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Route Plan - Newcastle Central Station to Centre for Life

Centre for Life, Times Square, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 4EP

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Introduction

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    • This route plan takes you from Newcastle Central Station to the main entrance of Centre for Life.
    • This route is approximately 295m.

Newcastle Central Station to Central Parkway

  • This section of the route is approximately 165m.
  • Exit the station via the left hand side as you exit the concourse.
  • Proceed along the side of the station.
  • The surface of the pathway is paving slabs.
  • There is an easy slope upwards along the pathway.
  • After approximately 75m cross the staff and delivery access road to the station.
  • The access road is quiet.
  • There is a dropped kerb and tactile paving.
  • Traffic comes from the right only.
  • Continue along the side of the station.
  • After approximately 12m cross the staff and delivery access road from the station.
  • The access road is quiet.
  • There is a dropped kerb and tactile paving.
  • Traffic comes from the left only.
  • Proceed along the pathway to the junction with Central Parkway.

Cross Central Parkway

  • The crossing point is pedestrian controlled.
  • There are dropped kerbs with tactile paving at the crossing.
  • The road is busy.
  • The surface of the crossing is block paving.
  • The height of the button for the controls is 108cm.
  • There are low level and higher level crossing indicator lights.

Central Parkway to Centre for Life

  • This section of the route is approximately 132m.
  • Bear slightly to the left and proceed ahead through the canopy entrance to the Centre for Life campus.
  • Enter the quad and bear left.
  • The surface of the quad is paving stones.
  • Proceed across the quad to the Centre for Life main entrance.