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Bangor Campus - Learning Resource Centre

South Eastern Regional College, Castle Park Road, Bangor, County Down, BT20 4TF

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Introduction

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    • The Learning Resource Centre is located on A floor in room A33.

Opening Times

  • Monday 09:00 - 17:00.
  • Tuesday 09:00 - 17:00.
  • Wednesday 09:00 - 17:00.
  • Thursday 09:00 - 17:00.
  • Friday 09:00 - 15:30.
  • Saturday Closed.
  • Sunday Closed.

Location

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the town.
  • This venue is situated in Bangor.
  • The nearest mainline station is Bangor.
  • There is not a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
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    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is located at the rear of the building.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
    • There is/are 7 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 350cm x 590cm (11ft 6in x 19ft 4in).
    • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 30m (32yd 2ft) from the car park entrance.
    • The furthest Blue Badge bay is 55m (60yd 5in) from the car park entrance.
    • 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 dropped kerbs.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • There is a dropped kerb between the car park and the venue.
    • The dropped kerb does not have tactile paving.
    • There is not a road to cross between the car park and the entrance.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
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    • There is not a designated drop off point.

Outside Access (Main 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) automatically.
  • The door(s) is / are single.
  • The width of the door opening is 102cm (3ft 4in).
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    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) automatically.
    • The door(s) is / are double.
    • The width of the door opening is 177cm (5ft 10in).

Level Change (Main Entrance)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope does bypass the step(s).
  • The ramp/slope is located to the left as you face the entrance.
  • The ramp/slope is easy.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
  • The ramp does have handrails.
  • The handrails are on the right going up.
  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located to the right as you face the entrance.
  • There is/are 1 step(s) to the area/service.
  • There is tactile paving at the top and bottom of the steps.
  • The step(s) is/are not clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is/are medium height (11cm - 17cm).
  • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
  • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides.

Outside Access (Car Park Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the rear of the building, off the car park.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) automatically.
  • The door(s) is / are single.
  • The width of the door opening is 80cm (2ft 7in).
  • Second set of doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) automatically.
    • The door(s) is / are single.
    • The width of the door opening is 90cm (2ft 11in).

Level Change (Car Park Entrance)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located on the path leading to the entrance.
  • The ramp/slope is easy.

Level Change (Library Corridor)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located leading into the Library corridor from reception.
  • The ramp/slope is easy.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.

Outside Access (Library Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located along a corridor off the main reception area.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open automatically.
  • The doors are double width.
  • The door opening is 184cm (6ft 0in) wide.
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    • The automatic doors are push pad activated.
    • There are security barriers immediately beyond the library entrance.
    • The gap between the barriers is 84cm.

Reception

  • The reception desk is 6m (19ft 8in) from the library entrance.
  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.
  • The reception desk is medium height.
  • Lighting levels are bright.
  • The desk has a lowered section.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The type of system is a portable loop.
  • The hearing system is available only on request.
  • Staff are trained to use system.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • Lighting levels are varied.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.

Library

  • This library does not have a regular supply of books in Braille.
  • This library does not have a regular supply of books in large print.
  • This library does not have a regular supply of books on tape or disc.
  • There is an ordering service.
  • The library does have computers with accessible software.
  • Auxiliary aids are available for computer users.
  • A large text keyboard and large rollerball mouse is / are available.
  • Equipment available for people with a visual impairment includes a large screen monitor.
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    • Accessible software includes Texthelp - Read and Write Gold.
    • Student Support Services can provide auxiliary aids and accessible equipment upon request.

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are located further along the corridor outside the library.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Standard toilet facilities are located further along the corridor outside the library.

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.
  • This service can be requested.