DIRECTIONS

 

 

 

William Hulme's Grammar School is located 15 minutes from Manchester International Airport and Manchester City Centre


Click HERE for WHGS web site contact page

 

By Bus: 

Number 101 (approx every 10 minutes from Stop N)

From Piccadilly Bus Station, Manchester, along Princess Parkway to junction with Wilbraham Road Ð school playing fields on right.

Cross road and walk down Wilbraham Road opposite Whalley Range High School for Girls. Turn  right onto Spring Bridge Road and the school is situated on the right hand side (5 minutes)

 

Number 85 (approx every 10 minutes from Stop M)

From Piccadilly Bus Station, along Alexandra Road.

Bus stop Alexandra Road South/Brantingham Road (outside KD Grammar School).

Turn into Waltham Road  or Gildridge Road (same side as bus stop), walk to end and WHGS should be straight in front of you on Spring Bridge Road (3 minutes)

 

For buses from other directions please try the following website:

www.gmpte.com/journey_planning/

 

By Train:

Either Piccadilly, Oxford Road or Manchester Victoria Station -     we would suggest that visitors get a taxi, as we are only 4 - 5 miles from the centre.

 

By Plane:

Manchester International Airport - visitors are advised to take a taxi. (Distance approx. 6 miles)

 

By Car:

FROM THE SOUTH

From the M6 take the M56 signposted to Manchester Airport.

Go to the end of the motorway and onto the A5103 dual carriageway - on for about 2 miles and you will see playing fields on the left - keep on straight to the next set of lights

(where Princess Parkway meets Wilbraham Road) and turn left. Go past Whalley Range High School for Girls situated on the left and take the first right onto Spring Bridge Road.

WHGS is situated about 100 metres down on the righthand side.

 

FROM THE NORTH

M62 - M61 - M60

Junction 7 (Carrington, Altrincham, Sale)

Keep left and join A56 onto Chester Road signposted Manchester City Centre/Manchester United Football Ground. Keep in the middle or right hand lane and follow the road round the island roundabout.

Carry straight on until you reach the traffic lights near the Stretford Arndale Centre.  Turn right onto Edge Lane A5145, towards Chorlton.

At the second main set of traffic lights bear left with the road onto Wilbraham Road A6010.

Travel along the A6010 for about 3 miles, through Chorlton Town Centre, past Morrisons, a BP petrol station and, further ahead, Ghita Bhavan Hindu Temple on the left.

After the Temple go through the next lights and then 2nd turning on the left is Spring Bridge Road.  WHGS is situated about 100 metres down on the righthand side.

 


SITE MAP

In accordance with OfSTED instructions, site security means hirers using the sports hall and Astroturf will have restricted access to school premises.

 

As vehicles and pedestrians will be using the same entrance gate car drivers to observe 5 mph speed limit at all times.

 
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

                                                                                                                        PRINCESS PARKWAY

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

 

                                                        PLAYING FIELDS

 

 

 

Field

Changing

Rooms

 

 

 

Astroturf

 

ASSEMBLY AREA

(Netball/

Playground)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SPORTS

HALL

 

 

 

Entrance

 

 

Car park (access evening only).     NB narrow road - Use with care     Â           

 

 

(ScienceCentre )

Activities/Dance

Studio (ground)

 

Changing

Rooms (1st floor)

 

Dining 

Hall

             

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Reception

 

 

Zochonis Centre

 

 

MAIN CAR PARK

Access to Sports facilities round rear of buildings

 

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Locked

Gate


 

 

Junior School playground

 

  

Open space

      

   

 

 

 

 

Open space

Locked

Gate

 

5 mph speed limit on site

All cars parked on site at ownersÕ risk


Caretaker         

 

Main & Junior Halls

 

Locked

Gate

 

 

 

Performing Arts Centre

 

 


 


 

 

Locked

gate

 

 

Gate

 

Visitors/disabled parking

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Main hall entrance

available for school functions)

 

Pedestrian

Entrance to Reception

 

Entrance for cars and pedestrians

Turn right through gate

 

 

S P R I N G B R I D G E    R O A D

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 



 

     FIRE ALARM PROCEDURES

1)    Please take a few moments at the start of the hiring to familiarise yourselves with the fire exits

 

2)    Each group of hirers should have one designated person to check that everybody is present at the assembly area

 

3)    If you discover a fire, RAISE THE ALARM BY OPERATING THE NEAREST ÒBREAK GLASSÓ ALARM POINT

 

4)    The signal for evacuation will be a SIREN or a CONTINUOUS RINGING OF BELLS

 

5)    On hearing this signal, your group should LEAVE THE BUILDINGS BY THE NEAREST SMOKE-FREE ROUTE as indicated by the emergency exit signs

 

6)    During the alarm, do not search for personal belongings, go to the toilet or re-enter the buildings until you have been given the ALL CLEAR to do so.

 

7)    Make your way to the designated ASSEMBLY AREA, which is the netball court next to the Astroturf at the rear of the school.  

 

MAIN HALL

If you are in the main hall you may prefer to leave by the left hand fire escape (facing the stage) and assemble at the front of the school or on Spring Bridge Road.

 

PERFORMING ARTS CENTRE (PAC)

Hirers should exit into the visitorsÕ car park via either of the fire doors and either go around to the assembly point at the rear of the buildings or assemble in the visitorsÕ car park or on Spring Bridge Road.

 

8)  The security guard or caretaker on duty will ask you if all your colleagues are present or if there is anyone unaccounted for.   He/she will then liaise with the fire brigade.

 

9)   SMOKING IS NOT PERMITTED ANYWHERE ON WHGS PREMISES