Streatham Court

Rennes Drive, Exeter, Devon EX4 4RJ

01392 661 000

accessability@exeter.ac.uk

www.exeter.ac.uk

Guide Last Updated: 13/09/2013

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Access Guide

  • Services / facilities within the building include the Student Services Centre, lecture theatre rooms, Economics, Department of Management, Student IT Room, MBA FEELE Laboratory, Accounting, P.H.D, Professional Services, Post Graduate Study and staff offices.

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

  • This venue is situated in Streatham Campus.

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

  • The nearest mainline station is St David's.

  • 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 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 8 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.

  • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 310cm x 540cm (10ft 2in x 17ft 9in).

  • The nearest designated bay is 14m (15yd) from the main entrance.

  • The furthest designated bay is 28m (31yd) from the main entrance.

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

  • The car park surface is block paving.

  • 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 limited standard parking bays for staff and visitors with permits.

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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 doors open automatically.

  • The doors are double width.

  • The door opening is 124cm (4ft 1in) wide.

  • There is a second set of doors.

  • The doors open automatically.

  • The doors are double width.

  • The door opening is 102cm (3ft 4in) wide.

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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 moderate.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

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  • The reception desk is 3m (9ft 10in) from the main entrance.

  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • The desk has a lowered section.

  • There is a hearing assistance system.

  • The type of system is a fixed loop.

  • Staff are trained to use system.

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  • There is level access to the service.

  • Lighting levels are bright.

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

  • There is convenient seating for mobility impaired walkers at the front of the lecture rooms.

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

  • 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 Professional Services rooms 1.01-1.19.

  • The first floor is split into two sections.

  • The lift only leads to the main larger section of the first floor and not to Professional Services where access is via the stairs only.

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  • There is a lift for public use.

  • The lift is located along the main corridor.

  • The lift is a standard lift.

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

  • The lift is 80m (87yd) from main entrance.

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

  • The dimensions of the lift are 95cm x 130cm (3ft 1in x 4ft 3in).

  • The clear door width is 77cm (2ft 6in).

  • 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 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 bright.

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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 4m (13ft 1in) from the main entrance.

  • The accessible toilet is located off the left side main corridor as you enter.

  • There is level access to the 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 84cm (2ft 9in).

  • The door is heavy.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 195cm x 220cm (6ft 5in x 7ft 3in).

  • 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 122cm (4ft 0in).

  • 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 a functional emergency alarm available.

  • It is not a push button style of alarm.

  • Disposal facilities are 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 49cm (1ft 7in).

  • There is not a hand dryer.

  • There is a towel dispenser.

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

  • The toilet roll holder is 107cm (3ft 6in) high.

  • There is a sink.

  • The sink can 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.

  • There are three additional adapted toilets located on the ground floor with similar specifications except one which has a transfer space on the right measuring 80cm.

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  • Standard toilets are available.

  • The female toilets are located to the left as you enter.

  • The female toilets are 4m (13ft 1in) from the main entrance.

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

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • The male toilets are located to the left as you enter.

  • The male toilets are 7m (22ft 12in) from the main entrance.

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

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • Baby change facilities are not located within the venue.

  • There are additional standard toilets located throughout the building.

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  • 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 generally on duty.

  • Staff are not Text Relay aware.

  • There is a Braille reader available on request.