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Hillsborough Refectory

The Sheffield College, Hillsborough Campus, Livesey Street, Sheffield, S6 2ET

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Introduction

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    • The refectory is located on the ground floor of the Hillsborough College.

Opening Times

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

Location

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the campus.
  • This venue is situated in Hillsborough College.
  • The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Sheffield.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • There is a tram stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
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    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is located at the front right 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 10+ Blue Badge parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the Blue Badge parking bay(s) are 370cm x 490cm (12ft 2in x 16ft 1in).
    • Designated parking bays are clearly marked.
    • The nearest Blue Badge bay is 23m (25yd 6in) from the main entrance.
    • The furthest Blue Badge bay is 55m (60yd 5in) 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.
    • There is a dropped kerb between the car park and the venue.
    • The dropped kerb does 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.
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    • Parking is by permit only.

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 door(s) open(s) automatically.
  • The door(s) is / are double.
  • The width of the door opening is 197cm (6ft 6in).
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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 197cm (6ft 6in).
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.
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    • There is a barrier beyond the reception which gives access to the rest of the venue.
    • The barrier is 96cm wide and is shown in photograph 5.

Level Change (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.
  • There is not a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
  • The ramp does not have handrails.

Outside Access (Refectory Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located on the ground floor of Hillsborough College, at the rear of the building.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • There are no doors at this entrance.
  • The width of the door opening is 320cm (10ft 6in).

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service(s).
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • Customers cannot charge scooters or wheelchairs at the venue.

Eating and Drinking (Refectory)

  • The following information is for the refectory.
  • Full table service is not available.
  • Food or drinks are ordered from the service counter.
  • Food or drinks can be brought to the table.
  • There is not a lowered section at the counter.
  • Some tables are permanently fixed.
  • Some chairs are permanently fixed.
  • Some chairs have armrests.
  • The nearest table is approximately 3m (3yd 10in) from the refectory entrance.
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 60cm (1ft 12in).
  • The distance between the floor and the highest table is 109cm (3ft 7in).
  • The standard height for tables is 70cm.
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • Plastic / takeaway cups are available.
  • Plastic / takeaway cutlery is available.
  • Drinking straws are available.
  • Menus are wall only.
  • Menus are not available in Braille.
  • Menus are not available in large print.
  • Picture menus are not available.
  • Menus are clearly written.
  • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.
  • The type of food served here is breakfast, hot and cold snacks, sandwiches and salads.

Accessible Toilet

  • The nearest accessible toilets are located on the ground floor of Hillsborough College.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • The nearest standard toilets are located on the ground floor of Hillsborough College.

Additional Info

  • Staff do not receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Staff are Text Relay aware.
  • Plastic cups are available.
  • Plastic cutlery is available.
  • Drinking straws are available on request.