- The information in this section was taken in December 2020.
- Opening times may be subject to change due to Covid-19 restrictions, however all buildings are still open during core hours i.e. 9 - 5. The only building that may be closed is the leisure centre due to government restrictions.
- There have been no changes to parking as a result of Covid-19.
- There are no external queuing systems.
- All main entrances are used for access and exit.
- When entering any building you must be wearing a face mask.
- There is a member of staff available at the entrance.
- There are hand sanitising stations at the entrance of every building and throughout.
- There may be restrictions on the numbers of people allowed into service areas at any one time. There may be building attendants at the entrance to each building.
- There are one way systems in a number of buildings, these are clearly marked.
- Markings have been added to floors to assist with social distancing and signs have been put up on walls and doors to remind people to keep 2 metres apart.
- All counters and main reception desks have a protective screen.
- Toilets are available.
- Some shower cubicles have been closed to assist with social distancing.
- The communal changing area is closed. The changing area is restricted to 5 people.
- This route is from Salford Crescent Station to the Allerton Building, along The Crescent.
- This route is approximately 500 meters and should take around 5 minutes to walk.
- The main hazards on this route are busy roads and traffic light controlled road crossings.
Area in front of Salford Crescent Station
- Related link Salford Crescent Station.
- On leaving the station, turn right.
- This area has a tarmac surface with a moderate slope up.
Path past the Station and over the Railway Line
- This path has a tarmac surface, with a path up then down.
- There is also a bus stop on the bridge and the path past this has a brick block paving surface.
- Towards the end of the bridge is a line of tactile paving for a road crossing to the left.
Path down to the Albion Way Crossing
- Over the railway bridge, take the path to the right, which leads down to the crossing for Albion Way.
- This path has a tarmac surface, which is uneven and has a moderate to steep slope down.
Crossing Albion Way
- There is a traffic light controlled crossing here, with the button 102cm high.
- There are dropped kerbs with tactile paving both sides.
- The road has a tarmac surface, with a moderate slope to the right as you cross.
Path around the Frederick Road Campus
- After the crossing, turn left and follow the tarmac path round.
- When you get to Statham Street (which leads into the Frederick Road Campus), turn right and follow the path into the campus.
- This path has an uneven tarmac surface and there is a dropped kerb where it passes a crossing.
- Due to a sign on the path, it is 103cm wide at it's narrowest.
Pedestrian Entrance into the Frederick Road Campus
- At the end of Statham Street there is a gate, 144cm wide, to access the campus.
- A 141cm wide tarmac path leads to bollards.
- Beyond the bollards, the area has block paving surface with an easy slope to the left.
- To access the Mary Seacole Building turn right in this area.
- Otherwise, continue straight ahead.
Crossing the Frederick Road Campus Road
- There are dropped kerbs with tactile paving on both sides.
- The road has a zebra crossing marked on it, with a tarmac surface and an easy slope up.
- On the far side of the crossing, turn left to access the Brian Blatchford Building.
- Otherwise, continue straight ahead.
Path up to the Allerton Building
- The path up to the Allerton Building has a block paving surface and a moderate slope up.
Allerton Building Front Courtyard
- At the top of the slope you enter the courtyard, with a block paving surface and easy slopes throughout, including in front of the main entrance.
Outside Access (Allerton Building Main Entrance)
- This information is for the entrance located on the far side of the courtyard.
- The main door(s) open(s) automatically (towards you).
- The door(s) is / are double.
- The width of the door opening is 154cm (5ft 1in).