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

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Getting Here

  • By Road View
    • From Junction 6 of M3 At Black Dam roundabout take the first exit, joining the A30 Ringway South. After one mile, go straight over roundabout, staying on the Ringway. After a mile, at Winchester Road roundabout, take the second exit, joining Ringway West. Very shortly, take the slip road on the left. At the top of the slip road, turn right on to Worting Road. BCoT is a quarter of a mile. From Junction 7 of M3 Follow signs for Basingstoke town centre for approximately three miles and going over three roundabouts. As you pass Basingstoke Football Club on the left, keep in the left hand lane. At the next roundabout take the first exit, joining the Ringway West. Very shortly, take the slip road on the left. At the top of the slip road, turn right on to Worting Road. BCoT is a quarter of a mile.
  • By Bus View
    • The nearest bus stop is the BCOT stop on Worting Road outside the south site of the college. This stop is serviced by the 3, 11 and 16 buses. There is a bus station is in Festival Place Shopping Centre, go to stop J, the journey takes about 6 minutes.
  • By Train View
    • The nearest train station is Basingstoke. This station is serviced by National Rail, Great Western Railway and Southwestern Railway. The station is about half a mile from the college. Buses are available from outside the station.
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Useful Information

Opening Times

  • Monday 09:00 - 20:00.
  • Tuesday 09:00 - 18:00.
  • Wednesday 09:00 - 20:00.
  • Thursday 09:00 - 20:00.
  • Friday 09:00 - 18:00.
  • Saturday Closed.
  • Sunday Closed.
  • Comments View
    • The gym is not available for use when it is being used for the sport curriculum.
    • The Gym closes early out of Term Time.

Parking (Car Park 1)

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Parking is free for all users.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • The car park is located to the right of the gym.
    • 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 5 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 570cm x 400cm (18ft 8in x 13ft 1in).
    • Designated parking bays are clearly marked.
    • The nearest designated bay is 40m (43yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
    • The furthest designated bay is 50m (54yd 2ft) 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 slopes/ramps.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • The patron does not have to cross a road.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
    • There is ramped/sloped or stepped access at this entrance.
    • There is a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) automatically (away from you).
    • The door(s) is/are push pad activated.
    • The door(s) is / are double.
    • The width of the door opening is 160cm (5ft 3in).
  • Second Set of Doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) automatically.
    • The door(s) is / are double.
    • The width of the door opening is 160cm (5ft 3in).
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • There is a ramp/slope at this entrance.
    • The ramp/slope is located to the left as you face the entrance.
    • The ramp/slope does bypass the step(s).
    • The ramp/slope gradient is slight.
    • The ramp 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 is 130cm (4ft 3in).
  • Step(s) View
    • There is a / are step(s) at this entrance.
    • The step(s) is / are located to the right as you face the entrance.
    • There is / are 3 step(s) to access the entrance.
    • There is tactile paving at the top and bottom of the step(s).
    • The step(s) is / are not clearly marked.
    • The step(s) is / are deep (18cm+).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The handrails are on the left going up the step(s).

Entrance (Gym Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located to the left immediately after the main entrance.
    • There is step free access at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is / are double (with one leaf locked).
    • The door(s) may be difficult to open.
    • The width of the door opening is 80cm (2ft 7in).

Inside Access

  • There is not level access to the service(s).
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • This venue does play background music.
  • Music is played within the gym.
  • The lighting levels are moderate to good.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.

Level Change (Lockers)

  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located to the right on entrance.
  • There is/are 1 step(s) to the area/service.
  • The lighting levels at the step(s) are bright.
  • There is not tactile paving at the top and bottom of the steps.
  • The step(s) is/are clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is/are shallow (2cm - 10cm).
  • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the step(s).

Fitness Suite

  • Access to Fitness Suite View
    • The fitness suite is 3m (3yd 10in) from the main entrance.
    • There is step free access to the fitness suite.
    • There are doors into the fitness suite.
    • The doors open automatically.
    • The doors are double.
    • The door(s) may be difficult to open.
    • The opening is 160cm (5ft 3in) wide.
  • IFI Accredited Fitness Suite View
    • A portable hearing assistance system is not available for induction.
    • There is not clear manoeuvring space between equipment.
  • Fitness Suite (General) View
    • Staff receive some training in assisting disabled people.
    • A portable hearing assistance system is not available for induction.
    • There is clear manoeuvring space between equipment.
    • There is level access to all of the equipment.

Accessible Toilet

  • The nearest adapted toilets are located in the main building on South Site.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • The nearest standard male and female toilets are located in the main building on South Site.