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Route From The Bus Stops On Broad Street To Allerton Building

The University of Salford, Salford, Greater Manchester, M5 4WT

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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.

Introduction

  • This route is from bus stops M and N on the south side of Broad Street (for buses from the city centre) and bus stop X on the north side of Broad Street (for buses from Pendlebury), to the Allerton Building side entrance.
  • This route is approximatley 200m from the furthest bus stop and should take around 3 minutes to walk. .
  • The main hazard for this route is a traffic light controlled crossing of a busy road.

Bus Stops M and N

  • These bus stops have a tarmac and brick block paving surface.
  • The bus shelters here have seats available.

Bus Stops M and N to the Crossing

  • On alighting from a bus, turn right and follow the path to the crossing.
  • This path has a block paving and tarmac surface with an easy slope up.

Crossing Broad Street West Bound

  • There is a pelican crossing here with a button 107cm high.
  • There are dropped kerbs with tactile paving both sides.
  • The road has a tarmac surface with a moderate slope up to the central reservation.

Central Reservation

  • Turn right when you get to the central reservation.
  • This area has an uneven tarmac surface.

Crossing Broad Street East Bound

  • There is a pelican crossing here with buttons 107cm high.
  • There are dropped kerbs with tactile paving both sides.
  • The road has a tarmac surface with an easy slope to the right.

Past the Crossing

  • After the crossing, take the path to the left and then to the right.
  • These paths have a tarmac then a block paving surface, with moderate slopes.
  • At the top of the slopes there are bollards, 152cm wide, leading into the Allerton Building Side Courtyard.

Bus Stop X

  • This bus stop has a block paving surface.
  • The bus shelters here have seats available.

Bus Stop X to the Allerton Building Side Courtyard

  • On alighting from a bus, turn left past the shelter then right to the bollards which are 162cm wide.
  • Beyond the bollards the path has a block paving surface which is uneven with easy slops.
  • This leads to further bollards, 156cm wide, beyond which the slope becomes moderate leading up to the courtyard.
  • At the top of this slope there are more bollards, 152cm wide, leading into the courtyard.

Allerton Building Side Courtyard

  • The courtyard has a brick block paving surface, with easy slopes throughout, including in front of the side entrance.

Outside Access (Allerton Building Side Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located on the far side of the Allerton Building Side Courtyard.
  • The main door(s) open(s) automatically (towards you).
  • The door(s) is / are double.
  • The width of the door opening is 152cm (4ft 12in).