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Route Plan - Newcastle Central Station to The Dental Hospital

The Dental Hospital, Richardson Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 4AZ

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Introduction (Route Summary)

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    • This route plan takes you from Newcastle Central Station to The Dental Hospital main entrance.
    • There are two transport options in this guide.
    • Route 1 is by bus, Route 2 is by Metro.
    • Both routes merge at Haymarket Bus Station.

Route 1 By Bus - Newcastle Central Station to Central Station Westgate Road Stand M

  • This section of the route is approximately 137m
  • Exit the station at the front right hand side from the concourse.
  • Proceed to the pedestrian controlled crossing on Neville Street.
  • The crossing has tactile paving and level kerbs.
  • The height of the crossing button is 110cm.
  • Continue straight ahead and proceed along Grainger Street.
  • Grainger Street is pedestrianised and the surface is block paved.
  • Proceed along Grainger Street to the pedestrian crossing at the junction with Westgate Road.
  • The crossing has tactile paving and level kerbs.
  • The height of the crossing button is 109cm.
  • Immediately after crossing turn left and proceed along Westgate Road.
  • After 17m proceed across the access road to The Mile Castle.
  • The crossing has tactile paving and dropped kerbs.
  • Central Station Westgate Road Stand M is ahead.
  • Take the number 30 bus towards Fawdon to Haymarket St Mary's Place.

Route 1 By Bus - Haymarket St Mary's Place to Haymarket Bus Station

  • This section of the route is approximately 139m.
  • After exiting the bus at Haymarket St Mary's Place turn right.
  • Proceed along St Mary's Place.
  • There are railings along the right hand side of the pavement.
  • The surface of the pavement is concrete tiles.
  • Continue onto the pedestrianised area of Northumberland Street and proceed past Haymarket Metro Station on the left.
  • Turn right and proceed along the side of Haymarket Metro Station, along the B1307.
  • Bear slightly left and continue to the access road for the shops and services located on the left.
  • There is a dropped kerb with tactile paving at the crossing point.
  • Traffic comes from both directions.
  • The access road is quiet.
  • Continue along the B1307 passing The Junction on the left.
  • Haymarket Bus Station is immediately ahead.

Route 2 By Metro - Newcastle Central Station to Haymarket Metro Station

  • Newcastle Central Station is located above Central Metro Station.
  • Proceed to Platform 2 of the Metro Station and take the Yellow Line train towards The Coast, or the Green Line train towards Airport.
  • Exit the Metro at Haymarket Station, taking the exit towards Newcastle University and Royal Victoria Infirmary (RVI).
  • Proceed towards the pedestrian controlled crossing on the B1307.

Route 2 By Metro - Haymarket Metro Station to Haymarket Bus Station

  • Exit the Haymarket Metro Station towards Newcastle University and Royal Victoria Infirmary (RVI).
  • Proceed along the B1307 to the access road for the shops and services located on the left.
  • There is a dropped kerb with tactile paving at the crossing point.
  • Traffic comes from both directions.
  • The access road is quiet.
  • Continue along the B1307 passing The Junction on the left.
  • Haymarket Bus Station is immediately ahead.

Haymarket Bus Station to Richardson Road

  • Take the number 47 bus from Stand X, the first stand as you enter the bus station, towards Fenham to Richardson Road - Esther Campbell Court.

Cross Richardson Road

  • After exiting the bus turn left.
  • Proceed along Richardson Road for approximately 33m to the pedestrian crossing.
  • 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 tarmac.
  • The height of the button for the controls is 111cm.

Richardson Road to The Dental Hospital

  • This section of the route is approximately 125m.
  • After crossing the road turn right and proceed to the access road for The Dental Hospital.
  • There are bollards on the route.
  • The minimum width between the bollards is 120cm.
  • The crossing point at the access road has dropped kerbs with tactile paving.
  • The surface of the crossing is tarmac.
  • The access road may be busy during peak times.
  • Turn left.
  • There is an easy downhill gradient and the pathway becomes concrete tiles.
  • Continue along the pathway to the car parking area at the front of The Dental Hospital.
  • Continue past the cycle sheds and take a slight right to the main entrance of The Dental Hospital.