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Great Newton Hall

Lower Gill Street, Liverpool, L3 5BA

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COVID-19 Information (Liverpool John Moores University)

Location

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the town or city.
  • This venue is situated in Liverpool.
  • The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • The nearest mainline station is Liverpool Lime Street.

Parking

  • The venue does not have its own car park.
  • On Street Parking and Drop-off Details. View
    • On street marked Blue Badge bays are not available.
    • Clearly signed and / or standard marked parking bays are available.
    • The dimensions of the standard marked parking bays are 210cm x 1800cm (6ft 11in x 59ft 1in).
    • Standard marked parking bays are located to the left of the building.
  • Comments View
    • The convenient dropoff point is located at the entrance
    • The photograph shows the convenient drop off point at the entrance.

Outside Access (Management Office)

  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open away from you (push).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 86cm (2ft 10in) wide.

Level Change (Management Office)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located leading from the pavement to the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is easy.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

Outside Access (Accommodation Block A)

  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The intercom is not in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
  • The main doors open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 87cm (2ft 10in) wide.
  • Comments View
    • There are moderate slopes leading to the entrances of Blocks B, C and D.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located on Lower Gill Street.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The intercom is in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
  • The main doors open away from you (push).
  • The doors are double width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 160cm (5ft 3in) wide.

Level Change (Main Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located leading from the pavement to the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is easy.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

Reception

  • The reception desk is 1m (3ft 3in) from the front entrance.
  • The reception desk is high height.
  • Lighting levels are bright.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

Inside Access (Courtyard)

  • There is not level access to the service.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

Level Change (Courtyard)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located in the courtyard.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • Comments View
    • There are a series of easy to moderate ramps in the courtyard.

Lift

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is a platform lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are G - 6.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The dimensions of the lift are 110cm x 133cm (3ft 7in x 4ft 4in).
  • There is a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
  • The lift does have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does have an audible announcer.
  • The lift controls do not have Braille markings.
  • The lift controls do have tactile markings.
  • The lighting level in the lift is bright.

Accommodation

Accessible Toilet

  • There are accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • The accessible toilet is 2m (6ft 7in) from the accessible entrance.
    • The accessible toilet is located on the left as you enter each block.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a unisex toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a twist lock.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 200cm x 195cm (6ft 7in x 6ft 5in).
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 84cm (2ft 9in).
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a functional emergency alarm available.
    • Disposal facilities are not available in the cubicle.
    • There is a coat hook.
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall mounted rails are available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • There are mirrors in the accessible toilet.
    • Mirrors are placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 46cm (1ft 6in).
    • There is not a hand dryer.
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • There is not a toilet roll holder.
    • There is a sink.
    • The sink is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is fair.
    • Lighting levels are bright.
  • Comments View
    • Wall mounted and drop down rails are available.
    • There is an adapted toilet at the entrance to each block.

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.
  • This venue has no adapted rooms.
  • Staff are trained to take TypeTalk calls.