Lookout Express

Northampton College at Booth Lane, Main Building, Booth Lane, Northampton, Northamptonshire NN3 3RF

01604 734357

enquiries@northamptoncollege.ac.uk

www.northamptoncollege.ac.uk

Guide Last Updated: 11/08/2016

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Access Guide

  • Lookout Express is located to the side of The Lookout, on level 1 of Block E.

  • Monday 10:00 - 16:00.

  • Tuesday 10:00 - 19:00.

  • Wednesday 10:00 - 19:00.

  • Thursday 10:00 - 19:00.

  • Friday 10:00 - 14:30.

  • Saturday Closed.

  • Sunday Closed.

  • The venue is situated outside the centre of the town.

  • This venue is situated in Northampton.

  • The nearest mainline station is Northampton.

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

  • The venue does have its own car park.

  • Parking is free for all users.

  • 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 are 7 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.

  • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 500cm x 600cm (16ft x 19ft).

  • The nearest designated bay is 70m (76yd 21in) from the main entrance.

  • The furthest designated bay is 80m (87yd 19in) 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 uneven surfaces.

  • 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 not have to cross a road.

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

  • There is a designated drop off point.

  • The drop off point is located at the side of the car park.

  • There is a dropped kerb from the drop off point.

  • There is tactile paving on the dropped kerb.

  • 4 designated bays are available outside the Nursery building. There is an easy slope leading to the Nursery building.

  • 3 designated bays are available outside the Oak Building - Business Centre. There is an easy slope leading to the Oak building.

  • Standard bays are also available throughout the car park.

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  • The venue does have its own car park.

  • Parking is free for all users.

  • 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 are 23 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.

  • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 500cm x 600cm (16ft x 19ft).

  • The nearest designated bay is 50m (54yd 2ft) from the main entrance.

  • The furthest designated bay is 110m (120yd 11in) 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 not have to cross a road.

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

  • There is a designated drop off point.

  • The drop off point is located within St Gregory's Road Car Park.

  • There is a dropped kerb from the drop off point.

  • Designated bays are located along side the main building and are available throughout the front of the car park.

  • Standard bays are also located throughout the car park.

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  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the venue.

  • There is not level access into the venue.

  • The main doors open automatically.

  • The doors are double width.

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

  • There is a second set of doors.

  • The doors open automatically.

  • The doors are double width.

  • The door opening is 169cm (5ft) wide.

  • There is carpet and rubber flooring between the two sets of doors.

  • A set of security barriers are located ahead as you pass reception.

  • The standard barriers are 60cm wide.

  • The accessible barriers are 96cm wide.

  • A swipe card is used to access the barriers.

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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 easy.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

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  • This information is for the entrance located on level 1 of Block E.

  • There is level access into the venue.

  • The main doors open away from you (push).

  • The doors are double width.

  • The doors are heavy.

  • The door opening is 169cm (5ft 7in) wide.

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  • There is level access to the service.

  • This venue does not play background music.

  • Lighting levels are medium.

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

  • Customers can charge scooters or wheelchairs at the venue.

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  • The following information is for the cafe.

  • Full table service is not available.

  • Food or drinks are ordered from the service counter.

  • Food or drinks can be brought to the table.

  • There is not a lowered section at the service counter.

  • No chairs are permanently fixed.

  • No chairs have armrests.

  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 70cm (2ft).

  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.

  • Menus are wall only.

  • Menus are not available in Braille.

  • Menus are not available in large print.

  • Picture menus are not available.

  • Menus are clearly written.

  • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.

  • The type of food served here is takeaway food and bakery goods.

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  • There are adapted toilets available throughout the Main Building.

  • Please see the guide for the Main Building for more details.

  • Baby change facilities are not located within the venue.

  • There are standard toilets available throughout the Main Building.

  • Please see the guide for the Main Building for more details.

  • 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.