43 Woodland Road

University of Bristol, 43 Woodland Road, Bristol, City of Bristol BS8 1UU

0117 954 6050

sart-ugoffice@bristol.ac.uk

www.bristol.ac.uk/school-of-arts

Guide Last Updated: 17/11/2016

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Access Guide

  • Services / facilities within the building include the School of Arts Administration offices, Archaeology and Anthropology, teaching spaces LT1 and LR2.

  • 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 on Woodland Road, in front of the building, and also on University Road, opposite the building.

  • 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.

  • There is not level access into the venue.

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

  • The doors are single width.

  • The door(s) is / are heavy.

  • The door opening is 77cm (2ft 6in) wide.

  • There is a second set of doors.

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

  • The doors are double width.

  • The door(s) is / are heavy.

  • The door opening is 154cm (5ft 1in) wide.

  • The first set of doors can be made double width by unlocking and opening the door on the left.

  • This entrance is kept locked, with a UCard required to access the building.

  • There is a phone handset installed so that visitors can call building occupants to let them know they are here if attending meetings etc.

  • For open days and such like the door would be set to free access.

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

  • The ramp or slope is located leading up to the entrance.

  • The ramp or slope is easy.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

  • There is level access to the service.

  • There is a hearing assistance system.

  • The system is a fixed loop.

  • Staff are trained to use the system.

  • This venue does not play background music.

  • The lighting levels are varied.

  • Lecture Theatre LT1, located on the ground floor to the left as you enter, has level access to the front but no designated spaces for wheelchair users. It has a fixed hearing loop.

  • Lecture Room LR2, towards the far end of the ground floor corridor, does not have fixed tables and chairs, but does contain tables of different heights.

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

  • There are 15+ steps between floors.

  • The lighting levels are medium.

  • The steps are not clearly marked.

  • The steps are medium (11cm - 17cm).

  • The steps do have handrails.

  • There is a landing.

  • The services / areas on the floors which are not accessible are staff offices, the Undergraduate Study Space and Resource Room on floor 1, Seminar Room A on floor 2.

  • The stairs between G-1 have a handrail on the right hand side going up (photograph 1). Between 1-2 the stairs have handrails both side and are deep (photograph 2).

  • Photograph 3 and 4 shows the Undergraduate Study Space and Resource Room on floor 1.

  • Photograph 5 shows Seminar Room A on floor 2.

  • 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 18m (19yd 2ft) from the main entrance.

  • The accessible toilet is located in the toilet area off the left hand side of the ground floor corridor.

  • 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 85cm (2ft 9in).

  • The door weight is light.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 150cm x 220cm (4ft 11in x 7ft 3in).

  • 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 82cm (2ft 8in).

  • 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 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 48cm (1ft 7in).

  • 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 good.

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

  • 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.

  • The lighting levels are medium.

  • Standard toilets are available.

  • The female toilets are located on the first floor.

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

  • Lighting levels are medium.

  • 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.

  • The unisex toilets are located in the toilet area on the left hand side of the ground floor corridor.

  • Unisex toilets are 17m (18yd 1ft) from the main entrance.

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

  • Lighting levels are medium.

  • This building does not have fire alarm strobes.

  • There is level 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.