Chancellor Hall

City Campus, Infirmary Walk, Worcester WR1 3AS

01905 542 551

firstpoint@worc.ac.uk

www.worc.ac.uk

Guide Last Updated: 26/07/2016

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Access Guide

  • Services / facilities within the building include student accommodation and laundrette.

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

  • This venue is situated in Worcester.

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

  • The nearest National Rail station is Worcester Foregate Street.

  • 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 located to the side of Chancellor Hall.

  • The car park type is open air/surface.

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

  • 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 block paving.

  • The patron does not have to cross a road.

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

  • There is a designated drop off point.

  • The drop off point is located in front of Mulberry House.

  • The designated bays are not marked however there is enough space for approximately 6 cars.

  • The bays are approximately 40m from the area between Chancellor and Bishop Bosel Halls.

  • There is a maximum stay of 30 minutes at the 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 intercom is in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.

  • The main door(s) open automatically.

  • The doors are single width.

  • The door opening is 101cm (3ft 4in) wide.

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

  • There is an identical entrance further to the left of the building from this entrance, for Flats 1-6 (shown in photograph 3).

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

  • The ramp or slope is easy.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

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

  • There is not level access into the venue.

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

  • The doors are single width.

  • The door(s) is / are heavy.

  • The door opening is 82cm (2ft 8in) wide.

  • There is a second set of doors.

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

  • The doors are single width.

  • The door(s) is / are heavy.

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

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

  • There is a third set of doors.

  • The doors open towards you.

  • The doors are double width.

  • The doors are heavy.

  • The door opening is 162cm (5ft 4in) wide.

  • There are accessible washers and dryers available in the launderette.

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

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

  • The ramp or slope is moderate.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

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  • There is level access to the service.

  • The lighting levels are varied.

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

  • There are 15+ steps between floors.

  • The lighting levels are bright.

  • The steps are not clearly marked.

  • The steps are deep (18cm+).

  • The steps do have handrails.

  • The steps have a handrail on both sides.

  • There is a landing.

  • There are identical stairs available in the Flats 1-6 area, which only access floors G-1-2.

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  • The lift is located to the right of the foyer.

  • The lift is a standard lift.

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

  • The lift is 7m (7yd 1ft) from the flat 7-14 entrance.

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

  • The dimensions of the lift are 117cm x 140cm (3ft 10in x 4ft 7in).

  • 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 Braille markings.

  • The lift does have tactile markings.

  • The controls for the lift are within 120cm from the floor.

  • The lighting level in the lift is bright.

  • There is an identical lift just inside the entrance to Flats 1-6, except it only accesses floors G-1-2.

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  • The establishment provides 4 accessible accommodation facilities with an ensuite and/or separate accessible bathroom.

  • This information refers to Flat 7.

  • The accessible facilities are located on the ground floor.

  • There is level access from an accessible entrance.

  • The room number viewed was E.

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

  • The dimensions of the clear floor space are 206cm x 360cm (6ft 9in x 11ft 10in).

  • The bed is 55cm (1ft 10in) high.

  • The measurement between the bed base and floor is 0cm ().

  • Light switches are within 120cm (4ft) from floor level.

  • There is a functional emergency alarm in the room.

  • Other accessible facilities available in the bedroom are an accessible wardrobe and height adjustable desk.

  • Other accessible facilities available in the bedroom are power assisted doors into the flat and the kitchen as well as a kitchen with a lowered sink, hob, surface and oven.

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

  • The information relates to the ensuite.

  • The dimensions of the bathroom are 207cm x 258cm (6ft 9in x 8ft 6in).

  • The width of the door to the bathroom is 98cm (3ft 3in).

  • The door weight is light.

  • There is a functional emergency alarm in the bathroom.

  • The door is locked by a twist lock.

  • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 49cm (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 80cm (2ft 7in).

  • There is a mixer tap.

  • The tap type is lever.

  • There is a lateral transfer space.

  • The measurement of lateral transfer space is 150cm (4ft 11in).

  • 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 the left.

  • There are mirrors.

  • The mirrors are placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.

  • There is not a bath.

  • There is a wheel in shower.

  • The shower head height is adjustable.

  • 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 good.

  • 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.

  • The lighting levels are medium.

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

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

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

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

  • Lighting levels are bright.

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

  • Flashing alarms and Vibrating pillows are available.

  • Flashing fire alarms are available on request.

  • Vibrating fire alarms are available on request.

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

  • Assistance dogs are welcome to stay with residents in standard rooms.

  • There are 4 accessible rooms with wheel in showers.

  • Ground floor rooms do have level access.

  • None of these rooms are accessed by platform lift.

  • 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.

  • There are 2 accessible rooms on the ground floor.

  • There is one accessible room on floors 1 and 2 and none on floor 3.

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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.

  • This service can be requested.

  • There is an assistance dog toilet available to the rear of the Charles Hastings Building.