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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.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is not free for all users.
    • Parking is free for Blue Badge holders.
    • The car park is located in front of the venue.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do need to be booked in advance.
    • There is/are 4 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 244cm x 500cm (8ft x 16ft 5in).
    • The nearest designated bay is 15m (16yd 1ft) from the entrance A.
    • The furthest designated bay is 22m (24yd 2in) 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.
    • 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 (Entrance B)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front 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 83cm (2ft 9in) wide.
  • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.

Level Change (Entrance B)

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

Inside Access

  • There is not 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 medium (11cm - 17cm).
    • 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 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 generally on duty.
  • This service can be requested.