Cotham House

University of Bristol, Cotham Hill, Bristol, City of Bristol BS6 6JL

0117 954 6050

sart-ugoffice@bristol.ac.uk

www.bristol.ac.uk/philosophy/

Guide Last Updated: 17/03/2017

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Access Guide

  • 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.

  • The venue is situated outside the centre of the city.

  • This venue is situated in Bristol.

  • There is 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 not available.

  • There is not a designated drop off point.

  • There are Blue Badge bays available for visitors to use outside Hampton House, which are free for Blue Badge holders.

  • Please see the separate guide for more details.

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building, opposite the Disability Services, Hampton House.

  • There is not level access into the venue.

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

  • The door(s) is / are double.

  • The door(s) is / are heavy.

  • The width of the door opening is 124cm (4ft 1in).

  • There is a second set of doors.

  • The 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 90cm (2ft 11in).

  • The first door has one leaf permanently held open, giving a width of 60cm (2ft).

  • A UCard is required for the second door.

  • Visitors can use the phone to contact a member of staff in the building.

  • The phone may be too high for some wheelchair users.

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

  • 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 not have handrails.

  • 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.

  • There is level access to teaching room G16, G2, the Common Room (shown in the photograph) and the Library from the main entrance.

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

  • The ramp or slope is located along the corridor leading to the far steps, past the unisex toilet.

  • The ramp or slope is easy.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

  • The ramp does not have handrails.

  • The width of the ramp or slope is 71cm (2ft 4in).

  • The ramp leads to offices 0.12 and 0.13.

  • The floors which are accessible by stairs are 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 left going up.

  • There is a landing.

  • The services / areas on the floors which are not accessible are the staff offices on floors 1 and 2.

  • The details here are for the stairs by the main entrance.

  • There are also stairs at the far end of the building. Between floors G-1, after the landing, the stairs split with 8 steps leading up to 2 staff offices with a handrail on the right hand side going up.

  • This library does not have a regular supply of books in Braille.

  • This library does not have a regular supply of books in large print.

  • This library does not have a regular supply of books in audio format.

  • Auxiliary aids are not available for computer users.

  • This library is for Philosophy students only.

  • Any books borrowed need to be signed out.

  • Monday 10:00 - 18:00.

  • Tuesday 10:00 - 18:00.

  • Wednesday 10:00 - 18:00.

  • Thursday 10:00 - 18:00.

  • Friday 10:00 - 18:00.

  • Saturday Closed.

  • Sunday Closed.

  • There are not accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.

  • The nearest accessible toilet is located on the ground floor of Hampton House.

  • Please see the separate guide for this building for more details.

  • Standard toilets are available.

  • The unisex toilets are located on the ground floor, off the corridor running beside room G15.

  • Unisex toilets are 13m (14yd 8in) from the main entrance.

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

  • Lighting levels are medium.

  • This building does not have fire alarm strobes.

  • There is level 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.