Priorsfield Lecture Theatres

Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT

0121 414 3344

www.birmingham.ac.uk

Guide Last Updated: 13/09/2013

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Access Guide

  • Services / facilities within the grounds include two lecture rooms (Clarke Room and Stewart Room) in two buildings next to each other.

  • Priorsfield Lecture Theatres are located behind the main Priorsfield building.

  • The venue is situated in Edgbaston Park Road, approximately 1km, (15 minutes walk) from the centre of the University.

  • The venue is not on a road with a steep gradient.

  • The nearest mainline Railway Station is University.

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

  • The venue does have its own car park.

  • Parking is free for all users.

  • The car park is at the front of the venue.

  • The car park type is open air/surface.

  • There are 0 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.

  • 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 uneven surfaces.

  • 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 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 not a designated drop off point.

  • Designated parking is available within the car park of the adjacent Priorsfield Building.

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.

  • There is not level access into the venue.

  • The main doors open automatically.

  • The doors are single width.

  • The doors are heavy.

  • The door opening is 79cm (2ft 7in) wide.

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

  • The ramp or slope is located leading up to the entrances.

  • The ramp or slope is moderate.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.

  • There is not level access into the venue.

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

  • The doors are single width.

  • The doors are heavy.

  • The door opening is 79cm (2ft 7in) wide.

  • There is a second set of doors.

  • The doors open towards you (pull).

  • The doors are single width.

  • The doors are heavy.

  • The door opening is 79cm (2ft 7in) wide.

  • There is level access to the service.

  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

  • Lighting levels are medium.

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

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

  • 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 not Text Relay aware.