Chemistry

University of Bristol, Cantocks Close, Bristol, City of Bristol BS8 1TS

0117 928 8201

chemistry-enquiries@bristol.ac.uk

www.bristol.ac.uk

Guide Last Updated: 17/03/2017

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Access Guide

  • Services / facilities within the building include lecture theatres, teaching rooms, teaching and research laboratories, Synthetic Chemistry, AIMS Seminar Centre and Worsley Chemical Library.

  • Monday 08:00 - 18:00.

  • Tuesday 08:00 - 18:00.

  • Wednesday 08:00 - 18:00.

  • Thursday 08:00 - 18:00.

  • Friday 08:00 - 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.

  • The nearest public car park is the Trenchard Street Car Park.

  • Blue Badge parking is not free for users at this car park.

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.

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

  • The ramp/slope is located beyond the level change for the main entrance.

  • The ramp/slope is easy.

  • The ramp/slope is permanent.

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

  • The ramp does not have handrails.

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

  • The step(s) is/are located leading to the Rodway Cloister open area.

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

  • The lighting levels at the step(s) are medium.

  • There is not tactile paving at the top and bottom of the steps.

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

  • The step(s) is/are deep (18cm+).

  • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the step(s).

  • This information is for the entrance located in front of the venue in the Rodway Cloister area.

  • There is not level access into the venue.

  • The main door(s) open automatically.

  • The doors are single width.

  • The door opening is 135cm (4ft 5in) wide.

  • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.

  • The main entrance leads to the second floor.

  • 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 to the left off the entrance leading up to Rodway Cloister.

  • 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 have handrails.

  • The handrails are on the left going up.

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

  • The step(s) is / are located to the left off the entrance leading up to Rodway Cloister.

  • There is / are 7 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 medium.

  • The steps do have handrails.

  • The handrails are on both sides.

  • The desk/counter is 3m (3yd 10in) from the main entrance.

  • There is level access to the desk/counter from the entrance.

  • The lighting levels are medium.

  • The desk/counter is medium height (77cm - 109cm).

  • The desk/counter has a low (76cm or lower) section.

  • The desk/counter is staffed.

  • There is a hearing assistance system.

  • The type of system is a fixed loop.

  • There is level access to the service(s).

  • There is a hearing assistance system.

  • The system is a fixed loop.

  • This venue does not play background music.

  • The lighting levels are medium.

  • There is internal level access to Synthetic Chemistry on floors 2 and 4.

  • Photographs 1 & 2 are of the main Chemistry Building, 3 and 4 are of Synthetic Chemistry.

  • The following information is for the cafe.

  • The bar does serve food.

  • Full table service is not available.

  • Food or drinks are ordered from the service counter.

  • Food or drinks can be brought to the table.

  • Some tables are permanently fixed.

  • No chairs are permanently fixed.

  • No chairs have armrests.

  • The nearest table is approximately 4m (4yd 1ft) from the cafe entrance.

  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 68cm (2ft 3in).

  • The distance between the floor and the highest table is 103cm (3ft 5in).

  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.

  • Plastic / takeaway cups are available.

  • Plastic / takeaway cutlery is available.

  • Drinking straws are available.

  • Menus are wall only.

  • Menus are clearly written.

  • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.

  • The type of food served here is hot food and snacks.

  • Monday 09:00 - 15:30.

  • Tuesday 09:00 - 15:30.

  • Wednesday 09:00 - 15:30.

  • Thursday 09:00 - 15:30.

  • Friday 09:00 - 15:30.

  • Saturday Closed.

  • Sunday Closed.

  • The desk/counter is 20m (21yd 2ft) from the main entrance.

  • There is level access to the desk/counter from the entrance.

  • The lighting levels are medium.

  • The desk/counter is high (110cm+).

  • The desk/counter has a low (76cm or lower) section.

  • The desk/counter is staffed.

  • There is a hearing assistance system.

  • The type of system is a fixed loop.

  • There is a security barrier next to the reception desk with a width of 100cm.

  • There is an ordering service.

  • The library does have computers with accessible software.

  • Auxiliary aids are not available for computer users.

  • Accessible software available includes: Inspiration (mind mapping software), Read and Write GOLD, Zoomtext magnification software (by arrangement only), Microsoft Accessibility options.

  • Monday 08:45 - 18:00.

  • Tuesday 08:45 - 18:00.

  • Wednesday 08:45 - 18:00.

  • Thursday 08:45 - 18:00.

  • Friday 08:45 - 19:00.

  • Saturday Closed.

  • Sunday Closed.

  • Lecture Theatre 1 (Photograph 1).

  • There is level access to the front of the lecture theatre on the first floor via double automatic doors that open towards you by push pad.

  • There is a fixed hearing loop in the lecture theatre.

  • Lecture Theatre 2 (Photograph 2).

  • There is level access to the rear of the lecture theatre on the second floor via double, automatic doors that open towards you by push pad.

  • There is a fixed hearing loop in the lecture theatre.

  • There is designated seating available in the lecture theatre that can only be accessed via the double doors to the left and not those on the right.

  • Lecture Theatre 3 (Photograph 3).

  • There is level access to the rear of the lecture theatre on the second floor via double, automatic doors that open towards you by push pad.

  • There is a fixed hearing loop in the lecture theatre.

  • There is designated seating available in the lecture theatre that can only be accessed via the double doors to the right and not those on the left.

  • Lecture Theatre 4 (Photograph 4).

  • There is level access to the rear of the lecture theatre however it is lacking in seating.

  • It is accessed via two sets of double, heavy, pull towards you doors.

  • The floors which are accessible by stairs are 0-1-2-3-4-5-6.

  • There are 15+ steps between floors.

  • The lighting levels are medium.

  • The steps are clearly marked.

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

  • The steps do have handrails.

  • The steps have a handrail on both sides.

  • There is a landing.

  • There is a lift for public use.

  • The lift is located down the corridor to your right when you exit east lift.

  • The lift is a standard lift.

  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are 0-1-2-3-4-5.

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

  • The dimensions of the lift are 140cm x 125cm (4ft 7in x 4ft 1in).

  • The clear door width is 90cm (2ft 11in).

  • There are separate entry and exit doors in the lift.

  • There is not 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 lighting level in the lift is medium.

  • The lift is in an area not accessible from the main entrance. To acess it, you should take the east lift to the first floor and then head toward the rear left of the main building.

  • There is a lift for public use.

  • The lift is located in the middle of the building.

  • The lift is a standard lift.

  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are 0-1-2-3-4.

  • The lift is approximately 36m (39yd 1ft) from the entrance.

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

  • The dimensions of the lift are 150cm x 100cm (4ft 11in x 3ft 3in).

  • The clear door width is 90cm (2ft 11in).

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

  • There is not 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 have Braille markings.

  • The lift does have tactile markings.

  • The controls for the lift are within 90cm - 120cm from the floor.

  • The lighting level in the lift is medium.

  • There is a lift for public use.

  • The lift is located to your right on entrance, to the rear of the cafe.

  • The lift is a standard lift.

  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are 2-3-4-5-6.

  • The lift is approximately 23m (25yd 6in) from the entrance.

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

  • The dimensions of the lift are 160cm x 140cm (5ft 3in x 4ft 7in).

  • The clear door width is 90cm (2ft 11in).

  • 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 have Braille markings.

  • The lift does have tactile markings.

  • The controls for the lift are within 90cm - 120cm from the floor.

  • The lighting level in the lift is medium.

  • There are 2 lifts here.

  • There is a lift for public use.

  • The lift is located to your right when you enter the building, to the right of the cafe between the male and female changing rooms.

  • The lift is a standard lift.

  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are 2-3-4-5-6.

  • The lift is approximately 17m (18yd 1ft) from the entrance.

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

  • The dimensions of the lift are 115cm x 120cm (3ft 9in x 3ft 11in).

  • The clear door width is 90cm (2ft 11in).

  • There are separate entry and exit doors in the lift.

  • There is not 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 90cm - 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 Braille , tactile, pictorial and written text signage on or near the toilet door.

  • The accessible toilet is 7m (7yd 1ft) from the east lift.

  • The accessible toilet is located in front of you when you exit east lift.

  • There is level access to the accessible toilet.

  • This is by lift.

  • This is a unisex toilet.

  • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.

  • The door opens by sliding.

  • The door is locked by a twist lock.

  • The width of the accessible toilet door is 85cm (2ft 9in).

  • The door weight is light.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 153cm x 220cm (5ft 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 left.

  • The lateral transfer space is 85cm (2ft 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 fully functional.

  • Disposal facilities are not available in the cubicle.

  • There is a coat hook.

  • The coat hook is within 120cm (3ft 11in) from floor level.

  • 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 can 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 accessible toilet facilities within this venue.

  • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.

  • There is Braille and pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.

  • This accessible toilet is approximately 40m (43yd 2ft) from the main entrance.

  • This accessible toilet is located to the rear of the building on the right as you enter.

  • The accessible toilet is located at the rear of the building.

  • There is level access to this 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 is light.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 270cm x 270cm (8ft 10in x 8ft 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 left.

  • The lateral transfer space is 220cm (7ft 3in).

  • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.

  • There is a flush, however it is not on the transfer side.

  • The tap type is lever.

  • There is a mixer tap.

  • There is not an emergency pull cord alarm in the cubicle.

  • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.

  • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).

  • Wall-mounted grab 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 is a mirror.

  • 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 49cm (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 wash basin.

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

  • The wash basin 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 wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.

  • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is good.

  • The toilet seat colour contrast is good.

  • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.

  • The lighting levels are bright.

  • There is a shower and an additional washbasin in the room. The additional basin is at standing height, 85cm, and is not reached from seated on the toilet.

  • Accessible shower facilities are available.

  • The accessible shower(s) surveyed is/are located to the right as you enter the building.

  • The facilities available in the accessible shower(s) include; an adjustable shower head, handrails and a flip down seat.

  • The height of the seat is 52cm (1ft 8in).

  • Other facilities available include; toilet.

  • There is level access to the services from the accessible shower facilities.

  • There are accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.

  • There is Braille , tactile, pictorial and written text signage on or near the toilet door.

  • The accessible toilet is 43m (47yd 1in) from the main 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 87cm (2ft 10in).

  • The door weight is light.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 140cm x 250cm (4ft 7in x 8ft 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 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 a coat hook.

  • The coat hook is within 120cm (3ft 11in) from floor level.

  • 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 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 placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).

  • The toilet roll holder is 102cm (3ft 4in) high.

  • 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 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 10m (10yd 2ft) from the south lift.

  • The accessible toilet is located down the corridor to the left when you exit the lift.

  • There is level access to the accessible toilet.

  • This is by lift.

  • This is a unisex toilet.

  • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.

  • The door opens outwards.

  • The door is locked by a lever twist.

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

  • The door weight is light.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 150cm x 200cm (4ft 11in x 6ft 7in).

  • 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 88cm (2ft 11in).

  • 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 fully functional.

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

  • 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 placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).

  • The toilet roll holder is 110cm (3ft 7in) high.

  • 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 accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.

  • There is tactile, pictorial and written text signage on or near the toilet door.

  • The accessible toilet is 5m (5yd 1ft) from the west lift.

  • The accessible toilet is located to the front right of the lifts.

  • There is level access to the accessible toilet.

  • This is by lift.

  • 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 88cm (2ft 11in).

  • The door weight is heavy.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 192cm x 225cm (6ft 4in x 7ft 5in).

  • 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 122cm (4ft).

  • 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 fully functional.

  • 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 can 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 similar toilet in the same location directly above this one with transfer space on the left.

  • The female toilet facilities that were surveyed are located to your left on entrance.

  • The female toilet(s) is/are approximately 47m (51yd 1ft) from the entrance.

  • Inside the venue, there is level access to the female toilet(s).

  • Lighting levels are medium.

  • The male toilet facilities that were surveyed are located to your left on entrance.

  • The male toilet(s) is/are approximately 39m (42yd 1ft) from the entrance.

  • Inside the venue, there is level access to the male toilet(s).

  • Lighting levels are medium.

  • The shared toilets that were surveyed are located towards the rear of the building to the right as you enter.

  • The shared toilet(s) is/are approximately 35m (38yd 10in) from the main entrance.

  • Inside the venue, there is level access to the shared toilet(s).

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • The standard shared toilet provision (illustrated) includes ambulant cubicles and is clearly signed as gender neutral.

  • This information is for the entrance located in front of the Synthetic Chemistry.

  • 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 heavy.

  • The door opening is 160cm (5ft 3in) wide.

  • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.

  • An authorised UCard with sufficent clearence is required to access this entrance.

  • 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 building.

  • 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 have handrails.

  • The handrails are on both sides.

  • There is a lift for public use.

  • The lift is located to your front right on entrance.

  • The lift is a standard lift.

  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are 2-3-4-5.

  • The lift is 8m (8yd 2ft) from the Synthetic Chemistry entrance.

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

  • The dimensions of the lift are 110cm x 210cm (3ft 7in x 6ft 11in).

  • 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 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.

  • There is tactile and written text signage on or near the toilet door.

  • The accessible toilet is 10m (10yd 2ft) from the Synthetic Chemistry entrance.

  • The accessible toilet is located to your front right on entrance directly in front of the new building lift.

  • 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 190cm x 190cm (6ft 3in x 6ft 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 left.

  • The lateral transfer space is 120cm (3ft 11in).

  • 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 a coat hook.

  • The coat hook is not within 120cm (3ft 11in) from floor level.

  • 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 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.

  • The hand dryer cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.

  • The hand dryer is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).

  • The hand dryer is 108cm (3ft 7in) high.

  • There is a towel dispenser.

  • The towel dispenser can be reached from seated on the toilet.

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

  • The towel dispenser is 120cm (3ft 11in) high.

  • There is a toilet roll holder.

  • The toilet roll holder can be reached from seated on the toilet.

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

  • The toilet roll holder is 113cm (3ft 8in) high.

  • 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 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.

  • The dimensions given are for the space directly in front of the toilet. The toilet itself is in the shape of a irregular pentagon.

  • There is an accessible shower in the toilet.

  • The Toilet is 2m from the lift.

  • There is an identical toilet on floor 4.

  • There is an identical toilets on the Third and Fifth floor except there transfer spaces are on the right handside and measure only 100cm.

  • Accessible shower facilities are available.

  • The showers are located in the accessible toilet.

  • The facilities available in the accessible shower are an adjustable shower head and a flip down seat.

  • The height of the seat is 43cm (1ft 5in).

  • There is a similar shower on the Fourth floor but it is lacking a flip down seat.

  • There is an identical shower on the Fifth floor.

  • Standard toilets are available.

  • The female toilets are located at the far end of the corridor to your right when you exit the lift on the third floor of the building.

  • The female toilets are 42m (45yd 2ft) from the Synthetic Chemistry lift.

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

  • This is by lift.

  • Lighting levels are medium.

  • The male toilets are located at the far end of the corridor to your right when you enter the building.

  • The male toilets are 50m (54yd 2ft) from the New Building Entrance.

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

  • This is by lift.

  • Lighting levels are medium.

  • There are identical female toilets in the same location on the fourth floor.

  • There are identical male standard toilets on the fifth floor, 42m from the lift.

  • This information is for the entrance located on the patio area outside the front of the building on the third floor.

  • There is not level access into the venue.

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

  • The doors are double width.

  • The door opening is 158cm (5ft 2in) wide.

  • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.

  • The push pad is a U Card Swipe.

  • 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 easy.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

  • The ramp does have handrails.

  • The handrails are on both sides.

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

  • The step(s) is / are located to access the open area leading up to the entrance.

  • There is / are 7 step(s) to the area / service.

  • There is not tactile paving at the top and bottom of the steps.

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

  • The step(s) is / are deep.

  • The steps do have handrails.

  • The handrails are on both sides.

  • There are accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.

  • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.

  • The accessible toilet is 6m (6yd 1ft) from the south lift.

  • The accessible toilet is located to your right on exiting the lift on level 3.

  • 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 86cm (2ft 10in).

  • The door weight is light.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 150cm x 230cm (4ft 11in x 7ft 7in).

  • 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 80cm (2ft 7in).

  • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.

  • There is not a flush on the transfer side.

  • 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 not available in the cubicle.

  • Wall mounted rails are available.

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

  • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.

  • 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 49cm (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 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 148cm (4ft 10in) wide.

  • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.

  • An Authorised UCard with sufficient clearance is required to access this entrance, as the reception desk is not staffed.

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

  • The step(s) is / are located leading onto the courtyard area in front of the venue.

  • There is / are 7 step(s) to the area / service.

  • There is not 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.

  • This area can also be accessed via the stairs from the Rodway Cloister (Figure 3).

  • The desk/counter is 2m (2yd 7in) from the Biomedical Teaching Labs entrance.

  • There is level access to the desk/counter from the entrance.

  • Level access to the desk/counter is via lift.

  • The lighting levels are medium.

  • The desk/counter is high (110cm+).

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

  • The desk/counter is not staffed.

  • There is a hearing assistance system.

  • The type of system is a fixed loop.

  • This Reception point is only staffed occasionally, for example on Open Days. At any other time enquiries should be made to the main Chemistry or Bio Medical Science Reception points.

  • This building does not have fire alarm strobes.

  • There is level egress from the ground floor.

  • Entrance Level 2 only.

  • There is stepped egress from the ground floor.

  • There is sloped egress from the ground floor.

  • There is no evacuation lift Evacuation Chairs are subject to individual's PEEP.

  • There are refuge points in this building.

  • Refuge point(s) is/are located West Block 5 Teaching Lab West Block 6 Teaching Lab.

  • There is 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.

  • Staff are not Text Relay aware.