Higher Education Centre - Twelve Quays Campus
Wirral Metropolitan College, Morpeth Dock, Shore Road, Birkenhead, Wirral CH41 1AG
0151 551 7777
Guide Last Updated: 10/11/2016
Monday 07:30 - 18:00.
Tuesday 07:30 - 18:00.
Wednesday 07:30 - 18:00.
Thursday 07:30 - 18:00.
Friday 07:30 - 17:30.
The venue is situated within the centre of the campus.
This venue is situated in Birkenhead.
The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
The nearest mainline station is Hamiliton Square.
There is not a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
This venue does have its own car park.
Parking is not free for all users.
Parking is free for Blue Badge holders – please inform reception of your arrival if you are a visitor.
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 4 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 3.6m x 4.8m (11ft 9in x 15ft 8in).
The nearest designated bay is 15m (16yd) from the main entrance.
The furthest designated bay is 21m (23yd) from the main entrance.
The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user unaided.
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 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.
Additional car parking is available at the side of the main building.
There are no designated bays in the side car park, only standard bays.
This information is for the entrance located at the side of the building.
There is level access into the venue.
The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
The door(s) is / are single (with a locked extension leaf).
The door(s) is / are heavy.
The width of the door opening is 98cm (3ft 3in).
There is level access to the service(s).
There is a hearing assistance system.
The hearing assistance system is available only on request.
The system is a portable loop.
Staff are trained to use the system.
This venue does not play background music.
The lighting levels are bright.
Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
There are accessible toilet facilities within this venue.
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 3m (3yd 10in) from the main entrance.
This accessible toilet is located at the rear of the reception foyer.
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 twist lock.
The width of the accessible toilet door is 84cm (2ft 9in).
The door is light.
The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 230cm x 140cm (7ft 7in x 4ft 7in).
There is not 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 right.
The lateral transfer space is 100cm (3ft 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 not a mixer tap.
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 not a/are not coat hook(s).
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 50cm (1ft 8in).
There is a hand dryer.
The hand dryer cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
The hand dryer is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
The height of the hand dryer is 120cm (3ft 11in).
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 cannot 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 good.
The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is good.
The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
The lighting levels are bright.
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 generally on duty.
Staff are trained to BSL level (unknown at time of research).
Staff are Text Relay aware.