Victoria Street, Preston, Lancashire PR1 7QT
01772 201 201
Guide Last Updated: 11/07/2018
Services / facilities within the building include classrooms, staff offices, Brook Stop and Shop and Lancashire Business School.
The venue is situated within the centre of the campus.
This venue is situated in City Campus Preston.
The venue is situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
The nearest mainline station is Preston.
There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
The venue does have its own car park.
Parking is not free for all users.
Parking is free for Blue Badge holders.
The car park is located at the side of the building.
The car park type is open air/surface.
Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
There is/are 2 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 350cm x 550cm (11ft 6in x 18ft 1in).
Designated parking bays are clearly marked.
The nearest Blue Badge bay is 12m (13yd 4in) from the main entrance.
The furthest Blue Badge bay is 15m (16yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user unaided.
The car park surface is tarmac.
There is not a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.
The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
There is level access into the venue.
The main door(s) open(s) automatically (towards you).
The door(s) is / are double.
The width of the door opening is 200cm (6ft 7in).
There is level access to the service(s).
There is a hearing assistance system.
The system is a fixed loop.
Staff are trained to use the system.
This venue does not play background music.
The lighting levels are bright.
Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
The floors which are accessible by stairs are G, 1, 2, 3, 4.
The stairs are located just inside the main entrance.
There are 15+ steps between floors.
There are manual, heavy, double doors to access the stairwell from the first floor upwards.
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 beyond the entrance.
The lift is a standard lift.
The floors which are accessible by this lift are G, 1, 2, 3, 4.
Wall mounted information boards are provided at lift landings.
There are manual, heavy, double doors to access the lift lobby from the first floor upwards.
The lift is approximately 10m (10yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
The dimensions of the lift are 105cm x 140cm (3ft 5in 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 not have an audible announcer.
The lift does not 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 medium.
Accessible shower facilities are available.
The accessible shower(s) surveyed is/are located within the first floor accessible toilet.
The facilities available in the accessible shower(s) include; an adjustable shower head and a flip-down seat.
The height of the seat is 48cm (1ft 7in).
There is level access to the services from the accessible shower facilities.
Accessible toilet facilities are available.
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 11m (12yd 1in) from the main entrance.
This accessible toilet is located on the left as you enter.
There are accessible toilets on all other floors, by the lift and stairs. The toilet on floor 1 has the transfer space on the left, and also contains an accessible shower. The toilets on floors 2 and 3 have the transfer space on the left, with drop down rails (shown in photograph 2). The toilet on floor 4 does not have a large enough transfer space on either side.
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 twist lock.
The width of the accessible toilet door is 86cm (2ft 10in).
The door is heavy.
The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 170cm x 210cm (5ft 7in x 6ft 11in).
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 68cm (2ft 3in).
There is no dropdown rail.
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 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/are female sanitary and open waste paper bin disposal units.
There is a/are coat hook(s).
The coat hook is within 120cm (3ft 11in) from floor level.
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 placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
The height of the hand dryer is 105cm (3ft 5in).
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 poor.
The toilet seat colour contrast is poor.
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 all floors.
The female and male toilet facilities that were surveyed are located at the rear of the reception area.
The female and male toilets are approximately 13m (14yd 8in) from the main entrance.
Inside the venue, there is level access to the female and male toilets.
Lighting levels are bright.