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Route Plan 11 - Hospital Grounds

Bethlem Royal Hospital, BR3 3BX

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Parking (Visitors' Car Park)

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is located in front of the venue.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
    • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user with assistance.
    • Assistance may be required because there is/are dropped kerbs.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • There is a dropped kerb between the car park and the venue.
    • The dropped kerb does not have tactile paving.
    • There is not a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
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    • The parking area in front of the building is reserved for Blue Badge and parent and child parking only.
    • There are also 4 Blue Badge bays in the visitor car park, off the main access road to the left of the venue.

Main Gate

  • The pedestrian access gate is 127cm wide.
  • The pedestrian access gate opens away from you.
  • The pedestrian access gate is permanently held open.
  • There is an easy slope leading through the gate on to the main gate path.

Main Gate Path

  • The Main Gate Path leads from the main gate to the junction with Orchard Way.
  • The surface of the path is tarmac.
  • The path is uneven in places.

Orchard Way

  • Orchard Way is located on either side of the Main Gate Path.
  • The path has sections of block paving and tarmac surfacing.
  • There are slopes located at various points along the path, these are easy or moderate.
  • The road can be busy at times.

River Way

  • River Way has junctions with Orchard Way and Forrest Drive.
  • The surface of the path is tarmac at the beginning with block paving around the steps leading to of River House.
  • There is also an area of block paving along the side of river house.
  • There are slopes on the path leading to the steps, these vary between easy and moderate.
  • The road is generally quiet.

Forest Drive

  • Forest Drive has Junctions with both River Way and Gresham Way.
  • The surface of the path is tarmac.
  • The path is on an easy slope leading down to Gresham Way.
  • The path narrows in places.

Gresham Way

  • Gresham Way has junctions with River Way, Witley Way and Orchard Way.
  • There are sections of tarmac and block paving surfacing.
  • The path is on a moderate slope leading toward Orchard Way.
  • The road is generally quiet.

Witley Way

  • Witley Way has a junction with Gresham Way.
  • The first section of Witley Way has no pedestrian paths.
  • The surface of the road is tarmac, it is uneven in places and has a moderately sloped speed ramp.
  • The road is on a moderate slope leading to Witley House.
  • The surface of the path is tarmac.
  • The path is on a moderate slope leading to Witley House.
  • The road is generally quiet.

Internal Paths

  • A number of internal paths are located around the hospital grounds.
  • They are mostly made up of uneven tarmac but there are some comprised of compacted earth.