Nursery

Basingstoke College of Technology, Worting Road, Basingstoke, Hampshire RG21 8TN

01256 306 484

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www.bcot.ac.uk

Guide Last Updated: 30/03/2016

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Access Guide

  • The Nursery is located at the rear of Block B on the North Site.

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

  • This venue is situated in the North Site.

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

  • The nearest mainline station is Basingstoke.

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

  • Monday 08:00 - 18:00.

  • Tuesday 08:00 - 18:00.

  • Wednesday 08:00 - 18:00.

  • Thursday 08:00 - 18:00.

  • Friday 08:00 - 18:00.

  • Saturday Closed.

  • Sunday Closed.

  • The venue does have its own car park.

  • Parking is free for all users.

  • The car park is located in 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 is/are 3 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.

  • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 270cm x 410cm (8ft 10in x 13ft 5in).

  • Designated parking bays are clearly marked.

  • The nearest designated bay is 27m (29yd 1ft) from the main nursery entrance.

  • The furthest designated bay is 36m (39yd 1ft) from the main nursery 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 not have tactile paving.

  • The patron does not have to cross a road.

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

  • There is a designated drop off point.

  • The drop off point is located on the side of the North Site.

  • There is a dropped kerb from the drop off point.

  • There is not tactile paving on the dropped kerb.

  • The drop off point is for 30 minutes parking only.

  • This information is for the entrance located at the rear of the Block B.

  • There is not level access into the venue.

  • The main door(s) open towards you (pull).

  • The doors are double width.

  • The door(s) is / are heavy.

  • The door opening is 124cm (4ft 1in) wide.

  • There is a second set of doors.

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

  • The doors are double width.

  • The door(s) is / are heavy.

  • The door opening is 150cm (4ft 11in) wide.

  • The second set of doors are kept locked.

  • To gain access. there is a bell 137cm high and an intercom 150cm high.

  • 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.

  • There is level access to the service.

  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

  • The lighting levels are varied.

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

  • Shower facilities are available.

  • The showers are located to your left on entering the venue.

  • There is not level access to the services from the shower facilities.

  • There is a deep step at the base of the shower. There is also storage in front of the shower.

  • There are accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.

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

  • There is Braille and pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.

  • This accessible toilet is 8m (8yd 2ft) from the main entrance.

  • This accessible toilet is located to your left on entering the venue.

  • 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 75cm (2ft 6in).

  • The door weight is heavy.

  • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 177cm x 211cm (5ft 10in x 6ft 11in).

  • Floor manoeuvring space is clear in the accessible toilet.

  • There is a lateral transfer space.

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

  • The lateral transfer space is 103cm (3ft 5in).

  • There is no dropdown rail.

  • There is not a flush on the transfer side.

  • The tap type is lever.

  • There is a mixer tap.

  • There is an emergency alarm in the cubicle.

  • The emergency 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 coat hook.

  • Wall mounted rails are not available.

  • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.

  • There are not mirrors.

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

  • There is not a hand dryer.

  • There is a towel dispenser.

  • The towel dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.

  • The towel dispenser is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).

  • The towel dispenser is 122cm (4ft) high.

  • 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 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 grab rails and wall is good.

  • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.

  • The lighting levels are medium.

  • There are some items stored in the accessible toilet however they are up against the far wall and there is still 120x120 of maneurvering space.

  • There are low level toilets and wash basins for the children to use which are located within the nursery.

  • The nearest standard male and female toilets for staff are located in the main building in North Site.

  • Please see the guide for the North Site for further 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 not generally on duty.

  • This service can be requested.

  • Staff are Text Relay aware.