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Route Guide: Car Park 15 to Urgent and Emergency Care Centre

Rotherham Hospital, Moorgate Road, Rotherham, S60 2UD

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Car Park 15)

Hospital Parking (Car Park 15 Accessible Parking)

  • Parking View
    • The hospital does have a dedicated car park.
    • The car parking facilities are for Blue Badge holders only.
    • The car park is located in front of the main hospital Accident and Emergency building entrance.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
    • The car park does have a barrier control system.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • There is a/are Blue Badge parking bay(s) available.
    • The Blue Badge bay(s) is/are clearly marked.
    • There is/are 10+ designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the hospital car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) surveyed are 235cm x 480cm (7ft 9in x 15ft 9in).
    • There is a 120cm hatched zone around the Blue Badge parking bay(s).
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
  • Drop-off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop-off point.
  • Paying View
    • There are not parking charges for the hospital car park.
  • Access to the Hospital View
    • 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 dropped kerbs.
    • The hospital entrance is clearly visible from the car park.
    • The nearest designated Blue Badge parking bay is approximately 55m (60yd 5in) from the main hospital entrance.
  • Comments View
    • Access to the main hospital entrance is via dropped kerbs across the entrance to the car park and the main road to the hospital. The route may be difficult due to the payment booth shelter, dropped kerbs, slopes and bollards.

Car Park 15 to Upper Pavement

  • When exiting Car Park 15 follow the pedestrian walkway and you come to a drop down curb with tactile paving.
  • The drop down curb has a slight slope upwards.
  • When passing the tactile paving there is an uneven surface where new and old concrete paving has been joined (Photograph 4).

Upper Pavement to Urgent Emergency Care Centre Crossing Point

  • Follow the concrete pavement upwards which is on a slight slope.
  • The crossing point to the Urgent Emergency Care Centre is located on your left.

Urgent and Emergency Care Centre Crossing

  • The crossing point has a drop down curb with tactile paving.
  • There is a similar dropped kerb with tactile paving as you exit the crossing point.

Urgent and Emergency Care Centre Crossing to Urgent and Emergency Care Centre Entrance

  • From the exit of the crossing continue straight ahead to the entrance of the Urgent and Emergency Care Centre.
  • The ground is level from the crossing point to the entrance.

Outside Access (Urgent and Emergency Care Centre Main Entrance)

  • Entrance Details View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the front left of the Urgent and Emergency Care Centre.
    • The entrance area/door is not clearly signed.
    • There is step free access at this entrance.
    • There is a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.
    • The entrance door(s) does/do contrast visually with its immediate surroundings.
    • There is a bell/buzzer.
    • The height of the bell/buzzer is 120cm (3ft 11in).
    • There is an intercom.
    • The height of the intercom is 120cm (3ft 11in).
    • There is a hand sanitiser.
    • The height of the hand sanitiser is 133cm (4ft 4in).
    • There is not a door release button when exiting.
    • Standard manual wheelchairs are available for people to borrow at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) automatically (away from you).
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The width of the door opening is 148cm.
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) automatically (towards you).
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The width of the door opening is 150cm.
  • Comments View
    • At the time of the survey (May 2021) construction work was taking place on the entrance to the Urgent and Emergency Care Centre and this was the only entrance available.