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Route Plan - Newcastle Central Station to Campus for Ageing and Vitality

Campus for Ageing and Vitality, Westgate Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 6BE

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COVID-19 Information

  • The information in this section was taken in November 2020.
  • There have been no changes to the venue's parking or entrances/exits as a result of COVID-19.
  • Hand sanitisers are available at all main entrances to buildings, car parks and wards/departments.
  • There is currently a restricted number of visitors allowed and some one way systems in place.
  • There is a reduction in the number of seats in waiting areas to achieve required social distancing.
  • Wall signage has been installed advising of social distancing and floor markings are in place advising where to stand when required to queue.
  • Protective screens are located at reception desks.
  • It is advised to keep left on stairwells.
  • Lifts are limited to two people at a time.
  • There have been no changes to the toilet facilities.
  • Users must comply with social distancing requirements and wear masks/facial coverings where required to do so.
  • Volunteers are available for help.
  • For more information about the measures in place for Covid-19 please click here (new tab) .

Introduction (Route Summary)

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    • This route plan takes you from Newcastle Central Station to the Campus for Ageing and Vitality.
    • This route uses public transport.

Newcastle Central Station to Central Station Neville Street Stand A

  • Exit Newcastle Central Station from the front right entrance as you exit the concourse.
  • Bear slightly left and proceed towards Neville Street.
  • The surface of the pavement is block paved.
  • Turn right at Neville Street and proceed away from the station.
  • Cross the access road exiting the Taxi Rank.
  • The access road is busy during peak travel times.
  • There are dropped kerbs with tactile paving at the crossing point.
  • Traffic comes from the right only.
  • Continue along Neville Street for approximately 9m to the second bus stop, Stand A.
  • Take the number 10 bus towards Lemington, the number 11 bus towards West Denton, or the number 38 bus towards Denton Burn, to Newcastle General Hospital.

Cross Westgate Road

  • Exit the bus at the Newcastle General Hospital bus stop on Westgate Road.
  • Turn left and proceed along Westgate Road to the pedestrian crossing.
  • The crossing point is pedestrian controlled.
  • There are dropped kerbs with tactile paving on the footpath sides of the crossing.
  • There are dropped kerbs without tactile paving on the central reservation of the crossing.
  • The road is busy.
  • The surface of the crossing is tarmac.
  • The height of the button for the controls is 117cm to 120cm.

Westgate Road to Campus for Ageing and Vitality

  • After crossing the road turn right.
  • Take the first left into the Campus for Ageing and Vitality.
  • There is signage throughout the campus directing visitors to the various buildings and services.