Hiatt Baker Hall - Residences

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 front of Block N.

  • There is step free access at this entrance.

  • The bell is in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.

  • 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) towards you (pull).

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

  • The door(s) is / are single.

  • The door(s) is / are light.

  • The width of the door opening is 105cm (3ft 5in).

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

  • The entrance to each accommodation Block, J, K, L and N is very similar. The only variation is whether the door opens to the left or to the right.

  • All entrance doors are power assisted.

  • The floors which are accessible by stairs are 0-4.

  • There are 15+ steps between floors.

  • There are manual, light, single doors to access the stairwell on all 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 to the right as you enter.

  • The lift is a standard lift.

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

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

  • The lift is approximately 12m (13yd 4in) from the main entrance (which is on Floor 1 in Block L).

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

  • The dimensions of the lift are 145cm x 160cm (4ft 9in x 5ft 3in).

  • The clear door width is 140cm (4ft 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 a hearing loop system.

  • 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 bright.

  • The lift in Block L serves an exit at the roadway level (Floor 0) which allows access to the parking area.

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

  • This information refers to Blocks J, K, L & N.

  • The accessible facilities are located on the entrance level.

  • There is level access from an accessible entrance.

  • The room number viewed was L1.3 and N2.3.

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

  • The dimensions of the clear floor space are 600cm x 400cm (19ft 8in x 13ft 1in).

  • The bed is 52cm (1ft 8in) high.

  • The measurement between the bed base and floor is 29cm (11in).

  • 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 height adjustable desk and an automatic door.

  • Other accessible facilities available in the accommodation are shared kitchen facilities (see Kitchen section).

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

  • The information relates to the ensuite.

  • The dimensions of the bathroom are 240cm x 240cm (7ft 10in x 7ft 10in).

  • The door opens outwards.

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

  • The door weight is light.

  • There is a functional emergency alarm in the bathroom.

  • The door is locked by a twist lock.

  • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 48cm (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 73cm (2ft 5in).

  • There is a mixer tap.

  • The tap type is lever.

  • There is a lateral transfer space.

  • The measurement of lateral transfer space is 110cm (3ft 7in).

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

  • 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 both sides.

  • There are mirrors.

  • The mirrors are 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 lever.

  • The shower seat is flip down.

  • The shower seat height is 51cm (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 bright.

  • 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 good.

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

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • None of the rooms have auxiliary aids for people with sensory impairments.

  • 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 4 accessible room(s) with a wheel in shower.

  • Ground floor rooms do have level access.

  • None of these rooms are accessed by platform lift.

  • Rooms are located in all blocks.

  • Adjoining rooms are not available.

  • There are standard rooms on other floors.

  • The other floors can be accessed by lift.

  • There is level access to standard rooms on other floors.

  • The illustrations show Room L1.3 (photographs 1-6) and Room N2.3 (photographs 7-10).

  • Each cluster flat of 8-10 rooms has a kitchen/dining facility.

  • In each of the areas where there is an accessible room the kitchen and corridor doors are automatic.

  • There is room to manoeuvre and controls are all at an accessible height.

  • There is a launderette facility to serve the whole Hall in Block K, accessed from outside the building.

  • There is level access.

  • The door is 100cm wide and is operated with a key card.

  • There are banks of washers and dryers and ample space to manoeuvre.

  • The dryers and washers at one end of the room are more accessible than others and have notices asking users to leave them available for students with disabilities.

  • There are accessible toilet facilities within this venue.

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

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

  • This accessible toilet is approximately 3m (3yd 10in) from the main entrance.

  • This accessible toilet is located in the entrance lobby of each block.

  • The facilities in all four blocks are similar in size and layout. The photograph shows the accessible toilet in Block L.

  • 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 204cm x 150cm (6ft 8in x 4ft 11in).

  • There is not 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 79cm (2ft 7in).

  • 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 can be reached from seated on the toilet.

  • The towel dispenser is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).

  • 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.

  • 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 are refuge points in this building.

  • There is an evacuation chair for the building.

  • There is an evacuation lift for the building.