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Islamic Centre

Keele University, Barnes Hall Road, Keele, Staffordshire, ST5 5BG

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COVID-19 Information (Keele University)

Introduction

Getting Here

  • By Road View
    • Keele University is located between Junctions 15 and 16 on the M6, just west of Stoke-on-Trent and Newcastle-under-Lyme. The Campus is located just off the A525 road from Newcastle-under-Lyme to Whitchurch.
    • Blue Badge holders are able to park in the designated bays throughout the campus. There are Pay and Display car parks available to visitors throughout the campus. Staff require a permit, and can park in the specified staff car parks on campus. Students living off campus are able to purchase a parking permit to park in the student parking zones. Students resident on campus are not permitted to bring a car unless they are studying certain specified courses which require attendance on placements off campus (e.g. medicine, nursing).
  • By Bus View
    • Bus 25 accesses the campus from Stoke-on-Trent Railway Station. Bus 85 stops at Keele Village and Barnes Hall from Crewe Railway Sation.
  • By Train View
    • Stoke-on-Trent Station is 5 miles away and Crewe Station is 12 miles from the campus. These stations are served by a number of train companies, including Virgin and London Midland.
  • Useful Links View

Useful Information

Building Parking

  • The building does have its own dedicated parking.
  • Building Car Park View
    • The car park can be used by student permit holders.
    • There are no parking charges.
    • The car park is located to the side of the building.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
    • There is/are 0 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • 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 have tactile paving.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
  • Drop Off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.

Outside Access (Female Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
  • Entrance View
    • There is stepped access at this entrance.
    • A key card is required for access at this entrance.
    • The card reader/lock is not in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
    • There is a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open towards you (pull).
    • The doors are single.
    • The door(s) is / are heavy.
    • The door opening is 87cm (2ft 10in) wide.
  • Second Set of Doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open automatically (towards you).
    • The doors are single.
    • The door(s) is / are heavy.
    • The door opening is 89cm (2ft 11in) wide.
  • Step(s) View
    • The step(s) is / are located in front of the entrance.
    • There is / are 1 step(s) to the area / service.
    • The step(s) is / are clearly marked.
    • The step(s) is / are shallow.
    • The steps do not have handrails.

Outside Access (Male Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
  • Entrance View
    • There is stepped access at this entrance.
    • A key card is required for access at this entrance.
    • The card reader/lock is not in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
    • There is a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open towards you (pull).
    • The doors are single.
    • The door(s) is / are heavy.
    • The door opening is 87cm (2ft 10in) wide.
  • Second Set of Doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open away from you (push).
    • The doors are single.
    • The door(s) is / are heavy.
    • The door opening is 86cm (2ft 10in) wide.
  • Step(s) View
    • The step(s) is / are located in front of the entrance.
    • There is / are 1 step(s) to the area / service.
    • The step(s) is / are clearly marked.
    • The step(s) is / are shallow.
    • The steps do not have handrails.

Level Change (Ramp to Entrances)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located to the left of both entrances as you face them.
  • The ramp/slope is easy.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • There is not a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
  • The ramp does have handrails.
  • The handrails are on the right going up.
  • The width of the ramp/slope is 109cm (3ft 7in).

Getting Around

  • Access View
    • There is step free access throughout the building.
    • There are doors in corridors which have to be opened manually.
  • Getting Around View
    • There is not a hearing assistance system.

Accessible Toilet.

  • There are not accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Location of Standard Toilet(s) View
    • There are male and female standard toilets facilities on the ground floor.
  • Standard Toilet Surveyed View
    • A male standard toilet was surveyed.
    • The toilet surveyed is located just inside the male entrance.
    • There is step free access to the standard toilet(s) surveyed from the entrance.
    • The standard toilet surveyed is approximately 2m from the male entrance.
    • There is not a/are not cubicle(s) suitable for ambulant disabled people in the standard toilet(s) surveyed.
  • Comments View
    • The toilet contains a cubicle with the door opening outwards, washing facilities and a shower accessed by a deep step.