Mulberry Street Centre

The City of Liverpool College, 50 Mulberry Street, Liverpool L7 7EE

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

  • The main courses and facilities within this centre are Administration, Retail, Business and Health and Social Care.

  • Support Services within this centre are, Visually Impaired Unit, Deaf Unit and Physical Disabilities Unit.

  • 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 within the centre of the city.

  • This venue is situated in Liverpool.

  • The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.

  • The nearest mainline station is Liverpool Lime Street.

  • There is not level access into the venue.

  • The main doors open automatically.

  • The doors are single width.

  • The door opening is 89cm (2ft 11in) wide.

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

  • The ramp or slope is located leading from the pavement to the entrance.

  • The ramp or slope is easy.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

  • The width of the ramp or slope is 360cm (11ft 10in).

  • The venue does not have its own car park.

  • On street marked Blue Badge bays are not available.

  • The reception desk is 7m (22ft 12in) from the main 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 2524017.

  • 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.

  • Lighting levels are bright.

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

  • There is a lift for public use.

  • The lift is located on the left as you enter the foyer.

  • The lift is a standard lift.

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

  • The lift is 4m (13ft 1in) from main entrance.

  • The dimensions of the lift are 160cm x 140cm (5ft 3in x 4ft 7in).

  • 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 lighting level in the lift is bright.

  • Please ask at the Centre Office for the lift key.

  • A key for the lift is issued to students who qualify at the start of each term.

  • Once issued with a key there is no need to notify staff for use of the lift.

  • There are two identical lifts.

  • Hearing loops are fitted in the lifts.

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

  • 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.

  • Standard toilets are available.

  • The female toilets are located off the main ground floor corridor past reception.

  • The female toilets are 12m (13yd) from the main entrance.

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

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • The male toilets are located off the main ground floor corridor past reception.

  • The male toilets are 15m (16yd) from the main entrance.

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

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • There are similar standard male, female and adapted toilets on all floors.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • The photograph shows the care room G - 32 bed and hoist.

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

  • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.

  • The accessible toilet is 15m (16yd) from the main entrance.

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

  • 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 dimensions of the accessible toilet are 183cm x 210cm (6ft 0in x 6ft 11in).

  • There is a lateral transfer space.

  • The tap type is lever.

  • There is not a functional emergency alarm available.

  • Disposal facilities are not 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.

  • There is not a toilet roll holder.

  • There is a sink.

  • The sink is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).

  • The contrast between the walls and floor is fair.

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • There are similar standard male, female and adapted toilets on all floors.

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

  • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.

  • The accessible toilet is 25m (27yd) from the main entrance.

  • The accessible toilet is located in the main corridor and toilet.

  • This is a unisex toilet.

  • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.

  • The door opens sliding.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 136cm x 333cm (4ft 6in x 10ft 11in).

  • There is not a lateral transfer space.

  • The tap type is lever.

  • There is not a functional emergency alarm available.

  • Disposal facilities are not 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 the right.

  • 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 not a towel dispenser.

  • There is not a toilet roll holder.

  • There is a sink.

  • The sink is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).

  • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • The ground floor care room G-32 has a toilet, bed, shower and portable hoist.

  • The 1st floor care room 1-14 has an adjustable bed, toilet and portable hoist.