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HI - Hiscocks Halls

Bath Spa University, Newton Park, Newton St Loe, Bath, BA2 9BN

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COVID-19 Information (Bath Spa University)

Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the building include accommodation.
  • Comments View
    • There are various blocks in this building which are internally connected. .
    • These blocks are named H-S. .
    • The on campus launderette for these halls is located next to Langton Halls.

Location

  • This venue is situated in the Bath Spa University, Newton Campus.
  • The venue is in a pedestrian area.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Oldfield Park.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • The car park is located in front of Temple House.
    • There is/are 1 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 300cm x 522cm (9ft 10in x 17ft 2in).
    • The nearest designated bay is 23m (25yd 6in) from the R/S 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 uneven surfaces.
    • 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.
  • Comments View
    • Parking here is for members of staff and visitors, but also for students who are resident on campus but need to have access to a car for disability-related reasons. Students need to apply to the Student Support Service with evidence to show why they require a car on campus. This is considered by the parking panel.

Outside Access (H/J)

  • This information is for the entrance located to the left of the venue.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The door opening is 70cm (2ft 4in) wide.
  • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.

Level Change (H/J)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located to the left and right of 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.
  • The ramp does not have handrails.

Outside Access (N/P)

  • This information is for the entrance located in the Hiscocks Walkthrough.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The door opening is 69cm (2ft 3in) wide.
  • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.

Level Change (N/P)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located in front of the entrance leading into the walkthrough.
  • The ramp or slope is easy.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • The ramp does not have handrails.

Outside Access (R/S)

  • This information is for the entrance located outside Blocks R/S.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The door opening is 71cm (2ft 4in) wide.
  • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.

Level Change (R/S)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope does not bypass the step(s).
  • The ramp or slope is located leading up to the entrance from the left or right.
  • The ramp or slope is easy.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • The ramp does not have handrails.
  • There is a / are step(s) to access this area / service.
  • The step(s) is / are located in front of the entrance.
  • There is / are 1 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The step(s) is / are not clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is / are shallow.
  • The steps do not have handrails.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • The lighting levels are medium.

Accommodation

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G-1-2.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are deep (18cm+).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on the right going up.
    • There is a landing.

Accessible Toilet

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

Standard Toilet(s)

Standard Shower

  • Shower facilities are available.
  • The showers are located down the corridor to your left from the R/S entrance.
  • There is not level access to the services from the shower facilities.

Additional Info

  • 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.