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Space - Bangor Campus

Castle Park Road, Bangor, County Down, BT20 4TD

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Introduction

  • Services within the building include:.
  • Ground Floor - Technology Innovation Centre, advanced manufacturing space, engineering space, 6 rehearsal spaces, a technician space, 4 studio spaces, recital space and 2 Mac rooms.
  • First Floor - scenery space, green room/space, theatre, cafe/bar, software engineering space and an IT infrastructure space.
  • Second Floor - dance space, meeting space 3, 3 training spaces, theatre viewing gallery, motion capture space, make up space and drama space.
  • Third floor - 4 Mac rooms.

Opening Times

  • Monday 06:00 - 22:30.
  • Tuesday 06:00 - 22:30.
  • Wednesday 06:00 - 22:30.
  • Thursday 06:00 - 22:30.
  • Friday 06:00 - 17:00.
  • Saturday Closed.
  • Sunday Closed.
  • Comments View
    • Opening times on weekends depend on the times of performances.

Location

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

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is located at the front and right side 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 4 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 360cm x 480cm (11ft 10in x 15ft 9in).
    • Designated parking bays are clearly marked.
    • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 8m (8yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
    • The furthest Blue Badge bay is 55m (60yd 5in) from the main 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 slopes/ramps.
    • The car park surface is block 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.
  • On Street Parking and Drop-off Details. View
    • 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 (towards you).
  • The door(s) is / are single.
  • The width of the door opening is 106cm (3ft 6in).
  • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.
  • Comments View
    • There is a revolving door available to the right of the entrance detailed.

Level Change (Main Entrance)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located in front of the main entrance.
  • The ramp/slope is easy.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service(s).
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The system is a portable loop.
  • Staff are trained to use the system.
  • The hearing loops located in the theatre and drama room.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • The lighting levels are varied.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • Comments View
    • There are push pad operated doors leading from the landing space to the teaching room corridors on all 3 floors of the building.

Theatre

  • The theatre is located on the first floor and has level access to the front 3 rows, side seating and stage via lift, with some further level access balcony seating available on level 2.
  • The designated seating is located at the front and sides of the theatre.
  • The front 2 rows of seating are not attached to the floor so can be removed to allow space for wheelchair users.
  • There is a fixed hearing loop within the theatre.
  • There are flashing fire alarms within the theatre.
  • The main entrance door into the theatre is 85cm wide.
  • There is a viewing gallery on the floor above the theatre which has lower areas accessed via 3 steps.
  • The steps on one side do not offer handrails, although the far side steps offer handrails on both sides, with less level access spaces.

Eating and Drinking

  • The following information is for the cafe/bar.
  • 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 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 22m (24yd 2in) from the foyer lift.
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 74cm (2ft 5in).
  • The distance between the floor and the highest table is 110cm (3ft 7in).
  • The standard height for tables is 74cm.
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • Plastic / takeaway cups are available.
  • Plastic / takeaway cutlery is available.
  • Drinking straws are available.
  • Menus are wall only.
  • Menus are clearly written.
  • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.
  • The type of food served here is hot and cold snacks.

Other Floors (Foyer to First Floor)

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G-1.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The lighting levels are bright.
    • 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.

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G-1-2-3.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • There are manual, heavy, single doors to access the stairwell on all floors.
    • The lighting levels are bright.
    • 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.
  • Comments View
    • There is an additional staircase to the rear of the building that accesses all 3 floors.
    • There is also a further set of stairs in the centre of the building that only access the first and second floor.

Lift (Foyer)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located to the left as you enter.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are G-1-2-3.
  • The lift is approximately 6m (6yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 89cm (2ft 11in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 135cm x 150cm (4ft 5in x 4ft 11in).
  • 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 have Braille markings.
  • The lift does have tactile markings.
  • The controls for the lift are not within 90cm - 120cm from the floor.
  • The lighting level in the lift is bright.

Lift (Rear)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located to the rear of the building.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are G-1-2-3.
  • The lift is approximately 38m (41yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 89cm (2ft 11in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 115cm x 235cm (3ft 9in x 7ft 9in).
  • 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 have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does have an audible announcer.
  • The lift does have Braille markings.
  • The lift does have tactile markings.
  • The controls for the lift are not within 90cm - 120cm from the floor.
  • The lift controls are above 120cm.
  • The lighting level in the lift is bright.

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is Braille, tactile and pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 8m (8yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is located straight ahead as you enter, to the left of the foyer.
    • There are similar accessible toilets on the first, second and third floors of the building all of which have the transfer space on the right hand side.
    • There is level access to this accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a unisex toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a locking handle.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 85cm (2ft 9in).
    • The door is light.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 165cm x 230cm (5ft 5in x 7ft 7in).
    • There is a clear 150cm x 150cm manoeuvring space in the accessible toilet.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 101cm (3ft 4in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • There is an emergency pull cord alarm in the cubicle.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is a/are non-infectious waste disposal units.
    • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall-mounted grab rails are available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • There is a mirror.
    • Mirrors are placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 48cm (1ft 7in).
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The hand dryer is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The toilet roll holder is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The toilet seat colour contrast is good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Comments View
    • There are baby changing facilities available within the accessible toilet.
    • The height of the baby change table once extended is 90cm.

Accessible Changing Room

  • There is not a Changing Places facility available.
  • There is an/are accessible changing room(s) available.
  • The accessible changing room(s) surveyed is/are located to the rear of the building on the first floor.
  • The accessible changing room(s) is/are approximately 13m (14yd 8in) from the rear lift.
  • The dimensions of the accessible changing room(s) are 230cm x 240cm (7ft 7in x 7ft 10in).
  • The fixtures/facilities available in the accessible changing room(s) include; handrails, a dropdown rail, a toilet, a wash basin and a wheel in shower.
  • Other fixtures/facilities available include; baby changing facilities.
  • There is level access to the accessible changing room(s).

Standard Changing Room

  • There is a/are standard changing room(s) available.
  • The standard changing room(s) surveyed is/are located on the second floor.
  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 25m (27yd 1ft) from the foyer lift.
  • The standard changing room(s) is/are approximately 5m (5yd 1ft) from the theatre.
  • There is level access to the standard changing room(s).
  • Comments View
    • There is a standard shower within the standard changing room, as shown in pictures 3 and 4.

Standard Toilet(s)

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 normally on duty.
  • This service can be requested.