Arts Complex - 7 Woodland Road

University of Bristol, 7 Woodland Road, Bristol BS8 1TB

0117 928 8897

artf-gradschool@bristol.ac.uk

www.bristol.ac.uk/artsgradschool/

Guide Last Updated: 17/11/2016

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Access Guide

  • Services / facilities within the building include the Graduate School of Arts and Humanities - reception, administration and staff offices, study room.

  • 7 Woodland Road is the only part of The Arts Complex which is not attached to the link corridor at the rear of the complex.

  • Monday 07:30 - 18:00.

  • Tuesday 07:30 - 18:00.

  • Wednesday 07:30 - 18:00.

  • Thursday 07:30 - 18:00.

  • Friday 07:30 - 18:00.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 side of the building, opposite 3-5 Woodland Road.

  • 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 permanently held open.

  • The door opening is 78cm (2ft 7in) wide.

  • There is a second set of doors.

  • The door(s) open automatically.

  • The doors are single width.

  • The door opening is 78cm (2ft 7in) wide.

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

  • The second door requires a UCard to access.

  • There is a bell, 123cm (4ft) high for visitors to get the attention of reception.

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

  • The step(s) is / are located leading to the entrance from Woodland Road.

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

  • There is 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 have handrails.

  • The handrails are on both sides.

  • There is a steep slope leading up to the steps from Woodland Road (shown in photograph 2).

  • The desk is 5m (5yd 1ft) from the 7 Woodland Road entrance.

  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.

  • The lighting levels are medium.

  • The reception desk is high (110cm+).

  • The desk does not have a low (76cm or lower) section.

  • The desk is generally staffed.

  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

  • 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.

  • 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 varied.

  • The photograph shows the common room, located on the ground floor.

  • 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 the computer rooms in the basement, the study rooms and staff offices on floor 1 and 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 3m (3yd 10in) from the 7 Woodland Road entrance.

  • The accessible toilet is located to the left of the main entrance as you enter.

  • 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 inwards and outwards.

  • The door is locked by a twist lock.

  • The width of the accessible toilet door is 90cm (2ft 11in).

  • The door weight is heavy.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 222cm x 240cm (7ft 3in x 7ft 10in).

  • 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 176cm (5ft 9in).

  • 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 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 is a small threshold at the entrance to this toilet (shown in photograph 2).

  • The unisex toilets are located on the first floor.

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

  • Lighting levels are medium.

  • There are also unisex toilets in the basement, and on the second floor (staff only).

  • The toilet in the basement also contains a standard shower, accessed by a deep step (shown in photograph 2).

  • 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 sloped 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.