Bankfield Road Centre

The City of Liverpool College, Bankfield Road, Liverpool L13 0BQ

0151 2521515

study_support@liv-coll.ac.uk

www.liv-coll.ac.uk

Guide Last Updated: 13/09/2013

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Access Guide

  • Other detailed guides completed for this venue are DISC, The Cafe, Learner Services and Learning Resource Centre.

  • The main courses within this centre are Business Studies, Horticulture, Sport and Outdoor Education.

  • The centre is made up of two buildings, the Main Building and the Annex, which are linked on floors G-1-2.

  • Monday 08:45 - 16:45.

  • Tuesday 08:45 - 16:45.

  • Wednesday 08:45 - 16:45.

  • Thursday 08:45 - 16:45.

  • Friday 08:50 - 16:00.

  • Saturday Closed.

  • Sunday Closed.

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

  • This venue is situated in Liverpool.

  • The venue is situated on a road which has a steep gradient.

  • The nearest mainline station is Wavertree Technology Park.

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

  • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 380cm x 605cm (12ft 6in x 19ft 10in).

  • The nearest designated bay is 22m (24yd) from the main entrance.

  • The furthest designated bay is 33m (36yd) 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 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 doors open automatically.

  • The doors are single width.

  • The door opening is 96cm (3ft 2in) wide.

  • There is a second set of doors.

  • The doors open automatically.

  • The doors are single width.

  • The door opening is 81cm (2ft 8in) wide.

  • The automatic entrance doors are push pad operated and open towards you.

  • There are also two sets of double, manual doors, 206 and 150 cm wide, available next to the automatic doors.

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

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

  • The ramp or slope is moderate.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

  • The width of the ramp or slope is 180cm (5ft 11in).

  • There are steps to access this area / service.

  • There is / are 2 step(s) to the area / service.

  • The steps are clearly marked.

  • The steps are medium.

  • The steps do have handrails.

  • The handrails are on the left going up.

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  • The reception desk is 5m (16ft 5in) from the front entrance.

  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.

  • The reception desk is low height.

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • Portable hearing loops are available when and where required, please contact the Centre Office.

  • The Centre Office contact telephone no. is 0151 2523013.

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  • There is not level access to the service.

  • There is a hearing assistance system.

  • The system is a fixed loop.

  • Staff are trained to use the system.

  • Lighting levels are bright.

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

  • The ramp or slope is located to the right of the Centre Office as you enter.

  • The ramp or slope is moderate.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

  • The width of the ramp or slope is 90cm (2ft 11in).

  • The ramp leads down to the Cafe, toilets and rooms G60 - G78.

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

  • There are 15+ steps between floors.

  • The lighting level is bright.

  • 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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  • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G-1-2 .

  • There are 15+ steps between floors.

  • The lighting level is bright.

  • 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 off the main corridor to the left off the foyer.

  • The lift is a standard lift.

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

  • The lift is 15m (16yd) from main entrance.

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

  • The dimensions of the lift are 146cm x 134cm (4ft 9in x 4ft 5in).

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

  • 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 have Braille markings.

  • The lift controls do have tactile markings.

  • The lighting level in the lift is bright.

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  • There is a lift for public use.

  • The lift is located off the main ground floor corridor.

  • The lift is a standard lift.

  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are G-1-2.

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

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

  • The dimensions of the lift are 153cm x 133cm (5ft 0in x 4ft 4in).

  • The clear door width is 103cm (3ft 5in).

  • There are not separate entry and exit doors in the lift.

  • There is not a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.

  • The lift does not 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 medium.

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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.

  • The accessible toilet is 40m (44yd) from the main entrance.

  • The accessible toilet is located off the main ground floor corridor.

  • 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 87cm (2ft 10in).

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 168cm x 209cm (5ft 6in x 6ft 10in).

  • There is a lateral transfer space.

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

  • The lateral transfer space is 98cm (3ft 3in).

  • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.

  • There is not a flush on the transfer side.

  • The tap type is lever.

  • There is a mixer tap.

  • There is not a functional emergency alarm available.

  • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.

  • There is a coat hook.

  • Wall mounted rails are available.

  • As you face the toilet the wall mounted grab rails are on the right.

  • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 42cm (1ft 5in).

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

  • 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 can be reached from seated on the toilet.

  • The sink is 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 good.

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • The ground floor care room G-9 has a toilet, two beds, one of which is height adjustable and 187 cm long, a shower and a portable hoist.

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  • Accessible shower facilities are available.

  • The showers are located in the Care Room on the ground floor.

  • The facilities available in the accessible shower are a flip down seat.

  • The height of the seat is 50cm (1ft 8in).

  • There is level access to the services from the shower facilities.

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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.

  • The accessible toilet is 17m (19yd) from the main entrance.

  • The accessible toilet is located to the right of the Centre Office.

  • There is not 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 87cm (2ft 10in).

  • The door is light.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 230cm x 216cm (7ft 7in x 7ft 1in).

  • 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 both sides.

  • The lateral transfer space is 87cm (2ft 10in).

  • 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.

  • It is tied up and out of reach (higher than 10cm (0ft 4in) from floor).

  • 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 47cm (1ft 7in).

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

  • 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 good.

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • There is are identical adapted toilets on the first and second floors.

  • There are similar adapted toilets on the third floor, and also on the ground floor just past the Annex Building lift. These have the lateral transfer space on the left only.

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  • Standard toilets are available.

  • The female toilets are located to the right of the Centre Office.

  • The female toilets are 16m (17yd) from the main entrance.

  • Inside the venue, there is not level access to the female toilet.

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • The male toilets are located to the right of the Centre Office.

  • The male toilets are 11m (12yd) from the main entrance.

  • Inside the venue, there is not level access to the male toilet.

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • Baby change facilities are not located within the venue.

  • There are similar standard toilets on all floors.

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  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.

  • Documents are available in Braille.

  • Documents are available in large print.

  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is generally on duty.

  • Staff are trained to BSL level 3.

  • Plastic cups are available.

  • Plastic cutlery is available.

  • Drinking straws are available on request.

  • Any documents that are not already available in Braille or large print can be made so.

  • There is a team of 8 communicators who support students across college.

  • Video magnifiers and Supernova software are available.

  • Refuge points are available next to the main lift on the upper floors.

  • The photograph shows the moderate ramp leading from the foyer to the toilets.