Hart Building

The University of Liverpool, Mount Pleasant, Liverpool L3 5TQ

0151 794 6771

hrfeedback@liverpool.ac.uk

www.liv.ac.uk/hr

Guide Last Updated: 03/03/2017

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Access Guide

  • Services / facilities within the building include Human Resources offices which include Payroll, Pensions, Diversity and Equality and Organisational Development.

  • Monday 09:00 - 17:00.

  • Tuesday 09:00 - 17:00.

  • Wednesday 09:00 - 17:00.

  • Thursday 09:00 - 17:00.

  • Friday 09:00 - 17:00.

  • Saturday Closed.

  • Sunday Closed.

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

  • This venue is situated in the Central Campus.

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

  • The nearest mainline station is Liverpool Lime Street.

  • There is 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 at the side of the building.

  • The car park type is open air/surface.

  • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do need to be booked in advance.

  • There is/are 1 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.

  • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 360cm x 500cm (11ft 10in x 16ft 5in).

  • Designated parking bays are clearly marked.

  • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 12m (13yd 4in) from the main entrance.

  • 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 dropped kerbs.

  • The car park surface is tarmac.

  • There is a dropped kerb between the car park and the venue.

  • The dropped kerb does have tactile paving.

  • There is not a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.

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

  • There is not a 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 main door(s) open(s) automatically (towards you).

  • The door(s) is / are double.

  • The width of the door opening is 156cm (5ft 1in).

  • There is a second set of doors.

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

  • The door(s) is / are double.

  • The width of the door opening is 154cm (5ft 1in).

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  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.

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

  • The ramp/slope is moderate.

  • The ramp/slope is permanent.

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  • The desk/counter is 6m (6yd 1ft) from the main entrance.

  • There is level access to the desk/counter from the entrance.

  • The lighting levels are medium.

  • The desk/counter is high (110cm+).

  • The desk/counter has a low (76cm or lower) section.

  • The desk/counter is staffed.

  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

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  • There is level access to the service(s).

  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

  • This venue does not play background music.

  • The lighting levels are bright.

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

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

  • There are 15+ steps between floors.

  • There are manual, heavy, single doors to access the stairwell on the ground floor.

  • The lighting levels are bright.

  • The steps are clearly marked.

  • The steps are deep (18cm+).

  • The steps do have handrails.

  • The steps have a handrail on the left going up.

  • There is a landing.

  • There is also a staircase at the rear of the store with a handrail on the right.

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  • There is a lift for public use.

  • The lift is located in the waiting area, just past reception.

  • The lift is a standard lift.

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

  • Wall mounted information boards are not provided at lift landings.

  • There are manual, heavy, double doors to access the lift lobby on the ground floor.

  • The lift is approximately 9m (9yd 2ft) from the main entrance.

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

  • The dimensions of the lift are 101cm x 131cm (3ft 4in x 4ft 4in).

  • 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 a hearing loop system.

  • 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 medium.

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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 pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.

  • This accessible toilet is approximately 18m (19yd 2ft) from the main entrance.

  • This accessible toilet is located along the corridor to the left of the waiting area.

  • There is also an accessible toilet on the second floor.

  • 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 89cm (2ft 11in).

  • The door is light.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 122cm x 195cm (4ft x 6ft 5in).

  • 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 86cm (2ft 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.

  • There is an emergency pull cord alarm in the cubicle.

  • 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 a/are female sanitary disposal units.

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

  • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 48cm (1ft 7in).

  • 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 102cm (3ft 4in).

  • 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 placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).

  • The height of the toilet roll holder is 102cm (3ft 4in).

  • There is a wash basin.

  • The wash basin can 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 toilet seat colour contrast is poor.

  • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.

  • The lighting levels are medium.

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  • Standard toilet facilities are available.

  • There are male and female standard toilets facilities on the first floor.

  • The female and male toilet facilities that were surveyed are located on the side of the waiting area, next to the lift.

  • The female and male toilets are approximately 12m (13yd 4in) from the main entrance.

  • Inside the venue, there is level access to the female and male toilets.

  • Lighting levels are bright.

  • The toilet cubicles have doors which open outwards.

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  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.

  • Staff do not receive Deaf Awareness training.

  • Documents can be requested in Braille.

  • Documents can be requested in large print.

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

  • This service can be requested.

  • Staff are Text Relay aware.