Getting to Grimm & Co

Travelling by train, tram train, or bus:

By train and tram train:
Rotherham Central railway station is the only railway station in Rotherham.  This is also the station for the tram train. It is 0.4 miles/650m from Grimm & Co and the postcode is S60 1QH.

Staff help is available at the station, and details of this can be found by calling 0808 156 1606. There is a lift for platform access and ramps for access to the ticket office. There is a taxi rank at the front of the station but there are no dedicated pick-up/set down points.

The route from the station to Grimm & Co is tarmac or concrete slab pavement with drop curbs at crossings.

There is one main exit from the station. When exiting the station, turn right to go down Bridge Street. As you go down this street you will cross a bridge over the river.

At the end of the Bridge Street, turn right onto Bridgegate (there’s a Yorkshire Bank on the corner of this street). Go to the top of Bridgegate,
where you will see All Saints Square (an open, paved area) and the minster.

Turn left to cross All Saints Square, and then turn right onto College Street (there’s a large British Heart Foundation shop on this street).
You will see Grimm & Co at the end of this street, on the corner of Doncaster Gate and Wellgate. Once you reach the top of College Street,
cross Doncaster Gate at the pedestrian crossing in order to reach Grimm & Co.

This route is mostly flat, with a slight upward incline on Bridge Street and Bridgegate.

By bus:
Rotherham Bus Station, also sometimes referred to as Rotherham Bus Interchange, is 0.3 miles/490m from Grimm & Co and the postcode is S60 1EY.

The bus station has level access throughout. Staff are available to help and there is an assistance point.

The route from the bus station to Grimm & Co is tarmac or concrete slab pavement with drop curbs at crossings.

To reach Grimm & Co, exit the bus station concourse via its south-westexit. The south-west exit is where buses both enter and exit the bus station, and is the exit that is closest to Rotherham town centre. Upon exiting the bus station, cross Frederick Street and go up Bridgegate (there is a Yorkshire Bank on the corner of Bridgegate). At the top of Bridgegate you will see All Saints Square (an open, paved area) and the minster. Turn left to cross All Saints Square, and then turn right onto College Street (there’s a large British Heart Foundation shop on this street).  You will see Grimm & Co at the end of this street, on the corner of Doncaster Gate and Wellgate. Once you reach the top of College Street, cross Doncaster Gate at the pedestrian crossing in order to reach Grimm & Co.

This route is mostly flat, with a slight upward incline on Bridgegate.

Travelling by car:
The closest car park that has good level access is Forge Island. It is about 0.4 miles/600m from Grimm & Co and the postcode is S60 1QE.

The route from Forge Island to Grimm & Co is tarmac or concrete slab pavement with drop curbs at crossings. The route is mainly flat, with some slight inclines.

Forge Island car park charges £3.50 for full day parking and is free on weekends. Once you drive into the car park you can park anywhere in the main area, but must pay for parking in this area by cash using exact change at the machines. However, if you drive to the rear of the car park you will see an old bus station, no longer in use. This is also part of Forge Island and you can also park in here. One pay station in this area accepts card payments.

Forge Island has at least eight spaces available for blue badge holders, although parking charges may still apply.

To reach Grimm & Co, exit the car park by going under the ‘Welcome to Rotherham’ sign over the white bridge. Cross over the river and go
through a small shopping precinct. Upon exiting the shopping precinct, cross Corporation Street onto Upper Millgate. At the end of this street you will see you will see All Saints Square (an open, paved area) and the minster. Continue straight across All Saints Square, and then turn right onto College Street (there’s a large British Heart Foundation shop on this street).  You will see Grimm & Co at the end of this street, on the corner of Doncaster Gate and Wellgate. Once you reach the top of College Street, cross Doncaster Gate at the pedestrian crossing in order to reach Grimm & Co.

Near to Grimm & Co there are four accessible parking spaces. These are located at the top of College Street. These are free to park in for three
hours (with no return within two hours).

Close to Grimm & Co, there are two more car parks. These are Wellgate North (a small outdoor car park with a few accessible spaces) and Wellgate multi-storey car park (which has lifts but which might not be suitable for all users).

Drop off and pick up points
If you are being dropped off or picked up, our drop off/pick up point is on College Street. Blue badge holders are able to pull up on the concourse at the top of College Street. This area is less than 20 metres from Grimm & Co, which can be reached by using pavements and crossing one road.

There are a few loading only parking spaces on Wellgate (these are outside Shaun’s Caribbean restaurant). There spaces are within 25 metres
of Grimm & Co, which can be reached using pavements and crossing one road.

We are able to come and meet you at either of these drop off/pick up points if you need any assistance getting from here to our shop. Please
just let us know in advance so we can make sure someone is available.

 

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