Dalton-Ellis Hall of Residence

The University of Manchester, Conyngham Road, Victoria Park, Manchester M14 5RR

0161 275 0210

accommodation@manchester.ac.uk

www.accommodation.manchester.ac.uk

Guide Last Updated: 10/03/2014

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Access Guide

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

  • This venue is situated in Manchester.

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

  • The nearest mainline station is Ardwick.

  • Sutherland is located on the Victoria Park Campus.

  • The venue does not have its own car park.

  • On street marked Blue Badge bays are not available.

  • There is not level access into the venue.

  • The main doors open towards you (pull).

  • The doors are double width.

  • The doors are heavy.

  • The door opening is 185cm (6ft) wide.

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

  • The ramp or slope is located leading down to the doors.

  • The ramp or slope is moderate.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

  • The width of the ramp or slope is 185cm (6ft).

  • There is level access to the service.

  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

  • This venue does not play background music.

  • Lighting levels are bright.

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

  • There are 15+ steps between floors.

  • The lighting level is bright.

  • The steps are clearly marked.

  • The steps are deep.

  • The steps do have handrails.

  • The steps have a handrail on both sides.

  • There is a landing.

  • There is a lift for public use.

  • The lift is located on the right inside the entrance.

  • The lift is a standard lift.

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

  • The lift is 4m (4yd 14in) from accessible entrance.

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

  • The dimensions of the lift are 95cm x 136cm (3ft x 4ft).

  • 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.

  • The establishment provides 1 accessible accommodation facilities with an ensuite and/or separate accessible bathroom.

  • This information refers to room G1.06.

  • The accessible facilities are located along the first floor corridor.

  • There is level access from an accessible entrance.

  • This is by lift.

  • The room number viewed was 34.

  • The width of the door to the room is 77cm (2ft).

  • The dimensions of the clear floor space are 230cm x 450cm (7ft x 14ft).

  • The bed is 37cm (14in) high.

  • The measurement between the bed base and floor is 50cm (19in).

  • Light switches are within 120cm (4ft) from floor level.

  • There is not a functional emergency alarm in the room.

  • It is out of reach (higher than 10cm (4") from floor).

  • Assistance dogs are welcome to stay with residents in accessible accommodation.

  • The information relates to the ensuite.

  • The dimensions of the bathroom are 166cm x 200cm (5ft x 6ft).

  • The door opens outwards.

  • The door is light.

  • There is not a functional emergency alarm in the bathroom.

  • No emergency alarm is fitted in the bathroom.

  • The door is locked by a twist lock.

  • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 40cm (15in).

  • 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 in height.

  • There is a sink.

  • The sink cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.

  • The height of the sink is 88cm (2ft).

  • The tap type is lever.

  • There is not a lateral transfer space.

  • Wall mounted grab rails are available.

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

  • There are mirrors.

  • The mirrors are not placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.

  • Disposal facilities are not available.

  • There is not a bath.

  • There is not a wheel in shower.

  • The colour contrast between the external room door and wall is good.

  • The colour contrast between the walls and floor is good.

  • The colour contrast between the internal room door and wall is good.

  • The colour contrast between external ensuite / bathroom door and wall is good.

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • The colour contrast between the internal bathroom door and wall is good.

  • The colour contrast between the walls and floor in the bathroom is good.

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

  • The colour contrast between the grab rails and wall is fair.

  • Lighting levels are medium.

  • None of the rooms have auxiliary aids for people with sensory impairments.

  • The accommodation does not provide any other auxiliary aids for people with mobility impairments.

  • Ground floor rooms do have level access.

  • There are standard rooms on other floors.

  • The other floors can be accessed by lift.

  • The height of the desk is 73 cm.

  • Vibrating pillows can be requested through the Disability Support Office.

  • The accommodation in Sutherland has a common room equipped with chairs and a TV.

  • There are shared kitchen facilities and the height of the worktop is 90 cm.

  • 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.