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PO - Pope 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 three identical entrances to the building leading into different Blocks.
    • These blocks are interconnected. .
    • 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 Oakfield Park.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • The car park is located in front of Commons.
    • There is/are 10 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The nearest designated bay is 65m (71yd 3in) from the entrance T.
    • 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 cobbled.
    • The patron does have to cross a road.
    • The road is generally quiet.
    • 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 in front of the Michael Tippett Building.
  • 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 (T, V/W & X)

  • This information is for the entrance located to the left of the building.
  • 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 (T, V/W & X)

  • 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 and right of the venue.
  • 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 / 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 shallow.
  • The steps do not have handrails.
  • Comments View
    • The level change to entrance V is the same except there is only 1 shallow step.

Inside Access

  • There is not level access to the service.
  • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Comments View
    • The kitchen facilities in this venue are located on the second floor.

Accommodation

  • Location of Accessible Accommodation View
    • The establishment provides 0 accessible accommodation facilities with an ensuite and/or separate accessible bathroom.
    • There is not level access from an accessible entrance.
  • Auxiliary Aids - General View
    • Some of the rooms have auxiliary aids for people with sensory impairments.
    • Vibrating pillows are available.
    • The accommodation does not provide other auxiliary aids for people with mobility impairments.
  • Ground Floor Rooms View
    • Ground floor rooms do have level access.
    • Adjoining rooms are not available.
  • Standard Rooms on Other Floors View
    • There are standard rooms on other floors.
    • The other floors cannot be accessed by lift.
    • Adjoining rooms are not available.
  • Comments View
    • The kitchen facilities are on the second floor.

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 left going up.
    • There is a landing.
  • Other View
    • The services / areas on the floors which are not accessible are additional bedrooms.

Standard Toilet(s)

Standard Shower

  • Shower facilities are available.
  • The showers are located throughout the venue on the ground and first floors.
  • 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.