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Rotherham Interchange to Clifton Park

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 Clifton Park.
  • The approximate distance of this route is 1.9km.
  • The route takes approximately 25-35 minutes.
  • The route leads across Water Street, up Drummond Way and along Wharncliffe Street to the park.
  • The majority of paths along the route are concrete paving or block paving with moderate gradients in places.
  • There is public parking located above the Interchange.
  • The potential hazards on this route include; busy roads, crossing points and congested pathways.
  • The visual indicators at the crossing points are activated by push buttons; these are between the heights of 95cm and 105cm.

Starting Point Rotherham Interchange East - A10 Entrance

Water Street to Drummond Street

  • Exit the Interchange East - A10 Stand Entrance and turn right.
  • There is a crossing immediately in front of you.
  • The crossing point consists of two road crossings, the first is for buses exiting the Interchange and the second is Water Street.
  • At both crossing points traffic is coming from your right.
  • The crossing points are level with tactile paving.
  • Cross both crossings and carry on for 15m until you reach the crossing for Effingham Square.
  • The crossing is level and has tactile paving.
  • The traffic comes from the left.
  • Cross at the crossing onto Effingham Square.
  • Turn left and walk forward 15m, this is Drummond Street.

Drummond Street to Wharncliffe Street

  • Continue uphill along Drummond Street which bears to the right, past the phone box and bench seating.
  • The slope is a moderate gradient.
  • After the line of bollards cross Henry Street.
  • The crossing is level with tactile paving.
  • The traffic comes from both sides.
  • Continue up Drummond Street for 25m, past the Indoor Market which will be on the right.
  • The gradient of the path becomes steep and the surface is block paving and concrete slabs.
  • Cross Eastwood Lane.
  • The crossing has tactile paving and dropped curbs to each side.
  • The traffic is coming from the right.
  • Once across Eastwood Lane, Drummond Street becomes Wharncliffe Street.

Wharncliffe Street to Percy Street

  • Continue up Wharncliffe Street with the College on your right.
  • The slope is moderate and the pavement surface changes to tarmac.
  • Percy Street is at the top.
  • Cross over Percy Street at the crossing.
  • The crossing has tactile paving and dropped kerbs.
  • The traffic comes from both sides.

Percy Street to Clifton Park

  • After crossing Percy Street continue on Wharncliffe Street which starts to descend at a slight gradient.
  • Continue past the sign and bus stop for 30m until you reach Doncaster Road.
  • At the junction turn left and cross over Wharncliffe Street at the crossing.
  • The crossing consists of two pedestrian crossings, with a central island.
  • At the first crossing the traffic comes from the right.
  • At the second crossing the traffic comes from the left.
  • Each crossing point is controlled by a visual indicator.
  • The visual indicators are activated by push buttons.
  • There are rotating cones located at the base of the push button boxes to indicate when it is safe to cross.
  • There are dropped kerbs with tactile paving at each crossing point.
  • Once over the crossing, turn right.
  • Continue for 8m and cross Doncaster Road at the next pedestrian crossing.
  • The crossing point is controlled by a visual indicator.
  • The visual indicators are activated by push buttons.
  • There are rotating cones located at the base of the push button boxes to indicate when it is safe to cross.
  • Once over the crossing there is an easy slope up to Clifton Park gates on the left.

Finishing Point - Clifton Park