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Route Plan - Main Transport Interchange to University College Hospital

University College Hospital, 235 Euston Road, London, NW1 2BU

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Introduction

  • Comments View
    • The route is from Euston Station to the University College Hospital Main Entrance. .
    • The distance of the journey is approximately 0.3 miles. .
    • This should take approximately 7 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 this station
  • There are toilets within the station.
  • To exit the station onto Euston Square there is 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.
  • It 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 also 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 this 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 (photographs 7 and 8).
  • Upon reaching Euston Square immediately turn left to reach the pedestrian crossing across Euston road (photograph 9).

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.
  • Cross Euston road at the pedestrian crossing.
  • There are traffic lights 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.
  • 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.

Euston Road - Main Entrance Ramp

  • After crossing Gower Street continue along Euston Road for approximately 55m until you reach the main entrance ramp.
  • The surface of the pavement is block paving with the occasional manhole cover.
  • There is a slight uphill gradient to the pavement.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

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    • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the hospital.
    • The entrance area/door is clearly signed.
    • There is ramped/sloped or stepped access 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 double width.
    • The width of the door opening is 170cm.
  • Ramp/Slope Details View
    • The ramp/slope is located to the right as you face the entrance.
    • The ramp/slope gradient is easy.
    • The ramp/slope is permanent.
    • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
    • There is a/are handrail(s) at the ramp.
    • The handrail(s) is/are on the left going up.
    • The ramp/slope does bypass the step(s).
  • Step Details View
    • The step(s) is/are located in front of the entrance.
    • There is/are 6 step(s).
    • There is not tactile paving at the top and bottom of the step(s).
    • The step(s) is/are clearly marked.
    • The step(s) is/are medium height (11cm - 17cm).
    • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
    • The handrail(s) is/are in the centre going up.
  • Comments View
    • Next to the automatic doors is a set of revolving doors.
    • There is a touch sensor button at both the entry and exit points that will slow the revolving doors down.
    • The width of the revolving door openings is 187cm.