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Café Direct

Hills Road Sixth Form College, Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 8PE

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Introduction

Opening Times

  • Monday 08:30 - 14:00.
  • Monday 18:00 - 20:30.
  • Tuesday 08:30 - 14:00.
  • Tuesday 18:00 - 20:30.
  • Wednesday 08:30 - 14:00.
  • Wednesday 18:00 - 20:30.
  • Thursday 08:30 - 14:00.
  • Thursday 18:00 - 20:30.
  • Friday 08:30 - 14:00.
  • Saturday 09:00 - 15:00.
  • Sunday Closed.
  • Comments View
    • Daytime - Outside of term time the venue is closed, apart from during the Summer holidays where it is open until the 2nd week in August.
    • Evenings and Weekends - Outside of term time the venue is closed.

Getting Here

  • By Road View
    • From junction 11 of the M11, take the A1309 towards Cambridge City Centre. After 1.5 miles, turn right into Long Road (A1134). After a mile, turn left into Hills Road. The college is located approximately half a mile along Hills Road, on the left.
    • No parking is available to students, except Blue Badge holders. There is a car park for visitors at the front of the site, off Hills Road, and a staff car park to the side off Purbeck Road, which can be used by Blue Badge holders by prior arrangement with the college. There is a public multi-storey car park located nearby.
  • By Bus View
    • Citi 1 or Citi 7 buses from the city centre stop directly outside the college, as does the Babraham Park and Ride route.
  • By Train View
    • Cambridge Station is approximately half a mile away from the college. The Citi 1 or the Park and Ride buses can be used to get to the college from here. Cambridge served by trains to London Kings Cross and Liverpool Street, as well as Kings Lynn, Norwich and Ipswich.
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Useful Information

Parking (Staff Car Park)

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is located true.
    • 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 453cm x 473cm (14ft 10in x 15ft 6in).
    • The nearest designated bay is 44m (48yd 4in) from the car park entrance.
    • The furthest designated bay is 54m (59yd 2in) from the car park entrance.
    • Assistance may be required because there is / are slopes/ramps.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • There is a dropped kerb between the car park and the venue.
    • The dropped kerb does have tactile paving.
    • The patron does not have to cross a road.
  • Comments View
    • This car park is for staff permit holders, but students with disabilities can park here. They must apply for a permit, which is free.

Outside Access (Car Park Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the rear of the building.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) automatically.
  • The door(s) is / are double.
  • The width of the door opening is 142cm (4ft 8in).

Level Change (Car Park and Atrium Entrances)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope does bypass the step(s).
  • The ramp/slope is located to the left as you face the entrances.
  • The ramp/slope is moderate.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
  • The ramp does have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.
  • The width of the ramp/slope is 100cm (3ft 3in).
  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located in front of the entrances.
  • There is/are 2 step(s) to the area/service.
  • The lighting levels at the step(s) are medium.
  • The step(s) is/are clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is/are shallow (2cm - 10cm).
  • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
  • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides.

Outside Access (The Zone Area Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the side of the building.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) automatically.
  • The door(s) is / are double.
  • The width of the door opening is 140cm (4ft 7in).
  • Second set of doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) automatically.
    • The door(s) is / are double.
    • The width of the door opening is 166cm (5ft 5in).

Level Change (The Zone Area Main Entrance)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located in front of the entrance.
  • The ramp/slope is slight.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.

Outside Access (Quadrangle Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located in the far corner of the Quadrangle.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
  • The door(s) is / are double.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The width of the door opening is 160cm (5ft 3in).

Level Change (Inside Access)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located next to The Zone Area main entrance.
  • The ramp/slope is slight.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • Comments View
    • This ramp leads up to The Zone Area from the Hall Building.

Outside Access (Cafe Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located just inside the Bradfield Centre main entrance.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • There are no doors at this entrance.
  • The width of the door opening is 215cm (7ft 1in).

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service(s).
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • Customers cannot charge scooters or wheelchairs at the venue.

Eating and Drinking

  • The following information is for the cafe.
  • Full table service is not available.
  • Food or drinks are ordered from the service counter.
  • Food or drinks can be brought to the table.
  • There is a lowered section at the counter.
  • Some tables are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs have armrests.
  • The nearest table is approximately 1m (3ft 3in) from the cafe entrance.
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 70cm (2ft 4in).
  • The distance between the floor and the highest table is 99cm (3ft 3in).
  • The standard height for tables is 70cm.
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • Plastic / takeaway cups are available.
  • Plastic / takeaway cutlery is not available.
  • Drinking straws are available.
  • Menus are hand held only.
  • Menus are not available in Braille.
  • Menus are not available in large print.
  • Picture menus are not available.
  • Menus are clearly written.
  • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.
  • The type of food served here is hot and cold snacks.

Accessible Toilet

  • There is not an/are not accessible toilet(s) within this venue designated for public use.
  • Comments View
    • There are accessible toilets located in the Hall Building and Bradfield Centre.
    • Please see the guide for this building for more details.

Standard Toilet(s)