Hampshire Record Office

Sussex Street, Winchester, Hampshire SO23 8TH

01962 846 154

enquiries.archives@hants.gov.uk

www.hants.gov.uk/archives

Guide Last Updated: 26/01/2017

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Access Guide

  • Services / facilities within the building include Archives & Local Studies, Common Room, Cinema, Education Room.

  • Monday 09:00 - 17:00.

  • Tuesday 09:00 - 17:00.

  • Wednesday 09:00 - 17:00.

  • Thursday 09:00 - 19:00.

  • Friday 09:00 - 17:00.

  • Saturday 09:00 - 16:00.

  • Sunday Closed.

  • From 1st October 2013 the record office will only be open on the 1st and 3rd Saturday every month..

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

  • This venue is situated in Winchester.

  • The venue is situated on a road which has a steep gradient.

  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.

  • The nearest mainline station is Winchester.

  • The venue does not have its own car park.

  • There is a car park for public use within 200m (approx).

  • The name of the car park is Gladstone Street Pay and Display.

  • The car park is located on Gladstone Street.

  • On street marked Blue Badge bays are not available.

  • Clearly signed and / or standard marked parking bays are not available.

  • There is not a designated drop off point.

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  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the venue on Sussex Street.

  • There is not level access into the venue.

  • The main doors open automatically.

  • The doors are single width.

  • The door opening is 86cm (2ft 10in) wide.

  • The door is push pad operated.

  • There are alternative manual revolving doors next to this door.

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

  • The ramp or slope is located in front of the entrance.

  • The ramp or slope is moderate.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

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  • The reception desk is 8m (26ft 3in) from the main entrance.

  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.

  • The reception desk is high height.

  • The desk has a lowered section.

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • There is a hearing assistance system.

  • The type of system is a fixed loop.

  • Staff are trained to use system.

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  • There is level access to the service.

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

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • There are height adjustable tables, CCTV viewer that enlarges text and an ultra violet lamp available.

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

  • There are 15+ steps between floors.

  • 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.

  • The lighting level is medium.

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  • There is a lift for public use.

  • The lift is located behind reception.

  • The lift is a standard lift.

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

  • The lift is 11m (12yd) from main entrance.

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

  • The clear door width is 79cm (2ft 7in).

  • The dimensions of the lift are 105cm x 135cm (3ft 5in x 4ft 5in).

  • 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 not have a visual floor indicator.

  • The lift does not have an audible announcer.

  • The controls for the lift are within reach for a wheelchair user.

  • The lift controls do not have Braille markings.

  • The lift controls do have tactile markings.

  • The lighting level in the lift is low.

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  • The cinema has 1 screens.

  • All screens have level access.

  • There are designated spaces for wheelchair users.

  • Designated spaces are situated at the front of the cinema.

  • Wheelchairs may be left with the patron.

  • Companions sit directly next to you.

  • It is 15m (16yd) from the accessible toilet to the furthest screen.

  • This venue does not have audio description.

  • There is a hearing assistance system.

  • The hearing system is a fixed loop.

  • Staff are trained to use the system.

  • A deposit is not required for the sound enhancement system.

  • Subtitles are not available.

  • Assistance dogs are allowed in the cinema.

  • There is not a wheelchair to borrow.

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  • There are accessible toilet facilities within this venue.

  • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.

  • There is no signage on or near the toilet door.

  • This accessible toilet is approximately 15m (16yd 1ft) from the main entrance.

  • This accessible toilet is located ahead as you enter behind reception.

  • There is level access to this accessible toilet.

  • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.

  • The door opens outwards.

  • The door is locked by a sliding bolt.

  • The width of the accessible toilet door is 89cm (2ft 11in).

  • The door is light.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 148cm x 170cm (4ft 10in x 5ft 7in).

  • 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 emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.

  • Disposal facilities are not available in the cubicle.

  • There is a/are coat hook(s).

  • The coat hook is not within 120cm (3ft 11in) from floor level.

  • Wall-mounted grab rails are available.

  • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rails are on both sides.

  • There is a shelf within the accessible toilet.

  • The shelf is higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).

  • There is not a mirror.

  • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 40cm (1ft 4in).

  • There is not a hand dryer.

  • 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 not a wash basin.

  • The contrast between the external door and wall is poor.

  • The contrast between the internal door and wall is poor.

  • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is poor.

  • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is poor.

  • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.

  • The lighting levels are medium.

  • The female accessible toilet is located within the standard female toilets.

  • The female accessible toilet is identical to the male adapted toilet.

  • The floor manoeuvring space is 85cm x 170cm.

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  • 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.

  • This accessible toilet is 4m (4yd 1ft) from the lift.

  • This accessible toilet is located on the second floor.

  • There is level access to this accessible toilet.

  • This is by lift.

  • This is a unisex toilet.

  • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.

  • The door opens inwards.

  • The door is locked by a twist lock.

  • The width of the accessible toilet door is 91cm (2ft 12in).

  • The door weight is heavy.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 180cm x 210cm (5ft 11in x 6ft 11in).

  • There is a lateral transfer space.

  • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.

  • The lateral transfer space is 116cm (3ft 10in).

  • 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.

  • The emergency alarm is fully functional.

  • Disposal facilities are not 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 a shelf within the accessible toilet.

  • The shelf is higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).

  • There are mirrors.

  • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 45cm (1ft 6in).

  • There is a hand dryer.

  • There is 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 contrast between the external door and wall is poor.

  • The contrast between the internal door and wall is poor.

  • The contrast between the grab rails and wall is poor.

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

  • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.

  • The lighting levels are medium.

  • Baby change facilities are located within the venue.

  • Baby change facilities are located within the accessible toilet.

  • The height of the baby change table once extended is 86cm (2ft 10in).

  • Inside the venue, there is level access to the baby change facility.

  • This is by lift.

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  • Standard toilets are available.

  • The female toilets are located behind reception.

  • The female toilets are 10m (32ft 10in) from the main entrance.

  • Inside the venue, there is level access to the female toilet.

  • Lighting levels are medium.

  • The male toilets are located behind reception.

  • The male toilets are 15m (16yd) from the main entrance.

  • Inside the venue, there is level access to the male toilet.

  • Lighting levels are medium.

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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 bowl of water can be provided for an assistance dog.

  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.

  • This service can be requested.

  • Home visits / services are not available.