Civil Engineering Laboratories
Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT
0121 414 3344
Guide Last Updated: 13/09/2013
This venue houses practical laboratory research and workshop facilities for the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences.
The venue is situated in the south west part of the within the centre of the Edgbaston campus.
The venue is not on a road with a steep gradient.
The nearest mainline Railway Station is University.
There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
This venue does have its own car park, situated to the rear of the building.
Parking is not free for all users.
Parking is free for Blue Badge holders.
The car park is at the side 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 is 1 designated parking bay, within the car park opposite the side entrance to the building.
The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 4.5m x 5m (14ft 9in x 16ft 4in).
The nearest designated bay is 25m (27yd) 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 uneven surfaces.
The car park surface is tarmac.
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.
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 away from you (push).
The doors are double width.
The doors are heavy.
The door opening is 144cm (4ft 9in) wide.
There are steps to access this area / service.
The steps are located in front of the entrance.
There is / are 1 step(s) to the area / service.
The steps are not clearly marked.
The steps are shallow.
The steps do not have handrails.
There is level access to the service.
There is not a hearing assistance system.
Lighting levels are bright.
Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
There are accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.
The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.
There is Braille, tactile and pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
The accessible toilet is 30m (33yd) from the main entrance.
The accessible toilet is located in the main workshop area.
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 locking handle.
The width of the accessible toilet door is 86cm (2ft 10in).
The door is heavy.
The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 170cm x 235cm (5ft 7in x 7ft 9in).
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 104cm (3ft 5in).
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.
It is out of reach (higher than 10cm (0ft 4in) from floor).
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 is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
There are mirrors in the accessible toilet.
Mirrors are not placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 46cm (1ft 6in).
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 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 poor.
The contrast between the external door and wall is poor.
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.
Lighting levels are medium.