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Robbins Hall

Robbins Hall of Residence, Gibbon Street, Plymouth, Devon, PL4 8BZ

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the building include student accommodation.
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    • There are several separate entrances available for access into the building.

Location

  • The venue is situated within 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.

Parking

  • The car parking is a shared facility used by permit holders only for residents of all halls.
  • The car park type is open air/surface.
  • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
  • 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.
  • The patron does not have to cross a road.
  • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • There are 4 designated parking bays available in the car park.

Outside Access (Flat Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front 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 heavy.
  • The door opening is 86cm (2ft 10in) wide.

Level Change (Flat Entrance)

  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located in the doorway.
  • There is / are 1 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The steps are not clearly marked.
  • The steps are deep.
  • The steps do not have handrails.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.

Accommodation

  • There is one flat available with structural alterations designed for use by a student with an assistance dog. The flat contains a secure outside spending area.
  • Room K4 contains LED Flicker-Free Lighting fitted to the bedroom and all communal areas in the flat to assist with epilepsy.
  • Self contained flat S301 has a contained dog Ssend area for sight impaired seeing dog.

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.