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Erics Catering

Sheffield Hallam University, City Campus, Howard Street, Sheffield, S1 1WB

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Introduction

  • Comments View
    • Eric's Cafe is located on Level 1 of Eric Mensforth Building.

Opening Times

  • Monday 08:30 - 16:30.
  • Tuesday 08:30 - 16:30.
  • Wednesday 08:30 - 16:30.
  • Thursday 08:30 - 16:30.
  • Friday 08:30 - 16:00.
  • Saturday Closed.
  • Sunday Closed.

Location

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the city.
  • This venue is situated in Sheffield.
  • The venue is situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • The venue is in a pedestrian area.
  • The nearest mainline station is Sheffield.
  • There is not a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • Comments View
    • This venue is located on level 2 of Eric Mensforth Building. .

Building Parking

  • The building does not have its own dedicated parking.
  • Site/Campus Car Parks View
    • There is not a site/campus car park within approximately 200m.
  • Public Car Parks View
    • There is not a car park for public use within 200m (approx).
  • Drop Off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • There is a strict Permit to Park policy on all campuses. First priority for permits is given to staff and students with disabilities. Pre-booked visitor parking is available in the Stoddart Building car park at City Campus.

Outside Access (Hertha Ayrton STEM Centre Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located on the walkway from the Atrium.
    • There is step free access at this entrance.
    • There is a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) automatically (towards you).
    • The door(s) is/are push pad activated.
    • The door(s) is / are single.
    • The width of the door opening is 110cm (3ft 7in).
  • Comments View
    • This entrance gives direct access to Level 2 of the Eric Mensforth and Sheaf Buildings.
    • Access to this entrance is via the Owen Building and through the Atrium.

Outside Access (Sheaf Street Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located on Sheaf Street.
    • There is ramped/sloped or stepped access at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) automatically (towards you).
    • The door(s) is/are push pad activated.
    • The door(s) is / are single.
    • The width of the door opening is 110cm (3ft 7in).
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • There is a ramp/slope at this entrance.
    • The ramp/slope is located to the left as you face the entrance.
    • The ramp/slope gradient is steep.
    • The ramp is permanent.
    • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.
    • The ramp does not have handrails.

Other Floors (Hertha Ayrton STEM Centre Atrium)

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are 1 and 2.
    • The stairs are located ahead as you enter the Hertha Ayrton STEM Centre entrance.
    • The stairs are approximately 5m from the Hertha Ayrton STEM Centre entrance.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
    • 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.

Lift (Hertha Ayrton STEM Centre Atrium Platform Lift)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located in the atrium, on the Level 1 mezzanine.
  • The lift is a platform lift.
  • Wall mounted information boards are not provided at lift landings.
  • The platform lift accesses a small level change.
  • The lift is approximately 9m (9yd 2ft) from the Hertha Ayrton STEM Centre Atrium lift.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 87cm (2ft 10in).
  • The lift door is manual, heavy and opens outwards.
  • The dimensions of the lift are 94cm x 137cm (3ft 1in x 4ft 6in).
  • There are separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is not a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
  • The lift does not have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does not have an audible announcer.
  • The lift does not have a hearing loop system.
  • The lift does not 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 an easy ramp in front of the door at the lower level.

Lift (Hertha Ayrton STEM Centre Atrium)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located to the right as you enter the Hertha Ayrton STEM Centre entrance.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are 1 and 2.
  • Wall mounted information boards are not provided at lift landings.
  • The lift is approximately 10m (10yd 2ft) from the Hertha Ayrton STEM Centre entrance.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 120cm (3ft 11in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 100cm x 209cm (3ft 3in x 6ft 10in).
  • There are 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
    • The door width on Level 1 is 90cm.
    • The door width on Level 2 is 120cm.

Outside Access (Cafe Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located on Level 1 of the Eric Mensforth Building, to the left of the foyer area as you exit the atrium platform lift.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • There are no doors at this entrance.
  • The width of the door opening is 320cm (10ft 6in).

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service(s).
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • Customers cannot charge scooters or wheelchairs at the venue.

Eating and Drinking

  • The following information is for the cafĂ©.
  • Full table service is not available.
  • Food or drinks are ordered from the service counter.
  • Food or drinks can be brought to the table.
  • There is not a lowered section at the counter.
  • No tables are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs have armrests.
  • The nearest table is approximately 1m (3ft 3in) from the cafe entrance.
  • The standard height for tables is 72cm.
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • Plastic / takeaway cups are available.
  • Drinking straws are available.
  • The type of food served here is hot and cold snacks and sandwiches.

Accessible Toilet

  • The nearest accessible toilet is located on Level 1 of the Eric Mensforth Building.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • The nearest standard male and female toilets are located on Level 1 of the Eric Mensforth Building.

Additional Info

  • Staff do not 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 normally on duty.
  • This service can be requested.