Arts Complex - 19 Woodland Road

University of Bristol, 19 Woodland Road, Bristol, City of Bristol BS8 1TB

0117 331 8011

sml-office@bristol.ac.uk

www.bristol.ac.uk/sml/

Guide Last Updated: 17/11/2016

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Access Guide

  • The Arts Complex is comprised of 11 detached and semi-detached houses, linked at the rear by a link corridor.

  • The main entrance to the complex is located by 3-5 Woodland Road, at the far end from this building, and there is step free access to this building via the link corridor, from 17 Woodland Road, although there is a steep ramp between 11 and 13 Woodland Road.

  • This building also has an external entrance, at the rear of the Multi Media Centre, but a UCard is required.

  • The link corridor also links this building to 21 Woodland Road.

  • Monday 08:30 - 16:30.

  • Tuesday 08:30 - 16:30.

  • Wednesday 08:30 - 16:30.

  • Thursday 08:30 - 16:30.

  • Friday 08:30 - 16:30.

  • 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.

  • 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, outside the front of 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 on the link corridor at the rear of the buildings.

  • There is not level access into the venue.

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

  • The doors are double width.

  • The door(s) is / are heavy.

  • The door opening is 128cm (4ft 2in) wide.

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

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

  • The ramp or slope is located just inside the entrance, running past the Multi Media Centre.

  • 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 92cm (3ft).

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

  • The step(s) is / are located just inside the entrance.

  • There is / are 5 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 medium.

  • The steps do have handrails.

  • The handrails are on both sides.

  • This information is for the entrance located at the rear of the building, just inside the 21 Woodlands Road Rear Entrance.

  • There is not level access into the venue.

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

  • The doors are double width.

  • The door(s) is / are permanently held open.

  • The door opening is 120cm (3ft 11in) wide.

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

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

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

  • 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 110cm (3ft 7in).

  • 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 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 medium.

  • The steps do have handrails.

  • The handrails are on the right going up.

  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

  • This venue does not play background music.

  • The lighting levels are varied.

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

  • The ramp or slope is located towards the front 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 104cm (3ft 5in).

  • The ramp leads to the rooms on the ground floor of the house, and the stairs to the first and second floors.

  • 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, the links to 17 and 21 Woodland Road on the first floor.

  • The basement is accessed by 10 deep unmarked steps with a handrail on the right hand side going up.

  • These are located at the side of house, accessed from the outside.

  • 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 46m (50yd 11in) from the entrance from 21 Woodland Road.

  • The accessible toilet is located on the ground floor, at the front of the building.

  • There is not 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 93cm (3ft 1in).

  • The door weight is heavy.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 208cm x 320cm (6ft 10in x 10ft 6in).

  • 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 left.

  • The lateral transfer space is 139cm (4ft 7in).

  • 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 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 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 fair.

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

  • 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 bright.

  • Standard toilets are available.

  • The female toilets are located on the ground floor at the front of building.

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

  • Lighting levels are medium.

  • The female and male toilets are located on the first floor.

  • Inside the venue, there is not level access to the female and male toilets.

  • Lighting levels are medium.

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

  • The step(s) is / are located just past the accessible toilet.

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

  • The lighting levels at the steps are bright.

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

  • The step(s) is / are deep.

  • The steps do not have handrails.

  • This information is for the entrance located at the very back of 19 Woodland Road, accessed from Highbury Villas.

  • There is not level access into the venue.

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

  • The doors are single width.

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

  • A UCard is required to use this entrance.

  • It is also the main out of hours entrance to the Arts Woodland Road Centre.

  • The rest of 19 Woodland Road can be accessed through the centre.

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

  • The ramp or slope is located to the right as you face the entrance.

  • The ramp or slope is easy.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

  • The width of the ramp or slope is 141cm (4ft 8in).

  • There are also moderate slopes leading from the pedestrian entrance from Highbury Villas.

  • There is level access to the service.

  • This venue does not play background music.

  • The lighting levels are varied.

  • The photographs show the teaching room, Project Room and Recordng Studio on the ground floor, and the Media Suite and Social Learning Room on the first floor, plus the Study and Group Work Room II, opposite the Centre in the main part of the building.

  • The room numbers in the centre have Braille markings.

  • There are designated spaces for wheelchair users.

  • Designated spaces are situated at the front of the cinema.

  • Wheelchairs may be left with the patron.

  • A companion may sit near you.

  • Companions sit beside you.

  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

  • The Screening Room is located on the ground floor of the Multi Media Centre.

  • The floors which are accessible by stairs are 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.

  • The steps have a handrail on both sides.

  • There is not a landing.

  • There is a lift for public use.

  • The lift is located opposite the Multi Media Centre entrance.

  • The lift is a standard lift.

  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are G-1.

  • The lift is 4m (4yd 1ft) from the Multi Media Centre entrance.

  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.

  • The dimensions of the lift are 107cm x 137cm (3ft 6in x 4ft 6in).

  • The clear door width is 80cm (2ft 7in).

  • There are not separate entry and exit doors in the lift.

  • There is a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.

  • The lift does have a visual floor indicator.

  • The lift does have an audible announcer.

  • The lift does not have Braille markings.

  • The lift does have tactile markings.

  • The controls for the lift are within 120cm from the floor.

  • The lighting level in the lift is medium.

  • 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 8m (8yd 2ft) from the Multi Media Centre entrance.

  • The accessible toilet is located just inside the centre from the main part of the building.

  • There is level access to the accessible 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 heavy.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 204cm x 187cm (6ft 8in x 6ft 2in).

  • 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 left.

  • The lateral transfer space is 130cm (4ft 3in).

  • 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 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 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.

  • There are some fire alarm strobes to notify hearing impaired people of an evacuation.

  • 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.