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Route From Salford Crescent Station To Allerton Building

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 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.

Statham Street

  • 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).