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6 Ferens Avenue

University of Hull, 6 Ferens Avenue, Hull, HU6 7RX

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the building include adapted and standard, self catered student accommodtion.

Location

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the campus.
  • This venue is situated in the Hull campus.
  • The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • The nearest mainline station is Hull.

Parking

  • Within the University of Hull - Hull Campus there are 4 main car parks.
  • These are Salmon Grove, Wilberforce, Hertford and Perimeter Road.
  • All of the car parks require a permit, except for Wilberforce which is pay and display.
  • The nearest Blue Badge parking is located in the Salmon Grove car park.
  • There are 2 bays which are 550cm x 380cm.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the side of the building.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open away from you (push).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The doors are light.
  • The door opening is 84cm (2ft 9in) wide.

Level Change (Main Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located leading to the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.
  • The width of the ramp or slope is 120cm (3ft 11in).
  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located leading to the entrance.
  • There is / are 2 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The steps are not clearly marked.
  • The steps are medium.
  • The steps do have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • Lighting levels are varied.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • Comments View
    • The photograph on the left shows the shared kitchen.
    • The photograph on the right shows the kitchen area in the adapted room.

Accommodation

  • Location of Accessible Accommodation View
    • The establishment provides 1 accessible accommodation facilities with an ensuite and/or separate accessible bathroom.
    • The accessible facilities are located on the ground floor.
    • There is level access from an accessible entrance.
    • The width of the door to the room is 90cm (2ft 11in).
    • The dimensions of the clear floor space are 600cm x 500cm (19ft 8in x 16ft 5in).
    • The bed is 50cm (1ft 8in) high.
    • The measurement between the bed base and floor is 20cm (0ft 8in).
    • Light switches are within 120cm (3ft 11in) from floor level.
    • There is a functional emergency alarm in the room.
    • 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 300cm x 240cm (9ft 10in x 7ft 10in).
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The width of the door to the bathroom is 90cm (2ft 11in).
    • The door is light.
    • There is a functional emergency alarm in the bathroom.
    • The door is locked by a locking handle.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 50cm (1ft 8in).
    • There is not a toilet roll holder.
    • There is a sink.
    • The sink cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The height of the sink is 72cm (2ft 4in).
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • The measurement of lateral transfer space is 86cm (2ft 10in).
    • 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 placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • Disposal facilities are available.
  • 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 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 poor.
    • Lighting levels are bright.
  • Colour contrast and lighting in accessible bathroom View
    • The colour contrast between the internal bathroom door and wall is poor.
    • The colour contrast between the walls and floor in the bathroom is poor.
    • 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 bright.
  • Auxiliary Aids - General View
    • None of the rooms have auxiliary aids for people with sensory impairments.
    • The accommodation does not provide any other auxiliary aids for people with mobility impairments.
    • Assistance dogs are welcome to stay with residents in standard rooms.
    • There are 1 accessible rooms with wheel in showers.
  • Ground Floor Rooms View
    • Ground floor rooms do have level access.
    • Adjoining rooms are not available.
  • Standard Rooms on Other Floors View
    • There are standard rooms on other floors.
    • The other floors cannot be accessed by lift.
    • Adjoining rooms are not available.

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not generally on duty.
  • Staff are Text Relay aware.