School of Medicine
University of St Andrews, North Haugh, St Andrews KY16 9TF
Guide Last Updated: 13/09/2013
Services / facilities within the building include the School of Medicine - Clinical Skills, Anatomy and Pathology, laboratories, exhibition hall, lecture theatre and teaching rooms.
The venue is situated outside the centre of the town.
This venue is situated in St Andrews.
The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
The nearest mainline station is Leuchars.
There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
The venue does have its own car park.
Parking is free for all users.
The car park is at the front of the venue.
The car park type is open air/surface.
There are 3 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 400cm x 510cm (13ft 1in x 16ft 9in).
The nearest designated bay is 22m (24yd) from the main entrance.
The furthest designated bay is 27m (30yd) 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 uneven surfaces.
The car park surface is cobbled.
The patron does have to cross a road.
The road is generally quiet.
The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
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 200cm (6ft 7in) wide.
There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
The ramp or slope is located on the left as you face the entrance.
The ramp or slope is moderate.
The ramp or slope is permanent.
There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.
There are steps to access this area / service.
The steps are located on the right as you face the entrance.
There is / are 2 step(s) to the area / service.
The steps are not clearly marked.
The steps are medium.
The steps do not have handrails.
The reception desk is 7m (22ft 12in) from the main entrance.
There is level access to reception from the entrance.
The reception desk is medium height.
Lighting levels are medium.
The desk has a lowered section.
There is level access to the service.
There is a hearing assistance system.
The system is a portable loop.
Staff are trained to use the system.
This venue does not play background music.
Lighting levels are varied.
Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
There is a lift for public use.
The lift is located at the rear of the lobby.
The lift is a standard lift.
The floors which are accessible by this lift are 1-2-3.
The lift is 18m (20yd) from main entrance.
The dimensions of the lift are 145cm x 150cm (4ft 9in 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 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 medium.
The following information is for the cafe.
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 11m (12yd) from the main entrance.
The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 74cm (2ft 5in).
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 meals and snacks.
There are designated spaces for wheelchair users.
Designated seating is located at the front and the rear of the thearre.
Wheelchairs are left with the patron.
A companion may sit with you.
Companions sit next to you.
It is 10m (32ft 10in) from the designated seating area to the nearest accessible toilet.
There is a hearing assistance system.
The hearing system is a portable loop.
Staff are trained to use the hearing system.
The rows suitable for hearing loops are all.
Assistance dogs are allowed in the auditorium.
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 28m (31yd) from the main entrance.
The accessible toilet is located on the left of the building.
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 locking handle.
The width of the accessible toilet door is 86cm (2ft 10in).
The door is light.
The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 160cm x 230cm (5ft 3in x 7ft 7in).
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 right.
The lateral transfer space is 88cm (2ft 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 a functional emergency alarm available.
Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
There is a coat hook.
The coat hook is not within 120cm (3ft 11in) from floor level.
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 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 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.
The female and male toilets are located on the left of the building.
The female and male toilets are 43m (47yd) from the main entrance.
Inside the venue, there is level access to the female and male toilet.
Lighting levels are bright.
Accessible shower facilities are available.
The showers are located on the left of the building.
The facilities available in the accessible shower are an adjustable shower head.
There is level access to the services from the shower facilities.