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Bus Interchange and Cafe

University of Southampton, Highfield Campus, Southampton, SO17 1BJ

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Introduction

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    • The Bus interchange is located on the Highfield Campus next to the Nuffield Theatre.
    • The Uni-Link Travel Office is located in Building 57 above the Students' Union Shop.

Location

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the campus.
  • This venue is situated in the Highfield Campus.
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    • The nearest mainline railway stations are Southampton Parkway (Airport) and Southampton Central (City Centre). .

Bus Station

  • There are 3 stands / bays.
  • The station is not staffed.
  • There is not an office to obtain help (other than the ticket office).
  • There is a ticket office / travel centre.
  • The ticket office / travel centre is located on the first floor of Building 57, above the Students' Union Shop.
  • Announcements are visual.
  • The bus companies operating within this station are Unilink.
  • There is not a taxi rank at the station.
  • There is not a wheelchair for patrons to borrow.
  • Shops and services within the station include Lattes Express cafe.

Parking Information

  • Visitors who hold a Blue Badge can park in any parking bay on campus without needing a University parking permit. Staff and students should obtain a University parking permit from the University’s parking team, which is free of charge to Blue Badge holders.
  • There is a map showing disabled parking bays on Highfield Campus: please click here to view.
  • If there is not a designated disabled parking bay near to a particular building, then a standard parking bay can be reserved for use by a disabled visitor by contacting parking services on 023 8059 2416.

Bus Stands

  • Buses will usually pull to the front of the stands, before departure to allow passengers to board.
  • There are 4 bench seats at the interchange.
  • Timetables are displayed on boards at the interchange.
  • There is also an electronic display board, which displays all departures.

Eating and Drinking (Lattes Express)

  • The following information is for the café.
  • Full table service is not available.
  • Food or drinks are ordered from the service counter.
  • There is a lowered section at the counter.
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • Plastic / takeaway cups are available.
  • Menus are wall only.
  • Menus are clearly written.
  • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.
  • The type of food served here is snacks.
  • Comments View
    • The cafe was closed at the time of the survey.
    • The cafe is located at one end of the bus station.

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are not available.
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    • The closest accessible toilet is in the Nuffield Theatre.
    • Please see the guides for either building for further details.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Documents are not available in Braille.
  • Documents can be requested in large print.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not generally on duty.
  • Staff are not Text Relay aware.