External access and entrance
- The Sunken Garden has paths leading to it from the surrounding University grounds.
- There is directional signage to the Garden and all approaches require pedestrians to negotiate compact earth and grass paths to the upper levels of the garden, or steps down to the lower levels of the garden.
- There is a steep ramp down to the lower level of the garden, off the path in front of the Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery. The ramp does not have handrails.
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- One part of the garden has a semi circular tiered seating area from which to view performances, or as a casual seating area at other times.
- Access to the tiered seating is either down the slab path from the accessible parking bay or from the University paths from the Administration building.
- People can go down to the lower garden area either by the steps adjacent the tiered seating, or down the tiers. There are no handrails.
- There is a slab surface at the upper area of the tiered seating, set aside as a wheelchair seating area during performances. This is a level and even surface, close to the accessible parking bay and related path.
- The lower area, which is popular for weddings, is located across grass and down shallow steps off the path closest to the Administration building.
- Alternatively access is down a steep and curved ramp, off the pathway in front of the Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery.
- This paved ramp is 1.7 metres wide.
- The upper section is 20 metres long with gradients between 1:11 and approximately 1:6.
- The lower section is 7 metres long with gradients that exceed 1:8. There is a small landing between the upper and lower ramp.
- The ramp does not have handrails.
- This lower area is shaded.
Closest accessible toilet
Unisex Accessible Toilet, Winthrop Hall, Crawley