6 West South

Claverton Down, Bath BA2 7AY

01225 385 444

www.bath.ac.uk

Guide Last Updated: 29/06/2017

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Access Guide

  • Services / facilities within the building include 6WS Learning Commons.

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

  • This venue is situated in Bath.

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

  • The nearest mainline station is Bath Spa.

  • The venue does not have its own car park.

  • There is not a car park for public use within 200m (approx).

  • On street marked Blue Badge bays are not available.

  • There is not a designated drop off point.

  • There is an East and a West car park for visitors and staff on the campus.

  • Because of limited parking space, there are restrictions on students bringing cars onto campus. Accessible parking is, however, available for visitors, staff and students as marked. Students needing to park on site because of a disability are provided with permits.

  • Please see the separate guides for each car park for details.

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

  • There is level access into the venue.

  • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).

  • The door(s) is / are double.

  • The door(s) is / are heavy.

  • The width of the door opening is 150cm (4ft 11in).

  • There is a second set of doors.

  • The door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).

  • The door(s) is / are double.

  • The door(s) is / are heavy.

  • The width of the door opening is 150cm (4ft 11in).

  • This entrance opens into the ground level of the building.

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

  • There is not level access into the venue.

  • The main door(s) open(s) automatically (towards you).

  • The door(s) is / are double.

  • The width of the door opening is 146cm (4ft 9in).

  • This entrance opens into the upper ground level of the building.

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  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.

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

  • The ramp/slope is moderate.

  • The ramp/slope is permanent.

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

  • The ramp does have handrails.

  • The handrails are on both sides.

  • The width of the ramp/slope is 182cm (5ft 12in).

  • There is not tactile paving at the top and bottom of the steps.

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  • There is level access to the service(s).

  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

  • This venue does not play background music.

  • The lighting levels are bright.

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

  • Customers cannot charge scooters or wheelchairs at the venue.

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  • The floors which are accessible by stairs are LG-G-UG.

  • The lighting levels are bright.

  • The steps are clearly marked.

  • The steps are deep (18cm+).

  • The steps do have handrails.

  • The steps have a handrail on both sides.

  • There is not a landing.

  • There are 12 steps between the ground and upper ground level.

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  • There are not accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.

  • Standard toilet facilities are available.

  • The female toilet facilities that were surveyed are located on the lower ground floor.

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

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • The male toilet facilities that were surveyed are located on the lower ground floor.

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

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • Inside the venue, there is not level access to the female and male toilets.

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

  • The step(s) is/are located leading down to the standard toilets.

  • There is/are 5 step(s) to the area/service.

  • The lighting levels at the step(s) are medium.

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

  • The step(s) is/are medium height (11cm - 17cm).

  • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).

  • The handrail(s) is/are on the left going up.

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  • Staff do not receive disability awareness / equality training.

  • Staff do not receive deaf awareness training.

  • Documents can be requested in Braille.

  • Documents can be requested in large print.

  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.

  • This service cannot be requested.

  • Staff are Text Relay aware.