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Portadown Campus - Job Skills and Training Office

Southern Regional College, 36 Lurgan Road, Portadown, County Armagh, BT63 5BL

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Introduction

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    • Job Skills and Training Office is located on the first floor of the Training Centre, accessed by the lift on the side of the building.

Location

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

Parking (Side Car Park)

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Parking is free for all users.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • The car park is at the side 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 2 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 350cm x 450cm (11ft 6in x 14ft 9in).
    • The nearest designated bay is 18m (20yd) from the lift.
    • The furthest designated bay is 19m (21yd) from the lift.
    • 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.
    • There is a dropped kerb / non stepped access from the car park to the venue.
    • The dropped kerb does have tactile paving.
    • The patron does not have to cross a road.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • There are further car parks around the building and throughout the Portadown Campus.

Parking (Rear Car Park)

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Parking is free for all users.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • 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 4 Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 360cm x 490cm (11ft 10in x 16ft 1in).
    • Designated parking bays are clearly marked.
    • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 34m (37yd 7in) from the rear entrance.
    • The furthest Blue Badge bay is 39m (42yd 1ft) from the rear 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 uneven surfaces.
    • The car park surface is concrete.
    • 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.
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • The area outside the rear entrance can be used as a drop off point.

Outside Access (Rear Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the rear 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 double.
  • The width of the door opening is 160cm (5ft 3in).
  • Second set of doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) automatically (towards you).
    • The door(s) is / are double.
    • The width of the door opening is 160cm (5ft 3in).
  • Comments View
    • This entrance gives access to the mid level of the Training Centre, containing The Oracle Conference Centre, Restaurant and Bistro, and the stairs leading to the Job Skills and Training Centre.

Level Change (Rear Entrance)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located in front of the entrance and on the approach.
  • The ramp/slope is moderate.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • The ramp does not have handrails.

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
    • The stairs are located on the mid level of the Training Centre.

Level Change (Access to the Lift)

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

Lift

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located on the side of the building.
  • The lift is a platform lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are G-1.
  • The clear door width is 100cm (3ft 3in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 103cm x 140cm (3ft 5in x 4ft 7in).
  • There are separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • The lift controls do not 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.

Outside Access (First Floor Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located next to the lift.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • Level access is via lift.
  • The main doors open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 95cm (3ft 1in) wide.
  • Comments View
    • This entrance is mainly used as a fire exit, and so can be only opened from the inside.
    • Please contact the college in advance if this entrance is required.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The system is a portable loop.
  • Staff are trained to use the system.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • Lighting levels are medium.

Accessible Toilet

  • There is an accessible toilet available in the main part of the Training Centre.
  • Please see the separate guide for the Training Centre for more details.

Standard Toilet(s) (Staff Toilets)

Additional Info

  • Staff are Text Relay aware.