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N1/N2 - Nursery Houses 1 and 2

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

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the building include a day nursery and creche.
  • Services / facilities within the grounds include a children's play area.
  • Comments View
    • There are 2 buildings housing the Nursery.
    • The building to the left as you face the main unit is the Oak Tree Day Nursery and the building to the right is the Big Oaks House.

Location

  • This venue is situated in the Bath Spa University Newton Park Campus.
  • The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • 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
    • Parking is not free for all users.
    • Parking is free for Blue Badge holders.
    • The car park is located outside of the Langton Building to the left of the Nursery.
    • 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 1 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 300cm x 530cm (9ft 10in x 17ft 5in).
    • The nearest designated bay is 34m (37yd 7in) from the main entrance.
    • The furthest designated bay is 46m (50yd 11in) from the 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 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.
  • On Street Parking and Drop-off Details. View
    • There is a designated drop off point.
    • The drop off point is located to the right of the nursery.
    • There is a dropped kerb from the drop off point.
    • There is tactile paving on the dropped kerb.
  • Comments View
    • Blue Badge parking is available outside of the Temple House building and the Langton Building.
    • Standard parking is available outside the Langton Building.
    • The Blue Badge bay measurements in the guide are for the Temple House parking bay.
    • The measurements of the Blue Badge bay outside of the Langton Building are 244 x 460cm.
    • This is the furthest bay from the nursery and is 46m away and can be seen in photo 2.
    • Photo 4 is of the drop off point.

Outside Access (Oak Tree Day Nursery Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of Oak Tree House building.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The bell is not in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
  • The intercom is in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
  • The main door(s) open away from you (push).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The door opening is 80cm (2ft 7in) wide.
  • Comments View
    • There is a gate just before the entrance.
    • The gate opens towards you, is heavy and 124cm wide.

Level Change (Oak Tree Day Nursery Main Entrance)

  • 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 to the left of 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 not have handrails.
  • The width of the ramp or slope is 120cm (3ft 11in).
  • 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.
  • There is not tactile paving at the top and bottom of the steps.
  • The step(s) is / are not clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is / are medium.
  • The steps do not have handrails.

Outside Access (Oak Tree Day Nursery Rear Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the rear of Oak Tree Day Nursery.
  • 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 73cm (2ft 5in) wide.

Level Change (Oak Tree Day Nursery Rear Entrance)

  • 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 2 step(s) to the area / service.
  • There is not tactile paving at the top and bottom of the steps.
  • The step(s) is / are not clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is / are medium.
  • The steps do not have handrails.

Inside Access (Oak Tree Day Nursery)

  • There is level access to the service.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • This venue does play background music.
  • Music is played in the nursery.
  • The lighting levels are bright.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.

Other Floors (Oak Tree Day Nursery)

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G-1.
    • There are 14 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 both sides.
    • There is a landing.
  • Other View
    • The services / areas on the floors which are not accessible are standard toilets and offices.

Accessible Toilet (Oak Tree Day Nursery)

  • There are not accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.
  • Comments View
    • The nearest accessible toilets are in the main campus building.

Standard Toilet(s) (Oak Tree Day Nursery)

  • Baby Change Facilities View
    • Baby change facilities are located within the venue.
    • Baby change facilities are located on the ground floor to the right as you enter.
    • The height of the baby change table once extended is 98cm (3ft 3in).
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the baby change facility.
  • Comments View
    • The unisex standard toilets are situated on the first floor and are not accessible.

Outside Access (Big Oaks House Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The bell is not in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
  • The intercom is not in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
  • The main door(s) open away from you (push).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The door opening is 80cm (2ft 7in) wide.
  • Comments View
    • There is a gate just before the entrance that opens towards you, is heavy and 124cm wide.

Level Change (Big Oaks House Main Entrance)

  • 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 to the left of 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 not have handrails.
  • The width of the ramp or slope is 143cm (4ft 8in).
  • 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.
  • There is not tactile paving at the top and bottom of the steps.
  • The step(s) is / are not clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is / are deep.
  • The steps do not have handrails.

Outside Access (Big Oaks House Rear Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the rear of Big Oaks House.
  • 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 75cm (2ft 6in) wide.

Level Change (Big Oaks House Rear Entrance)

  • There is a / are step(s) to access this area / service.
  • The step(s) is / are located just before the entrance.
  • There is / are 4 step(s) to the area / service.
  • There is not tactile paving at the top and bottom of the steps.
  • The step(s) is / are not clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is / are medium.
  • The steps do have handrails.
  • The handrails are on the right going up.
  • Comments View
    • There are 2 steps to enter the back door.
    • The steps are medium height.
    • The steps do not have handrails.
    • There is a gate at the top of the steps.
    • The gate opens away from you, is heavy and 89cm wide.

Inside Access (Big Oaks House)

  • There is level access to the service.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • This venue does play background music.
  • Music is played occasionaly.
  • The lighting levels are bright.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • Customers can charge scooters or wheelchairs at the venue.

Other Floors (Big Oaks House)

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G-1.
    • There are 14 steps between floors.
    • The lighting levels are bright.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are deep (18cm+).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • There is a landing.
  • Other View
    • The services / areas on the floors which are not accessible are standard toilets and offices.

Accessible Toilet (Big Oaks House)

  • There are not accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.
  • Comments View
    • The nearest accessible toilets are in the main campus building.

Standard Toilet(s) (Big Oaks House)

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.