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Royal South Hants Hospital Car Park to St Mary's Stadium

Royal South Hants Hospital, Brintons Terrace, Southampton, Hampshire, SO14 0YG

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Introduction

  • The following information describes the route from Royal South Hants Hospital Car Park to St Mary's Stadium.
  • The route leads along Brintons Terrace, St Mary's Road, Charlotte Place, St Andrews Road,, Old Northam Road (via underpass), Northam Road and Melbourne Street.
  • The approximate distance of this route is 1.6km.
  • The route takes approximately 20-25 minutes.
  • The majority of paths along the route consist of tarmac and flagstone paving.
  • There is step-free access throughout this route.
  • The potential hazards on this route include; congested pathways steep slopes and uneven surfaces.

Parking (Royal South Hants Hospital - Matchday Only)

  • Parking View
    • The car park is located at Royal South Hants Hospital.
    • The car park is accessed via St Mary's Road.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
    • The car park does have a barrier control system.
    • The barrier controls/touchscreen can be reached from the car.
    • The barrier control system is staffed.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • There are some slight gradients within the car park.
    • There is not a/are not Blue Badge parking bay(s) available.
    • Clearly marked/signposted parent and child parking bays are not available.
    • Standard parking bays are clearly marked.
    • The route from the car park is accessible to a wheelchair user with assistance.
    • The stadium is not clearly visible from the car park.
  • Matchday Information View
    • The following information relates to the parking available on a matchday.
    • Standard parking bays can be used for Blue Badge holders.
    • This car park is for home supporters.
    • The majority of parking is allocated to fans on a seasonal basis.
      For more information please contact the Supporter Relations Team on 02380 711 980 or email supporterrelations@saintsfc.co.uk.
    • Parking is not free for all supporters on match day.
    • Parking is not free for Blue Badge holders on a match day.
    • There is a steward available for assistance on match days.
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Royal South Hants Hospital Car Park to Brintons Terrace Crossing

  • Having exited the car park onto Brintons Terrace, turn right and continue ahead for approximately 110 metres towards the Brintons Terrace crossing point.
  • The surface of the path consists of tarmac.
  • There is a slight uphill gradient along the entirety of the path.
  • The path surface is mostly even.
  • After approximately 75 metres, cross over the car park access road.
  • This crossing has dropped kerbs and tactile paving available on both sides.
  • The road surface consists of tarmac and is mostly even.
  • There are no visual signals available at the crossing.
  • Having crossed, continue ahead for the remaining 20 metres towards the Brintons Terrace crossing point.

Brintons Terrace Crossing

  • This crossing has dropped kerbs and tactile paving available on both sides.
  • The road surface consists of tarmac and is mostly even.
  • The road surface is cambered.
  • There are no visual signals available at the crossing.

Brintons Terrace Crossing to Charlotte Place Crossings

  • Having crossed, continue ahead along St Marys Road for approximately 80 metres towards the Charlotte Place crossing points.
  • The surface of the path consists of flagstone paving.
  • There are slight gradients in places along this section of the route.
  • The path surface is mostly even.
  • After approximately 40 metres, cross over Grahams Road.
  • This crossing has dropped kerbs and tactile paving available on both sides.
  • The road crossing surface consists of block paving.
  • The road surface is cambered.
  • The road surface is even.
  • There are no visual signals available at the crossing.
  • Having crossed, continue ahead for the remaining 35 metres towards the Charlotte Place crossing points.

Charlotte Place Crossings

  • This crossing point consists of three sections with two central islands.
  • All sections have dropped kerbs and tactile paving available.
  • The road surfaces consist of tarmac and are even.
  • The road surfaces are cambered.
  • There are visual signals available at all sections including the central islands.
  • The visual signals are activated via push buttons. These are between the heights of 100cm and 120cm.
  • There are rotating cones located at the base of the push button boxes to indicate when it is safe to cross.
  • After crossing the first two sections, turn right and cross the third section.
  • Having crossed, turn left.

Charlotte Place Crossings to St Andrews Road Crossings

  • Continue ahead along Charlotte Place for approximately 37 metres until reaching an additional Charlotte Place crossing point.
  • The surface of the path consists of tarmac.
  • There are slight gradients in places along this section of the route.
  • The path surface is mostly even.
  • There is directional signage located on the path along this section of the route.
  • The additional crossing point has dropped kerbs and tactile paving available on both sides.
  • The road surface consists of tarmac and is mostly even.
  • The road surface is cambered.
  • The visual signals are activated via push buttons. These are between the heights of 100cm and 120cm.
  • There are rotating cones located at the base of the push button boxes to indicate when it is safe to cross.
  • Having crossed, continue ahead for approximately 10 metres towards the St Andrews Road crossing points.

St Andrews Road Crossings

  • There are a total of three crossings over St Andrews Road.
  • The first crossing has dropped kerbs and tactile paving available on both sides.
  • The road surface consists of tarmac and is mostly even.
  • The road surface is cambered.
  • There are visual signals available at this crossing.
  • The visual signals are activated via push buttons. These are between the heights of 100cm and 120cm.
  • There are rotating cones located at the base of the push button boxes to indicate when it is safe to cross.
  • After the first crossing, turn right.
  • Continue ahead along St Andrews Road for approximately 90 metres towards the second and third crossing points.
  • The surface of the path along this section of the route consists of flagstone paving.
  • The path has a slight uphill gradient along its entirety.
  • The path is mostly even.
  • The second and third crossings are similar to the first.
  • There is a 10 metre long central island between the second and third crossing points.
  • The central island also has dropped kerbs and tactile paving available on both sides.
  • The surface of the central island consists of tarmac.
  • The surface of the central island is mostly even.
  • The central island also has visual signals available.
  • Having crossed turn left.

St Andrews Road Crossings to New Road and Kingsway Underpass

  • Continue ahead along St Andrews Road for approximately 330 metres towards New Road and Kingsway underpass.
  • The path along this section of the route consists of paving slabs, tarmac and block paving.
  • There are slight and steep gradients in places along this section of the route.
  • The path is uneven in places.
  • After approximately 60 metres, cross over the University car park access road.
  • This crossing has two sections separated by a central island.
  • The crossing has dropped kerbs and tactile paving available on both sides.
  • The central island also has dropped kerbs and tactile paving available.
  • The road surface consists of tarmac and is even.
  • The road surface is cambered.
  • Having crossed, continue ahead for the remaining 260 metres towards the New Road and Kingsway underpass, bearing right after 200 metres.

New Road and Kingsway Underpass to Old Northam Road

  • Having reached the underpass, turn left and continue ahead through the tunnel
  • Having reached the end of the tunnel, turn left.
  • Continue ahead for approximately 50 metres before bearing left towards a second underpass tunnel.
  • There are slight and steep slopes in places on the route between the first and second underpass tunnels.
  • There is directional signage to the stadium located on the path between the two underpass tunnels.
  • Having reached the second underpass tunnel, continue ahead and through the tunnel.
  • At the end of the tunnel continue up the steep slope for approximately 30 metres towards Old Northam Road.
  • The path along this section of the route consists of flagstone paving.
  • The path is uneven in places.
  • There is a bollard in the centre of the path at the top of the slope leading up from the underpass.

Old Northam Road to Northam Road Crossing

  • Continue ahead along Old Northam Road towards the Northam Road crossing point.
  • This section of the route is mostly level.
  • The path surface consists of flagstone paving, block paving and tarmac.
  • The path surface is mostly even.
  • The path narrows in places due to road signs and bollards lining the route.
  • There is directional signage located in places along the route.
  • Approximately 6 metres after reaching Old Northam Road from the underpass, there is a car park access road crossing.
  • The crossing has dropped kerbs available on both sides.
  • The crossing has no tactile paving available.
  • The road surface at the crossing consists of block paving and is even.
  • There are no visual signals available at the crossing.
  • Approximately 50 metres beyond the car park access road crossing, there is a second access road crossing.
  • The second crossing has dropped kerbs available on both sides with tactile paving.
  • The road surface consists of tarmac and is even.
  • Approximately 70 metres beyond the second access road crossing, bear left onto Northam Road.
  • Once on Northam Road, continue ahead for the remaining 20 metres until reaching the Northam Road crossing point.

Northam Road Crossing

  • This crossing has dropped kerbs and tactile paving available on both sides.
  • The road surface consists of tarmac and is even.
  • The road surface is cambered.
  • There are no visual signals at this crossing.
  • Having crossed keep to the left and continue ahead.

Northam Road Crossing to the Railway Overpass/Footbridge

  • Continue ahead along Northam Road for approximately 170 metres, towards the railway overpass/footbridge.
  • There are slight and steep slopes in places along this section of the route.
  • The path surface consists of flagstone paving with occasional tactile paving.
  • The path surface is mostly even.
  • The path narrows to 123cm approximately 10 metres after crossing Northam Road, due to a traffic light signal post.
  • Approximately 90 metres beyond the traffic light signal post, the path bears right and down a steep slope.
  • Following this, the path bears back to the left and up a slight slope for approximately 50 metres.
  • This slope leads up to the railway overpass/footbridge.
  • The railway overpass/footbridge is located on the right hand side of the path.
  • Keep to the right on this section of the route as there is a steep slope.

Overpass/Footbridge to the Outer Concourse - Step-Free Access

  • Once on the railway overpass/footbridge, continue ahead for approximately 60 metres.
  • You will then reach a ramp leading down to the outer concourse, via Melbourne Street.
  • The railway overpass /footbridge has a tarmac surface and is mostly level.
  • The ramp has a long, slight, downwards gradient.
  • The ramp has 2 level landings available.
  • Having reached the bottom of the ramp, bear right.
  • Continue ahead across the car park for approximately 40 metres towards the outer concourse.
  • The path along this section of the route is mostly level.
  • The path surface consists of tarmac.

Overpass/Footbridge to the Outer Concourse - Stepped Access

  • Once on the railway overpass/footbridge, continue ahead for approximately 60 metres.
  • You will then reach the steps leading down to the outer concourse, via Melbourne Street.
  • The railway overpass /footbridge has a tarmac surface and is mostly level.
  • There are 15+ clearly marked steps with handrails on both sides leading down to Melbourne Street.
  • The steps are at a height of 15cm.
  • There are 2 level landings available on the staircase.
  • Having reached the bottom of the steps, continue ahead along Melbourne Street.
  • After approximately 100 metres (bearing left onto the path after 70 metres) you will reach the outer concourse.
  • The path along this section of the route is mostly level.
  • The path surface consists of tarmac and block paving.

Outer Concourse