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Stratfield House

Queen's University Belfast, 6 Wellington Park Terrace, Belfast, BT9 6DR

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Introduction

  • This is a private apartment building with university owned apartments.

Getting Here

  • By Road View
    • This venue is located on Wellington Park Terrace, between Wellington Park and Eglantine Avenue. This venue is located to the west of the main campus, approximately a 600m walk away from the Lanyon Building.
    • This building has its own car park for permit holders only. There is unmarked on street parking on Wellington Park Terrace.
  • By Bus View
    • The Eglantine Avenue bus stop on University Road is approximately 350m from this venue and is served by routes 8b, 8c, 13, 22a, 24a, 522, 524, 524a.
  • By Train View
    • The City Hospital Train Station is the closest station at approximately 1.1km. This station operates NI Railways.
  • 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 anybody.
    • There are no parking charges that apply on the day.
    • The car park is located underneath the building.
    • The car park type is underground.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
    • Designated Blue Badge parking bays are not available.
    • The route from the car park to the building is accessible to a wheelchair user.
    • The car park surface is concrete.
  • On Street Parking View
    • Clearly signed and / or standard marked parking bays are not available.
  • Drop Off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • On street parking is available outside the building on Wellington Park Terrace.

Outside Access

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building, off Wellington Park Terrace.
    • There is step free access at this entrance.
    • The intercom is not in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
    • The intercom is at a height of 135cm.
    • A key fob is required for access at this entrance.
    • The card reader/lock is not in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
    • There is a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) automatically (away from you).
    • The door(s) is/are push pad activated when exiting.
    • The door(s) is / are single.
    • The width of the door opening is 93cm (3ft 1in).
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.
  • Second Set of Doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is / are single.
    • The door(s) is / are permanently held open.
    • The width of the door opening is 86cm (2ft 10in).

Outside Access (Side Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located on the right side of the building.
    • There is step free access at this entrance.
    • There is an intercom.
    • The height of the intercom is 115cm (3ft 9in).
    • There is a canopy or recess which provides weather protection 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 82cm (2ft 8in).
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.

Getting Around

  • Access View
    • There is step free access throughout the building via lift(s).
    • There are doors in corridors which have to be opened manually.
  • Getting Around View
    • There is not clear signage for building facilities/areas in the foyer/reception area.
    • There is no directional signage at key points of circulation routes.
    • There is poor colour contrast between the walls and floor in the majority of corridors.
    • The lighting levels are varied.
    • This building does not play background music.
    • There is not a hearing assistance system.

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are -3, -1, 0, 1, 2 and 3.
    • The stairs are located along the main corridor to the right as you enter via the main entrance.
    • The stairs are approximately 14m from the main entrance.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The lighting levels are low.
    • 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 is a similar staircase located in front of you as you enter from the side entrance.

Lift

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located to the left down the corridor as you enter from the main entrance.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are -3, -1, 0, 1, 2 and 3.
  • Wall mounted information boards are not provided at lift landings.
  • The lift is approximately 14m (15yd 11in) from the main entrance.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 91cm (2ft 12in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 111cm x 140cm (3ft 8in x 4ft 7in).
  • 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 not have a hearing loop system.
  • 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 medium.
  • Comments View
    • There is a similar lift located to right as you enter from the side entrance. This is shown in photographs 3 and 4.

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are not available.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • There are no standard toilets within the general areas of the building.