Services/facilities within the building include the School of Medicine - Central Biotechnology Services and the Leukaemia and Lymphoma Research Centre of Excellence.
The venue is situated outside the centre of the city.
This venue is situated in Cardiff.
The venue is not on a road with a steep gradient.
The nearest mainline Railway Station is Heath Low Level.
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 free for Blue Badge holders.
The car park is outside the Wales Heart Research Institute.
The car park type is open air/surface.
Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
There are 5 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 3.1m x 5m (10ft 2in x 16ft 4in).
The nearest designated bay is 70m (76yd) from the main entrance.
The furthest designated bay is 74m (81yd) 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 tarmac.
There is a dropped kerb/non stepped access from the car park to the venue.
The dropped kerb does have tactile paving.
The patron does have to cross a road.
The road is not generally busy.
The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
There is not a designated drop off point.
This information is for the entrance located to the side of the building.
There is not level access to the service.
The bell is not in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
The main doors open automatically.
The doors are double width.
The door opening is 175cm (5ft 8in) wide.
The automatic doors open towards you.
There is a ramp or slope to access this area/service.
The ramp or slope is located in front of the entrance.
The ramp or slope is moderate.
The ramp or slope is permanent.
The ramp has a handrail on the left hand side going up.
There is also an entrance on the far side of building, which is accessed by 12 medium steps with handrails both sides (shown in photograph 2).
The reception desk is 5m (16ft 4in) from the main entrance.
There is level access to reception from the entrance.
The reception desk is high.
The desk has a lowered section.
Lighting levels are medium.
There is level access to the service.
There is not a hearing assistance system.
This venue does not play background music.
The lighting levels are varied.
There are links to the Hospital main building on most floors.
The floors which are accessible by stairs are LG-UG-1-2-3-4.
There are 15+ steps between floors.
The lighting level is medium.
The steps are clearly marked.
The steps are deep.
The steps do have handrails.
The steps have a handrail on both sides.
There is a landing.
There is a lift for public use.
The lift is located to the right as you enter, past reception.
The lift is a standard lift.
The floors which are accessible by this lift are LG-UG-1-2-3-4.
The lift is 10m (11yd) from the main entrance.
The dimensions of the lift are 1.02m x 2.11m (3ft 4in x 6ft 11in).
The clear door width is 89cm.
There are not separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
There is not a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
The lift does have a visual floor indicator.
The lift does have an audible announcer.
The lighting level in the lift is medium.
The lift does have Braille markings.
The lift does have tactile markings.
There are accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.
The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.
There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
The accessible toilet is 14m (15yd) from the main entrance.
The accessible toilet is located on the upper ground floor, off the corridor past the lift, leading to the link to the main block.
There is level access to the accessible toilet.
This is a unisex toilet.
A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
The door opens inwards.
The door is locked by a twist lock.
The width of the accessible toilet door is 86cm (2ft 9in).
The door is heavy.
The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 200cm x 270cm (6ft 6in x 8ft 10in).
Floor manoeuvring space is clear in the accessible toilet.
There is a lateral transfer space.
As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
The lateral transfer space is 135cm (4ft 5in).
There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
There is a flush on the transfer side.
The tap type is lever.
There is a mixer tap.
There is a functional emergency alarm available.
Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
There is not a coat hook.
Wall mounted rails are available.
As you face the toilet the wall mounted grab rails are on the right.
There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
There are mirrors in the accessible toilet.
Mirrors are placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 48cm (1ft 6in).
There is not a hand dryer.
There is a towel dispenser.
The towel dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
The towel dispenser is placed higher than 100cm.
The towel dispenser is 141cm (4ft 7in) high.
There is a toilet roll holder.
The toilet roll holder can be reached from seated on the toilet.
The toilet roll holder is not placed higher than 100cm.
There is a sink.
The sink can be reached from seated on the toilet.
The sink is not placed higher than 74cm.
The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
The contrast between the grab rails and wall is poor.
The contrast between the drop down rails and wall is poor.
The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
Lighting levels are medium.
There are identical toilets on all other floors. The accessible toilet on the lower ground floor has sensor operated taps.
Standard toilets are available.
The female and male toilets are located on the upper ground floor, past the adapted toilet.
The female and male toilets are 17m (18yd) from the main entrance.
Inside the venue, there is level access to the female and male toilet.
Lighting levels are bright.
The unisex toilet is located on the first floor, left as you exit the lift.
The unisex toilets are 3m (9ft 10in) from the lift.
Inside the venue, there is level access to the unisex toilet.
This is by lift.
Lighting levels are medium.
There are also male and female toilets on floor 3, and unisex toilets on floors 2 and 4.
Standard level access shower facilities are not available.
The shower is located on the lower ground floor, next to the adapted toilet, and is accessed by a deep step.
Staff do 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.