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Route From Salford Crescent Station To University House

Salford Crescent Station, University Road, Salford, Greater Manchester, M6 5EL

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COVID-19 Information

  • 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 University House on the Peel Park Campus, via University Road.
  • This route is approximately 500m and should take around 6 minutes to walk.
  • The main hazards on this route are uncontrolled road crossings and mixed pedestrian and cyclist paths.

Area in front of Salford Crescent Station

  • Related link Salford Crescent Station.
  • On leaving the station, turn left to access University Road.
  • This area has a tarmac surface with a moderate slope down.

Path along University Road

  • This path has a tarmac surface that is uneven in places and a moderate to steep slope down.
  • This path passes the taxi rank for the station.

Crossing University Road

  • This crossing is towards the bottom of the slope.
  • There are dropped kerbs with tactile paving both sides.
  • The road has a tarmac surface with a moderate slope to the left as you cross.

Far side of University Road

  • After the crossing, turn left and follow the path round to the crossing for the Newton Building Service Road.
  • This path has a tarmac surface with a moderate slope down.
  • Part of this path is overgrown, making it 80cm wide at it's narrowest.

Crossing the Newton Building Service Road

  • There are dropped kerbs with tactile paving both sides.
  • The road has a tarmac surface with a moderate slope down to the right as you cross.

Path along Newton Building Service Road

  • After the crossing, turn left and follow the path round the corner.
  • This path has a tarmac surface and is uneven with easy slopes. It is 100cm wide at its narrowest due to scaffolding.
  • As the path turns around the corner, there is a moderate slope down to a dropped kerb without tactile paving.
  • This leads to a wide pedestrian path with an easy gradient down and a brick block surface, leading in the same direction. Carry on down this path.

Path past the New Adelphi Building

  • As the path passes the side of the New Adelphi Building it continues with an easy downwards slope and brick block paving.
  • Turn left at the end of the New Adelphi building.
  • To reach the Newton Building, follow the path round to the right and the main entrance is on your right.

Path in front of the Lady Hale Building and the Clifford Whitworth Library

  • Past the dropped kerb there are bollards, 152cm wide.
  • After that there is a brick block paved path with an easy slope leading down past the Lady Hale Building.
  • The path then levels out as it passes the Clifford Whitworth Library.

Beyond the Clifford Whitworth Library

  • There is a row of bollards and trees that do not impede travel. As you begin to pass the Lady Hale the path continues with an easy downwards slope and brick block paving to the library.
  • Just past the library, the path continues with brick block paving and an easy slope down.
  • Along this path, there is a path leading off to the left, with a medium slope up, leading up to the Chapman Building.
  • To continue through the campus, follow the path straight ahead towards University House.

Path to the University House Main Entrance

  • The brick block paving continues with an easy slope down.
  • In front of the University House there is a moderate ramp with bollards 181cm wide.

Outside Access (University House Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
  • The main door(s) open(s) automatically.
  • The door(s) is / are double.
  • The width of the door opening is 220cm (7ft 3in).