5 Priory Road

University of Bristol, 5 Priory Road, Bristol, City of Bristol BS8 1TZ

0117 928 8450

psych-school@bristol.ac.uk

www.bristol.ac.uk/expsych/

Guide Last Updated: 17/11/2016

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Access Guide

  • Services / facilities within the building include the School of Experimental Psychology.

  • The Bristol Cognitive Development Centre is located on the Lower Ground Floor. .

  • Teaching rooms and offices are located on the other floors.

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

  • The nearest National Rail station is Clifton Down.

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

  • The venue does have its own car park.

  • Parking is free for all users.

  • The car park is located to the rear of the venue.

  • The car park type is open air/surface.

  • There is/are 0 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.

  • 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 slopes/ramps.

  • 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.

  • Bays are only available for those visiting The Bristol Cognitive Development Centre in the basement.

  • There is a steep ramp leading from the car park to the entrance.

  • There is also a blue badge bay located in Elmdale Road.

  • As well as standard on street parking along Priory Road that is pay and dsiplay.

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

  • 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 110cm (3ft 7in) wide.

  • A UCard is required to use this entrance.

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

  • The ramp or slope does not bypass the step(s).

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

  • The ramp or slope is steep.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

  • The ramp does not have handrails.

  • The handrails are on the right going up.

  • 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 10 step(s) to the area / service.

  • The lighting levels at the steps are medium.

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

  • The step(s) is / are deep.

  • The steps do have handrails.

  • The handrails are on the right going up.

  • This information is for the entrance located to the left 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 88cm (2ft 11in) wide.

  • A UCard is required to use this entrance.

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

  • The ramp or slope does not bypass the step(s).

  • The ramp or slope is moderate.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

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

  • The ramp does have handrails.

  • The handrails are on the right going up.

  • The width of the ramp or slope is 100cm (3ft 3in).

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

  • The step(s) is / are located at the threshold.

  • There is / are 1 step(s) to the area / service.

  • The lighting levels at the steps are medium.

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

  • The step(s) is / are shallow.

  • The steps do not have handrails.

  • There is not level access to the service.

  • This venue does not play background music.

  • The lighting levels are medium.

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

  • The step(s) is / are located in front of the doors to both rooms.

  • There is / are 1 step(s) to the area / service.

  • The lighting levels at the steps are medium.

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

  • The step(s) is / are shallow.

  • The steps do not have handrails.

  • The step in front of B5 is not clearly marked.

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

  • The ramp or slope is located in front of the B3 door.

  • The ramp or slope is easy.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

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

  • The ramp does not have handrails.

  • The width of the ramp or slope is 90cm (2ft 11in).

  • The desk is 6m (6yd 1ft) from the basement entrance.

  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.

  • The lighting levels are medium.

  • The reception desk is low (76cm or lower).

  • The desk is generally staffed.

  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

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

  • The step(s) is / are located at the entrance to room B1.

  • There is / are 2 step(s) to the area / service.

  • The lighting levels at the steps are medium.

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

  • The step(s) is / are medium.

  • The steps do not have handrails.

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

  • 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.

  • There is not a landing.

  • There are handrails on both sides from B-G.

  • Handrails are on the left from G-1.

  • Handrails are on the right from 1-2.

  • There is a level landing between G-1, containing Room 1.6.

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

  • The step(s) is / are located along the corridor to the left of the stairs that leads to these rooms.

  • There is / are 2 step(s) to the area / service.

  • The lighting levels at the steps are medium.

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

  • The step(s) is / are deep.

  • The steps do not have handrails.

  • There is an additional step leading into G.3, as shown in Figure 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 no signage on or near the toilet door.

  • The accessible toilet is 3m (3yd 10in) from the basement entrance.

  • The accessible toilet is located to your left on 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 twist lock.

  • The width of the accessible toilet door is 86cm (2ft 10in).

  • The door weight is light.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 144cm x 234cm (4ft 9in x 7ft 8in).

  • 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 twist/turn.

  • There is not 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 a shelf within the accessible toilet.

  • The shelf is not higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).

  • There are mirrors.

  • 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 48cm (1ft 7in).

  • There is a hand dryer.

  • There is a towel dispenser.

  • The towel dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.

  • The towel dispenser is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).

  • The towel dispenser is 135cm (4ft 5in) high.

  • There is a toilet roll holder.

  • The toilet roll holder cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.

  • The toilet roll holder is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).

  • The toilet roll holder is 112cm (3ft 8in) high.

  • 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 poor.

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

  • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.

  • The lighting levels are medium.

  • Standard toilets are available.

  • The female and male toilets are located to your left when entering via the main entrance.

  • The female and male toilets are 5m (5yd 1ft) from the main 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.