10 Priory Road

University of Bristol, 10 Priory Road, Bristol, City of Bristol BS8 1TX

0117 331 7582

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Guide Last Updated: 17/03/2017

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Access Guide

  • Services / facilities within the building include the School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies - Staff Offices and Teaching Rooms.

  • Monday 08:30 - 17:00.

  • Tuesday 08:30 - 17:00.

  • Wednesday 08:30 - 17:00.

  • Thursday 08:30 - 17:00.

  • Friday 08:30 - 17:00.

  • Saturday Closed.

  • Sunday Closed.

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

  • This venue is situated in Bristol.

  • The nearest National Rail station is Clifton Down.

  • There is not a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.

  • The venue does not have its own car park.

  • On street marked Blue Badge bays are available.

  • The dimensions of the marked Blue Badge bays are 600cm x 300cm (19ft 8in x 9ft 10in).

  • On street Blue Badge parking is located in Elmdale Road, to the right of the venue.

  • Clearly signed and / or standard marked parking bays are available.

  • Standard marked parking bays are located along Priory Road.

  • Parking along Priory Road is pay and display for a maximum of 3 hours.

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

  • There is not level access into the venue.

  • The bell is not in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.

  • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).

  • The door(s) is / are double.

  • The door(s) is / are heavy.

  • The width of the door opening is 156cm (5ft 1in).

  • There is a second set of doors.

  • The door(s) open(s) away from you (push).

  • The door(s) is / are single.

  • The door(s) is / are heavy.

  • The width of the door opening is 96cm (3ft 2in).

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

  • The step(s) is/are located in front of the entrance.

  • There is/are 11 step(s) to the area/service.

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

  • The step(s) is/are not clearly marked.

  • The step(s) is/are deep (18cm+).

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

  • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides.

  • This information is for the entrance located on the right hand 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 single.

  • The width of the door opening is 84cm (2ft 9in).

  • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.

  • The door opens on swiping a UCard

  • To access the entrance step free you will need to go to the rear of the building, head right and then take the slope down to the entrance.

  • The accessible entrance leads onto the lower ground floor.

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

  • The ramp/slope does bypass the step(s).

  • The ramp/slope is located to the left of the building, then along the rear and then part way along the buildings right.

  • The ramp/slope is easy.

  • The ramp/slope is permanent.

  • There is not a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.

  • The ramp does not have handrails.

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

  • The step(s) is/are located to the right of the building.

  • There is/are 6 step(s) to the area/service.

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

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

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

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

  • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the step(s).

  • The first step is separate from the others.

  • It leads to an easy ramp that in turn leads to the remaining five steps.

  • The entrance is then on the left.

  • There is level access to the service.

  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

  • This venue does not play background music.

  • The lighting levels are medium.

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

  • There are 15+ steps between floors.

  • The lighting levels are medium.

  • The steps are clearly marked.

  • The steps are deep (18cm+).

  • The steps do have handrails.

  • The steps have a handrail on the left going up.

  • There is a landing.

  • The services / areas on the floors which are not accessible are teaching rooms and offices on the ground, first and second floors.

  • There are accessible toilet facilities within this venue.

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

  • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.

  • This accessible toilet is approximately 6m (6yd 1ft) from the accessible entrance.

  • This accessible toilet is located to your right on entrance.

  • There is level access to this 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 84cm (2ft 9in).

  • The door is light.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 192cm x 132cm (6ft 4in x 4ft 4in).

  • There is a clear 150cm x 150cm manoeuvring space 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 71cm (2ft 4in).

  • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.

  • There is a flush on the transfer side.

  • The tap type is twist/turn.

  • There is not a mixer tap.

  • There is an emergency pull cord alarm in the cubicle.

  • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.

  • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.

  • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).

  • Wall-mounted grab rails are available.

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

  • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.

  • There is a mirror.

  • 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 40cm (1ft 4in).

  • There is a hand dryer.

  • The hand dryer cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.

  • The hand dryer is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).

  • The height of the hand dryer is 115cm (3ft 9in).

  • 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 wash basin.

  • The wash basin cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.

  • The wash basin is placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).

  • The height of the wash basin is 82cm (2ft 8in).

  • The contrast between the internal door and wall is poor.

  • The contrast between the external door and wall is poor.

  • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is poor.

  • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is poor.

  • The toilet seat colour contrast is poor.

  • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.

  • The lighting levels are medium.

  • Standard toilet facilities are available.

  • The female toilet facilities that were surveyed are located on the ground floor, to the right of the main entrance as you enter.

  • The female toilet(s) is/are approximately 5m (5yd 1ft) from the main entrance.

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

  • Lighting levels are medium.

  • The male toilet facilities that were surveyed are located on the landing between floors G-1.

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

  • Lighting levels are medium.

  • The female and male toilet facilities that were surveyed are located on the lower ground floor, to the right of the accessible entrance.

  • The female and male toilets are approximately 2m (2yd 7in) from the accessible entrance.

  • Inside the venue, there is level access to the female and male toilets.

  • Lighting levels are medium.

  • This building does not have fire alarm strobes.

  • There is not level egress from the ground floor.

  • There is stepped egress from the ground floor.

  • There is not a refuge point in this building.

  • There is not an evacuation chair for the building.

  • There is not an evacuation lift for the building.

  • 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.