Deane Road Main Building

Bolton College, Deane Road, Bolton BL3 5BG

01204 482 000

info@boltoncc.ac.uk

www.boltoncollege.ac.uk

Guide Last Updated: 20/11/2017

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Access Guide

  • Services / facilities within the building include further education classes.

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the campus.

  • This venue is situated in the Deane Road campus.

  • The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.

  • The nearest mainline station is Bolton.

  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.

  • The 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 located at the rear of the building.

  • The car park type is open air/surface.

  • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.

  • There is/are 10 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.

  • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 500cm x 600cm (16ft 5in x 19ft 8in).

  • Designated parking bays are clearly marked.

  • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 28m (30yd 1ft) from the main entrance.

  • The furthest Blue Badge bay is 40m (43yd 2ft) from the main entrance.

  • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user unaided.

  • The car park surface is block paving.

  • There is not a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.

  • 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 at the front of the building.

  • There is not level access into the venue.

  • The main door(s) open(s) automatically (towards you).

  • The door(s) is / are single.

  • The width of the door opening is 94cm (3ft 1in).

  • The automatic doors are push pad activated.

  • There is a revolving door to the right of the accessible entrance.

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.

  • The ramp/slope does bypass the step(s).

  • The ramp/slope is located on both sides leading to the entrance.

  • The ramp/slope is moderate.

  • The ramp/slope is permanent.

  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.

  • The ramp does have handrails.

  • The handrails are on the left going up.

  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.

  • The step(s) is/are located leading to the entrance.

  • There is/are 3 step(s) to the area/service.

  • There is tactile paving at the top and bottom of the steps.

  • The step(s) is/are not clearly marked.

  • The step(s) is/are medium height (11cm - 17cm).

  • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).

  • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides.

  • The desk/counter is 12m (13yd 4in) from the main entrance.

  • There is level access to the desk/counter from the entrance.

  • The lighting levels are bright.

  • The desk/counter is high (110cm+).

  • The desk/counter has a low (76cm or lower) section.

  • The desk/counter is staffed.

  • There is a hearing assistance system.

  • The type of system is a portable loop.

  • Staff are trained to use the system.

  • There is level access to the service(s).

  • There is a hearing assistance system.

  • The system is a portable loop.

  • Staff are trained to use the system.

  • The hearing loop is located behind the reception desk.

  • This venue does not play background music.

  • The lighting levels are varied.

  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.

  • Customers cannot charge scooters or wheelchairs at the venue.

  • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G, 1, 2 and 3.

  • The stairs are located to the right on entering the main reception.

  • The stairs are approximately 8m from the main entrance.

  • There are 15+ steps between floors.

  • The lighting levels are medium.

  • The steps are not clearly marked.

  • The steps are medium (11cm - 17cm).

  • 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 on the left of the building.

  • The lift is a standard lift.

  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are G, 1, 2 and 3.

  • Wall mounted information boards are provided at lift landings.

  • The lift is approximately 30m (32yd 2ft) from the main entrance.

  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.

  • The dimensions of the lift are 128cm x 160cm (4ft 2in x 5ft 3in).

  • The clear door width is 90cm (2ft 11in).

  • There are not separate entry and exit doors in the lift.

  • There is 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 lift does not have a hearing loop system.

  • The lift does have Braille markings.

  • The lift does have tactile markings.

  • The controls for the lift are within 90cm - 120cm from the floor.

  • The lighting level in the lift is medium.

  • A swipe is required to access the lift.

  • An additional lift is located on the right side of the building.

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.

  • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.

  • There is Braille, tactile and pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.

  • This accessible toilet is approximately 40m (43yd 2ft) from the main entrance.

  • This accessible toilet is located on the left of the building off the main corridor.

  • Identical toilets are located on all floors.

  • There is level access to this accessible toilet.

  • This is a unisex toilet.

  • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.

  • The door opens outwards (automatically).

  • There is no lock for the toilet door.

  • The width of the accessible toilet door is 90cm (2ft 11in).

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 170cm x 215cm (5ft 7in x 7ft 1in).

  • There is a clear 150cm x 150cm manoeuvring space 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 96cm (3ft 2in).

  • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.

  • There is a flush on the transfer side.

  • The tap type is sensor.

  • There is an emergency pull cord alarm in the cubicle.

  • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.

  • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.

  • There is a/are waste paper pedal bin disposal units.

  • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).

  • Wall-mounted grab rails are available.

  • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rails are on both sides.

  • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.

  • There is a mirror.

  • 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 50cm (1ft 8in).

  • There is a hand dryer.

  • The hand dryer cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.

  • The hand dryer is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).

  • There is not a towel dispenser.

  • 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 (3ft 3in).

  • There is a wash basin.

  • The wash basin can be reached from seated on the toilet.

  • The wash basin is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).

  • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.

  • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.

  • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.

  • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is good.

  • The toilet seat colour contrast is good.

  • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.

  • The lighting levels are medium.

  • Standard toilet facilities are available.

  • There are male and female standard toilets facilities on all floors.

  • The female and male toilet facilities that were surveyed are located on the left of the building.

  • The female and male toilets are approximately 38m (41yd 1ft) from the main entrance.

  • Inside the venue, there is level access to the female and male toilets.

  • Lighting levels are medium.

  • Baby change facilities are located within the venue.

  • Baby change facilities are located within the standard toilets.

  • The height of the baby change table once extended is 90cm (2ft 11in).

  • Inside the venue, there is level access to the baby change facility.

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.

  • Staff do not receive deaf awareness training.

  • Documents can be requested in Braille.

  • Documents can be requested in large print.

  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.

  • This service can be requested.

  • Staff are Text Relay aware.

  • Home visits / services are not available.