Eden Hall

Victoria Street, Preston, Lancashire PR1 7QT

01772 892 529



Guide Last Updated: 13/03/2018

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Access Guide

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

  • This venue is situated in Preston.

  • The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.

  • The nearest mainline station is Preston.

  • There is not 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 4 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.

  • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 400cm x 300cm (13ft 1in x 9ft 10in).

  • Designated parking bays are clearly marked.

  • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 56m (61yd 9in) from the main entrance.

  • The furthest Blue Badge bay is 60m (65yd 1ft) from the main entrance.

  • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user with assistance.

  • Assistance may be required because there is / are slopes/ramps.

  • The car park surface is tarmac.

  • There is a dropped kerb between the car park and the venue.

  • The dropped kerb does not have tactile paving.

  • There is not a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.

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

  • There is not a designated drop off point.

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

  • There is not level access into the venue.

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

  • The door(s) is / are double (with one leaf locked).

  • The door(s) is / are heavy.

  • The width of the door opening is 86cm (2ft 10in).

  • The is a second leaf can be unlocked to give an opening of 172cm.

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

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

  • There is/are 1 step(s) to the area/service.

  • There is not tactile paving at the top and bottom of the steps.

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

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

  • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the step(s).

  • 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 varied.

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

  • The establishment provides 0 accessible accommodation facilities with an ensuite and/or separate accessible bathroom.

  • Ground floor rooms do have level access.

  • None of these rooms are accessed by platform lift.

  • Rooms are located on the ground floor.

  • Adjoining rooms are not available.

  • There are standard rooms on other floors.

  • The other floors cannot be accessed by lift.

  • Adjoining rooms are not available.

  • 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 medium (11cm - 17cm).

  • The steps do have handrails.

  • The steps have a handrail on both sides.

  • There is a landing.

  • The area(s)/service(s) on the floors which are not accessible is/are additional bedrooms.

  • 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 normally on duty.

  • Staff are Text Relay aware.

  • This building will no longer be used as student residences and is to be repurposed as offices, work is starting May 2018 and to be completed by Aug 2018.