UCLan Burnley Campus

Princess Way, Burnley, Lancashire BB12 0AN

01282 733 400

cenquiries@uclan.ac.uk

www.burnley.uclan.ac.uk

Guide Last Updated: 07/03/2017

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Access Guide

  • Services / facilities within the building include Art, Design and Fashion; Computing, Engineering and Science; Education; Health and Social Care; Languages; Law and Sport.

  • Services / facilities within the grounds include the Sports Centre.

  • This building is shared with Burnley College.

  • UCLan occupy levels 1-4 of C Wing.

  • Monday 08:00 - 22:00.

  • Tuesday 08:00 - 22:00.

  • Wednesday 08:00 - 22:00.

  • Thursday 08:00 - 22:00.

  • Friday 08:00 - 22:00.

  • Saturday 08:00 - 22:00.

  • Sunday Closed.

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

  • This venue is situated in Burnley.

  • The venue is situated on a road which has a steep gradient.

  • The nearest mainline station is Burnley Central.

  • 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 rear of the building.

  • The car park type is open air/surface.

  • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do need to be booked in advance.

  • There is/are 10+ Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.

  • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 400cm x 550cm (13ft 1in x 18ft 1in).

  • Designated parking bays are clearly marked.

  • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 49m (53yd 1ft) from the car park entrance.

  • The furthest Blue Badge bay is 100m (109yd 1ft) from the car park 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 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.

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  • 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) automatically.

  • The door(s) is / are double.

  • The width of the door opening is 170cm (5ft 7in).

  • There is a second set of doors.

  • The door(s) open(s) automatically (towards you).

  • The door(s) is / are double.

  • The width of the door opening is 170cm (5ft 7in).

  • This entrance gives access to level 1 of the building.

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  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.

  • The ramp/slope does bypass the step(s).

  • The ramp/slope is located at the left of the entrance.

  • The ramp/slope is easy.

  • The ramp/slope is permanent.

  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.

  • The ramp does not have handrails.

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

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

  • There is/are 8 step(s) to the area/service.

  • There is tactile paving at the top and bottom of the steps.

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

  • The step(s) is/are deep (18cm+).

  • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).

  • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides.

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

  • There is level access into the venue.

  • The main door(s) open(s) automatically.

  • The door(s) is / are double.

  • The width of the door opening is 150cm (4ft 11in).

  • There is a second set of doors.

  • The door(s) open(s) automatically.

  • The door(s) is / are double.

  • The width of the door opening is 150cm (4ft 11in).

  • This entrance gives access to level 0 of the building.

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  • The desk/counter is 9m (9yd 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 high (110cm+).

  • The desk/counter has a low (76cm or lower) section.

  • The desk/counter is staffed.

  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

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  • 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.

  • Hearing loops are fitted in all teaching rooms.

  • This venue does not play background music.

  • The lighting levels are varied.

  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.

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  • There is level access to the service(s).

  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

  • This venue does play background music.

  • Music is played in the resource room.

  • The lighting levels are medium.

  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.

  • Customers cannot charge scooters or wheelchairs at the venue.

  • The Students' Union Resource Room is located on level 1 of the building.

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  • The floors which are accessible by stairs are 0-1-2-3.

  • 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.

  • Escalator(s) can be used to access other floors.

  • The floors which are accessible by escalator are 0-1.

  • The escalators steps are not clearly marked.

  • The foot and head of the escalators are not clearly marked.

  • The lighting levels are medium.

  • There are several sets of stairs located throughout the building.

  • The escalator is located just inside the car park entrance.

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  • There is a lift for public use.

  • The lift is located in the building's main atrium, just past reception.

  • The lift is a standard lift.

  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are 0-1-2-3-4.

  • Wall mounted information boards are 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 130cm x 150cm (4ft 3in x 4ft 11in).

  • 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 have an audible announcer.

  • The lift does not 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.

  • These lifts are also 65 metres from the car park entrance.

  • There are similar lifts at the rear of the building, by the car park entrance.

  • These access levels 0-3 only.

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  • The desk/counter is 20m (21yd 2ft) from the front lifts.

  • There is level access to the desk/counter from the entrance.

  • Level access to the desk/counter is via lift.

  • The lighting levels are medium.

  • The desk/counter is low (76cm or lower).

  • The desk/counter is staffed.

  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

  • There are also self service issue and return machines available next to the library desk.

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  • 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.

  • There is an ordering service.

  • It takes approximately 7 days to process an order.

  • The library does have computers with accessible software.

  • Auxiliary aids are available for computer users.

  • A height adjustable table and height adjustable chair is / are available.

  • There are security barriers at the library entrance with an opening of 130cm wide.

  • Students requiring assistive software will be provided with a laptop with the relevant software loaded.

  • The library is located on level 2 of the building.

  • Monday 08:30 - 20:00.

  • Tuesday 08:30 - 20:00.

  • Wednesday 08:30 - 20:00.

  • Thursday 08:30 - 20:00.

  • Friday 08:30 - 17:00.

  • Saturday Closed.

  • Sunday Closed.

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  • The following information is for the refectory.

  • Once inside, there is level access to the service.

  • Full table service is not available.

  • Food or drinks are ordered from the counter.

  • Food or drinks can be brought to the table.

  • There is a lowered section at the service counter.

  • There is not ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.

  • No tables are permanently fixed.

  • No chairs are permanently fixed.

  • No chairs have armrests.

  • The nearest table is 46m (50yd 11in) from the car park entrance.

  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 70cm (2ft 4in).

  • 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 main meals.

  • The refectory is located on level 0, just inside the car park entrance. There is also a coffee shop on the first floor of the building.

  • It is used by staff and students of both Burnley College and UCLan.

  • Monday 08:00 - 14:00.

  • Monday 16:00 - 18:00.

  • Tuesday 08:00 - 14:00.

  • Tuesday 16:00 - 18:00.

  • Wednesday 08:00 - 14:00.

  • Wednesday 16:00 - 18:00.

  • Thursday 08:00 - 14:00.

  • Thursday 16:00 - 18:00.

  • Friday 08:00 - 14:00.

  • Friday 16:00 - 18:00.

  • Saturday Closed.

  • Sunday Closed.

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  • There are designated spaces for wheelchair users.

  • Designated seating is located in the front row.

  • Wheelchairs are left with the patron.

  • A companion may sit with you.

  • Companions sit behind you.

  • It is 15m (16yd) from the designated seating area to the nearest accessible toilet.

  • This venue does not provide audio described performances.

  • There is a hearing assistance system.

  • The hearing system is a fixed loop.

  • Staff are trained to use the hearing system.

  • There is not a wheelchair to borrow.

  • Assistance dogs are allowed in the auditorium.

  • This theatre can be used for performances and events by UCLan and Burnley College staff and students.

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  • 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 22m (24yd 2in) from the main entrance.

  • This accessible toilet is located just inside the main corridor, behind reception on the ground floor.

  • There are accessible toilets on floors two and four.

  • 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 132cm x 220cm (4ft 4in x 7ft 3in).

  • 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 60cm (1ft 12in).

  • 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 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 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 107cm (3ft 6in).

  • 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 placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).

  • The height of the toilet roll holder is 112cm (3ft 8in).

  • 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.

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  • Standard toilet facilities are available.

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

  • The female and male toilet facilities that were surveyed are located just inside the main corridor on level 1.

  • The female and male toilets are approximately 24m (26yd 9in) from the main entrance.

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

  • Lighting levels are medium.

  • The toilets contain cubicles with doors that open outwards.

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  • 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.

  • The door(s) is / are double.

  • The width of the door opening is 180cm (5ft 11in).

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

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  • The desk/counter is 3m (3yd 10in) from the entrance.

  • There is level access to the desk/counter from the entrance.

  • The lighting levels are bright.

  • The desk/counter is low (76cm or lower).

  • The desk/counter is staffed.

  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

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  • 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 a lowered section at the counter.

  • No tables are permanently fixed.

  • Some chairs are permanently fixed.

  • Some chairs have armrests.

  • The nearest table is approximately 12m (13yd 4in) from the main entrance.

  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 70cm (2ft 4in).

  • The distance between the floor and the highest table is 45cm (1ft 6in).

  • The standard height for tables is 70cm.

  • 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 hot and cold snacks.

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  • There is not a Changing Places facility available.

  • There is an/are accessible changing room(s) available.

  • The accessible changing room(s) surveyed is/are located to the right as you enter.

  • The accessible changing room(s) is/are approximately 18m (19yd 2ft) from the entrance.

  • The accessible changing room(s) is/are approximately 7m (7yd 1ft) from the lift.

  • The accessible changing room(s) is/are approximately 9m (9yd 2ft) from the reception desk.

  • The dimensions of the accessible changing room(s) are 240cm x 244cm (7ft 10in x 8ft).

  • The fixtures/facilities available in the accessible changing room(s) include; a chair/stool, handrails, a drop down rail, a toilet, a wash basin and a wheel in shower.

  • Other fixtures/facilities available include; grab bars on sink and a flip down seat measuring 50cm.

  • There is level access to the accessible changing room(s).

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  • Shower facilities are available.

  • The shower(s) surveyed is/are located within the standard changing room.

  • There is level access to the services from the shower facilities.

  • There is an accessible shower located within the standard changing room with an adjustable shower head, flip down seat and drop down rails on both sides.

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  • 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 deep (18cm+).

  • The steps do have handrails.

  • The steps have a handrail on both sides.

  • There is a landing.

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  • There is a lift for public use.

  • The lift is located in the foyer next to the reception desk.

  • 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 7m (7yd 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 143cm (3ft 7in x 4ft 8in).

  • The clear door width is 94cm (3ft 1in).

  • The lift door is manual, heavy 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 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 bright.

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  • The fitness suite is located on the first floor.

  • The fitness suite is 8m (8yd 2ft) from the lift.

  • There is level access to the fitness suite.

  • Level access is by lift.

  • There are doors into the fitness suite.

  • The doors open towards you (pull).

  • The doors are double.

  • The doors are heavy.

  • The opening is 90cm (2ft 11in) wide.

  • No staff have received IFI Mark standard Disability Equality Training.

  • Staff receive some training in assisting disabled people.

  • Training provided is in house.

  • A portable hearing loop is not available for induction.

  • There is clear manoeuvring space between equipment.

  • There is level access to all of the equipment.

  • There is one leaf locked on the double doors which can be unlocked to give an opening of 180cm wide.

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  • There are accessible toilet facilities within this venue.

  • The toilet is for the sole use of disabled people.

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

  • This accessible toilet is approximately 18m (19yd 2ft) from the main entrance.

  • This accessible toilet is located within the accessible changing room.

  • There is level access to this accessible toilet.

  • This is a unisex toilet.

  • A key is required for the accessible toilet.

  • The key is a radar key.

  • The key can be obtained from staff on reception.

  • The door opens outwards.

  • The door is locked by a locking handle.

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

  • The door is heavy.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 246cm x 244cm (8ft 1in x 8ft).

  • 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 150cm (4ft 11in).

  • 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 clinical waste disposal units.

  • There is a/are coat hook(s).

  • The coat hook is not 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 placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.

  • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 46cm (1ft 6in).

  • There is a hand dryer.

  • The hand dryer cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.

  • The hand dryer is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).

  • 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 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.

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  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.

  • Staff do not receive Deaf Awareness 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.

  • This service can be requested.

  • Staff are Text Relay aware.