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Route Plan 1 - De Marillac / Wiseman Halls to Refectory

St Mary's University, Waldegrave Road, Twickenham, London, TW1 4SX

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Introduction

Wiseman Hall - Ahead when exiting through the passageway towads the road

  • The courtyard area immediately beyond the entrance is mostly even.
  • There is a continuous easy slope up to the passageway with wide gaps between the building's support columns.
  • The path is narrowed by a central bollard when exiting the passageway.

De Marillac Hall - On exiting both North and South Blocks, continue ahead down the ramp towards the road

  • The ramps at both entrances have an easy gradient and have handrails on both sides.
  • The bottom of the ramp is level with the road.
  • Directly ahead is a set of stairs that provide access to the path next to the athletics track (as shown in photograph 6).
  • For ramped access to the path, continue following the route plan.

At the road, turn left into the car park towards the ramp

  • There is no pathway leading to the ramp from the entrances.
  • The car park surface consists of tarmac and is mostly even.
  • Please be wary of vehicles as you negotiate the car park.

After 40m, join the ramp located on the right hand side of the car park

  • There is a dropped kerb to access the ramp from the road (as shown in photograph 1).
  • The ramp has an easy gradient throughout with handrails on the right hand side.
  • There are level landings at intervals along the second half of the ramp (as shown in photograph 3).

At the top of the ramp, turn left towards the playing fields/athletics track and continue ahead

  • The path at this section of the route consists of tarmac with a small section of paving after 30m.
  • The path is mostly even with handrails on the right hand side for the length of the athletics track.
  • There are no handrails for the first 15m.

After 140m, continue ahead towards J Building

  • The path bear slightly right at this section of the route (as shown in photograph 1).
  • Ensure that the playing fields are on your left hand side.
  • After 15m the path bears back to the left.
  • Continue along the path past the tactile paving on the right hand side (as shown in photograph 2).

After 55m, cross the road towards K Building

  • There is tactile paving as you reach the crossing (as shown in photograph 1).
  • There is no tactile paving as you exit the crossing (as shown in photograph 2 and 3).
  • There are dropped kerbs on both sides of the crossing with easy slopes between the path and the road.
  • The road surface is level over the crossing.

After the crossing, turn right and continue 50m to the Refectory via the K, J, N Courtyard

  • The surface of the path at this section of the route is mostly even with easy slopes in places.
  • After 20m, reach the courtyard and continue ahead towards the Refectory Corridor Entrance.
  • There is bench seating available within the courtyard (as shown in photograph 4).
  • When approaching the entrance, the registry will be on the left.
  • There is an easy slope leading up to the entrance (as shown in photographs 5 and 6).
  • For further details regarding access to the refectory, please see the relevant guide.