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Bankside House

Bath Spa University , 9 Harley Street, Bath, BA1 2SG

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the building include student accommodation.

Getting Here

  • By Road View
    • Bankside House is located to the north of Bath City Centre. Take Lansdown Road out of the City Centre, and take the third left onto Brunswick Place, which becomes Julian Road. Harley Street is the fourth turning on the right.
    • On street parking for permit holders is available on Harley Street.
  • By Bus View
    • There are bus stops on Julian Road at the bottom of Harley Street, approximately 160 metres from Bankside House, served by bus routes 20 and 700.
      The Ballance Street bus stop on Lansdown Road is a similar distance from the building, and is served by bus routes 620 and 31 Park and Ride.
  • By Train View
    • Bath Spa station is just over a mile from the building, on the southern side of the City Centre. Bus 20 or 700 can be used to reach the building from the Manvers Street bus stop, close to the station. Bath Spa is served by GWR and South Western Railway Trains.
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Useful Information

Building Parking

  • The building does not have its own dedicated parking.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this entrance.
    • There is a bell/buzzer.
    • The height of the bell/buzzer is 135cm (4ft 5in).
    • There is an intercom.
    • The height of the intercom is 135cm (4ft 5in).
    • A key card is required for access at this entrance.
    • The height of the card reader/lock is 129cm (4ft 3in).
    • There is not a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is / are single.
    • The door(s) is / are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 90cm (2ft 11in).
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • There is a ramp/slope at this entrance.
    • The ramp/slope is located in front of the entrance.
    • The ramp/slope gradient is steep.

Outside Access (Flat 2 Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located to the right hand side of the building.
    • There is ramped/sloped and stepped access at this entrance.
    • There is a bell/buzzer.
    • The height of the bell/buzzer is 135cm (4ft 5in).
    • There is an intercom.
    • The height of the intercom is 135cm (4ft 5in).
    • A key card is required for access at this entrance.
    • The height of the card reader/lock is 120cm (3ft 11in).
    • There is not a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is / are single.
    • The door(s) is / are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 80cm (2ft 7in).
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • There is a ramp/slope at this entrance.
    • The ramp/slope is located in front of the entrance.
    • The ramp or slope does not bypass the step(s).
    • The ramp/slope gradient is steep.
  • Step(s) View
    • There is a / are step(s) at this entrance.
    • The step(s) is / are located in the doorway.
    • There is / are 1 step(s) to access the entrance.
    • There is not tactile paving at the top and bottom of the step(s).
    • The step(s) is / are clearly marked.
    • The step(s) is / are medium (11cm - 17cm).
    • The steps do not have handrails.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • The lighting levels are medium.

Accommodation

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G, 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5.
    • The stairs are located directly ahead as you enter the building.
    • The stairs are approximately 6m from the main entrance.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are medium (11cm - 17cm).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • There is a landing.
  • Other View
    • The area(s)/service(s) on the floors which are not accessible is/are more standard rooms.

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are not available.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • There are no standard toilets within this building.