Badock Hall Annex

Stoke Park Road, Stoke Bishop, Bristol BS9 1JQ

0117 903 2485

ann.tan@bristol.ac.uk

www.bristol.ac.uk/accommodation

Guide Last Updated: 21/02/2017

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Access Guide

  • Services / facilities within the building include four adapted rooms, two en-suite and two shared bathrooms together with a shared kitchen facility.

  • Services / facilities within the grounds include general parking area, common room and bar facilities and standard accommodation blocks.

  • Services / facilities within the building include porter's desk/reception, dining hall, common room, hall bar and library.

  • Services / facilities within the grounds include residential blocks, sports facilities and recreation areas.

  • From the main university buildings and the city centre follow the A4018 along Whiteladies Road towards Westbury on Trym. At the top of the hill head across The Downs open space on Stoke Road, through the traffic lights and take the second turning on the right, Stoke Park Road which is signposted Botanic Garden. Badock Hall is approximately 500m down the road on the right.

  • There is limited parking on site for students and visitors. The car park is in the centre of the site. There are two accessible spaces and a drop off area.

  • University buses serve the main university buildings and arrive at the Transport Hub which is on the Hiatt Baker Hall campus. From the Transport Hub the route is through the University Hall campus (University Close) and onto the steep footpath leading down to Hollymead Lane. There are access paths from the footpath to Badock Hall main building and Blocks 1-6.

  • The nearest station is Clifton Down Station which is off Whiteladies Road approximately 2.5km from Badock Hall. The main railway station, Bristol Temple Meads, is 8km away.

  • The venue does have its own car park.

  • Parking is free for Blue Badge holders.

  • The car park is located at the centre of the site.

  • The car park type is open air/surface.

  • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.

  • There is/are 3 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.

  • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 350cm x 580cm (11ft 6in x 19ft).

  • Designated parking bays are clearly marked.

  • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 200m (218yd 2ft) from the main building main entrance.

  • The furthest Blue Badge bay is 300m (328yd 3in) from the main building main entrance.

  • 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.

  • There is not a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.

  • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.

  • There is a designated drop off point.

  • The drop off point is located in the car park to the right as you enter (marked taxi pick up/drop off point).

  • There is a dropped kerb from the drop off point.

  • There is not tactile paving on the dropped kerb.

  • The Residential Halls have a parking permit system in place.

  • Student Permits are free for Blue Badge holders (or where permission has been granted).

  • Visitors with disabilities do not require a permit but must display their Blue Badge.

  • For more information, please see the Parking at Residences webpage (link in Useful Information).

  • The parking is limited, less than 100 spaces for 443 students plus staff. There are also over 70 covered bicycle stands.

  • All access within the site is sloping or stepped.

  • There is step free access throughout the majority of the building.

  • There is/are 10+ unmarked step(s), with a handrail on the right going up, for access to the main building from the car park.

  • The step(s) is/are medium (11cm - 17cm).

  • There is a steep slope, with no handrails, for access to the footpath leading from the parking area to The Annex and the main building.

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

  • The site is steeply sloping with steps to all areas except the sloping roadway access at the side of The Annex which leads to the side of Blocks 2-5. There is a level path from the front of The Annex to the main building.

  • There is/are 10+ unmarked step(s), with a handrail on the right going up, for access to the stepped ramp which serves Blocks 6-10.

  • The step(s) is/are medium (11cm - 17cm).

  • The steps are from the main car park level to the upper residential blocks. There is a small car park between blocks 6/7 and 10 which leads to a stepped ramp approach.

  • There is/are 10+ unmarked step(s), with handrails on both sides, for access to the main building from the lower blocks (2-5).

  • The step(s) is/are medium (11cm - 17cm).

  • There is a steep slope, with no handrails, for access to the lower blocks via the roadway from the car park.

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

  • The steep roadway is intended for service vehicles and is between the car park and the back of Block 2.

  • There are doors in corridors which have to be opened manually.

  • There is not clear signage for building facilities/areas in the foyer/reception area.

  • There is written directional signage at key points of circulation routes.

  • There is some flooring in corridors with a very shiny finish which could cause issues with glare or be perceived as slippery.

  • There is good colour contrast between the walls and floor in the majority of corridors.

  • The lighting levels are varied.

  • This building does not play background music.

  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

  • There is a further set of steps between Block 1 and the back of Block 4. The steps are medium height but unmarked with handrails both sides. There is no alternative ramp.

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

  • There is level access into the venue.

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

  • The door(s) is / are single.

  • The door(s) is / are heavy.

  • The width of the door opening is 88cm (2ft 11in).

  • The establishment provides 4 accessible accommodation facilities with an ensuite and/or separate accessible bathroom.

  • This information refers to Rooms MB01-MB04.

  • The accessible facilities are located in The Annex.

  • There is level access from an accessible entrance.

  • The room number viewed was MB04.

  • The width of the door to the room is 92cm (3ft).

  • The dimensions of the clear floor space are 550cm x 450cm (18ft 1in x 14ft 9in).

  • The bed is 56cm (1ft 10in) high.

  • The measurement between the bed base and floor is 33cm (1ft 1in).

  • Light switches are within 120cm (4ft) from floor level.

  • There is not a functional emergency alarm in the room.

  • No emergency alarm is fitted in the room.

  • Other accessible facilities available in the bedroom are a door to an external patio/access area leading direct from this room only to the main path and car parking area.

  • Assistance dogs are welcome to stay with residents in accessible accommodation.

  • The information relates to the ensuite.

  • The dimensions of the bathroom are 280cm x 230cm (9ft 2in x 7ft 7in).

  • The door opens outwards.

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

  • The door weight is light.

  • There is not a functional emergency alarm in the bathroom.

  • It is out of reach (higher than 10cm (4") from floor).

  • The door is locked by a locking handle.

  • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 47cm (1ft 7in).

  • 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 in height.

  • There is a wash basin.

  • The wash basin can be reached from seated on the toilet.

  • The height of the wash basin is 75cm (2ft 6in).

  • There is a mixer tap.

  • The tap type is lever.

  • There is a lateral transfer space.

  • The measurement of lateral transfer space is 200cm (6ft 7in).

  • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.

  • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.

  • There is a flush on the transfer side.

  • Wall mounted grab rails are available.

  • As you face the toilet pan the wall mounted grab rails are on the right.

  • There are mirrors.

  • The mirrors are not placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.

  • Disposal facilities are not available.

  • There is not a bath.

  • There is a wheel in shower.

  • The shower head height is adjustable.

  • The type of shower controls used are twist/turn.

  • The shower seat is flip down.

  • The shower seat height is 50cm (1ft 8in).

  • There are handrails available.

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

  • The colour contrast between the walls and floor is good.

  • The colour contrast between the internal room door and wall is good.

  • The colour contrast between external ensuite / bathroom door and wall is good.

  • The lighting levels are medium.

  • The colour contrast between the internal bathroom door and wall is good.

  • The colour contrast between the walls and floor in the bathroom is good.

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

  • The colour contrast between the grab rails and wall is poor.

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • Some of the rooms have auxiliary aids for people with sensory impairments.

  • Available auxiliary aids include flashing alarms.

  • Flashing fire alarms are in rooms.

  • The accommodation does not provide other auxiliary aids for people with mobility impairments.

  • Assistance dogs are welcome to stay with residents in standard rooms.

  • There is / are 0 accessible room(s) with a bath.

  • There is / are 2 plus 2 with shared shower accessible room(s) with a wheel in shower.

  • The main entrance to the Annex leads into a lobby for the four rooms. There is a pantry kitchen for preparing snacks and drinks and there is a level access bathroom to serve rooms MB02 and MB03.

  • Room MB04 has the flashing fire alarm.

  • The Annex has no other rooms. Badock Hall has rooms in other blocks but none of them are accessible or adapted rooms.

  • Fire alarm strobes are located throughout 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.

  • Access to the upper floor(s) is via stairs.

  • There is not a refuge point in this building.