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Huddersfield Literature Festival - Information
- Contact Details
- Phone Number - 01484 951 108
- Email - [email protected]
- For more information and tickets please contact the Huddersfield Literature Festival (opens in new tab)
- Our dedicated team of volunteers are offered a range of training sessions in the run up to each Festival, which includes some disability awareness training. We hope that this will help to make your visit to the Festival more enjoyable.
- The surface of the approach is block paving.
- There are fixed bollards on the approach.
- The minimum width between the bollards/wall is 120cm.
- The bollards have a good visual contrast to prevent them being hazardous to visually impaired people.
- There is a ramp/slope on the approach.
- The ramp/slope is permanent, has a slight gradient and has handrails on both sides.
- There is a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
- The ramp/slope does bypass the step(s).
- There is a/are step(s) on the approach.
- There is/are 7 clearly marked step(s), with a central handrail.
- Handrails are at the recommended height (90cm-100cm).
- Handrails do cover the flight of stairs throughout its length.
- Handrails are easy to grip.
- Handrails do extend horizontally beyond the first and last steps.
- The height of the step(s) is/are between the recommended 15cm and 18cm.
- The height of the step(s) is/are 15cm.
- The depth of the step(s) is/are between the recommended 30cm and 45cm.
- The bollards are to the left of the venue if approached from Victoria Lane (photograph 3).
- The slope and steps are applicable if approaching from Ramsden Street (photographs 4 and 5).
On Street Parking
- There is a/are clearly signed and/or marked on street Blue Badge parking bay(s) available.
- The on street Blue Badge parking bay(s) is/are located on Corporation Street.
- The dimensions of the on street Blue Badge parking bay(s) surveyed are 230cm x 550cm (7ft 7in x 18ft 1in).
- There are not parking charges for the on street Blue Badge parking bay(s).
- Parking is free for Blue Badge holders.
- Free parking for Blue Badge holders is for 3 hours only.
On Street Standard Parking
- Standard on street parking is available.
- The on street standard parking bay(s) is/are located on Ramsden Street.
- This information is for the entrance located at the front of the venue.
- The entrance area/door is not clearly signed.
- There is step-free access at this entrance.
- There is not a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.
- There is a dark mat or floor marking at this entrance that might be perceived as a hole.
- The entrance door(s) does/do contrast visually with its immediate surroundings.
- There is not a bell/buzzer.
- There is not an intercom.
- The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
- The door(s) is/are double width but one door is locked.
- The door(s) may be difficult to open.
- The width of the opening is 86cm.
- There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.
Access and Circulation
- There is step-free access throughout the building.
- The type of flooring throughout is wood.
- There is some flooring which is shiny and could cause issues with glare or look slippery to some people.
- There is good colour contrast between the walls and floor in all areas.
- The lighting levels are good.
- There is not a hearing assistance system.
- There is not an/are not accessible toilet(s) available.
- Standard toilet facilities are not available.