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B Block, North Nottinghamshire College, Carlton Road, Worksop, Nottinghamshire, S81 7HP

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the building include Hairdressing, Beauty Therapy, Nail Bar, Massage, Holistic Therapy.
  • INsync is open to the general public, and gives students real world experience.

Opening Times (Term Time)

  • Monday 08:00 - 17:00.
  • Tuesday 08:00 - 21:00.
  • Wednesday 08:00 - 17:00.
  • Thursday 08:00 - 21:00.
  • Friday 08:00 - 16:30.
  • Saturday Closed.
  • Sunday Closed.

Opening Times (Holiday Time)

  • Monday 08:30 - 17:00.
  • Tuesday 08:30 - 17:00.
  • Wednesday 08:30 - 17:00.
  • Thursday 08:30 - 17:00.
  • Friday 08:30 - 16:30.
  • Saturday Closed.
  • Sunday Closed.

Location

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the town.
  • This venue is situated in Worksop.
  • The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • The nearest mainline station is Worksop.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • Comments View
    • Transformation is located on the ground floor of B Block, the right of the main college entrance as you enter.

Opening Times (Hairdressing Salon)

  • Monday 13:00 - 16:00.
  • Tuesday 09:30 - 11:30.
  • Wednesday Closed.
  • Thursday 09:45 - 11:30.
  • Thursday 13:15 - 16:00.
  • Friday 09:45 - 12:00.
  • Friday 13:15 - 16:00.
  • Saturday Closed.
  • Sunday Closed.

Parking (Main Car Park)

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is located on the opposite side of Carlton Road in the NFPC building.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
    • There is/are 4 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 350cm x 500cm (11ft 6in x 16ft 5in).
    • Designated parking bays are clearly marked.
    • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 33m (36yd 3in) from the main entrance.
    • The furthest Blue Badge bay is 40m (43yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
    • 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 slopes/ramps.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • There is a dropped kerb between the car park and the venue.
    • There is a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.
    • The road is generally busy.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • The dropped kerbs leading out of the car park do not have tactile paving (photograph 3).
    • There is tactile paving on the dropped kerbs at the road crossing on Carlton Road (photograph 4).
    • This is the main car park for the college, and is accessed from Turner Road. It is locked at 18.15 Monday and Friday, and 21.15 Tuesday - Thursday during term time and at 18.15 Monday - Friday during the holidays.
    • There are further designated bays in this car park outside the Food Technology Centre and the National Fluid Power Centre. Please see the separate guides to these buildings for more details.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the main campus, off Carlton Road.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) automatically.
  • The door(s) is / are double.
  • The width of the door opening is 148cm (4ft 10in).
  • Second set of doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) automatically.
    • The door(s) is / are double.
    • The width of the door opening is 150cm (4ft 11in).
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.
  • Comments View
    • This is the main entrance to the College site.

Level Change (Main Entrance)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located in front of the entrance.
  • The ramp/slope is moderate.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • There is not a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
  • Comments View
    • There is also an easy ramp between the 2 sets of doors (shown in photograph 2).

Outside Access (External Salon Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the venue.
    • There is ramped/sloped or stepped access at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is / are double.
    • The door(s) is / are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 160cm (5ft 3in).
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • There is a ramp/slope at this entrance.
    • The ramp/slope is located in front and to the left of the entrance.
    • The ramp or slope does bypass the step(s).
    • The ramp/slope gradient is easy.
    • The ramp is permanent.
    • The ramp does not have handrails.
  • Step(s) View
    • There is a / are step(s) at this entrance.
    • The step(s) is / are located in front of the entrance.
    • There is / are 5 step(s) to access the entrance.
    • There is tactile paving at the top and bottom of the step(s).
    • The step(s) is / are clearly marked.
    • The step(s) is / are medium (11cm - 17cm).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The handrails are on both sides.

Entrance (Salon Internal Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located off the B Block corridor.
    • There is step free access at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is / are single.
    • The door(s) is / are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 86cm (2ft 10in).

Reception

  • The desk/counter is 3m (3yd 10in) from the external salon entrance.
  • There is level access to the desk/counter from the entrance.
  • The lighting levels are bright.
  • The desk/counter is high (110cm+).
  • The desk/counter has a low (76cm or lower) section.
  • The desk/counter is staffed.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The type of system is a portable loop.
  • The hearing system is available only on request.
  • Staff are trained to use the system.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service(s).
  • This venue does play background music.
  • The lighting levels are bright.
  • Motorised scooters are not allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • Comments View
    • Then are 2 beauty salons and 1 hair salon, which are accessed from the reception area.
    • Both beauty salons contain a height adjustable bed.
    • The hair salon with level access contains a sink which is accessible to wheelchair users.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are not accessible toilet facilities within this venue.
  • Comments View
    • There are accessible toilets available in A and E Blocks. Please see the guides for these buildings for more information.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Availability and Location of Standard Toilets View
    • Standard toilet facilities are available.
    • There are male and female standard toilets facilities on the ground floor and the first floor.
  • Access to Standard Female and Male Toilet(s) View
    • The female and male toilet facilities that were surveyed are located on the first floor, right as you exit the lift.
    • The female and male toilets are approximately 7m (7yd 1ft) from the lift.
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the female and male toilets.
    • Lighting levels are bright.

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Documents can be requested in Braille.
  • Documents can be requested in large print.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not generally on duty.
  • This service can be requested.