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WT - Walnut Halls

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

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Introduction

  • The building is made up of three identical blocks named A, B and C.

Location

  • This venue is situated in the Bath Spa University, Newton Campus.
  • The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Oldfield Park.
  • There is not a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Parking is not free for all users.
  • Parking is free for Blue Badge holders.
  • The car park type is open air/surface.
  • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders can booked in advance.
  • There is/are 4 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
  • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 244cm x 500cm (8ft x 16ft 5in).
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Designated parking bays are clearly marked.
    • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 20m (21yd 2ft) from the entrance A.
    • The furthest Blue Badge bay is 25m (27yd 1ft) from the entrance A.
    • 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 concrete.
    • There is not a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • Comments View
    • Parking is paid for either via the Just Park App or at one the pay machines located throughout the campus.
    • Permit holders including Blue Badge permit holders have a reduced daily rate.
    • 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 (Entrance Block B)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located on the right side of Walnut Hall.
    • There is step free access at this entrance.
    • There is not a bell/buzzer.
    • There is not an intercom.
    • A key card is required for access at this entrance.
    • The height of the card reader/lock is 102cm (3ft 4in).
    • There is not a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is / are single.
    • The door(s) may be difficult to open.
    • The width of the door opening is 83cm (2ft 9in).
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of less than 2cm.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service(s).
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • The lighting levels are moderate to good.

Accommodation

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G-1-2.
    • The stairs are located ahead from the Block A entrance.
    • The stairs are approximately 8m from the Block A entrance.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The lighting levels are moderate to good.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are medium height (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 additional bedrooms.

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 normally on duty.
  • This service can be requested.
  • Comments View
    • Assistance dogs would be allowed in some accommodation and would be considered on an individual needs basis by the university.