10 Woodland Road

University of Bristol, 10 Woodland Road, Bristol, City of Bristol BS8 1UQ

0117 954 6755

sps-enquiries@bristol.ac.uk

www.bristol.ac.uk/sps/

Guide Last Updated: 17/11/2016

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Access Guide

  • Services / facilities within the building include the Faculty of Social Sciences and Law - Policy Studies, Poverty and Social Justice, Urban and Public Policy Research - staff and postgraduate research offices, and a lecture room.

  • Monday 09:00 - 17:00.

  • Tuesday 09:00 - 17:00.

  • Wednesday 09:00 - 17:00.

  • Thursday 09:00 - 17:00.

  • Friday 09:00 - 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 a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.

  • 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.

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

  • Standard marked parking bays are located in front of the buidling on Woodland Road.

  • There is not a designated drop off point.

  • The standard on street parking is pay and display, with a 3 hour maximum stay.

  • It is free for Blue Badge holders.

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building, off Woodland Road.

  • There is not level access into the venue.

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

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

  • The doors are single width.

  • The door(s) is / are heavy.

  • The door opening is 72cm (2ft 4in) wide.

  • There is a second set of doors.

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

  • The doors are single width.

  • The door(s) is / are heavy.

  • The door opening is 104cm (3ft 5in) wide.

  • This entrance is for staff only, and gives access to the ground floor.

  • A number code is required to access.

  • 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 4 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.

  • The steps do not have handrails.

  • There is also 1 medium step directly in front of the second door.

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

  • There is not level access into the venue.

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

  • The doors are single width.

  • The door(s) is / are heavy.

  • The door opening is 86cm (2ft 10in) wide.

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

  • This entrance gives access to the basement level.

  • A UCard is required to use this entrance.

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

  • The ramp or slope is located around the side of the building.

  • The ramp or slope is moderate.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

  • The ramp does not have handrails.

  • The width of the ramp or slope is 130cm (4ft 3in).

  • There is also a moderate ramp, 76cm wide, just inside the entrance (shown in photograph 3).

  • 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 bright.

  • Photograph 1 shows the workroom in the basement, which has step free access via the accessible entrance, along with the Research Postgraduate Offices.

  • The floors which are accessible by stairs are B-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 right going up.

  • There is a landing.

  • The services / areas on the floors which are not accessible are staff offices and Lecture Room G4.5.

  • The stairs between floors 1 - 2 have the handrail on the left and no landing (shown in photographs 3 and 4).

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

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

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

  • The accessible toilet is 7m (7yd 1ft) from the accessible entrance.

  • The accessible toilet is located on the basement level, straight ahead from accessible entrance.

  • 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 weight is light.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 158cm x 195cm (5ft 2in x 6ft 5in).

  • 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 96cm (3ft 2in).

  • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.

  • There is a flush on the transfer side.

  • The tap type is lever.

  • There is a mixer tap.

  • There is an emergency alarm in the cubicle.

  • The emergency alarm is not fully functional.

  • The alarm was out of reach (higher than 10cm (4") from floor) when surveyed.

  • Disposal facilities are 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.

  • 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 45cm (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 can 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 fair.

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

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

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

  • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.

  • The lighting levels are bright.

  • This toilet is also signed as a standard male toilet.

  • Standard toilets are available.

  • The female toilets are located on basement level, just past the accessible toilet.

  • The female toilets are 10m (10yd 2ft) from the accessible entrance.

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

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • The male toilets are located on the second floor.

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

  • Lighting levels are medium.

  • There is also a female toilet located on the second floor.

  • 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.

  • 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.