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Lisburn Campus - Learning Resource Centre

Block 2, South Eastern Regional College, Castle Street, Lisburn, County Antrim, BT27 4SU

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Introduction

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    • The Learning Resource Centre is located on level C of the building.

Opening Times

  • Monday 08:45 - 17:00.
  • Tuesday 08:45 - 17:00.
  • Wednesday 08:45 - 17:00.
  • Thursday 08:45 - 17:00.
  • Friday 08:45 - 15:30.
  • Saturday Closed.
  • Sunday Closed.

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.
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    • 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.
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    • 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).
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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 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.
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    • The help desk is located on level A, opposite the Block 2 car park entrance.

Other Floors (Stairs 3)

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    • 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.
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    • 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.
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    • 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.

Outside Access (Learning Resource Centre)

  • This information is for the entrance located leading off the link on Block 1.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • Level access is via lift.
  • The main doors open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are double width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 150cm (4ft 11in) wide.
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    • There are security barriers, 94cm wide, just inside the entrance.

Reception

  • The reception desk is 15m (16yd) from the Learning Resource Centre entrance.
  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.
  • Lighting levels are medium.
  • The reception desk is high height.
  • The desk has a lowered section.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The hearing system is available only on request.
  • The system is a portable loop.
  • Staff are trained to use the system.
  • Lighting levels are medium.

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, large rollerball mouse and height adjustable table is / are available.
  • Equipment available for people with a visual impairment includes an electronic reader.
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    • Most textbooks are available in E Book format.
    • Accessible software includes Texthelp - Read and Write Gold, My Study Bar, Dolphin and JAWS.
    • Student Support Services can provide auxiliary aids and accessible equipment upon request.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are accessible toilets available in Blocks 1 and 2.
  • Please see the guides for these buildings for more information.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • There are standard toilets available in Blocks 1 and 2.
  • Please see the guides for these buildings for more information.

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.