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Route Plan 11 - University Bus Stop to the Sports Training Village (via The Edge)

Claverton Down, Bath, BA2 7AY

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Route Summary

University Bus Stop

  • The university bus stop is located on the east side of the campus, between The Parade and the East Car Park
  • The surface around the bus stop is block paving and is uneven in places.
  • The bus stops have shelters and lowered seating is available.
  • Accessible and standard unisex toilet facilities are available at the bus stop.

Accessible Toilet (University Bus Stop)

  • There are accessible toilet facilities within this venue.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is located within the bus stop.
    • There is level access to this accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a unisex toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a locking handle.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 94cm (3ft 1in).
    • The door is heavy.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 150cm x 220cm (4ft 11in x 7ft 3in).
    • There is a clear 150cm x 150cm manoeuvring space in the accessible toilet.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 83cm (2ft 9in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush, however it is not on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • There is an emergency pull cord alarm in the cubicle.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is a/are female sanitary disposal units.
    • There is a/are coat hook(s).
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall-mounted grab rails are available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rails are on the right.
    • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • There is not a mirror.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 48cm (1ft 7in).
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The hand dryer is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The toilet roll holder is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • There is a high colour contrast between the internal door and wall.
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.
    • There is a good colour contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall.
    • The toilet seat colour contrast is poor.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are medium.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Standard Toilet Surveyed View
    • A female standard toilet was surveyed.
    • The toilet surveyed is located in the bus station.
    • There is a male standard toilet in the same location.
    • There is step free access to the standard toilet(s) surveyed from the entrance.
    • There is not a/are not cubicle(s) suitable for ambulant disabled people in the standard toilet(s) surveyed.
    • Lighting levels in the standard toilet surveyed are good.

University Bus Stop to Convocation Avenue Crossing

  • From the U1 Bus Stop Shelter (on the south side of the bus stop area, outside 8 East), follow the path down the hill to the crossing.
  • The path has a block paving surface, which is uneven in places, and has an easy to moderate slope down.
  • It is approximately 34m from the U1 Bus Stop to the Convocation Avenue Crossing.

Crossing Convocation Avenue

  • This is a pelican crossing.
  • The buttons are 105cm and 113cm high.
  • There are dropped kerbs with blister tactile paving on both sides of the crossing.
  • The dropped kerbs have a very easy slope, as the crossing is raised higher than the road level.
  • The crossing has an easy slope down and is tarmac.
  • The crossing is 6m wide.

Continue Straight Ahead from the Crossing

  • After crossing Convocation Avenue, continue straight ahead for 8m to the drain cover.
  • This path has an easy slope down with a block paving surface, which is slightly uneven in places.
  • At the drain cover, either continue straight ahead to The Edge, or turn right for the Sports Training Village.

Continue Straight Ahead to The Edge

  • From the drain cover, the path slopes up moderately.
  • The first 4m has a block paving surface, followed by 6m with a tarmac surface.
  • The slope levels out towards the top of the tarmac area.
  • Beyond the tarmac, the path slopes down to the entrance to The Edge for 14m.
  • This path has a block paving surface and a moderate slope down.
  • There are also 6 medium steps with handrails to the side of the slope down to access The Edge entrance.

Turn Right to the Sports Training Village

  • From the drain cover, turn right and follow the path to the Sports Training Village.
  • This path has an uneven block paving surface with a very easy slope down.
  • After approximately 24m, the path meets the ramp leading up to the Sports Training Village entrance.

Ramp to the Sports Training Village Entrance

  • The slope has a moderate slope up.
  • When it levels out at the top, turn left towards the Sports Training Village entrance.
  • There is a very easy slope leading down to the entrance from here.
  • The ramp has a block paving surface which is slightly uneven in places.
  • It is approximately 35m from the start of the ramp to the entrance.