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Route Plan 3 - Sutherland Building to Design Building (CCE2)

Northumberland Road, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE1 8DX

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Introduction

  • The following information describes the route from the Sutherland Building to the Design Building (CCE2).
  • The approximate distance of this route is 482m.
  • The route takes approximately 7 minutes.
  • The route leads along Northumberland Road, across the A167(M), and through City Campus East to the Design Building (CCE2).
  • The majority of paths along the route are tarmac with some easy gradients in places.
  • There is some street signage located along the route directing you to City Campus East and the Design Building (CCE2).
  • There is campus parking on the Coach Lane and City campuses.
  • The potential hazards on this route include; quiet roads, and shared pathways.

Sutherland Building

Sutherland Building to A167(M)

  • As you exit the accessible entrance of the Sutherland Building turn right onto Northumberland Road.
  • Continue along Northumberland Road for approximately 80m.
  • Northumberland Road is pedestrianised.
  • The surface along the pedestrian street is block paved.
  • Tactile paving is located along Northumberland Road designating the university boundary buildings adjacent to the street.
  • Seating is available along this part of the route.
  • There is step free access along this part of the route.
  • At Ellison Building turn right and pass through into Ellison Quad.
  • Cross the Quad following the footpath for approximately 90m.
  • Bear left and follow the path to the right.
  • There is an easy gradient going downwards.
  • The footpath becomes tarmac.
  • After 25m, at the end of the the footpath, cross over the Link Road.
  • There are dropped kerbs with tactile paving at this crossing point.
  • There are no pedestrian crossing signals at this crossing point.
  • Caution is advised when crossing because of traffic.
  • The traffic is moving from both directions.
  • This road is quiet.
  • Turn right and continue for approximately 14m along an easy uphill gradient.
  • At the top of the gradient there is a wide bridge to the left giving access to City Campus East across the A167(M).

A176(M) to Design Building (CCE2)

  • There are bollards at the entrance to the bridge across the A167(M).
  • Use the road to cross the motorway and access City Campus East.
  • The bridge is a shared footpath.
  • There are some uneven surfaces along the bridge.
  • The uneven surfaces can be avoided by using the left hand side of the bridge.
  • The bridge has an easy gradient uphill and then downhill.
  • There are handrails on both sides of the bridge.
  • After approximately 90m the bridge crosses the railway line and the handrails are on the left only.
  • Continue along the bridge for approximately 68m to the bottom of the bridge.
  • At the bottom of the bridge City Campus East is on your right.
  • Turn right at the bottom of the bridge.
  • There are bollards to access the campus from the footpath.
  • The minimum width between the bollards is 144cm.
  • Cross the entrance to the Business and Law Building car park.
  • There is level access across the car park entrance.
  • The car park entrance is quiet.
  • There are bollards immediately beyond the car park entrance.
  • The minimum width between the bollards is 157cm.
  • The path continues between the Business and Law Building (CCE1) on the right and the Design Building (CCE2) on the left, in to the City Campus East Quad.
  • The surface of the quad is block paved to the left and tarmac to the left.
  • There is seating in the quad.
  • Continue through the quad for approximately 102m.
  • The entrance to the Design Building (CCE2) is on the left.

Design Building (CCE2)