The venue is situated within the centre of the campus.
This venue is situated in the Rivermead Campus.
The venue is not on a road with a steep gradient.
The nearest mainline Railway Station is Chelmsford.
There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
This venue does have its own car park.
Parking is not free for all users.
Parking is not free for Blue Badge holders.
The car park is at the front of the venue.
The car park type is open air/surface.
Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
There is 1 designated parking bay within the car park.
The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 3.7m x 4.5m (12ft 1in x 14ft 9in).
The nearest designated bay is 8m (26ft 2in) from the main entrance.
The furthest designated bay is 8m (26ft 2in) from the main entrance.
The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user with assistance.
Assistance may be required because there is/are slopes/ramps.
The car park surface is block paving.
There is not a dropped kerb/non stepped access from the car park to the venue.
The patron does not have to cross a road.
The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
There is not a designated drop off point.
A permit is required to use the Student Village car parks.
There are additional designated bays located in car parks all around the Student Village.
This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
There is not level access to the service.
The bell is in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
The intercom is in a position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
The main doors open towards you (pull).
The doors are single width.
The doors are heavy.
The door opening is 100cm (3ft 3in) wide.
This door can be opened automatically by a remote access fob.
There is a ramp or slope to access this area/service.
The ramp or slope is located in front of the main entrance.
The ramp or slope is moderate.
The ramp or slope is permanent.
There is level access to the service.
The lighting levels are varied.
Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
The photograph shows the entrance to Flat 80, which is 75cm wide and opens towards you.
This can also be opened automatically by a remote access fob.
The establishment provides 2 adapted accommodation facilities with an ensuite and/or separate adapted bathroom.
The adapted facilities are located in Flat 80 on the ground floor.
There is level access from an accessible entrance.
The room number viewed was 567.
The width of the door to the room is 77cm (2ft 6in).
The dimensions of the clear floor space are 190cm x 185cm (6ft 2in x 6ft ).
The bed is 52cm (1ft 8in) high.
The measurement between the bed base and floor is 30cm (11in).
Light switches are within 120cm (3ft 11in) from floor level.
There is not a functional emergency alarm in the room.
It is tied up and out of reach (higher than 10cm (4in) from floor).
Other adapted facilities available in the bedroom are high visibility, accessible height plug sockets and automatically controlled windows.
Other adapted facilities available in the accommodation are in the kitchen, where there is a flashing fire alarm, height adjustable sink and hob, and an accessible oven. There are also cupboards at an accessible height .
The information relates to the ensuite.
The dimensions of the bathroom are 202cm x 161cm (6ft 7in x 5ft 3in).
The door opens outwards.
The width of the door to the bathroom is 87cm (2ft 10in).
The door is heavy.
There is a functional emergency alarm in the bathroom.
The door is locked by a twist lock.
The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 47cm (1ft 6in).
There is not a toilet roll holder.
There is a sink.
The sink cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
There is a mixer tap for the sink.
The tap type is lever.
There is a lateral transfer space.
The measurement for lateral transfer is 122cm (4ft ).
As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
There is not a flush on the transfer side.
Wall mounted grab rails are available.
As you face the toilet the wall mounted grab rails are on both sides.
There are mirrors.
Mirrors are placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
There is not a bath.
There is a wheel in shower.
The shower head height is adjustable.
The type of shower controls used is lever.
The shower seat is flip down.
The show seat height is 42cm (1ft 4in).
There are handrails available.
The colour contrast between external room door and wall is good.
The colour contrast between the walls and floor is good.
The colour contrast between internal room door and wall is good.
The colour contrast between external ensuite/bathroom door and wall is good.
Lighting levels are bright.
The colour contrast between internal bathroom door and wall is good.
The colour contrast between the walls and floor in the bathroom is good.
The colour contrast between the drop down rails and wall is good.
The colour contrast between the grab rails and wall is good.
Lighting levels are bright.
Some of the rooms have auxiliary aids for people with sensory impairments.
Flashing alarms are available.
Vibrating pillows are available.
Flashing fire alarms are in the rooms.
Vibrating fire alarms are in the rooms.
Assistance dogs are welcome to stay with residents in standard rooms.
There are 2 adapted rooms with wheel in showers.
Ground floor rooms do have level access.
Adjoining rooms are not available.
There are standard rooms on other floors.
The other floors cannot be accessed by lift.
Adjoining rooms are not available.
In the adapted rooms there is a height adjustable sink in the bathroom.
The flashing and vibrating fire alarms are only available in the adapted rooms.
The floors which are accessible by stairs are G-1-2.
There are 15+ steps between floors.
The lighting level is medium.
The steps are clearly marked.
The steps are medium height.
The steps do have handrails.
The steps have a handrail on the left side going up.
There is a landing.
The services on the floors which are not accessible are additional flats containing standard ensuite rooms.
Staff do not receive disability awareness / equality training.
Documents can be requested in Braille.
Documents can be requested in large print.
A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not generally on duty.
This service can be requested.
Staff are not Text Relay aware.
Documents are also available in audio format on request.