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Halesowen College, Whittingham Road, Halesowen, West Midlands, B63 3NA

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Getting Here

  • By Road View
    • From the A458 Stourbridge to Quinton / Birmingham Road, turn north onto Furnace Lane at the roundabout, just north of Halesowen town centre. Continue along Furnace Lane, past The Earls High School and up the hill. Turn left into Whittingham Road just past the common. The entrance to the college is on the right.
    • Parking is available for staff and visitors. Generally, students are not permitted to use the College car parks, but are allowed in special circumstances. Please contact the college if this is required.
  • By Bus View
    • The College provides a free bus service from a wide range of areas. The service operates at the beginning and end of each College day and at lunchtime.
  • By Train View
    • The nearest train station is Old Hill, although Cradley Heath and Rowley Regis have step free access. These stations are served by London Midland trains from Stourbridge, Kidderminster, Dorridge, Worcester, Stratford-upon-Avon and Birmingham. Buses are available from these stations to stops close to the college.
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Useful Information

Site/Campus Car Park (Car Park C)

  • Car Park View
    • The car park is located at the rear of the campus off Whittingham Road.
    • The nearest building(s) to this car park is/are Block 7 and Block 4.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • Designated Blue Badge parking bays are available.
    • The Blue Badge bay(s) is/are clearly marked and signposted.
    • There is/are 4 designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) within this car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 350cm x 550cm (11ft 6in x 18ft 1in).
    • The dimensions of the designated bays do vary in size.
  • Charges and Restrictions View
    • This car park can be used by staff, visitors and student permit holders.
    • There are no parking charges that apply on the day.
  • Drop Off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point in this car park.
  • Car Park Access View
    • There is sloped access to the car park from the main campus area.

Assault Course

  • The assault course is located behind Block 12.
  • The course is located on grass with a steep slope to access on all sides.
  • There is a picnic bench with space for wheelchairs located to one side of the assault course, directly behind Block 12.

Trail

  • The trial consists of a 150cm wide gravel path that loops around the edge of the college campus.
  • There are slopes that have a varying gradient from easy to steep along the course.
  • There are benches at intervals just off the path (as shown in photograph 2).
  • There is a gazebo with 2 deep steps, without handrails leading to a seating area (as shown in photographs 5 and 6).

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are not available.
  • Comments View
    • The nearest accessible toilet for the assault course is located in Block 12.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • The nearest standard toilets for the assault course are located in Block 12.