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Oratory

Dublin City University, GracePark Road, Drumcondra, Dublin 9

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Introduction

Getting Here

Useful Information

Building Parking

  • The building does have its own dedicated parking.
  • Building Car Park View
    • The car park can be used by anybody and Blue Badge holders.
    • There are no parking charges that apply on the day.
    • The car park is located the car park is located to the left of the building reserved parking and the blue badge bay are located in front of the building.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
    • Designated Blue Badge parking bays are available.
    • There is/are 1 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The Blue Badge bay(s) is/are clearly marked.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 360cm x 480cm (11ft 10in x 15ft 9in).
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
    • The nearest designated bay is 25m (27yd 1ft) from the accessible entrance.
    • The route from the car park to the building is accessible to a wheelchair user with assistance.
    • Assistance may be required because there is / are slopes/ramps.
    • The dropped kerb between the car park and the building does not have tactile paving.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
  • Drop Off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.

Outside Access (Accessible Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located on the buildings right hand side opposite Dunboyne House.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is / are double (with one leaf locked).
    • The door(s) is / are permanently held open (at the time of the survey).
    • The width of the door opening is 63cm (2ft 1in).
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • There is a ramp/slope at this entrance.
    • The ramp/slope is located to the left as you face the entrance.
    • The ramp/slope gradient is slight.
    • The ramp is permanent.
    • There is not a level landing at the top of the ramp.
    • The ramp does have handrails.
    • The handrails are on the right going up.
    • The width of the ramp is 110cm (3ft 7in).

Entrance (Oratory Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located to the left of Purcell House.
    • There is step free access at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is / are single.
    • The door(s) is / are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 100cm (3ft 3in).

Generic

  • There is level access throughout the Oratory.
  • The lectern located here has a height of 95cm.
  • The flooring may reflect light and appear slippery as a result.
  • The tables located throughout the room have a height of 68cm.
  • There are no flashing alarms present in the room.
  • There is not a hearing loop present in the room.
  • There are no chairs with armrests in the room.
  • There is not a height adjustable table.
  • There is plenty of manoeuvring space in the room.
  • There were no trip hazards present at the time of survey.
  • There is a small area within the room which was being used for storage at the time of survey.

Accessible Toilet

  • The nearest accessible toilet is located next to the internal entrance to the Coffee Dock in Purcell House.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • The nearest standard toilet is located next to the internal entrance to the Coffee Dock in Purcell House.