Roland Levinsky

Plymouth University, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Devon PL4 8AA

01752 600 600

www.plymouth.ac.uk

Guide Last Updated: 08/03/2016

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Access Guide

  • Services / facilities within the building include teaching rooms and a cafe.

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

  • This venue is situated in Plymouth.

  • The venue is 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 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.

  • The nearest designated bay is 14m (15yd 11in) from the rear entrance.

  • The furthest designated bay is 28m (30yd 1ft) from the rear 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.

  • There is not a designated drop off point.

  • The parking bays here are for Blue Badge holders only.

  • The bays are not marked. There is room for around 7 cars here.

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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 automatically.

  • The automatic doors are push pad activated.

  • The doors are single width.

  • The door opening is 108cm (3ft 7in) wide.

  • There is also a automatic revolving door available to the right of this door.

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

  • The step(s) is / are located in front of the entrance.

  • There is / are 15+ step(s) to the area / service.

  • The step(s) is / are clearly marked.

  • The step(s) is / are medium.

  • The steps do have handrails.

  • The handrails are on both sides.

  • There is a standard and / or platform lift to access this service.

  • The lift does bypass the step(s).

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  • There is a lift for public use.

  • The lift is located off Coberg Street, at the bottom of stairs.

  • The lift is a standard lift.

  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are street-0-1.

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

  • The dimensions of the lift are 122cm x 140cm (4ft x 4ft 7in).

  • The clear door width is 87cm (2ft 10in).

  • There are separate entry and exit doors in the lift.

  • There is not 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 Braille markings.

  • The lift does have tactile markings.

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

  • The lighting level in the lift is medium.

  • Level 0 leads to the main entrance. Level 1 leads to the Southside cafe and public square.

  • There are push pad operated automatic doors, 98cm wide, with a small threshold on all levels.

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  • This information is for the entrance located at the rear of the building.

  • There is not level access into the venue.

  • The main door(s) open automatically.

  • The automatic doors are push pad activated.

  • The doors are single width.

  • The door opening is 108cm (3ft 7in) wide.

  • There are also automatic revolving doors available to the right of this door.

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

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

  • The ramp or slope is easy.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

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

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  • The reception desk is 7m (22ft 12in) from the accessible entrance.

  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.

  • Lighting levels are medium.

  • The desk has a lowered section.

  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

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  • The reception desk is 4m (4yd 14in) from the main entrance.

  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.

  • Lighting levels are medium.

  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

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  • The reception desk is 10m (32ft 10in) from the main entrance.

  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.

  • Lighting levels are medium.

  • There is a hearing assistance system.

  • Monday 09:00 - 12:30.

  • Monday 13:30 - 15:00.

  • Tuesday 09:00 - 12:30.

  • Tuesday 13:30 - 15:00.

  • Wednesday 09:00 - 12:30.

  • Wednesday 13:30 - 15:00.

  • Thursday 09:00 - 12:30.

  • Thursday 13:30 - 15:00.

  • Friday 09:00 - 12:30.

  • Friday 13:30 - 15:00.

  • Saturday Closed.

  • Sunday Closed.

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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.

  • This venue does not play background music.

  • Lighting levels are varied.

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

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  • The following information is for the cafe.

  • Once inside, there is level access to the service.

  • Full table service is not available.

  • Food or drinks are ordered from the service counter.

  • Food or drinks cannot be brought to the table.

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

  • No tables are permanently fixed.

  • No chairs are permanently fixed.

  • No chairs have armrests.

  • The nearest table is 18m (20yd) from the lift.

  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 74cm (2ft 5in).

  • Menus are hand held 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 hot and cold meals and snacks.

  • Monday 08:30 - 16:00.

  • Tuesday 08:30 - 16:00.

  • Wednesday 08:30 - 16:00.

  • Thursday 08:30 - 16:00.

  • Friday 08:30 - 16:00.

  • Saturday Closed.

  • Sunday Closed.

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  • The cinema has 1 screens.

  • All screens have level access.

  • Films are mainly mainstream and art.

  • There are designated spaces for wheelchair users.

  • Designated spaces are situated at the front and at the back of the cinema.

  • Wheelchairs may be left with the patron.

  • Companions sit next to you.

  • It is 7m (22ft 12in) from the accessible toilet to the furthest screen.

  • Assistance dogs are allowed in the cinema.

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  • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G-1-2-3-4-5-6-7.

  • 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.

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  • There is a lift for public use.

  • The lift is located on the right of the building.

  • The lift is a standard lift.

  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are G-1-2-3-4-5-6-7.

  • The lift is 48m (52yd) from accessible entrance.

  • The dimensions of the lift are 145cm x 152cm (4ft 9in x 4ft 12in).

  • The clear door width is 110cm (3ft 7in).

  • 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 controls do not have Braille markings.

  • The lift controls do have tactile markings.

  • The controls for the lift are within reach for a wheelchair user.

  • The lighting level in the lift is low.

  • Additional lifts are available, although these lifts go no further than the third floor.

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  • There is a lift for public use.

  • The lift is located at the front of the ground floor.

  • The lift is a standard lift.

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

  • The platform lift accesses a small level change.

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

  • The dimensions of the lift are 100cm x 150cm (3ft 3in x 4ft 11in).

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

  • There are separate entry and exit doors in the lift.

  • There is not 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 have Braille markings.

  • The lift controls do have tactile markings.

  • The controls for the lift are within reach for a wheelchair user.

  • The lighting level in the lift is bright.

  • This lift gives access to the front of the cinema.

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  • 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.

  • This accessible toilet is 50m (54yd 2ft) from the accessible entrance.

  • This accessible toilet is located on the left of the building as you enter.

  • 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.

  • The door is locked by a twist lock.

  • The width of the accessible toilet door is 86cm (2ft 10in).

  • The door weight is heavy.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 132cm x 245cm (4ft 4in x 8ft).

  • Floor manoeuvring space is clear 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 90cm (2ft 11in).

  • 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.

  • The emergency alarm is fully functional.

  • 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 is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.

  • There are mirrors.

  • 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 grab rails and wall is good.

  • The contrast between the drop down rails and wall is good.

  • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.

  • The lighting levels are medium.

  • There is a RoomMate installed within the toilet.

  • The RoomMate provides an audio description of the locations of fixtures and fittings, as well as how they are operated.

  • There are additional toilets are located on all floors.

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  • Standard toilets are available.

  • The female and male toilets are located in the main corridor.

  • The female and male toilets are 31m (34yd) from the accessible entrance.

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

  • Lighting levels are medium.

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  • 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.

  • Fire Exits and Refuge Points

  • There are fire exits North, South and East.

  • There are Assembly Points at the front of Davy. There is a Fire/emergency evacuation lift through Room 101 Fine Art.

  • There are Refuge Points on Levels 1 - 7 Core 3 North East Stairs with communications to Portland Square.