4 Portland Mews
Plymouth University, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Devon PL4 8AA
01752 600 600
Guide Last Updated: 13/09/2013
Monday 09:00 - 12:15.
Monday 12:45 - 16:30.
Tuesday 09:00 - 12:15.
Tuesday 12:45 - 18:00.
Wednesday 09:00 - 12:15.
Wednesday 12:45 - 18:00.
Thursday 09:00 - 12:15.
Thursday 12:45 - 16:30.
Friday 09:00 - 12:15.
Friday 12:45 - 16:00.
The venue is situated within the centre of the city.
This venue is situated in Plymouth.
The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
The nearest mainline station is Plymouth.
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 1 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 420cm x 440cm (13ft 9in x 14ft 5in).
The nearest designated bay is 8m (26ft 3in) 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 block paving.
The patron does not have to cross a road.
The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
There is not level access into the venue.
The main doors open towards you (pull).
The doors are single width.
The doors are heavy.
The door opening is 86cm (2ft 10in) wide.
The reception desk is 6m (19ft 8in) from the main entrance.
There is level access to reception from the entrance.
The reception desk is low height.
Lighting levels are bright.
There is level access to the service.
There is not a hearing assistance system.
This venue does not play background music.
Lighting levels are varied.
Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
The floors which are accessible by stairs are G-1-2.
There are 15+ steps between floors.
The lighting level is medium.
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.
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.
Staff are Text Relay aware.
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 3m (9ft 10in) from the main entrance.
The accessible toilet is located beyond the entrance.
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 outwards.
The door is locked by a twist lock.
The width of the accessible toilet door is 86cm (2ft 10in).
The door is light.
The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 116cm x 218cm (3ft 10in x 7ft 2in).
Floor manoeuvring space is not clear in the accessible toilet.
There is a lateral transfer space.
As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
The lateral transfer space is 77cm (2ft 6in).
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 not a functional emergency alarm available.
No emergency alarm fitted in the cubicle.
Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
There is a coat hook.
The coat hook is not within 120cm (3ft 11in) from floor level.
Wall mounted 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 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 45cm (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 (3ft 3in).
The towel dispenser is 105cm (3ft 5in) 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 (3ft 3in).
There is a sink.
The sink cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
The sink 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 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 fair.
Lighting levels are medium.