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17 Stoddart Street, Newcastle upon Tyne , NE2 1AN

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the building include student accommodation and a common room.

Opening Times

  • The venue is open 24hrs.

Opening Times (Reception)

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

Getting Here

  • By Road View
    • The halls of residence is located in the East of Newcastle, off the A193.
    • There is limited parking at the halls of residence, with some on street and public car parks nearby.
  • By Bus View
    • The halls of residence is served by bus numbers 1 and 12 on Stoddart Street. The number 1 provides a free inter-campus service for staff and students.
  • By Train View
    • The halls of residence is approximately half a mile from Manors Station. Buses are available from New Bridge Street to the halls of residence.
  • By Underground View
    • The halls of residence is approximately half a mile from the Manors metro station. Buses are available from New Bridge Street to the halls of residence.
  • 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 Blue Badge holders.
    • Parking charges apply for all users.
    • The car park is located at the rear of the building.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
    • Designated Blue Badge parking bays are available.
    • There is/are 4 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The Blue Badge bay(s) is/are clearly marked.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 246cm x 583cm (8ft 1in x 19ft 2in).
    • The dimensions of the designated bays do vary in size.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
    • The nearest designated bay is 4m (4yd 1ft) from the car park entrance.
    • 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 car park surface is block paving.
  • Site/Campus Car Parks View
    • There is not a site/campus car park within approximately 200m.
  • Public Car Parks View
    • There is a car park for public use within 200m (approx).
    • The name of the car park is Stoddart House Car Park.
    • The car park is located on Lowrey Place.
  • On Street Parking View
    • Clearly signed and / or standard marked parking bays are available.
    • The dimensions of the standard marked parking bays are 203cm x 540cm (6ft 8in x 17ft 9in).
    • The on street standard parking bay(s) is/are located on Shieldfield Lane.
  • Drop Off Point View
    • There is a designated drop off point.
    • There is not a dropped kerb from the drop off point.
    • The drop off point is located at the rear of the building.
  • Comments View
    • The Blue Badge bays are allocated with the rooms.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this entrance.
    • There is not a bell/buzzer.
    • There is an intercom.
    • The height of the intercom is 102cm (3ft 4in).
    • A key card is required for access at this entrance.
    • The height of the card reader/lock is 80cm (2ft 7in).
    • There is a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) automatically (towards you).
    • The door(s) is/are push pad activated when exiting.
    • The door(s) is / are single.
    • The width of the door opening is 100cm (3ft 3in).
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • There is a ramp/slope at this entrance.
    • The ramp/slope is located in front of the entrance.
    • The ramp/slope gradient is slight.

Outside Access (Block B Car Park Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located in the car park at the rear of Block B.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this entrance.
    • There is not a bell/buzzer.
    • There is not an intercom.
    • There is a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is / are single.
    • The door(s) is / are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 94cm (3ft 1in).
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • There is a ramp/slope at this entrance.
    • The ramp/slope is located in front of the entrance.
    • The ramp/slope gradient is slight.

Outside Access (Courtyard to Block A)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located in the courtyard at the centre of the residence.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this entrance.
    • There is not a bell/buzzer.
    • There is not an intercom.
    • There is not a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is / are single.
    • The door(s) is / are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 92cm (3ft).
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • There is a ramp/slope at this entrance.
    • The ramp/slope is located on the path leading to the entrance.
    • The ramp/slope gradient is slight.
  • Comments View
    • There are similar entrances to Blocks B and C.
    • The clear door width to Block B is 93cm.
    • The clear door width to Block C is 91cm.

Entrance (Reception/Common Room)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located to the right as you enter the building.
    • There is step free access at this entrance.
    • There is not a bell/buzzer.
    • There is not an intercom.
    • 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 87cm (2ft 10in).

Breakout Space(s) (Music Room Ground Floor Common Room)

  • Directional and locational signage for the room(s) is not available in upper and lower case lettering that is clearly visible.
  • There is step free access into the room(s).
  • The door opening width(s) is/are 75cm+ for the room(s).
  • The door(s) for the room(s) is/are not push pad activated.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system for the room(s).
  • There is not a visual fire alarm beacon in the room(s).
  • There is not fixed furniture within the room(s).
  • There is not sufficient space for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre within the room(s).
  • A height adjustable table/bench is not available.
  • There are no chairs with armrests on both sides within the room(s).
  • Floor coverings in the room(s) are even with no trip hazards.
  • This room has a upright piano, electric guitar and a drum kit within it. Door width is 75cm, single heavy door you push to open.

Kitchen at the rear of the Common Room

  • Door is a single heavy push to open door of 76cm width. There is a microwave, fridge, work tops are 87cm high. There is a table and chairs with armrests. The table height is 72cm.
  • There is also a desk and chair.

Reception (Main Reception)

  • Main Reception is located to the right as you enter the building.
  • The desk is 4m (4yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
  • The reception area is clearly visible from the entrance.
  • There is step free access to this reception area.
  • The lighting levels in the reception area are medium.
  • The reception desk/counter is high (110cm+).
  • There is a low section of the counter (76cm or below) available.
  • There is a clear knee recess beneath the low/lowered counter.
  • The desk is staffed.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • Comments View
    • The reception area also leads to the common room.
    • There are coffee tables and seating in the reception area.
    • Some of the seats have armrests. There are booths with TVs.
    • The height of the coffee tables is 40cm. There are table and chairs, also with comfortable seating, tables are 70-72cm height. There is also a TV lounge area with low sofas and a Pool table.
    • Work bench is 97cm.
    • Floor covering vary between astro turf, carpet and laminated floor.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • The lighting levels are varied.

Outside Access (Laundrette Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the rear of the courtyard in the centre of the residences.
    • There is step free access at this entrance.
    • There is not a bell/buzzer.
    • There is not an intercom.
    • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is / are single.
    • The door(s) is / are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 82cm (2ft 8in).
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.

Laundrette

  • The laundrette is 33m from the main entrance.
  • The laundrette contains 6 washing machines and 6 tumble dryers.
  • The height to the top control on the washing machine is 95cm.
  • The tumble dryers are stacked 2 high.
  • The height to the top control on the tumble dryers is 96cm.
  • The controls operate both high and low tumble dryers.
  • There washing machines and tumble dryers operate by Circuit managed laundry systems.
  • There is a machine to dispense Circuit cards.
  • The height of the top control on the card dispenser is 135cm.
  • There is also a Circuit top up machine.
  • The height to the top of the controls is 124cm.

Other Floors (Block A)

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7.
    • The stairs are located along the main corridor as you enter.
    • The stairs are approximately 9m from the main entrance.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • There are manual, heavy, single doors to access the stairwell on all floors.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are medium (11cm - 17cm).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • There is a landing.
    • There are similar staircases in all blocks.

Lift (Block A)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located along the main corridor of Block A.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are G, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7.
  • Wall mounted information boards are provided at lift landings.
  • There are manual, heavy, single doors to access the lift lobby from the first floor upwards.
  • The weight limit for the lift is 630kg.
  • The lift is approximately 7m (7yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 80cm (2ft 7in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 107cm x 140cm (3ft 6in x 4ft 7in).
  • There are not separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is not 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 does not have a hearing loop system.
  • The lift does not have Braille markings.
  • The lift does have tactile markings.
  • The controls for the lift are within 90cm - 120cm from the floor.
  • The lighting level in the lift is medium.
  • Comments View
    • There is a moderate slope in front of the lift on the ground floor.
    • There are similar lifts in all blocks.
    • The lifts in Blocks B and C go to floor 6.

Accommodation (Studio Flat)

  • 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 Studio Flat 39.
    • The accessible facilities are located on the ground floor of Block B.
    • There is level access from an accessible entrance.
    • The room number viewed was Block B Studio Flat 39.
    • The width of the door to the room is 87cm (2ft 10in).
    • The dimensions of the clear floor space are 242cm x 710cm (7ft 11in x 23ft 4in).
    • The bed is 48cm (1ft 7in) high.
    • The measurement between the bed base and floor is 29cm (11in).
    • Light switches are within 120cm (4ft) from floor level.
    • There is a functional emergency alarm in the room.
    • Other accessible facilities available in the bedroom are a pull down wardrobe rail.
    • Other accessible facilities available in the accommodation are height adjustable sink and worktops with hob, braille hob control markings, height adjustable workstation, height adjustable chair, low level drawers in the kitchen area, height adjustable table in studio flat 40, separate fridge and freezers and raised plug sockets.
    • Assistance dogs are welcome to stay with residents in accessible accommodation.
  • Accessible Bathroom View
    • The information relates to the ensuite.
    • The dimensions of the bathroom are 238cm x 250cm (7ft 10in x 8ft 2in).
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The width of the door to the bathroom is 91cm (2ft 12in).
    • The door weight is heavy.
    • There is a functional emergency alarm in the bathroom.
    • The door is locked by a twist lock.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 48cm (1ft 7in).
    • There is not a toilet roll holder.
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The height of the wash basin is 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • The measurement of lateral transfer space is 171cm (5ft 7in).
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
    • 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 both sides.
    • 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 flip down.
    • The shower seat height is 44cm (1ft 5in).
    • There are handrails available.
  • Colour contrast and lighting in accessible rooms View
    • The colour contrast between the external room door and wall is fair.
    • The colour contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The colour contrast between the internal room door and wall is fair.
    • The colour contrast between external ensuite / bathroom door and wall is fair.
    • The lighting levels are adjustable.
  • Colour contrast and lighting in accessible bathroom View
    • The colour contrast between the internal bathroom door and wall is fair.
    • The colour contrast between the walls and floor in the bathroom is fair.
    • The colour contrast between the drop down rails and wall is good.
    • The colour contrast between the grab rails and wall is good.
    • Lighting levels are medium.
  • Auxiliary Aids - General View
    • None of the rooms have auxiliary aids for people with sensory impairments.
    • The accommodation does not provide other auxiliary aids for people with mobility impairments.
    • Assistance dogs are welcome to stay with residents in standard rooms.
    • There is / are 2 accessible room(s) with a wheel in shower.
  • Ground Floor Rooms View
    • Ground floor rooms do have level access.
    • None of these rooms are accessed by platform lift.
    • Adjoining rooms are not available.
  • 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.
  • Comments View
    • The studio flat is L-shaped due to the accessible ensuite bathroom.
    • There are dropdown rails on both sides of the accessible shower.
    • The height to the fridge handle is 79cm.
    • The height to the freezer handle is 82cm.
    • The height to the top of the oven controls is 137cm.
    • There is a 2 seater sofa.
    • The sofa has armrests.
    • There is a table and 4 chairs.
    • The height of the table is 72cm.
    • The chairs do not have armrests.

Accommodation (Bedrooms)

  • Location of Accessible Accommodation View
    • The establishment provides 2 accessible accommodation facilities with an ensuite and/or separate accessible bathroom.
    • This information refers to Flat 2 Room 5.
    • The accessible facilities are located on the ground floor.
    • There is level access from an accessible entrance.
    • The room number viewed was Flat 2 Room 5.
    • The width of the door to the room is 87cm (2ft 10in).
    • The dimensions of the clear floor space are 128cm x 580cm (4ft 2in x 19ft).
    • The bed is 56cm (1ft 10in) high.
    • The measurement between the bed base and floor is 0cm ().
    • Light switches are within 120cm (4ft) from floor level.
    • There is a functional emergency alarm in the room.
    • Other accessible facilities available in the bedroom are pull down wardrobes.
    • Assistance dogs are welcome to stay with residents in accessible accommodation.
  • Accessible Bathroom View
    • The information relates to the ensuite.
    • The dimensions of the bathroom are 240cm x 158cm (7ft 10in x 5ft 2in).
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The width of the door to the bathroom is 91cm (2ft 12in).
    • The door weight is heavy.
    • There is a functional emergency alarm in the bathroom.
    • The door is locked by a twist lock.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 47cm (1ft 7in).
    • There is not a toilet roll holder.
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The height of the wash basin is 73cm (2ft 5in).
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • The measurement of lateral transfer space is 172cm (5ft 8in).
    • 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 for the toilet.
    • As you face the toilet pan the wall mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • 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 lever.
    • The shower seat is flip-down.
    • The shower seat height is 43cm (1ft 5in).
    • There are handrails available for the shower.
  • Colour contrast and lighting in accessible rooms View
    • The colour contrast between the external room door and wall is good.
    • The colour contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The colour contrast between the internal room door and wall is good.
    • The colour contrast between external ensuite / bathroom door and wall is good.
    • The lighting levels are adjustable.
  • Colour contrast and lighting in accessible bathroom View
    • The colour contrast between the internal bathroom door and wall is fair.
    • The colour contrast between the walls and floor in the bathroom is fair.
    • The colour contrast between the drop down rails and wall is good.
    • The colour contrast between the grab rails and wall is good.
    • Lighting levels are medium.
  • Auxiliary Aids - General View
    • None of the rooms have auxiliary aids for people with sensory impairments.
    • Assistance dogs are welcome to stay with residents in standard rooms.
    • There is / are 2 accessible room(s) with a wheel in shower.
  • Ground Floor Rooms View
    • Ground floor rooms do have level access.
    • Rooms are located throughout the ground floor.
    • Adjoining rooms are not available.
  • 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.
  • Comments View
    • Carers are located in the next room.
    • There is also a fixed shower head.
    • There are dropdown rails on both sides of the shower.

Shared Kitchen Flat 2

  • The kitchen is located on the ground floor at the front right of the building.
  • There is level access to the kitchen.
  • The kitchen is 20m from the main entrance.
  • There are worktops.
  • The standard worktops are 90cm high.
  • There are also height adjustable worktops.
  • There is a sink.
  • The sink is height adjustable.
  • There is an oven and hob.
  • The height to the top of the oven controls is 82cm.
  • The height of the hob is 91cm.
  • There is a microwave placed on a fixed height work surface.
  • The height to the top microwave control is 114cm.
  • The microwave can be placed on a height adjustable work surface to allow it to be lower.
  • There are 2 fridge freezers.
  • The height to the top of the fridge handle is 99cm.
  • The height to the top of the freezer handle is 93cm.
  • There is a table in the kitchen.
  • The height of the table is 67cm.
  • There are 8 chairs.
  • The chairs do not have armrests.
  • There is additional seating and a coffee table.
  • The additional seating consists of a 2 seater sofa and two 3 seater sofas.
  • The sofas do have armrests.
  • The height of the coffee table is 35cm.

Accessible Toilet (Reception/Common Room)

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is no signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 22m (24yd 2in) from the main entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is located to the rear left hand side of the reception/common room area.
    • There is level access to this accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a shared toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a lever twist.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 86cm (2ft 10in).
    • The door is heavy.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 136cm x 202cm (4ft 6in x 6ft 8in).
    • There is not a clear 150cm x 150cm manoeuvring space in the accessible toilet.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 80cm (2ft 7in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • There is an emergency pull cord alarm in the cubicle.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is not fully functional.
    • The alarm was out of reach (higher than 10cm (4") from floor) when surveyed.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is a/are female sanitary and open waste paper bin disposal units.
    • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall mounted grab rails are available for the toilet.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • There is a mirror.
    • Mirrors are not 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 a towel dispenser.
    • The towel dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The towel dispenser is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the towel dispenser is 138cm (4ft 6in).
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The toilet roll holder is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the toilet roll holder is 110cm (3ft 7in).
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • There is a soap dispenser.
    • The soap dispenser can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The height of the soap dispenser is 103cm.
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The toilet seat colour contrast is good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are medium.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • The accessible toilets are used as a shared standard toilet.