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Route 9: Main Car Park/Piazza (Bus stops) to Wates House (via BC/BB Building)

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

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Introduction

Campus main car park to Piazza

  • From the campus main car park entrance, turn left.
  • Proceed along a slight upward gradient uneven tarmac path (photographs 1 and 2).
  • Continue for 30m to a zebra crossing with dropped kerbs tactile paving on both sides (photographs 3 and 4).
  • Cross the zebra crossing, turn left, and follow the path to the Piazza bus stops (photographs 5 and 6).
  • The Piazza has an uneven stone surface, and a slight downward gradient towards the road (photograph 7).

Campus Pay and Display Car Park to Piazza

  • From the campus pay and display car park, follow the path to the right (photographs 1 to 3).
  • The slight upward gradient path has a smooth tarmac surface.
  • Continue to a zebra crossing with dropped kerbs and tactile paving on both sides (photographs 4 and 5).
  • Cross the zebra crossing, turn left, and follow the path to the Piazza bus stops (photographs 6 and 7).
  • The Piazza has an uneven stone surface, and a slight downward gradient towards the road (photograph 8).

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.

Teaching Block (TB) to Wates House (WA)

  • 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 7).
  • Cross over the roundabout and proceed on the road to the right (photographs 8 to 9).
  • There is no pedestrian walkway here.
  • For safety when walking on a road, keep right, facing oncoming road traffic.
  • Follow the smooth tarmac steep gradient road to the left until reaching Wates House (Block WA) (photographs 10 and 11).
  • Refer to the Wates House (Block WA) Access Guide for further information.