Main Building Learning Resource Centre

Bolton College, Deane Road Main Building, Deane Road, Bolton BL3 5BG

01204 482 000

info@boltoncc.ac.uk

www.boltoncollege.ac.uk

Guide Last Updated: 04/08/2016

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Access Guide

  • Monday 10:00 - 18:30.

  • Tuesday 10:00 - 18:30.

  • Wednesday 10:00 - 18:30.

  • Thursday 10:00 - 18:30.

  • Friday 10:00 - 16:00.

  • Saturday Closed.

  • Sunday Closed.

  • 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 National Rail 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • This information is for the entrance located on the first floor of the building.

  • There is level access into the venue.

  • Level access is via lift.

  • The main door(s) open away from you (push).

  • The doors are double width.

  • The door opening is 167cm (5ft 6in) wide.

  • There are security barriers on approach to the doors wth a width of 96cm.

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  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.

  • The ramp or slope is located leading to the entrance.

  • The ramp or slope is moderate.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

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

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  • There is level access to the service.

  • There is a hearing assistance system.

  • The system is a portable loop.

  • Staff are trained to use the system.

  • The lighting levels are medium.

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

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  • The desk is 7m (7yd 1ft) from the entrance.

  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.

  • The lighting levels are bright.

  • The reception desk is low (76cm or lower).

  • The desk is generally staffed.

  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

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  • This library does not have a regular supply of books in Braille.

  • This library does not have a regular supply of books in large print.

  • This library does not have a regular supply of books in audio format.

  • There is an ordering service.

  • It takes approximately 14 days to process an order.

  • The library does not have computers with accessible software.

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  • The nearest toilet is located within the Deane Road Main Building.

  • The nearest toilet is located within the Deane Road Main Building.

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.

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

  • Staff are Text Relay aware.