here is block paving.
  • The entrance to Rotherham Civic Theatre will be on the left after approximately 20m.

Finishing Point - Rotherham Civic Theatre