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Route from Bolton Interchange (Bus and Train Station) to Main Reception (Senate House, E Block)

Bolton Interchange, Great Moor Street, Bolton, BL1 1NS

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Introduction

  • This route is approximately 800m.
  • This route uses Newport Street, Great Moor Street, Black Horse Street and Trinity Street.
  • There are some pedestrian controlled crossings along the route.
  • There are some crossings without designated crossing points.
  • There are some easy gradients along this route.
  • The surface of the footpaths is stone tiles and tarmac.

Bolton Interchange to Newport Street

  • Exit Bolton Interchange onto Newport Street.
  • Proceed along Newport Street, with Bolton Central on the right, to the junction with Great Moor Street.
  • The surface of the pavement is stone tiles.

Cross Newport Street

  • At the junction use the pedestrian crossing to cross Newport Street.
  • The crossing is pedestrian controlled.
  • The height of the button at the crossing is 108cm.
  • The road is slightly raised creating a level crossing point.
  • The surface of the crossing is tarmac.

Newport Street to Black Horse Street

  • Bear slightly right then slight left to proceed along Great Moor Street.
  • The surface of the footpath is stone tiles.
  • There is an easy gradient from the sides of the footpath to the centre.
  • After approximately 40m cross Soho Street.
  • There is not a designated crossing point.
  • There are dropped kerbs without tactile paving.
  • The footpath becomes tarmac.
  • Continue along Great Moor Street for approximately 85m.
  • The surface of the footpath becomes stone tiles.
  • Turn left, continuing along Great Moor Street.
  • After approximately 30m cross the service road for Morrisons.
  • There are dropped kerbs without tactile paving.
  • The footpath becomes a shared pathway with bicycles.
  • The surface of the pavement becomes tarmac.
  • There are some slight trip hazards created by manhole covers along this section of the route.
  • After approximately 30m bear left onto Black Horse Street.
  • There is a pedestrian crossing with tactile paving to pass on the last 30m of this section.

Black Horse Street

  • Proceed along Black Horse Street.
  • The surface of the footpath along this section of the route is tarmac.
  • After approximately 45m bear slightly left to the pedestrian crossing for the access road to Morrisons.
  • The crossing is pedestrian controlled.
  • The height of the buttons is 108cm.
  • There is a central island at this crossing.
  • The crossing is shared with bicycles.
  • There are dropped kerbs with tactile paving at all points of the crossing.
  • The surface of the crossing is tarmac.
  • After crossing the road bear slight right and then slight left to continue along Black Horse Street.
  • After approximately 55m cross Black Horse Street.

Cross Black Horse Street

  • The crossing is pedestrian controlled.
  • The height of the buttons is 108cm.
  • There are 2 islands at this crossing point.
  • There are dropped kerbs with tactile paving at all sections of this crossing point.
  • After crossing to the first island bear slightly right to cross to the second island.
  • After crossing to the second island bear slightly right to cross to the opposite side of Black Horse Street.
  • The surface of the crossing is tarmac.

Black Horse Street to Moor Lane

  • After crossing Black Horse Street bear slightly left and proceed onto Trinity Street.
  • The surface of this section of the route is tarmac.
  • There are some uneven areas along this section of the route which may cause a trip hazard.
  • The footpath is shared with bicycles.
  • After approximately 170m bear slight right onto Moor Lane and cross Moor Lane.

Cross Moor Lane

  • The crossing point is pedestrian controlled.
  • The height of the buttons is 108cm.
  • There are 2 islands at this crossing point.
  • There are dropped kerbs with tactile paving at all sections of this crossing point.
  • After crossing to the first island bear right and proceed to the second island.
  • The second island is narrow with a staggered crossing point (shown in photograph 2).
  • The surface of this crossing point is tarmac road with block paved islands.

Moor Lane to Bolton One

  • After crossing Moor Lane bear slightly right and proceed ahead to Bolton One.
  • The surface of the footpath is block paved.
  • There is an easy downhill gradient leading to Bolton One.
  • Bear slightly left and proceed along the front of the Bolton One Building.

Bolton One to Senate House Quad

  • Proceed along the front of Bolton One.
  • The surface of the footpath is block paved.
  • After approximately 38m the footpath narrows.
  • Continue along the footpath for approximately 25m to the eastern side of the Senate House Quad.

Senate House Quad Ramped Route to Senate House Main Entrance

  • After entering the quad turn right onto the footpath running around the northern side of the quad.
  • The surface of the footpath is block paved.
  • The footpath is level.
  • The footpath follows a curved route.
  • After approximately 19m there is an easy uphill gradient.
  • There is a handrail on the right hand side going up the gradient.
  • Proceed along the footpath to the top of the gradient at the western edge of the quad.
  • Senate House Main Entrance is on the right.

Senate House Quad Stepped Route to Senate House Main Entrance

  • After entering the quad proceed straight ahead to the centre of the quad.
  • The surface of the footpath is block paved.
  • The surface of the centre of the quad is concrete tiles.
  • Proceed past the sculpture in the centre of the quad.
  • There are 5 medium height steps without handrails.
  • The steps are not clearly marked.
  • There is not tactile paving at the top and bottom of the steps.
  • Senate House Main Entrance is immediately ahead.

Senate House Main Entrance to Main Reception

  • Proceed through the two sets of automatic double doors at the entrance.
  • The main reception is ahead as you enter the building.