Hiatt Baker Hall - Main Building and Source Café

Hiatt Baker - Catered Hall, University of Bristol, Residences and Hospitality Services, Parry's Lane, Bristol BS9 1AD

0117 4282414

kc17474@bristol.ac.uk

www.bristol.ac.uk/accommodation/

Guide Last Updated: 15/02/2017

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Access Guide

  • 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 turn right at the traffic lights and take the first exit off the roundabout. Follow the road, towards Westbury-on-Trym, for 500m to the roundabout (The White Tree Roundabout) and take the first exit into Parrys Lane. Follow Parrys Lane down the hill for approximately 400m and Hiatt Baker Hall is on the left.

  • There is very little parking on the site, or on adjacent roads. There are 10 car parking spaces of which 4 are designated spaces. Parking is strictly by permit only.

  • University buses (number 16) serve the main university buildings and arrive at the Transport Hub which is at the centre of the Hiatt Baker Hall campus.

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

  • The car park is located to the right as you enter the main gates to the Stoke Bishop site.

  • The nearest building(s) to this car park is/are the Hiatt Baker Halls and main building.

  • The car park type is open air/surface.

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

  • The car park surface is block paving.

  • Designated Blue Badge parking bays are available.

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

  • There is/are 4 designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) within this car park.

  • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 310cm x 410cm (10ft 2in x 13ft 5in).

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

  • This car park can be used by permit holders.

  • 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.

  • This car park is clearly signposted from the residential blocks.

  • The nearest designated bay is 40m (43yd 2ft) from the entrance to Block N.

  • 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).

  • There are fewer than 20 parking spaces and they may be used only by permit holders. Only residents with a specific need will be granted a pass.

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

  • There is step free access at this entrance.

  • A key card 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) automatically (towards you).

  • The automatic door(s) is / are push pad activated.

  • The door(s) is / are double.

  • The width of the door opening is 168cm (5ft 6in).

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

  • The desk/counter is 10m (10yd 2ft) 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.

  • There is 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 allowed in public parts of the venue.

  • Customers cannot charge scooters or wheelchairs at the venue.

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

  • There are 15+ steps between floors.

  • The lighting levels are bright.

  • 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 towards the rear of the reception area.

  • The lift is a platform lift.

  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are G-1.

  • Wall mounted information boards are not provided at lift landings.

  • The lift is approximately 15m (16yd 1ft) from the main entrance.

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

  • The dimensions of the lift are 110cm x 145cm (3ft 7in x 4ft 9in).

  • The clear door width is 91cm (2ft 12in).

  • The lift door is manual, light and opens outwards.

  • 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 not have an audible announcer.

  • The lift does have a hearing loop system.

  • 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.

  • The following information is for the refectory.

  • 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 12m (13yd 4in) from the lift.

  • The standard height for tables is 75cm.

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

  • Plastic / takeaway cups are available.

  • Plastic / takeaway cutlery is not available.

  • Drinking straws are not available.

  • The type of food served here is refectory meals.

  • There are no menus. All food is collected from the counter displays.

  • The JCR is on the first floor of the main building, adjacent to the dining room and is accessed by the platform lift.

  • No food is served in the bar.

  • The bar is 114cm high with no lowered section and drinks can be brought to the table.

  • Most of the tables are 68cm high with a few at 38cm.

  • Some of the seating is fixed and some has armrests.

  • Adjacent to the bar is a small, unstaffed, gym (as shown in photograph 6).

  • There are accessible toilet facilities within this venue.

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

  • There is no signage on or near the toilet door.

  • This accessible toilet is approximately 12m (13yd 4in) from the lift.

  • This accessible toilet is located adjacent to the Junior Common Room.

  • There is level access to this 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 91cm (2ft 12in).

  • The door is light.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 280cm x 260cm (9ft 2in x 8ft 6in).

  • There is a clear 150cm x 150cm manoeuvring space 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 180cm (5ft 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 pull cord alarm in the cubicle.

  • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.

  • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.

  • There is a/are female sanitary and waste paper pedal bin disposal units.

  • 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 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 not a hand dryer.

  • There is a towel dispenser.

  • The towel dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.

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

  • The height of the towel dispenser is 116cm (3ft 10in).

  • 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.

  • Standard toilet facilities are available.

  • There are male and female standard toilets facilities on the first floor.

  • The female and male toilet facilities that were surveyed are located on the first floor adjacent to the JCR.

  • The female and male toilets are approximately 14m (15yd 11in) from the lift.

  • Inside the venue, there is level access to the female and male toilets.

  • This is by lift.

  • Lighting levels are bright.

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

  • There is ramped/sloped or stepped access at this entrance.

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

  • The door(s) is / are single.

  • The door(s) is / are heavy.

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

  • There is a ramp/slope at this entrance.

  • The ramp/slope is located to the right between the Transport Hub level and the piazza in front of the building.

  • The ramp/slope bypasses the steps.

  • The ramp/slope gradient 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) at this entrance.

  • The step(s) is / are located in front of the building.

  • There is / are 3 step(s) to access the entrance.

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

  • The step(s) is / are medium.

  • The steps do have handrails.

  • The handrails are on both sides going up.

  • 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 11:00 - 18:00.

  • Sunday 11:00 - 18:00.

  • Times may be varied outside term time.

  • The following information is for the cafe.

  • 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.

  • Some tables are permanently fixed.

  • Some chairs are permanently fixed.

  • Some chairs have armrests.

  • The nearest table is approximately 3m (3yd 10in) from the cafe entrance.

  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 38cm (1ft 3in).

  • The distance between the floor and the highest table is 71cm (2ft 4in).

  • The standard height for tables is 71cm.

  • 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 not available in Braille.

  • Menus are not available in large print.

  • Picture menus are not available.

  • Menus are clearly written.

  • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.

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

  • There are accessible toilet facilities within this venue.

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

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

  • This accessible toilet is approximately 25m (27yd 1ft) from the cafe entrance.

  • This accessible toilet is located to the right as you enter beyond the counter.

  • 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 92cm (3ft).

  • The door is light.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 175cm x 280cm (5ft 9in x 9ft 2in).

  • There is a clear 150cm x 150cm manoeuvring space 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 98cm (3ft 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 an emergency pull cord alarm in the cubicle.

  • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.

  • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.

  • There is a/are female sanitary and waste paper pedal bin disposal units.

  • 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 47cm (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 height of the hand dryer is 108cm (3ft 7in).

  • There is a towel dispenser.

  • The towel dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.

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

  • The height of the towel dispenser is 125cm (4ft 1in).

  • 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 placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).

  • The height of the wash basin is 77cm (2ft 6in).

  • 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 poor.

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

  • The toilet seat colour contrast is poor.

  • The contrast between the walls and floor is fair.

  • The lighting levels are medium.

  • Fire alarm strobes are located throughout to notify hearing impaired people of an evacuation.

  • There is level egress from the ground floor.

  • The upper floor(s) is/are accessed via a passenger lift.

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

  • There is not a refuge point in this building.