Holland Hall

Clydesdale Road, Exeter, Devon EX4 4SA

01392 661 000

disability@exeter.ac.uk

www.exeter.ac.uk

Guide Last Updated: 13/09/2013

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Access Guide

  • The venue is situated outside the centre of the campus.

  • This venue is situated in Streatham Campus.

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

  • The nearest mainline station is St David's.

  • 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 at the front of the venue.

  • The car park type is open air/surface.

  • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.

  • There are 2 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.

  • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 290cm x 450cm (9ft 6in x 14ft 9in).

  • The nearest designated bay is 8m (26ft 3in) from the car park entrance.

  • The furthest designated bay is 12m (13yd) from the car park entrance.

  • The car park surface is tarmac.

  • There is a dropped kerb / non stepped access from the car park to the venue.

  • The dropped kerb does not have tactile paving.

  • The patron does not have to cross a road.

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

  • There is not a designated drop off point.

  • There are an additional 3 Blue Badge bays located between the accommodation block and the central block.

  • These bays are approximately 50m from the accommodation and central block entrances.

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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 doors open towards you (pull).

  • The doors are single width.

  • The doors are heavy.

  • The door opening is 88cm (2ft 11in) wide.

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

  • There is not level access into the venue.

  • The main doors open automatically.

  • The doors are single width.

  • The door opening is 77cm (2ft 6in) wide.

  • At the time of survey, the doors were on the winter setting.

  • The doors open wider when they are on the summer setting.

  • Central Block contains reception and the dining room.

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  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.

  • The ramp or slope is located in front of the entrance.

  • The ramp or slope is easy.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

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  • The reception desk is 4m (13ft 1in) from the lift.

  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.

  • The reception desk is high height.

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • The desk does not have a lowered section.

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  • There is level access to the service.

  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

  • Lighting levels are varied.

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

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  • The following information is for the restaurant.

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

  • Full table service is not available.

  • Food or drinks are ordered from the service counter.

  • Food or drinks cannot be brought to the table.

  • There is not a lowered section at the service counter.

  • No tables are permanently fixed.

  • No chairs are permanently fixed.

  • No chairs have armrests.

  • The nearest table is 10m (32ft 10in) from the car park entrance.

  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 76cm (2ft 6in).

  • The distance between the floor and the highest table is 76cm (2ft 6in).

  • 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 varied.

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  • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G-1-2-3-4.

  • There are 15+ steps between floors.

  • The lighting level is medium.

  • The steps are clearly marked.

  • The steps are medium.

  • The steps do have handrails.

  • The steps have a handrail on both sides.

  • There is a landing.

  • The services on the floors which are not accessible are additional flats and standard toilets.

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  • There is a lift for public use.

  • The lift is located ahead as you enter.

  • The lift is a standard lift.

  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are G-1-2.

  • The lift is 7m (22ft 12in) from car park entrance.

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

  • The dimensions of the lift are 99cm x 138cm (3ft 3in x 4ft 6in).

  • The clear door width is 79cm (2ft 7in).

  • There are separate entry and exit doors in the lift.

  • The lift does not have a visual floor indicator.

  • The lift does not have an audible announcer.

  • The lift controls do have Braille markings.

  • The lift controls do have tactile markings.

  • The controls for the lift are within reach for a wheelchair user.

  • The lighting level in the lift is low.

  • The lift is 2m from the main central block entrance.

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

  • There is not level access into the venue.

  • The main doors open towards you (pull).

  • The doors are single width.

  • The doors are heavy.

  • The door opening is 87cm (2ft 10in) wide.

  • There is a second set of doors.

  • The doors open towards you (pull).

  • The doors are single width.

  • The doors are heavy.

  • The door opening is 83cm (2ft 9in) wide.

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  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.

  • The ramp or slope is located leading up to the entrance.

  • The ramp or slope is moderate.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

  • There is not a level landing at the top of the ramp.

  • The width of the ramp or slope is 145cm (4ft 9in).

  • There are steps to access this area / service.

  • The steps are located leading up to the entrance.

  • There is / are 9 step(s) to the area / service.

  • The steps are not clearly marked.

  • The steps are medium.

  • The steps do have handrails.

  • The handrails are on both sides.

  • The ramp overcomes the steps.

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  • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G-1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8.

  • There are 15+ steps between floors.

  • The lighting level is bright.

  • The steps are clearly marked.

  • The steps are medium.

  • 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 ahead as you enter.

  • The lift is a standard lift.

  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are G-1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8.

  • The lift is 4m (13ft 1in) from B Block entrance.

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

  • The dimensions of the lift are 100cm x 134cm (3ft 3in x 4ft 5in).

  • The clear door width is 78cm (2ft 7in).

  • There are separate entry and exit doors in the lift.

  • The lift does have a visual floor indicator.

  • The lift does have an audible announcer.

  • The lift controls do have Braille markings.

  • The lift controls do have tactile markings.

  • The controls for the lift are within reach for a wheelchair user.

  • The lighting level in the lift is low.

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  • The establishment provides 11 accessible accommodation facilities with an ensuite and/or separate accessible bathroom.

  • This information refers to room B7-03 in B Block.

  • The accessible facilities are located in the accommodation blocks.

  • There is level access from an accessible entrance.

  • The room number viewed was B7-03.

  • The width of the door to the room is 85cm (2ft 9in).

  • The dimensions of the clear floor space are 210cm x 270cm (6ft 11in x 8ft 10in).

  • The bed is 55cm (1ft 10in) high.

  • The measurement between the bed base and floor is 40cm (1ft 4in).

  • Light switches are within 120cm (3ft 11in) from floor level.

  • There is not a functional emergency alarm in the room.

  • No emergency alarm is fitted in the room.

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

  • The information relates to the ensuite.

  • The dimensions of the bathroom are 140cm x 220cm (4ft 7in x 7ft 3in).

  • The door opens outwards.

  • The width of the door to the bathroom is 84cm (2ft 9in).

  • The door is heavy.

  • There is a functional emergency alarm in the bathroom.

  • It is not a push button style of alarm.

  • 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 sink.

  • The sink can be reached from seated on the toilet.

  • The height of the sink is 74cm (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 130cm (4ft 3in).

  • 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 fixed.

  • The type of shower controls used are lever.

  • The shower seat is flip down.

  • The shower seat height is 50cm (1ft 8in).

  • There are handrails available.

  • The colour contrast between the external room door and wall is poor.

  • 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 poor.

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • The colour contrast between the internal bathroom door and wall is poor.

  • The colour contrast between the walls and floor in the bathroom is good.

  • The colour contrast between the drop down rails and wall is poor.

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

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • Some of the rooms have auxiliary aids for people with sensory impairments.

  • Flashing alarms and Vibrating pillows is available.

  • Flashing fire alarms are available on request.

  • Vibrating fire alarms are available on request.

  • The accommodation does not provide any other auxiliary aids for people with mobility impairments.

  • There are 0 accessible rooms with baths.

  • There are 11 accessible rooms with wheel in showers.

  • Ground floor rooms do have level access.

  • Rooms are located on the ground floor.

  • 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.

  • Adjoining rooms are not available.

  • The floor manoeuvring space in the adapted room is 100cm x 270cm.

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  • There are accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.

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

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

  • The accessible toilet is 3m (9ft 10in) from the lift.

  • The accessible toilet is located next to the lift and reception in Central Block.

  • There is level access to the 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 twist lock.

  • The width of the accessible toilet door is 88cm (2ft 11in).

  • The door is heavy.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 150cm x 210cm (4ft 11in x 6ft 11in).

  • Floor manoeuvring space is clear 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 68cm (2ft 3in).

  • 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 not a functional emergency alarm available.

  • It is tied up and out of reach (higher than 10cm (0ft 4in) from floor).

  • Disposal facilities are not available in the cubicle.

  • There is not a coat hook.

  • Wall mounted 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 are mirrors in the accessible toilet.

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

  • The toilet roll holder is 120cm (3ft 11in) high.

  • There is a sink.

  • The sink cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.

  • The sink 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 grab rails and wall is good.

  • The contrast between the drop down rails and wall is good.

  • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.

  • Lighting levels are bright.

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  • Standard toilets are available.

  • The female and male toilets are located on the third floor in Central Block.

  • The female and male toilets are 3m (9ft 10in) from the stairs.

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

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • Baby change facilities are not located within the venue.

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  • Documents can be requested in Braille.

  • Documents can be requested in large print.

  • Staff are not Text Relay aware.

  • Plastic cups are available.

  • Plastic cutlery is not available.

  • Drinking straws are available on request.

  • There is a Braille reader available on request.