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Lurgan Campus - Main Building

Southern Regional College, Kitchen Hill, Lurgan, County Armagh, BT66 6AZ

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Introduction

Location

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the town.
  • This venue is situated in Lurgan.
  • The nearest mainline station is Lurgan.
  • There is 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 at the front of the venue.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
    • There are 3 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 400cm x 500cm (13ft 1in x 16ft 5in).
    • The nearest designated bay is 7m (22ft 12in) from the main entrance.
    • The furthest designated bay is 13m (14yd) 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 tarmac.
    • The patron does not have to cross a road.
    • 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.
  • Comments View
    • There are further designated bays in the car parks either side of the building.

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 doors open automatically.
  • The doors are double width.
  • The door opening is 163cm (5ft 4in) wide.
  • Second set of doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The doors open automatically.
    • The doors are double width.
    • The door opening is 159cm (5ft 3in) wide.

Level Change (Main Entrance)

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

Reception

  • The reception desk is 9m (29ft 6in) from the main entrance.
  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.
  • The reception desk is high height.
  • Lighting levels are medium.
  • The desk has a lowered section.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The type of system is a portable loop.
  • Staff are trained to use system.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The system is a fixed loop.
  • Staff are trained to use the system.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • Lighting levels are varied.
  • Comments View
    • The hearing loops are fitted in the lecture theatre, to the left of the main entrance as you enter.
    • Portable hearing loops are also available.
    • There is level access to the front of the lecture theatre.
    • The internal doors leading into the assembly hall, just past reception, are push pad operated automatic doors (shown in photograph 2).
    • All room number signs have Braille and tactile markings.

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G-1.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The lighting level is medium.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are medium.
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • There is a landing.
  • Comments View
    • There are similar stairs in all corners of the building.
    • The stairs in the rear left hand corner contain a staff room and the beauty salon on the landing, not accessible to wheelchair users.

Lift (Reception Lift)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located to the left of the main entrance as you enter.
  • The lift is a platform lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are G-1.
  • The lift is 15m (16yd) from main entrance.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 95cm (3ft 1in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 96cm x 135cm (3ft 2in x 4ft 5in).
  • There are not separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • The lift controls do have Braille markings.
  • The lift controls do have tactile markings.
  • The controls for the lift are within reach for a wheelchair user.
  • The lighting level in the lift is medium.
  • Comments View
    • There is a similar lift along the corridor to the right as you enter, which was out of order at the time of the survey.

Level Change (Ground Floor)

  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located directly to the left as you enter.
  • There is / are 13 step(s) to the area / service.
  • Lighting levels at the steps are medium.
  • The steps are medium.
  • The steps do have handrails.
  • The handrails are on the left going up.
  • There is a standard and / or platform lift to access this service.
  • Comments View
    • There is a block of 6 steps, followed by a block of 7, with a landing in between.
    • These steps lead to the Woodwork shop and Art classrooms.
    • Beyond these, there are a further 15+ medium steps with a handrail on the left going up (shown in photograph 2) leading to further classrooms.

Lift (Ground Floor)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located on the steps to the left as you enter.
  • The lift is a platform lift.
  • The platform lift accesses a small level change.
  • The lift is 18m (20yd) from main entrance.
  • Staff do need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The dimensions of the lift are 83cm x 105cm (2ft 9in x 3ft 5in).
  • The lift controls do not have Braille markings.
  • The lift controls do not have tactile markings.
  • The controls for the lift are within reach for a wheelchair user.
  • The lighting level in the lift is medium.

Level Change (Hairdressing Salon)

  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located in the rear left hand corner of the building.
  • There is / are 10 step(s) to the area / service.
  • Lighting levels at the steps are medium.
  • The steps are clearly marked.
  • The steps are medium.
  • The steps do have handrails.
  • The handrails are on the right going up.
  • There is a standard and / or platform lift to access this service.

Lift (Hairdessing Salon)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located on the steps leading down to the salon.
  • The lift is a platform lift.
  • The platform lift accesses a small level change.
  • The lift is 45m (49yd) from main entrance.
  • The dimensions of the lift are 82cm x 76cm (2ft 8in x 2ft 6in).
  • The lift controls do not have Braille markings.
  • The lift controls do not have tactile markings.
  • The controls for the lift are within reach for a wheelchair user.
  • The lighting level in the lift is medium.

Level Change (Cafeteria and Catering)

  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located in the far right corner of the ground floor.
  • There is / are 13 step(s) to the area / service.
  • Lighting levels at the steps are medium.
  • The steps are clearly marked.
  • The steps are medium.
  • The steps do have handrails.
  • The handrails are on the right going up.
  • There is a standard and / or platform lift to access this service.

Lift (Cafeteria and Catering)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located on the Cafeteria and Catering stairs.
  • The lift is a platform lift.
  • The platform lift accesses a small level change.
  • The lift is 60m (66yd) from main entrance.
  • Staff do need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The dimensions of the lift are 104cm x 78cm (3ft 5in x 2ft 7in).
  • The lift controls do not have Braille markings.
  • The lift controls do not have tactile markings.
  • The controls for the lift are within reach for a wheelchair user.
  • The lighting level in the lift is medium.
  • Comments View
    • This lift overcomes the steps, giving access to the Cafeteria and the Catering training kitchen, and the lift and steps leading to the Sports Corridor.

Level Change (Sports Corridor)

  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located left, past the Cafeteria and Catering lift.
  • There is / are 6 step(s) to the area / service.
  • Lighting levels at the steps are medium.
  • The steps are clearly marked.
  • The steps are medium.
  • The steps do have handrails.
  • The handrails are on the left going up.
  • There is a standard and / or platform lift to access this service.

Lift (Sports Corridor)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located on the Sports Corridor stairs.
  • The lift is a platform lift.
  • The lift is 11m (12yd) from Cafeteria and Catering lift.
  • Staff do need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The dimensions of the lift are 100cm x 90cm (3ft 3in x 2ft 11in).
  • The lift controls do not have Braille markings.
  • The lift controls do not have tactile markings.
  • The controls for the lift are within reach for a wheelchair user.
  • The lighting level in the lift is medium.

Standard Changing Room

  • There are standard changing rooms available.
  • The standard changing rooms are located off the Sports Corridor.
  • The standard changing room is 4m (13ft 1in) from the Sports Corridor lift.
  • Comments View
    • The showers in the changing rooms are accessed by a medium step.

Level Change (Sports Hall)

  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located at the far end of the Sports Corridor.
  • There is / are 10 step(s) to the area / service.
  • Lighting levels at the steps are medium.
  • The steps are clearly marked.
  • The steps are medium.
  • The steps do have handrails.
  • The handrails are on the left going up.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.
  • 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.
    • The accessible toilet is 32m (35yd) from the main entrance.
    • The accessible toilet is located off the corridor straight ahead from the main entrance.
    • There is level access to the 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 86cm (2ft 10in).
    • The door is light.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 155cm x 166cm (5ft 1in x 5ft 5in).
    • Floor manoeuvring space is clear 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 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • There is not a functional emergency alarm available.
    • It is out of reach (higher than 10cm (0ft 4in) from floor).
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is not a coat hook.
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall mounted 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 are mirrors in the accessible toilet.
    • 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 45cm (1ft 6in).
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The hand dryer is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The hand dryer is 102cm (3ft 4in) high.
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The toilet roll holder is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The toilet roll holder is 111cm (3ft 8in) high.
    • There is a sink.
    • The sink can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The sink is placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • The sink is 76cm (2ft 6in) high.
  • 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 grab rails and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the drop down rails and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • Lighting levels are medium.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Staff are Text Relay aware.