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Arrad House

Unite Student Village, Liverpool, L7 7JB

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COVID-19 Information (Liverpool John Moores University)

Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the building include student accommodation.

Location

  • The venue is situated outside the centre of the city.
  • This venue is situated in Liverpool.
  • The nearest mainline station is Liverpool Central.
  • 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 inside the campus.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do need to be booked in advance.
    • There are 2 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 200cm x 400cm (6ft x 13ft).
    • The nearest designated bay is 6m (6yd 22in) from the accessible accommodation.
    • The furthest designated bay is 9m (9yd 2ft) from the accessible accommodation.
    • 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 dropped kerbs.
    • The car park surface is block paving.
    • There is a dropped kerb / non stepped access from the car park to the venue.
    • The dropped kerb does not have tactile paving.
    • The patron does not have to cross a road.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • On Street Parking and Drop-off Details. View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located front.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 90cm (2ft) wide.

Level Change (Main Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located in front of the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is easy.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • Lighting levels are bright.
  • Comments View
    • The photograph shows an example of the shared kitchen on every floor.

Accommodation

  • Location of Accessible Accommodation View
    • The establishment provides 2 accessible accommodation facilities with an ensuite and/or separate accessible bathroom.
    • This information refers to Block B.
    • There is level access from an accessible entrance.
    • The room number viewed was Flat 12.
    • The width of the door to the room is 76cm (2ft).
    • The bed is 52cm (20in) high.
    • Light switches are within 120cm (4ft) from floor level.
    • There is not a functional emergency alarm in the room.
    • No emergency alarm is fitted in the room.
    • Other accessible facilities available in the bedroom are a lowered study desk.
  • Accessible Bathroom View
    • The information relates to the ensuite.
    • The dimensions of the bathroom are 195cm x 180cm (6ft x 5ft).
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The width of the door to the bathroom is 76cm (2ft).
    • The door is light.
    • There is not a functional emergency alarm in the bathroom.
    • No emergency alarm is fitted in the bathroom.
    • The door is locked by a locking handle.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 51cm (20in).
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The toilet roll holder is not placed higher than 100cm in height.
    • There is a sink.
    • The sink cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The height of the sink is 73cm (2ft).
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • The measurement of lateral transfer space is 130cm (4ft).
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • Wall mounted grab rails are available.
    • As you face the toilet pan the wall mounted grab rails are on the left.
    • There are mirrors.
    • The mirrors are not placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • Disposal facilities are not available.
  • Bath and Shower View
    • There is not a bath.
  • Wheel In Shower View
    • There is a wheel in shower.
    • The shower head height is adjustable.
    • The type of shower controls used are twist/turn.
    • The shower seat is no seat.
    • There are not handrails available.
  • Colour contrast and lighting in accessible rooms View
    • The colour contrast between the walls and floor is poor.
    • The colour contrast between the internal room door and wall is good.
    • The colour contrast between external ensuite / bathroom door and wall is good.
  • Colour contrast and lighting in accessible bathroom View
    • The colour contrast between the walls and floor in the bathroom is good.
    • The colour contrast between the drop down rails and wall is poor.
    • The colour contrast between the grab rails and wall is poor.
    • Lighting levels are low.
  • Ground Floor Rooms View
    • Ground floor rooms do have level access.
    • None of these rooms are accessed by platform lift.
  • Standard Rooms on Other Floors View
    • There are standard rooms on other floors.
    • The other floors can be accessed by lift.
    • There is level access to standard rooms on other floors.
    • Adjoining rooms are not available.

Outside Access (Reception Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building, just inside the student village.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open away from you (push).
  • The doors are double width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 196cm (6ft 5in) wide.

Level Change (Reception Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located in front of the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

Reception (Student Village Reception)

  • There is not level access to reception from the entrance.
  • The lighting levels are medium.
  • The reception desk is medium height.
  • The desk does not have a lowered section.
  • The desk is generally staffed.
  • Opening Times View
    • Monday 09:00 - 18:00.
    • Tuesday 09:00 - 18:00.
    • Wednesday 09:00 - 20:00.
    • Thursday 09:00 - 18:00.
    • Friday 09:00 - 18:00.
    • Saturday 11:00 - 16:00.
    • Sunday Closed.

Level Change (Student Village Reception)

  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located in the reception entrance foyer area.
  • There is / are 15+ step(s) to the area / service.
  • The lighting levels at the steps are medium.
  • The steps are clearly marked.
  • The steps are medium.
  • The steps do have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Access to Standard Shared Toilet(s) View
    • The unisex toilets are located in the reception foyer entrance.
    • Unisex toilets are 5m (5yd 1ft) from the reception entrance.
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the unisex toilet.
    • Lighting levels are medium.

Additional Info

  • All staff receive disability awareness training.
  • Documents can be requested in Braille.
  • Documents can be requested in large print.
  • Registered assistance dogs are welcomed.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL is not generally on duty, but can be requested.
  • Portable loops can be requested from the Disability team on 0151 904 6052.