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Works Department

Queen's University Belfast, 9A Rugby Road, Belfast, BT7 1PS

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COVID-19 Information

  • The information in this section was taken in October 2020.
  • There has been no changes to parking or the Blue Badge parking bays.
  • The majority of buildings have one way systems which are clearly marked on floors and walls.
  • Some buildings have entry doors and exit doors with signage clearly displayed.
  • Some buildings have an entry door and a separate exit door, all marked with floor signage.
  • Hand sanitisers are available outside each teaching room.
  • Mobile sanitising stations are located at; Main Site Tower, Peter Frogatt Centre, MBC, David Keir Building and Ashby Building.
  • Teaching rooms have been allocated a maximum number of occupants which is marked on the doors.
  • Signage around social distancing has been introduced across all buildings.
  • All main reception desks now have Perspex screening.
  • Lifts are still in action and can go up or down. Most have an occupancy of 1 person.
  • Accessible toilets are still in use.
  • Standard toilets are marked up with a maximum number of users allowed.
  • Some shower cubicles have been closed off.
  • For more information about the measures in place for Covid-19 please click here (new tab) .

Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the grounds include the maintenance team workshops.

Getting Here

  • By Road View
    • The main campus area is located to the south of Belfast City Centre.
    • Parking for the main university area can be found off Botanic Avenue and is situated next to the McClay Library and to the rear of the Administration Building. This car park is for permit holders only.
      There are car parking spaces available for Blue Badge holders (free of charge), however previous approval from QUB Estates is required.
  • By Bus View
    • There are bus stops located near the Main University Area on University Road which serve routes 8a, 8b, 8c, 8d, 13, 22a, 93, 209, 238, 251u, 261, 273, 522, 524, 524a.
      There is also one on College Green which serves routes 7a, 7b, 7c, 7d, 29, 29c, 652.
      A pedestrian crossing with traffic lights is present in the area for safe crossing. An additional crossing with sound alert and braille signs is present on College Green.
  • By Train View
    • Botanic Train Station is located just to the north (approximately 0.4 miles) from the Main University Area.
  • Useful Links View

Useful Information

Building Parking

  • The building does not have its own dedicated parking.

Site/Campus Car Park (Botanic Gardens Car Park)

  • Car Park View
    • The car park is located on Botanic Gardens.
    • The nearest building(s) to this car park is/are the Administration Building.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • Designated Blue Badge parking bays are available.
    • The Blue Badge bay(s) is/are clearly marked.
    • There is/are 6 designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) within this car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 390cm x 430cm (12ft 10in x 14ft 1in).
    • The dimensions of the designated bays do vary in size.
  • Charges and Restrictions View
    • This car park can be used by staff, visitors and Blue Badge holders.
    • There are no parking charges that apply on the day.
    • Signs are not provided to give information on parking charges/restrictions.
  • Drop Off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point in this car park.
  • Car Park Access View
    • There is sloped access to the car park from the Administration Building.
    • This car park is not clearly signposted from the Administration Building.
    • The nearest designated bay is 15m (16yd 1ft) from the Library Building.
  • Comments View
    • Taxis are permitted to enter the car park for drop-off only.

Outside Access (Break Room Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located in the centre of the building.
    • There is step free access at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is / are single.
    • The door(s) is / are permanently held open (at the time of the survey).
    • The width of the door opening is 89cm (2ft 11in).
  • 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 heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 79cm (2ft 7in).
  • Comments View
    • There are similar entrances to the workshops, toilets and office rooms along the length of the building as all rooms are accessed from the outside. Some of these entrances are shown in photographs 3 and 4.

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are not available.

Standard Changing Room

  • The standard changing room(s) surveyed is/are located within the sixth door from the left as you face the building.
  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 2m (2yd 7in) from the changing room entrance.
  • There is level access to the standard changing room(s).

Standard Shower

  • Shower facilities are available.
  • The shower(s) surveyed is/are located in the standard toilet area.
  • There is level access to the services from the shower facilities.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Standard Toilet Surveyed View
    • A male standard toilet was surveyed.
    • The toilet surveyed is located within the second door from the left when facing the building.
    • There is a female standard toilet in the same location.
    • There is step free access to the standard toilet(s) surveyed from the entrance.
    • The standard toilet surveyed is approximately 2m from the toilet entrance.
    • There is not a/are not cubicle(s) suitable for ambulant disabled people in the standard toilet(s) surveyed.
    • Lighting levels in the standard toilet surveyed are good.