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Mills Bakery First Floor

Plymouth University, Royal William Yard, Plymouth, Devon, PL1 3GD

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the building include teaching rooms.

Location

  • The venue is situated outside the centre of the city.
  • This venue is situated in Plymouth.
  • The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • The nearest mainline station is Plymouth.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.

Building Parking (Mills Bakery)

  • The building does not have its own dedicated parking.
  • Public Car Parks View
    • There is not a car park for public use within 200m (approx).
  • On Street Parking View
    • Clearly signed and/or marked on street Blue Badge parking bays are available (within approximately 50m of the building).
    • The dimensions of the marked Blue Badge bays are 610cm x 260cm (20ft x 8ft 6in).
    • The on street Blue Badge parking bay(s) is/are located on Royal William Yard.
    • Clearly signed and / or standard marked parking bays are available.
    • The dimensions of the standard marked parking bays are 610cm x 260cm (20ft x 8ft 6in).
    • The on street standard parking bay(s) is/are located on Royal William Yard.
  • Drop Off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • Please see the additional section on car park charging below.

Car Parking Charges

  • Entrance into the Royal William Yard Harbour incurs a parking charge for all vehicles, including those dropping off passengers and not parking.
  • As soon as a vehicle passes through the entrance gate (photographs 1 and 2) a charge is applied.
  • The tariff is for up to 2 or up to 5 hours.
  • Blue Badges must be displayed in the designated accessible spaces with a payment ticket.
  • The payment machines (photographs 3 and 4) require input of the registration number ( the keypad is 115cm from the ground) and payment by card (keypad is 120cm from the ground or contactless at 135cm) or coins (coin slot at 130cm from the ground).
  • Payment can also be made online.

Outside Access (Building Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • 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 86cm (2ft 10in).
  • Second set of doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is / are double.
    • The door(s) is / are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 160cm (5ft 3in).

Level Change (Building Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located between the two sets of doors.
  • The ramp or slope is easy.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G-1-2.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The lighting level is medium.
    • The steps are not clearly marked.
    • The steps are medium.
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • There is a landing.

Lift

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located on the right as you enter.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are G, 1, 2.
  • The lift is approximately 9m (9yd 2ft) from the building entrance.
  • The clear door width is 90cm (2ft 11in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 100cm x 210cm (3ft 3in x 6ft 11in).
  • There are not separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • 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 does 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 bright.

Outside Access (Studio Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located on the second floor.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • 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.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • Lighting levels are varied.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are not accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.

Standard Toilet(s)

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.
  • Staff are Text Relay aware.