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Route From the University of Sheffield Tram Stop to the Students' Union

Upper Hanover Street, Sheffield, S10 1FL

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Introduction

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    • This route is from the University of Sheffield tram stop and the Students' Union - University House.
    • It is approximately 300 metres long.

Cross Upper Hanover Street Northbound

  • From the tram stop, there is a pelican crossing to cross the northbound side of Upper Hanover Street.
  • The crossing has buttons 100 cm high, and dropped kerbs with tactile paving both sides.
  • The road has a light brown tarmac surface with a slight slope to the left as you cross.

West Side of Upper Hanover Street

  • After crossing Upper Hanover Street, turn right and head towards Information Commons.
  • The path here has a concrete tile surface with a slight slope up.

Leavygreave Road

  • After 16m turn left up Leavygreave Road.
  • This path has a block paved surface with a slight slope.
  • The path crosses the entrance to the CISC car park, which does not have a kerb.
  • There are bollards along the path just before the CISC car park entrance.
  • The minimum width at the bollards is 144cm.

Crossing Leavygreave Road and Favell Road

  • Just beyond the entrance to the CISC car park there is a crossing point.
  • There is level access across Leavygreave Road.
  • After crossing Leavygreave Road turn left and proceed across Favell Road.
  • There are dropped kerbs with tactile paving on both sides of Favell Road.
  • The road has a tarmac surface with a slight slope up and to the right as you cross.

Leavygreave Road Far Side

  • After crossing, continue up Leavygreave Road.
  • The path has an uneven tarmac surface, with a slight to steep slope.
  • Cross a service road, with dropped kerbs without tactile paving.
  • Past the service road, the path turns to join Hounsfield Road. The path here has a mix of a stone paving and tarmac surface.
  • There are bollards towards the top of the slope, at the end of the road section.
  • The minimum width between the bollards is 158cm.
  • Beyond the bollards the path has a tarmac surface and becomes steep.
  • There is a block paved cycle route along this section of the route.
  • There is a designated crossing point across the cycle route with tactile paving on both sides.
  • After crossing the cycle route the path becomes stone paved.
  • Continue up the steep slope to the top of the hill. There a central handrail on this section of the slope.

Western Bank

  • Turn right and follow the path alongside Western Bank.
  • The path has a stone paving surface and proceeds past the back of the bus stop, on the lower level of Western Bank.
  • The path continues with a slight slope down.
  • There are bollards along the path after 4m.
  • The minimum width between the bollards is 114cm.
  • Past the bollards, the surface becomes block paving, and leads down to the area in front of the Students' Union.

Front of the Students' Union Area

  • The plaza area in front of the Students' Union - University House has a stone block paving surface with level access to the main entrance to the Students' Union.