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Route From Gallions Reach DLR Station to The SportsDock

Docklands Campus, The University of East London, 4-6 University Way, London, E16 2RD

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Introduction

  • This route is from Platform 1 (East Bound) of Gallions Reach DLR Station to the SportsDock main entrance.

Gallions Reach DLR Station Platform 1 (East Bound)

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  • There is tactile paving at the edge of the platform.
  • Moving away from the edge, the platform has a large slab block paving surface, and there is an easy slope leading towards the rear.
  • These details are exactly the same for Platform 2 (West Bound).

Lift (Platform 1 (East Bound))

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located at the rear of the platform as you exit the train.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are street - platform level.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 80cm (2ft 7in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 103cm x 130cm (3ft 5in x 4ft 3in).
  • There are not separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is not a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
  • The lift does have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does have an audible announcer.
  • The lift controls do have Braille markings.
  • The lift controls do have tactile markings.
  • The controls for the lift are within reach for a wheelchair user.
  • The lighting level in the lift is medium.
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    • There is a moderate ramp, 87cm wide with a tactile surface, in from of the lift on the platform level.
    • There is a similar ramp, without a tactile surface, in front of the lift on street level.
    • There is an identical lift for platform 2 (East Bound).

Other Floors (Platform 1 (East Bound))

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    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are street - platform level.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The steps are not clearly marked.
    • The steps are deep.
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • There is a landing.
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    • There are identical stairs for Platform 2 (West Bound).

Station Concourse

  • This area, underneath the platforms, has a brick block paving surface with easy slopes leading to Atlantis Avenue in front of the station.
  • There are ticket machines located here, plus Oyster touch pads at the bottom of both sets of stairs to the platforms.

Crossing Atlantis Avenue East Bound

  • There is a dropped kerb with no tactile paving on the station side of the road.
  • The road has a tarmac surface with a moderate slope leading up to the central reservation.
  • There is a dropped kerb with tactile paving on the central reservation side.

Atlantis Avenue Central Reservation

  • The central reservation has a brick block paving surface, with moderate slopes up then down to the west bound road.
  • The surface is also uneven on the slope down to the west bound road.

Crossing Atlantis Avenue West Bound

  • There is a dropped kerb with tactile paving on both sides on the west bound road.
  • The road has a tarmac surface with a moderate slope leading down.

Path Along Gallions Roundabout East Side

  • This path has a brick block paving then tarmac surface.
  • It has easy and moderate slopes and is uneven in places.

Crossing Woolwich Manor Way South Bound

  • There is a pelican crossing here.
  • The buttons are 101cm high.
  • There are dropped kerbs with tactile paving both sides.
  • The road has a tarmac surface with a moderate slope up.

Woolwich Manor Way Central Reservation

  • The central reservation has a tarmac surface with a moderate slope up then down.

Crossing Woolwich Manor Way North Bound

  • There is a pelican crossing here.
  • The buttons are 103cm high.
  • There are dropped kerbs with tactile paving both sides.
  • The road has a tarmac surface with a moderate slope down.

Path Along Gallions Roundabout South Side

  • This path has a tarmac surface, with moderate slopes up and uneven in places.
  • After approximately 40m it then becomes a brick block paving path with a moderate slope up.

Crossing University Way - Entrance To Campus

  • There is a pelican crossing here.
  • The buttons are 101cm high.
  • There are dropped kerbs with tactile paving both sides.
  • The road has a tarmac surface with an easy slope down.

University Way Central Reservation

  • The central reservation has a block paving surface with a moderate slope, uneven in places.

Crossing University Way - Exit From Campus

  • There is a pelican crossing here.
  • The buttons are 101cm high.
  • There are dropped kerbs with tactile paving both sides.
  • The road has a tarmac surface with an easy slope.

Pedestrian Entrance To The SportsDock Car Park

  • The path here has a brick block paving surface, with a moderate slope leading up to the gate into the car park, which is 213cm wide.
  • Beyond the gate the path has a moderate slope leading down.

Path Beside The Car Park

  • At the bottom of the path leading from the gate, turn right and follow this path along the car park.
  • This path has a moderate slope leading up, and has a brick block paving surface, except for the tactile paving at the dropped kerbs either side of the 2 access roads to parking areas.

Crossing The Car Park Road To The Entrance

  • There is a dropped kerb with tactile paving leading down to the road, which has a brick block paving surface and a moderate slope.
  • There is a drain directly in front of the dropped kerb to be aware of.
  • There is no kerb, but there is tactile paving, on the far side of the road.

Path To The SportsDock Main Entrance

  • This path leads around the front of the SportsDock to the main entrance.
  • It has a brick block paving surface with a moderate slope.
  • It is 170cm at it's narrowest.

Outside Access (SportsDock Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
  • The main door(s) open automatically.
  • The doors are double width.
  • The door opening is 133cm (4ft 4in) wide.