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Lisburn Campus - Block 2

South Eastern Regional College, Castle Street, Lisburn, County Antrim, BT27 4SU

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Introduction

Location

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the city.
  • This venue is situated in Lisburn.
  • The nearest mainline station is Lisburn.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.

Parking (Wallace Avenue)

  • The venue does not have its own car park.
  • Comments View
    • On street standard bays are available on Wallace Avenue, to the rear of the campus.
    • There is not a designated drop off point, however, vehicles can drop off outside the Block 2 main entrance if requested in advance.

Parking (Staff Car Park)

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Comments View
    • The designated bays are located on the ground level of the car park, at the rear.
    • There is stepped access from the other levels of this car park.

Outside Access (Block 2 Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located off Wallace Avenue, at the rear of the campus.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) automatically.
  • The door(s) is / are double.
  • The width of the door opening is 217cm (7ft 1in).
  • Second set of doors View
    • 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 217cm (7ft 1in).

Level Change (Block 2 Main Entrance)

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

Outside Access (Block 2 Car Park Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the side of the building.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) automatically.
  • The door(s) is / are double.
  • The width of the door opening is 219cm (7ft 2in).

Level Change (Block 2 Car Park Entrance)

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

Reception (Help Desk)

  • The desk/counter is 8m (8yd 2ft) from the Block 2 main entrance.
  • There is level access to the desk/counter from the entrance.
  • The lighting levels are medium.
  • The desk/counter is high (110cm+).
  • The desk/counter has a low (76cm or lower) section.
  • Comments View
    • The help desk is located on level A, opposite the Block 2 car park entrance.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service(s).
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The hearing assistance system is available only on request.
  • The system is a portable loop.
  • Staff are trained to use the system.
  • The lighting levels are varied.
  • Comments View
    • The doors leading to the main part of level A from the entrance foyer are push pad operated automatic doors (shown in photograph 1).
    • Photograph 2 shows the main hall, located on level A.

Fitness Suite

  • Access to Fitness Suite View
    • The fitness suite is located to the right of reception.
    • The fitness suite is 25m (27yd 1ft) from the Block 2 main entrance.
    • There is level access to the fitness suite.
    • There are doors into the fitness suite.
    • The doors open towards you (pull).
    • The doors are single.
    • The doors are heavy.
    • The opening is 86cm (2ft 10in) wide.
  • Fitness Suite (General) View
    • Staff receive no training in assisting disabled people.
    • A portable hearing loop is not available for induction.
    • There is clear manoeuvring space between equipment.
    • There is level access to all of the equipment.

Other Floors (Stairs 3)

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are levels A-B-C.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are deep (18cm+).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • There is a landing.
  • Comments View
    • These stairs also access level D of Block 1.

Lift (Lifts 3 and 4)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located at the far end of the Block 2 entrance foyer.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are levels A-B-C-D.
  • The lift is approximately 19m (20yd 2ft) from the Block 2 main entrance.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 90cm (2ft 11in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 129cm x 150cm (4ft 3in x 4ft 11in).
  • 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 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
    • These lifts access levels A-B of Block 2, as well as levels B-C-D of Block 1.
    • They can also be used to access levels B and C of Block 3.

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 19m (20yd 2ft) from the Block 2 main entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is located on level A, outside the main hall and next to the corridor leading to the fitness suite.
    • 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 87cm (2ft 10in).
    • The door is light.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 163cm x 220cm (5ft 4in x 7ft 3in).
    • 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 right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 92cm (3ft).
    • 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.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is not fully functional.
    • The alarm was out of reach (higher than 10cm (4") from floor) when surveyed.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • 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 49cm (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 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 contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are medium.

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 generally on duty.
  • This service can be requested.