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Route 4: Piazza to Library (via Austin Pearce and Teaching Block)

Senate House, Stag Hill Campus, Guildford, Surrey, GU2 7XH

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Introduction

Piazza to Austin Pearce (AP)

  • From the Piazza bus stops, proceed along the path to the Austin Pearce Building (Block AP).
  • The path is level and has a compact stone surface.
  • Refer to the Austin Pearce Building (Block AP) Access Guide for more information.

Austin Pearce (AP) to Service Road via Blocks BB/BC

  • Proceed directly through the Austin Pearce Building (Block AP) towards the rear of the building.
  • Leave the Austin Pearce Building (Block AP) via the rear entrance.
  • Cross the block paved, level service road, being aware of passing traffic.
  • Proceed ahead towards the Alan Turing (Block BB)/James Joule (Block BC) buildings (Blocks BB/BC) entrance (photographs 1 and 2).
  • Enter Blocks BB/BC and proceed along the corridor to the rear of the building (photograph 3).
  • Exit through the entrance at the end of the corridor.
  • Refer to the Alan Turing (Block BB)/James Joule (Block BC) Access Guides for further information.
  • On exiting Blocks BB/BC, proceed ahead along the uneven service road (photograph 4).
  • There is not a dropped kerb to access the pedestrian pavement.
  • For safety, if using the road, travel on the right to face oncoming traffic.
  • Continue along and upwards to the top of the steep slope.

Service Road Past Blocks AC/AD to Path in front of Performing Arts Centre (PATS)

  • At the service road, turn right and proceed along the path (photograph 1).
  • The path is level with a tarmac surface, and is uneven in places.
  • Proceed across the gated service entrance into the James Joule Building (Block BC) via dropped kerbs with tactile paving (photographs 2 and 3).
  • Continue for 90m to a service road crossing with dropped kerbs and tactile paving on both sides (photograph 6).
  • Cross the access road and follow the tarmac path for 25m past the roundabout (photograph 7).
  • Use the dropped kerbs to cross the service road to the Teaching Block (Block TB) (photograph 8).
  • Proceed along the sometimes uneven block paved path to the left, and up a steep gradient for 20m, to the end (photographs 9 and 10).
  • To access the Teaching Block (Block TB), continue straight ahead onto the service road for 16m, then turn right.
  • Refer to the Teaching Block (Block TB) Access Guide for further information.

Path in front of Performing Arts Centre (PATS) to Learning Centre (LLC)

  • Cross the service road using the dropped kerbs with tactile paving (photographs 1 to 3).
  • Turn right and follow the tarmac path with a steep gradient towards the roundabout (photographs 4 to 6).
  • Turn left at the roundabout and continue left up a steep gradient tarmac path (photograph 7).
  • Continue up the steep gradient past the Library entrance on the left (photograph 8).
  • Refer to the Library (LLC) Access Guide for further information.
  • As the path gradient becomes slight, proceed onto block paving (photographs 9 and 10).
  • Continue past the marked parking spaces/yellow cross hatched area to the right.
  • Follow the paving to the right (photograph 11), until a left turn.
  • Follow block paving/tarmac path with slight gradient for 25m to the Learning Centre main entrance (photograph 12).
  • Refer to the Library (LLC) Access Guide for further information.