The main entrance to University College is located off High Street. It is stepped with large stone steps. It isn’t suitable for wheelchair users, that said you will find a door bell adjacent to the steps (right hand side) whereby the Porters’ will pop out and assist you however you may need.
There are three level access routes into the college site depending on where you need to be.
Via Logic Lane (easiest route)
If facing the steps in, turn left and continue along for a few hundred metres to reach Logic Lane (first road on the right hand side). The lane is cobbled and cambered, it is definitely bumpy and uneven under foot or wheels. If you are wheelchair user you will most likely need assistance.
About two thirds of the way along the lane (about 500m) you will find a gate located on the right hand side. There is key pad entry. This will unlock the gate and you can then gain access to x quad, y quad and quads z/q beyond. Once through the gate, the existing paving is levelled out and landscaped but it is a bit steep and it is old York stone. Therefore care is advised or take assistance should you need it.
On the other side of the lane, is another keypad entry gate. This leads to Goodhart, Cecily's Court and Merton Street areas of the college.
Via Merton Street
The site can be accessed from a third gate located of Merton Street. The back gate is not powered therefore disabled users entering by car will require to telephone ahead where a member of the Porters' Lodge will come and open the gate and escort any user with additional needs to where they need to be.
If you are regular member of the college you will be issued with the key codes, or if you a visitor the Porters’ will accompany and assist you to your destination.
The main college site is split by Logic Lane, should you need to cross between the two the paving has been improved between to allow easier transition.
The college intends to put a ramp from High Street in to the main site in the coming months which will dramatically improve disabled access avoiding the cobbled lanes.
Via Kybald Street
From the High street entrance (facing the steps) turn right, find Magpie lane (first on the left hand side) and then turn left onto Kybald Lane. Ahead of you will see and archway, pass under this and follow the curved wall around. This will take you to the rear entrance which is also a key pad lock.
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