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Route Plan 13 - Quads (Blocks C-E) to the University Bus Stop Via the Lime Tree Restaurant

Claverton Down, Bath, BA2 7AY

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Introduction

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    • The details within this guide relate to the route from the Quads halls of residence (Ebony, Damson and Chestnut blocks) to the university bus stop, via The Lime Tree Restaurant.
    • The route is approximately 209m long.

Ebony Block Entrance to the Campus Road

  • From the Ebony Block entrance, there is an easy slope down, followed by an easy slope up.
  • After that, follow the path to the left, which has an easy slope down to the left.
  • The paths have a brick block paving surface.
  • After approximately 27m, the bricks change colour and the path has an easy slope down.
  • Continue straight ahead for a further 10m.

Turn Left

  • The path has a brick block paving surface, and slopes down to the left.
  • After approximately 10 metres, the path passes the entrance to Damson Block.

Damson Block Entrance to the Campus Road

  • The path from the entrance is 135cm wide, with a brick block paving surface.
  • It has an easy slope down and then up.
  • After approximately 4m, you meet up with the route from Ebony Block entrance.
  • Turn left at this point.

Continue Along Campus Road

  • The path follows the easy slope down, between Damson Block and the Blue Badge bays.
  • It has a brick block paving surface.
  • After approximately 15m there is a dropped kerb, with 50cm of tactile paving.
  • The dropped kerb leads down to the East Car Park, but there is a marked path along side it.

Turn Right

  • Follow the tarmac path along the side of the East Car Park.
  • It is generally level, although uneven in places.
  • This stretch of path also contains a zebra crossing to cross the Campus Road.
  • After approximately 14m, the route from Chestnut Block joins this route.

Path from the Chestnut Block Entrance

  • From the entrance, there is an easy slope down and then up.
  • Turn right and follow the path between Chestnut Block and the Blue Badge bays, which has an easy slope down.
  • The whole of this path has a brick block paving surface.
  • After approximately 28m, the path joins up with the route from Ebony and Damson Blocks on the path beside the East Car Park.
  • Turn right here.

Continue Along East Car Park Path

  • The path has a tarmac surface and an easy slope leading down to the left.
  • This stretch of path contains two zebra crossings, over roads leading to a parking area.
  • Continue straight ahead along this path for approximately 42m.

Turn Left

  • Follow the path to the left, over the zebra crossing, which crosses the road to further parking areas and the Lime Tree Restaurant deliveries area.
  • The crossing has a tarmac surface and an easy slope down.
  • It is 5m wide.

Turn Right

  • Continue along the tarmac path beside the East Car Park.
  • This stretch of path contains two zebra crossings, which cross roads leading to further parking areas and the Lime Tree Restaurant deliveries area.
  • The path is level until after the two crossings, where it has an easy slope leading up to the end of the tarmac path.
  • This stretch of the path is approximately 50m long.

Continue Straight On, Past The Lime Tree Resturant

  • The path changes to a brick block paving surface.
  • It starts with an easy slope down to the left, then an easy slope up, and then down.
  • After approximately 13m, the surface of the path changes.
  • The route from the Lime Tree Restaurant main entrance joins the route here.

Path from the Lime Tree Restaurant Main Entrance

  • This path has a brick block paving surface, with an easy slope down.
  • After approximately 12m the gradient increases slightly.
  • Continue straight on for a further 9m to meet up with the main route.

Continue Straight Ahead to Convocation Avenue

  • The path surface becomes block paving, and has an easy slope leading down approximately 10m to Convocation Avenue.

Cross Convocation Avenue

  • The crossing has dropped kerbs without tactile paving on both sides.
  • The road has a block paving surface with an easy slope down to the left.

Convocation Avenue Crossing to the University Bus Stop

  • After the crossing, turn left and follow the block paving path around the office building for 11m to the shelter for buses 17 and 18.
  • To access to bus stop toilets, after the crossing turn right.

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).
    • The coat hook is not within 120cm (3ft 11in) from floor level.
  • 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
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The toilet seat colour contrast is poor.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are medium.