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Rotherham Interchange to Rotherham Leisure Complex

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 Rotherham Leisure Complex.
  • The approximate distance of this route is 0.5km.
  • The route takes approximately 10 minutes.
  • The route leads from the Interchange to Effingham Square, down Drummond Street to Centenary Way, along Effingham Street and to the Leisure Complex.
  • The majority of paths along the route are tarmac or concrete paving tiles with some slight gradients in places.
  • There is limited street signage located along the route directing you to the Leisure Complex.
  • There is parking located next to the Leisure Complex.
  • 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

Water Street to Drummond Street

  • Exit the Interchange East - A10 Entrance and immediately turn right.
  • There is a crossing immediately in front of you.
  • The crossing point consists of two road crossings, the first crossing is for buses exiting the Interchange and the second crossing 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 before Effingham Square.
  • The crossing is level and has tactile paving.
  • Traffic is coming from the left.
  • Cross at the crossing onto Effingham Square.
  • Turn left and walk forwards for 15m, this is Drummond Street.

Drummond Street to Centenary Way

  • On Drummond Street turn left and cross at the pedestrian crossing in front of the bus interchange.
  • The crossing consists of two pedestrian crossings, with a central island.
  • At the first crossing point traffic is coming from your right.
  • At the second crossing point traffic is coming from your left.
  • There are dropped kerbs with tactile paving at each crossing point.
  • The surface of each crossing point is concrete tiles.
  • 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.
  • After the crossing, continue for 25m towards the dual carriageway in front of you.

Centenary Way to Effingham Street

  • At the crossing on Centenary Way, cross over both sides of the dual carriageway at the pedestrian crossing.
  • This crossing point consists of two crossings with a central island.
  • At the first crossing point traffic is coming from your right.
  • At the second crossing point traffic is coming from your left.
  • There are dropped kerbs with tactile paving at each crossing point.
  • The surface of each crossing point is concrete tiles.
  • 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.
  • Once across turn right and follow Centenary Way up for 30m.
  • At the sign for the leisure complex take the middle of the three paths onto Effingham Street.

Effingham Street to Rotherham Leisure Complex

  • Continue down Effingham Street and cross over the car park entrance at the dropped kerb.
  • Continue on Effingham Street for 50m crossing over Kenneth Street and then Grafton Street.
  • Both crossings have dropped kerbs and tactile paving.
  • As you approach the leisure complex there is a tarmac path with a slight gradient which leads to a pedestrian crossing within the car park.
  • The crossing has dropped kerbs and tactile paving and has black and white stripes.
  • The traffic approaches from both sides.
  • After the crossing follow the path round to the left then to the right until you reach the main entrance of the Leisure Complex.

Finishing Point - Rotherham Leisure Complex