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Route Plan - Main Transport Interchange to the Macmillan Cancer Centre

Macmillan Cancer Centre, Huntley Street, London, WC1E 6AG

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Introduction

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    • The distance from Euston Station to the Macmillan Cancer Centre is approximately 0.5 miles.
    • The journey should take you approximately 9 minutes.
    • The roads along this route are generally busy.
    • The pavements may well be congested.

Euston Station

  • There is step free access from the platforms to the entrance of the station.
  • There are car park facilities at the station.
  • There are toilets within the station.
  • Exit the station onto Euston Square via a set of double doors with a width of over 150cm.
  • As you exit the station there is a section of tactile flooring which can be seen in photograph 2.
  • Which is immediately followed by a section of brick block paving which can be seen in photograph 3.

Euston Square / Euston Gardens - Euston Road

  • Cross Euston Square and head towards Euston Gardens.
  • Before heading through Euston Gardens to Euston Road.
  • The distance from the Station to Euston Road is approximately 110m.
  • The surface of the square is block paving.
  • There are small drains along the way to the gardens which can be seen in photograph 2.
  • There are bollards with a width of 114cm which can be seen in photograph 3.
  • After approximately 60m there is an easy slope leading towards the gardens.
  • There is a handrail to the right going down.
  • It is not possible to use the handrail all the way down the slope as there is a tree in the way.
  • The slope can be seen in photographs 5 and 6.
  • At this point turn right and continue along the path for approximately 85m until you reach Euston Square.
  • There is a slight uphill gradient.
  • This part of the route can be seen in photographs 7, 8 and 9.
  • Upon reaching Euston Square immediately turn left to reach the Euston Road pedestrian crossing as shown in photograph 10.

Euston Road / Gordon Street - Euston Road

  • Use the pedestrian crossing to cross Euston Road before turning right and using another pedestrian crossing to cross Gordon Street.
  • There are traffic lights at the pedestrian crossing.
  • There are tactile dropped kerbs on either side of the road and on either side of the brick block paved central island.
  • The crossing has light controls at a height of 100cm and rotating cones.
  • Traffic approaches from the right on the near side and from the left on the far side of this very busy road.
  • Cross at the traffic lights.
  • After this immediately turn right and cross Gordon Street.
  • There is a similar pedestrian crossing located here, though the island surface consists of tactile block paving and is level with the road.

Euston Road - Gower Street

  • After crossing Gordon Street continue down Euston Road for approximately 170m until you reach Gower Street.
  • The pavement is block paving with the occasional manhole cover.
  • There is a slight uphill gradient to the road.
  • The pavement is often congested.

Gower Street - Euston Road

  • Cross Gower Street at the pedestrian crossing.
  • There are traffic lights at the pedestrian crossing.
  • There are tactile dropped kerbs on either side of the road and on either side of the brick block paved central island.
  • The crossing has light controls at a height of 100cm and rotating cones.
  • Traffic approaches from the right on the near side and from the left on the far side of this very busy road.
  • Cross at the traffic lights.

Gower Street - Grafton Way

  • Turn left after crossing Gower Street and head along Gower Street until you reach Grafton Way.
  • The surface of the pavement is block paving and there is an occasional manhole cover.
  • There is a slight gradient heading downwards to the road.
  • There is a tarmac service road after 55m with tactile pavement on either side as shown in photograph 4.

Gower Street - Huntley Street

  • After crossing Gower Street turn right and continue for 55m until you reach the zebra crossing across Grafton Way.
  • The surface of the pavement is block paving with the occasional manhole.
  • There is a slight gradient downhill towards the road.
  • After 35m you will pass the entrance to the Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Wing.
  • There is a zebra crossing across the road.
  • The surface of the road is tarmac.
  • There is tactile paving on either side of the road.
  • After crossing the road turn right and continue for 20m to reach Huntley Street.

Huntley Street - Macmillan Cancer Centre Entrance

  • Turn left and head along Huntley Street for 140m to reach the Macmillan Cancer Centre Entrance.
  • At the time of the survey (July 2017), there was construction work obstructing the road as you turn left, reducing the width of the pavement to 63cm.
  • This can be seen in photograph 2.
  • To avoid this you can head onto the road and around this, returning to the pavement via the steep ramp shown in photograph 3.
  • Continue along Huntley Street for 100m to University Street.
  • The surface of the pavement is tarmac.
  • Cross University Street when you reach it.
  • The road is tarmac and has paving on each side and can be seen in photographs 5, 6 and 7.
  • Turn right and cross Huntley Street.
  • After crossing the road turn left and continue for 40m.

Outside Access (Main Centre Entrance)

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    • This information is for the entrance located on Huntley Street.
    • The entrance area/door is clearly signed.
    • There is step free access at this entrance.
    • There is a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.
    • The entrance door(s) does not/do not contrast visually with its immediate surroundings.
    • The main door(s) open(s) automatically (towards you).
    • The main automatic door(s) is/are push pad activated.
    • The door(s) is/are single width.
    • The width of the door opening is 102cm.
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) automatically.
    • The automatic door(s) is/are push pad activated.
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The width of the door opening is 300cm.
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    • The single automatic doors are push pad operated.
    • Between the two sets of push pad operated doors is an automatic revolving door with an opening width of 152cm.