Learning Resource Centre - Twelve Quays Campus
Wirral Metropolitan College, 1st Floor, A Block, Morpeth Dock, Shore Road, Birkenhead, Wirral CH41 1AG
0151 551 7777
Guide Last Updated: 28/08/2015
Related link Main Building - Twelve Quays Campus.
Monday 08:45 - 19:00.
Tuesday 08:45 - 19:00.
Wednesday 08:45 - 17:00.
Thursday 08:45 - 19:00.
Friday 10:00 - 16:00.
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 front of the building.
There is not level access into the venue.
The main door(s) open(s) automatically.
The automatic doors are push pad activated.
The door(s) is / are double.
The width of the door opening is 140cm (4ft 7in).
There is a lift for public use.
The lift is located on the right, past the refectory.
The lift is a standard lift.
The floors which are accessible by this lift are G-1-2-3.
The lift is approximately 38m (41yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
The dimensions of the lift are 130cm x 135cm (4ft 3in x 4ft 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 not 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 bright.
The floors which are accessible by stairs are G-1-2-3.
There are 15+ steps between floors.
The lighting level is bright.
The steps are clearly marked.
The steps are deep.
The steps do have handrails.
The steps have a handrail on both sides.
There is a landing.
This information is for the entrance located off the 1st floor foyer.
There is level access into the venue.
Level access is via lift.
The main doors open automatically.
The doors are single width.
The door opening is 107cm (3ft 6in) wide.
The desk is 4m (4yd 1ft) from the 1st floor entrance.
There is level access to reception from the entrance.
The lighting levels are bright.
The reception desk is low (76cm or lower).
There is level access to the service.
There is a hearing assistance system.
The hearing 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.
Customers can charge scooters or wheelchairs at the venue.
This library does not have a regular supply of books in Braille.
This library does not have a regular supply of books in large print.
This library does not have a regular supply of books in audio format.
There is an ordering service.
It takes approximately 1-2 days to process an order.
The library does have computers with accessible software.
Auxiliary aids are available for computer users.
A height adjustable table is / are available.
Other computer auxiliary aids include Zoomtext, Supernova and MyReader.
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.