The Mix - Twelve Quays Campus

Wirral Metropolitan College, Ground Floor, A Block, Morpeth Dock, Shore Road, Birkenhead, Wirral CH41 1AG

0151 551 7777

wmc.enquiries@wmc.ac.uk

www.wmc.ac.uk

Guide Last Updated: 21/05/2016

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Access Guide

  • The Mix is located on the ground floor of the main building.

  • Monday 08:30 - 20:30.

  • Tuesday 08:30 - 20:30.

  • Wednesday 08:30 - 16:00.

  • Thursday 08:30 - 20:00.

  • Friday 08:30 - 15:00.

  • Saturday Closed.

  • Sunday Closed.

  • 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 second set of doors.

  • The door(s) open(s) automatically (away from you).

  • The automatic doors are push pad activated.

  • The door(s) is / are single.

  • The width of the door opening is 100cm (3ft 3in).

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

  • This information is for the entrance located off the ground floor corridor.

  • There is level access into the venue.

  • The main doors open away from you (push).

  • The doors are double width.

  • The doors are heavy.

  • The door opening is 125cm (4ft 1in) wide.

  • There are 2 entrances into the cafe and the details are the same for both.

  • 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.

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.

  • The scooter can be used throughout the cafe.

  • Customers can charge scooters or wheelchairs at the venue.

  • The following information is for the cafe.

  • The bar does serve food.

  • 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 service counter.

  • No chairs are permanently fixed.

  • Some chairs have armrests.

  • The nearest table is 3m (9ft 10in) from the corridor entrance.

  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 70cm (2ft 4in).

  • The distance between the floor and the highest table is 118cm (3ft 10in).

  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.

  • Menus are wall only.

  • 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 light refreshments.

  • There are not accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.

  • The nearest adapted toilets are located in the main building at Twelve Quays Campus, in which The Mix is located.

  • Please see the guide for Twelve Quays Campus - Main Building (adapted toilet section) for details.

  • Standard toilets are not available.

  • The nearest adapted toilets are located in the main building at Twelve Quays Campus.

  • Please see the guide for Twelve Quays Campus - Main Building (adapted toilet section) for details.

  • 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.

  • Plastic cups are available.

  • Plastic cutlery is available.

  • Drinking straws are available on request.