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Route from Campus Reception to Physical Sciences (Blue Route)

Aberystwyth University, Campus Reception, Penglais Campus, Aberystwyth, SY23 3FL

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Introduction

  • This is a route from the Campus Reception Building to the Physical Sciences Building.
  • This route is via university access roads and passes the Llandinam Building.
  • This route is approximately 300m long and should take approximately 5 minutes to complete on foot.
  • The main hazards on this route are uncontrolled road crossings and building works.

Campus Reception to Llandinam Building

  • Exit the Campus Reception to the left.
  • After approximately 20m cross the main campus entrance road.
  • This crossing is a split level zebra crossing with a central island.
  • There is tactile paving on both sides of the crossing and on the level central island.
  • This crossing is shown in photographs 2, 3 and 4.
  • After crossing turn left.
  • This area of pavement has an even, tarmac surface with a slight gradient.
  • Follow the path around to the right.
  • The path drops down to a steep gradient around the corner.
  • After approximately 25m turn left to cross the access road.
  • This crossing has tactile paving and dropped kerbs on both sides.
  • This crossing is shown in photographs 9, 10 and 11.
  • After the crossing turn right and follow the path round to the left.
  • This path is even with a tarmac surface and varies between level and slight gradients.
  • After approximately 80m there is tactile paving on the right of the pavement which marks the stepped entrance to the Llandinam and Physical Science Building.
  • This crossing is shown in photograph 14.

Llandinam Building to Physical Sciences

  • Continue past the crossing.
  • The path has a level, even tarmac surface.
  • After approximately 60m follow the path around to the right.
  • At the time of the survey construction work forces pedestrians on to road via 1 medium step, shown in photograph 5.
  • Walk down the temporary pedestrian access on the road.
  • This is an even tarmac surface with a steep gradient and is 58cm wide at its narrowest point.
  • Exit the barriers to right after approximately 30m and continue down road on the outside of the barriers to the road crossing.
  • This road crossing is raised from the road to create a level pedestrian crossing with tactile paving on both sides.
  • When construction has been completed follow the path along the road for approximately 60m, this is an even tarmac path with a steep gradient.
  • This crossing is shown in photographs 8 and 9.
  • After crossing the road there are two bollards 130cm apart marking the edge of the pavement, shown in photograph 10.
  • Continue directly down the Physical Sciences path to the Physical Sciences main entrance, shown in photographs 11 and 12.