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Route from Students' Union to Sports Cage (Yellow Route)

Aberystwyth University, Students' Union Building, Penglais Campus, Aberystwyth, SY23 3DX

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Introduction

  • This route is from the Students Union to the Sports Cage.
  • This route is via university access roads and paths. This route passes the Carwyn James Building.
  • This route is approximately 350m long and takes approximately 4 minutes to complete on foot.
  • The main hazards on this route include uncontrolled road crossings and steep gradients.

Students Union to Sports Cage

  • Exit the Students Union into the Piazza.
  • Exit the Piazza via the lower lift.
  • Turn left on to the pavement after exiting the Piazza lower lift.
  • Cross the parking area immediately in front of you.
  • This crossing has dropped kerbs and tactile paving on both sides.
  • This crossing is shown in photographs 1 and 2.
  • Continue straight ahead on the pavement.
  • This pavement has a level and even tarmac surface, 130cm wide.
  • At the end of the path turn right to cross the road.
  • This crossing has tactile paving and dropped kerbs on both sides.
  • This crossing is shown in photographs 6, 7 and 8.
  • Head straight ahead and follow the path bearing left.
  • This path has an even concrete surface with a steep gradient and is 120cm wide.
  • There is bench seating just off the path, periodically along the route.
  • The path ends at the Carwyn Jones car park entrance.
  • Cross the Carwyn Jones entrance.
  • This crossing has tactile paving and dropped kerbs on both sides.
  • The far side of the crossing is slightly to the right, 25m away.
  • This crossing is shown in photographs 15 and 16.
  • Continue straight ahead.
  • This path has an even concrete surface with a slight gradient, 140cm wide.
  • At the end of the path cross the university access road to the left.
  • This crossing has tactile paving and dropped kerbs on both sides.
  • This crossing is shown in photographs 18 and 19.
  • The Sports Cage entrance ramp is directly ahead and on the right from the crossing and is shown in photograph 20.