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Rotherham Central Station to Rotherham Visitor Centre

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 Visitor Centre.
  • The route is approximately 1.2 miles long.
  • The route takes approximately 8-10 minutes to walk.
  • The route leads along Central Road, Bridge Street and Bridgegate, Church Street and High Street.
  • The route is mainly block paved and tarmac.
  • There is some street signage along this route.
  • The potential hazards along this route include crossings, narrow pathways, shop signs and slopes.

Starting Point - Rotherham Central Station

Central Road to Bridge Street

  • Exit Rotherham Central Station via the main entrance and cross over Central Road on the left.
  • 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, go over the bridge and 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 Church Street)

Church Street to High Street

  • After turning left onto Church Street proceed ahead towards High Street.
  • The ground here is a long slight gradient upwards.
  • The ground here is block paving, however there is also a pavement made of paving slabs.
  • This area is pedestrianised, however there is a chance of delivery vehicles or other vehicles using the area, so caution is advised.
  • After approximately 200m you will come to some bollards.
  • The width between the bollards is 135cm.
  • Continue ahead to the junction with High Street and turn left.

High Street to Rotherham Visitor Centre

  • After turning left onto High Street proceed ahead to Rotherham Visitor Centre.
  • This is a pedestrianised area, however there is a chance of delivery vehicles in the area, so caution is advised.
  • The ground here is a long slight gradient downwards.
  • The ground is block paved.
  • There are benches along this section.
  • After approximately 100m you will come to Rotherham Visitor Centre on the left.

Finishing Point - Rotherham Visitor Centre