Support Shop and Student Zone

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

01256 306 484

information@bcot.ac.uk

www.bcot.ac.uk

Guide Last Updated: 25/04/2016

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Access Guide

  • Student Services and the Student Zone are located on the ground floor of Block B of the North Site, at the bottom of the internal ramp and steps.

  • Monday 08:30 - 17:00.

  • Tuesday 08:30 - 17:00.

  • Wednesday 08:30 - 17:00.

  • Thursday 08:30 - 17:00.

  • Friday 08:30 - 16:30.

  • Saturday Closed.

  • Sunday Closed.

  • 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 National Rail station is Basingstoke.

  • 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 located in front of the venue.

  • The car park type is open air/surface.

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

  • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 360cm x 450cm (11ft 10in x 14ft 9in).

  • The nearest designated bay is 15m (16yd 1ft) from the main entrance.

  • The furthest designated bay is 24m (26yd 9in) 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 automatically.

  • The doors are double width.

  • The door opening is 160cm (5ft 3in) wide.

  • There is a second set of doors.

  • The door(s) open automatically.

  • The doors are double width.

  • The door opening is 160cm (5ft 3in) wide.

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

  • The ramp or slope is located leading to the entrance.

  • The ramp or slope is easy.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

  • There is not a level landing at the top of the ramp.

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

  • The ramp or slope does bypass the step(s).

  • The ramp or slope is located beyond the entrance.

  • The ramp or slope is moderate.

  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.

  • The ramp does have handrails.

  • The handrails are on both sides.

  • The width of the ramp or slope is 130cm (4ft 3in).

  • There is a / are step(s) to access this area / service.

  • The step(s) is / are located beyond the entrance.

  • There is / are 5 step(s) to the area / service.

  • The lighting levels at the steps are medium.

  • The step(s) is / are clearly marked.

  • The step(s) is / are medium.

  • The steps do have handrails.

  • The handrails are on both sides.

  • There is level access to the service.

  • There is a hearing assistance system.

  • The system is a portable loop.

  • Staff are trained to use the system.

  • This venue does not play background music/noise.

  • The lighting levels are medium.

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

  • There are computer terminals on the side of the Student Zone, one of which is on a lowered table (shown in photograph 2).

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

  • The nearest adapted toilets are located in Block B of the North Site. Please see the guide for the North Site for further details.

  • Standard toilets are not available.

  • The nearest standard male and female toilets are located in Block B of the North Site. Please see the guide for 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.