New Adelphi Building

The University of Salford, Salford M5 4WT

0161 295 5000

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Guide Last Updated: 31/07/2018

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Access Guide

  • The New Adelphi Building is located in the Peel Park Campus just off the Crescent (A6). The closest campus carpark is Irwell Place car park. There are Blue Badge spaces on campus closer to the building.

  • The closest campus carpark is Irwell Place car park. There are Blue Badge spaces on campus closer to the building, for information on parking on campus with as a Blue Badge holder check the university parking policy.

  • The closest bus stops are Salford Crescent Station (Stop A and B); These bus stops are serviced by routes 8, 26, 34, 35 , 36, 37, 38, 50, 67, 100, Expresso X39, Vantage V1, Vantage V2 and X34.

  • The closest train station is Salford Crescent Station. This station is serviced by Northern trains.

  • The closest tram stop is Anchorage approximately 2.1km away and is serviced by Lines 3 and 7.

  • The building does not have its own dedicated parking.

  • There is not a site/campus car park within approximately 200m.

  • There is not a car park for public use within 200m (approx).

  • There is not a designated drop off point.

  • The Cockcroft Building carpark contains 5 Blue Badge bays, is within 200m of the New Adelphi Building and can be used if necessary.

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  • This information is for the entrance located on the left side of the building as you face from the Lady Hale Building.

  • There is ramped/sloped or stepped access at this entrance.

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

  • The door(s) is / are double.

  • The width of the door opening is 182cm (5ft 12in).

  • 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 198cm (6ft 6in).

  • There is a ramp/slope at this entrance.

  • The ramp/slope is located to the right as you face the entrance.

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

  • The ramp/slope gradient is easy.

  • The ramp is permanent.

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

  • There is a / are step(s) at this entrance.

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

  • There is / are 4 step(s) to access the entrance.

  • There is tactile paving at the top and bottom of the step(s).

  • The step(s) is / are clearly marked.

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

  • The steps do have handrails.

  • The handrails are on both sides.

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  • This information is for the entrance located underneath the arch of the building, opposite the Chapman Building main entrance.

  • There is ramped/sloped access at this entrance.

  • There is a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.

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

  • The door(s) is / are double.

  • The width of the door opening is 155cm (5ft 1in).

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

  • There is a second set of doors.

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

  • The door(s) is / are double.

  • The door(s) is / are heavy.

  • The width of the door opening is 183cm (6ft).

  • There is a ramp/slope at this entrance.

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

  • The ramp/slope gradient is easy.

  • The ramp is permanent.

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  • This information is for the entrance located directly opposite the Lady Hale Building.

  • There is ramped/sloped or stepped access at this entrance.

  • There is a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.

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

  • The door(s) is / are double.

  • The width of the door opening is 186cm (6ft 1in).

  • 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 190cm (6ft 3in).

  • There is a ramp/slope at this entrance.

  • The ramp/slope is located to the left as you face the entrance.

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

  • The ramp/slope gradient is easy.

  • The ramp is permanent.

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

  • The ramp does have handrails.

  • The handrails are on the right going up.

  • There is a / are step(s) at this entrance.

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

  • There is / are 13 step(s) to access the entrance.

  • There is tactile paving at the top and bottom of the step(s).

  • The step(s) is / are clearly marked.

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

  • The steps do have handrails.

  • The handrails are on both sides.

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  • This information is for the entrance located underneath the arch of the building, opposite the Exhibition Gallery Side Entrance.

  • There is step free access at this entrance.

  • There is a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.

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

  • The door(s) is / are single (with a locked extension leaf).

  • The width of the door opening is 105cm (3ft 5in).

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  • There is step free access throughout the building.

  • There is an easy ramp, with a handrail on the left going up, for access to the theatre, lifts and communal area on the third floor, from the main staircase.

  • This ramp is shown in photograph 7.

  • There is an easy slope, with no handrails, for access to recording studios 3, 4 and 5.

  • This ramp is shown in photograph 8.

  • There are doors in corridors which have to be opened manually.

  • There is clear signage for building facilities/areas in the foyer/reception area.

  • There is pictorial directional signage at key points of circulation routes.

  • There is good colour contrast between the walls and floor in the majority of corridors.

  • The lighting levels are good.

  • This building does not play background music.

  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

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  • The Main Reception is located by the exhibition gallery.

  • The desk is 14m (15yd 11in) from the Exhibition Gallery Side Entrance.

  • The reception area is clearly visible from the entrance.

  • There is step free access to this reception area.

  • The lighting levels in the reception area are bright.

  • The reception desk/counter is medium height (77cm - 109cm).

  • There is a low section of the counter (76cm or below) available.

  • There is not a clear knee recess beneath the low counter.

  • The desk is staffed.

  • There is a hearing assistance system.

  • The type of system is a fixed loop.

  • The hearing assistance system is signed.

  • Staff are not trained to use the system.

  • Monday 09:00 - 16:00.

  • Tuesday 09:00 - 16:00.

  • Wednesday 09:00 - 16:00.

  • Thursday 09:00 - 16:00.

  • Friday 09:00 - 16:00.

  • Saturday Closed.

  • Sunday Closed.

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  • The floors which are accessible by stairs are 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7.

  • The stairs are located to the right after the library side entrance.

  • The stairs are approximately 8m from the library side entrance.

  • 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.

  • There is another staircase to the right of the theatre side entrance with access to floors 1, 2 and 3. This staircase has handrails on both sides with 15+ well marked, medium lit, medium depth steps.

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  • There is a lift for public use.

  • The lift is located to the right of the main lifts on floor 1.

  • The lift is a standard lift.

  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7.

  • Wall mounted information boards are not provided at lift landings.

  • The lift is approximately 16m (17yd 1ft) from the exhibition gallery side entrance.

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

  • The dimensions of the lift are 134cm x 220cm (4ft 5in x 7ft 3in).

  • The clear door width is 100cm (3ft 3in).

  • There are 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 have an audible announcer.

  • The lift does 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.

  • The lift controls refer to floor 1 as the ground floor.

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  • There is a lift for public use.

  • The lift is located in the atrium between the reception and the theatre side entrance.

  • The lift is a standard lift.

  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7.

  • Wall mounted information boards are provided at lift landings.

  • The lift is approximately 20m (21yd 2ft) from the exhibition gallery side entrance.

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

  • The dimensions of the lift are 118cm x 240cm (3ft 10in x 7ft 10in).

  • The clear door width is 100cm (3ft 3in).

  • There are 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 have an audible announcer.

  • The lift does 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.

  • There is a similar lift and a larger goods lift next to the surveyed lift.

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  • There is a lift for public use.

  • The lift is located to the left down the corridor from the workshop entrance.

  • The lift is a standard lift.

  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are 1, 2, 4, 5, 6.

  • Wall mounted information boards are provided at lift landings.

  • The lift is approximately 12m (13yd 4in) from the workshop entrance.

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

  • The dimensions of the lift are 114cm x 195cm (3ft 9in x 6ft 5in).

  • 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 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.

  • This is also a firefighting lift.

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  • There are designated spaces for wheelchair users.

  • Designated seating is located the wings on the auditorium.

  • A companion may sit with you.

  • Companions sit next to you in removable seating.

  • It is 75m (82yd 1in) from the designated seating area to the nearest accessible toilet.

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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 not a lowered section at the counter.

  • No tables are permanently fixed.

  • No chairs are permanently fixed.

  • Some chairs have armrests.

  • The nearest table is 9m (9yd 2ft) from the theatre entrance.

  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 46cm (1ft 6in).

  • The distance between the floor and the highest table is 95cm (3ft 1in).

  • The standard height for tables is 72cm.

  • 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 not clearly written.

  • Menus are not presented in contrasting colours.

  • The type of food served here is hot and cold meals and snacks.

  • Monday 08:00 - 17:00.

  • Tuesday 08:00 - 17:00.

  • Wednesday 08:00 - 17:00.

  • Thursday 08:00 - 17:00.

  • Friday 08:00 - 17:00.

  • Saturday Closed.

  • Sunday Closed.

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  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.

  • 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 35m (38yd 10in) from the theatre side entrance.

  • This accessible toilet is located on floor 1, at the end of the corridor opposite the main lifts.

  • Other accessible toilets are located on floor 0 by the kitchen, floor 1 by the theatre dressing rooms, floor 2 on the atrium side in the music studio corridor and on the theatre side and floor 3 on the atrium side and off the communal area. Other accessible toilets are located on floor 4 on the atrium side in the music studio corridor and on the workshop side in the print room, floor 5 on the workshop side design studio and on the atrium side near the kitchen and on floor 6 on the workshop side and the atrium side There is also an accessible toilet on floor 7 opposite the main lifts.

  • 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 locking handle.

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

  • The door is light.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 217cm x 190cm (7ft 1in x 6ft 3in).

  • 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 120cm (3ft 11in).

  • 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 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 general domestic waste 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 47cm (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 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 contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is poor.

  • The toilet seat colour contrast is good.

  • The contrast between the walls and floor is poor.

  • The lighting levels are medium.

  • There is a baby change facility in the first floor accessible toilet that stands 78cm from the floor.

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  • There are male and female toilets on floors 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6.

  • A male standard toilet was surveyed.

  • The toilet surveyed is located opposite the lifts on floor 1.

  • There is a female standard toilet in the same location.

  • There is step free access to the standard toilet(s) surveyed from the entrance.

  • There is a/are cubicle(s) suitable for ambulant disabled people in the standard toilet(s) surveyed.

  • There are horizontal grab rails on both sides of the seat and a vertical rail on the left.

  • Lighting levels in the standard toilet surveyed are good.

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  • There is a/are standard changing room(s) available.

  • The standard changing room(s) surveyed is/are located down a corridor between the cafe and theatre entrance.

  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 35m (38yd 10in) from the theatre side entrance.

  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 74m (80yd 2ft) from the reception desk.

  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 14m (15yd 11in) from the stage.

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

  • There are male and female changing rooms for the dance studios on the seventh floor, down the corridor to the left in front of the main lift.

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