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Rotherham Interchange to Riverside Library

Rotherham Interchange, Frederick Street, Rotherham, South Yorkshire, S60 1QB

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Route Information

  • The following information describes the route from Rotherham Interchange to Riverside Library.
  • The route is approximately 0.5 miles.
  • The route takes approximately 10 minutes.
  • The route leads along Frederick Street, Bridge Street, Central Road, Riverside Path, The Statutes and Main Street.
  • The route is mainly block paved.
  • There is some street signage along this route.
  • The potential hazards along this route include crossings, narrow pathways and slopes.

Starting Point - Rotherham Interchange

Frederick Street to Bridge Street

  • After leaving via the West Entrance of the Interchange you will need to cross over the pedestrian zebra crossing.
  • The crossing is level.
  • Traffic will come from the left.
  • You will then need to turn left, and cross over Frederick Street.
  • There are two crossings here.
  • Traffic will come from the right first.
  • You will come to a traffic island.
  • After the traffic island, traffic will come from the left.
  • This crossing has tactile paving and dropped kerbs.
  • After crossing Frederick there is a crossing to the right to cross Bridgegate.
  • The crossing has no markings or signals.
  • The crossing has dropped kerbs with tactile paving.
  • The traffic comes from the right first, and then from the left.
  • Once across the road turn to the right and follow the path approximately 10m to the next crossing.

Bridge Street to Central Road

  • There are two pedestrian crossings along this section of the route.
  • The first crossing is over a bus lane with traffic coming from the right.
  • There is no audible indicator for this crossing but there visual indicators.
  • The height of the button is 117cm.
  • There is a cone on the underside of the controls to indicate when it is safe to cross.
  • The cone is 111cm high.
  • The crossing has dropped kerbs with tactile paving.
  • The second crossing is the same as the first.
  • The traffic at this crossing comes from the left.
  • Once across the second crossing follow the pavement along Bridge Street.
  • The pavement is mainly block paving.
  • There is a moderate gradient along the path.
  • The pavement is wide but narrows over the bridge.
  • The width of the narrow section is 150cm.
  • Once over the bridge you will see Rotherham Central Station ahead of you.

Central Road to Riverside Path

  • When you arrive at Rotherham Central Station turn left onto Central Road.
  • The path here is block paved.
  • There are bollards on the roadside of the path causing the pavement to narrow to 135cm.
  • There is a moderate downhill gradient here.
  • Follow the pathway along towards Riverside path.
  • After approximately 50m there is a dropped kerb with tactile paving.
  • This crossing is not over a road but is over a turning space.
  • Continue along the path.
  • At the end of this path there is a dropped kerb leading to some bollards.
  • Pass through the bollards and you are now on Riverside Path.

Riverside Path to The Statutes

  • The pavement along Riverside Path is block paving.
  • There is a moderate slope leading upwards.
  • The slope is approximately 20m and then levels out as you pass the courthouse.
  • After the courthouse there is a downward slope that is approximately 10m before it levels out again.
  • The path then forks.
  • Take the right hand fork.
  • There is an easy slope approximately 15m long.
  • This leads to The Statutes.

The Statutes to Main Street

  • The path on The Statues is block paved.
  • The pavement is 150cm wide.
  • There is an easy slope all the way along.
  • The pavement leads past an entrance to a car park.
  • Traffic comes from both directions.
  • At the end of The Statutes there is a pedestrian crossing leading across Main Street.
  • There are dropped kerbs with tactile markings on both sides of the crossing.
  • Traffic comes from both directions.
  • Once over this crossing you are at Riverside Library.

Main Street to Riverside Library

  • Once over the pedestrian crossing you will see the library ahead.
  • There is an easy slope leading to the main entrance.
  • There are bollards at the front of the building.
  • The width between the bollards is 150cm.

Finishing Point - Riverside Library