Churchill Hall

Stoke Park Road, Stoke Bishop, Bristol BS9 1JG

0117 903 3994

john.mathias@bristol.ac.uk

www.bristol.ac.uk

Guide Last Updated: 28/02/2017

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Access Guide

  • Services / facilities within the building include a junior common room, bar, computer room and library.

  • Churchill Hall is a catered hall in Stoke Bishop with 353 places. None of the rooms are accessible as there are steps to each entrance and steps in the main building to access the dining hall and other facilities.

  • The University Botanical Gardens and The Holmes, which is an annex to Churchill Hall are on the opposite side of Stoke Park Road.

  • From the city centre follow the A4018 towards Redland and Westbury. At the top of Whiteladies Road go straight ahead on Stoke Road crossing the parkland area called The Downs. 200m beyond the traffic lights at Stoke Road / Saville Road turn right onto Stoke Park Road, signposted University of Bristol Botanical Garden. Churchill Hall is 300m along Stoke Park Road, opposite the gateway to the Botanic Garden.

  • There is limited parking on site for permit holders only in front of the main entrance.

  • From the City Centre bus number 4 towards Cribbs Causeway takes 18 minutes to the junction of Downleaze and Saville Road. Walk down Downleaze, cross Stoke Hill and follow along Stoke Park Road, total distance about 500m. The university bus, number 16, travels between the transport hub in Stoke Bishop (adjacent to Hiatt Baker Hall) to the City Centre via the university campuses. There is a route plan from the transport hub to Churchill Hall.

  • The nearest mainline station is Clifton Down Station, approximately 1.5km away. Bristol Temple Meads, the main railway station is 4.5km away.

  • The building does have its own dedicated parking.

  • The car park can be used by permit holders.

  • The car park is located at the front of the main building.

  • The car park type is open air/surface.

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

  • Designated Blue Badge parking bays are available.

  • There is/are 2 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.

  • The Blue Badge bay(s) is/are clearly marked.

  • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 360cm x 580cm (11ft 10in x 19ft).

  • The dimensions of the designated bays do not vary in size.

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

  • The nearest designated bay is 2m (2yd 7in) from the main entrance.

  • The route from the car park to the building is accessible to a wheelchair user unaided.

  • The car park surface is tarmac.

  • There is not a site/campus car park within approximately 200m.

  • There is not a car park for public use within 200m (approx).

  • There is not a designated drop off point.

  • 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 car park is located to the front of the building.

  • The nearest building(s) to this car park is/are Churchill Hall.

  • The car park type is open air/surface.

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

  • The car park surface is concrete.

  • Designated Blue Badge parking bays are available.

  • The Blue Badge bay(s) is/are clearly marked.

  • There is/are 2 designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) within this car park.

  • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 360cm x 580cm (11ft 10in x 19ft).

  • The dimensions of the designated bays do not vary in size.

  • This car park can be used by visitors, staff permit holders and student permit holders.

  • There are no parking charges.

  • Signs are provided to give information on parking charges/restrictions.

  • Signs are clearly presented.

  • There is not a designated drop off point in this car park.

  • The nearest designated bay is 1m (3ft 3in) from the main entrance.

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

  • There is stepped access at this entrance.

  • A UCard is required for access at this entrance.

  • The card reader/lock is in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.

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

  • The door(s) is / are double.

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

  • The width of the door opening is 158cm (5ft 2in).

  • There is a second set of doors.

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

  • The door(s) is / are double.

  • The door(s) is / are light.

  • The width of the door opening is 150cm (4ft 11in).

  • There is a/are step(s) at this entrance.

  • The step(s) is / are located in front of the entrance and in the entrance doorway.

  • There is / are 2 step(s) to access the entrance.

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

  • The step(s) is / are shallow.

  • The steps do not have handrails.

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

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

  • The lighting levels are bright.

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

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

  • The desk/counter is staffed.

  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

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

  • There are 15+ steps between floors.

  • There are manual, light, double doors to access the stairwell on the ground floor.

  • 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.

  • Photograph 1 shows the 8 steps between the lower ground and the ground floor.

  • Photographs 3 and 4 show the stairs from ground to first floor.

  • There is not level access to the service(s).

  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

  • This venue does not play background music.

  • The lighting levels are bright.

  • Motorised scooters are not allowed in public parts of the venue.

  • Some of the flooring is non-slip high gloss and may appear wet or slippery.

  • The following information is for the refectory.

  • 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.

  • There is not a lowered section at the counter.

  • No tables are permanently fixed.

  • No chairs are permanently fixed.

  • No chairs have armrests.

  • The nearest table is approximately 10m (10yd 2ft) from the top of the stairs.

  • The standard height for tables is 72cm.

  • Plastic / takeaway cups are not available.

  • Plastic / takeaway cutlery is not available.

  • Drinking straws are available.

  • The type of food served here is refectory meals.

  • The following information is for the bar.

  • The bar does not 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.

  • There is not a lowered section at the counter.

  • No tables are permanently fixed.

  • No chairs are permanently fixed.

  • No chairs have armrests.

  • The nearest table is approximately 20m (21yd 2ft) from the main entrance.

  • The standard height for tables is 71cm.

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

  • Plastic / takeaway cups are not available.

  • Plastic / takeaway cutlery is not available.

  • Drinking straws are available.

  • There are not accessible toilet facilities within this venue.

  • Standard toilet facilities are available.

  • The female toilet facilities that were surveyed are located on the ground floor immediately beyond the porter's desk.

  • The female toilet(s) is/are approximately 5m (5yd 1ft) from the main entrance.

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

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • The male toilet facilities that were surveyed are located at ground floor level but accessed from the lower ground floor.

  • The male toilet(s) is/are approximately 18m (19yd 2ft) from the main entrance.

  • Inside the venue, there is not level access to the male toilet(s).

  • Lighting levels are bright.

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

  • The step(s) is/are located off the lower ground floor corridor.

  • There is/are 8 step(s) to the area/service.

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

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

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

  • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).

  • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides.

  • 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.

  • 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.