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Changing Places

Manchester Airport, Manchester, M90 1QX

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Introduction

Changing Places (Departure Lounge - Lower Level)

  • Location and Access View
    • The facility is located next to the Food Hall seating area.
    • The facility is in addition to standard and accessible toilets.
    • There is level access into the facility.
    • The facility surveyed is for the sole use of disabled people.
    • The colour contrast between the external door and wall is poor.
    • The colour contrast between the internal door and wall is poor.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is easy to open.
    • The door is locked by a lever twist.
    • The door has a horizontal grab rail.
    • The width of the door is 114cm (3ft 9in).
    • The dimensions of the facility are 300cm x 400cm.
    • The ceiling height is at a minimum of 2.4m.
    • There is a clear 200cm x 180cm manoeuvring space in the facility.
    • The facility has a non-slip floor.
    • The colour contrast between the walls and floor is fair.
  • Toilet Details View
    • The facility toilet has a transfer space on both sides.
    • The transfer space on the right as you face the toilet is 130cm.
    • The transfer space on the left as you face the toilet is 230cm.
    • Dropdown rails are provided.
    • As you face the toilet the dropdown rail(s) is/are on both sides.
    • The colour contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is good.
    • As you face the toilet there are vertical grab rails on both sides.
    • The colour contrast between the wall-mounted grab rails to the left of the toilet and wall is good.
    • The colour contrast between the wall-mounted grab rails to the right of the toilet and wall is good.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 48cm (1ft 7in).
    • There is a lever flush.
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The height of the toilet roll holder is 95cm.
    • The toilet has a lid obstructing the back rest/cistern/wall.
    • The toilet seat colour contrast is good.
    • There is an emergency alarm for the toilet.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is within reach and fully functional.
  • Changing Bench and Hoist Details View
    • The facility changing bench is free standing.
    • The facility changing bench height is adjustable.
    • The length of the facility changing bench is 180cm (5ft 11in).
    • The facility hoist is powered overhead.
    • The overhead hoist covers all areas in the cubicle.
  • Shower Details View
    • There is a shower unit with a detachable shower head.
    • The shower head is height adjustable.
    • The adjustable shower head can be placed between 120cm and 140cm when mounted.
    • There is no seat for the shower.
    • There is a vertical grab rail for the shower.
    • The colour contrast between the vertical grab rail(s) for the shower and wall is good.
  • Other Facilities View
    • A privacy screen is available.
    • The type of wash basin is adjustable.
    • The wash basin tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • Wall mounted grab rails are available at the wash basin.
    • As you face the wash basin, the wall mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • The colour contrast between the wash basin grab rail(s) and wall is good.
    • There is a soap dispenser.
    • The soap dispenser is not at the recommended height of 80cm-100cm.
    • The height of the soap dispenser is 120cm.
    • Wide tear off paper roll is not available.
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer is at the recommended height of 80cm-100cm.
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • There is a mirror.
    • The mirror is placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • There is a/are general domestic waste, non-infectious waste, female sanitary and clinical waste disposal units.
    • There is not an emergency alarm for the facility.
    • There is a coat hook.
    • There are coat hooks in the toilet at 110cm and 140cm from the floor.
    • There is not a flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilet.
  • Comments View
    • The changing places is unlocked by code inputted into a keypad, the height of the keypad is 110cm.
    • There is a phone next to the door to obtain the code, the height of the phone is 140cm.
    • The code can also be obtained from the special assistance desk.

Changing Places (Terminal 3 Upper Level Departures - Departure Gate 52)

  • Location and access View
    • The facility is located to the left past the bar/restaurant area, just beyond Gate 52.
    • The facility is approximately 50m (54yd 2ft) from the main information boards.
    • There is level access to the facility.
  • Dimensions and features View
    • The dimensions of the facility are 305cm x 400cm (10ft x 13ft 1in).
    • The facility changing bench height is adjustable.
    • The facility changing bench is free standing.
    • The length of the facility changing bench is 180cm (5ft 11in).
    • The facility hoist is powered overhead.
    • The overhead hoist covers all areas in cubicle.
    • The sling is attached to the hoist by hook and loop.
    • The facility toilet has a transfer space on both sides.
    • The transfer space on the left as you face the toilet is 363cm (11ft 11in).
    • The transfer space on the right as you face the toilet is 80cm (2ft 7in).
    • Wall mounted grab rails are available for the toilet.
    • As you face the toilet the wall mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • Drop down rails are provided for the toilet.
    • As you face the toilet the drop down rail(s) is/are on both sides.
    • The type of wash basin is adjustable.
    • Wall mounted grab rails are not available at the wash basin.
    • Disposal facilities are available.
    • A privacy screen is available.
    • Wide tear off paper roll is available.
    • The facility has a non-slip floor.
    • A functioning emergency alarm is available.
  • Comments View
    • A key code is required to access the changing place.
    • A courtesy phone at an accessible height is available next to the changing place to call to obtain the number code.