The Brain Charity

Norton Street, Liverpool, Merseyside L3 8LR

0151 298 2999

info@thebraincharity.org.uk

www.thebraincharity.org.uk/

Guide Last Updated: 10/05/2017

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Access Guide

  • The nearest National Rail station is Lime Street.

  • The venue does have its own car park.

  • The car park is at the front of the venue.

  • The car park type is open air/surface.

  • There are 6 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.

  • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 280cm x 400cm (9ft 2in x 13ft 1in).

  • The nearest designated bay is 6m (19ft 8in) from the main accessible entrance.

  • The car park surface is tarmac.

  • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.

  • There is not level access into the venue.

  • The main doors open automatically.

  • The doors are double width.

  • The door opening is 140cm (4ft 7in) wide.

  • There is a second set of doors.

  • The doors open automatically.

  • The doors are double width.

  • The door opening is 140cm (4ft 7in) wide.

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

  • The ramp or slope is located in front of the main entrance.

  • The ramp or slope is easy.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

  • The width of the ramp or slope is 140cm (4ft 7in).

  • The reception desk is 8m (26ft 3in) from the front entrance.

  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.

  • The reception desk is low height.

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

  • There is level access to the service.

  • There is a hearing assistance system.

  • The system is a fixed loop.

  • Staff are trained to use the system.

  • This venue does not play background music.

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • There is an IT suite available on the first floor of the building.

  • The IT suite has a rollerball mouse, large print keyboard, head set and a height adjustable table available.

  • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G-1.

  • There are 15+ steps between floors.

  • The steps are clearly marked.

  • The steps are medium.

  • The steps do have handrails.

  • The steps have a handrail on both sides.

  • There is a landing.

  • The lighting level is bright.

  • There is a lift for public use.

  • The lift is located in the foyer.

  • The lift is a standard lift.

  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are G-1.

  • The lift is 10m (32ft 10in) from accessible entrance.

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

  • The dimensions of the lift are 140cm x 100cm (4ft 7in x 3ft 3in).

  • There is a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.

  • The lift does have a visual floor indicator.

  • The lift does not have an audible announcer.

  • The lift controls do not have Braille markings.

  • The lift controls do have tactile markings.

  • The lighting level in the lift is bright.

  • There are accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.

  • The toilet is for the sole use of disabled people.

  • The accessible toilet is 14m (15yd) from the accessible entrance.

  • The accessible toilet is located in the foyer.

  • This is a unisex toilet.

  • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.

  • The door opens outwards.

  • The door is locked by a twist lock.

  • The width of the accessible toilet door is 84cm (2ft 9in).

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 200cm x 180cm (6ft 7in x 5ft 11in).

  • There is a lateral transfer space.

  • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on both sides.

  • The lateral transfer space is 80cm (2ft 7in).

  • The tap type is lever.

  • 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 both sides.

  • 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 46cm (1ft 6in).

  • There is a hand dryer.

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

  • There is a sink.

  • The sink is placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).

  • The sink is 75cm (2ft 6in) high.

  • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • The door is touch pad operated.

  • Standard toilets are available.

  • The female toilets are located in the foyer.

  • The female toilets are 14m (15yd) from the accessible entrance.

  • Inside the venue, there is level access to the female toilet.

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • The male toilets are located in the foyer.

  • The male toilets are 14m (15yd) from the accessible entrance.

  • Inside the venue, there is level access to the male toilet.

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • Baby change facilities are not located within the venue.

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.

  • Documents can be requested in Braille.

  • Documents can be requested in large print.

  • A bowl of water can be provided for an assistance dog.