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Car Park G

The University of Manchester, Rumford Street, Manchester, M13 9PL

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Introduction

  • The car park is accessed through barriers controlled by security staff.
  • The car park is for permit holders and Optometry Patients only until 4pm then it becomes a visitor car park every weekday and all day on Saturday and Sunday.
  • Visitors pay on entry to the car park into the machine located next to the gatehouse.
  • Permit holders use a swipe card entry system.

Location

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the city.
  • This venue is situated in Manchester.
  • The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • The nearest mainline station is Manchester Oxford Road.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.

Outside Access (Rumford Street Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located next to the vehicle entrance.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open (no doors).

Outside Access (Portsmouth Street Entrance)

  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open (no doors).
  • The door opening is 179cm (5ft 10in) wide.
  • Comments View
    • There is also an entrance with a gate 116 cm wide, off Portsmouth Street next to the Stopford Building, shown in photograph 2.

Level Change (Portsmouth Street 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.

Inside Access

  • There is not level access to the service.

Level Change (Inside Access)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located throughout the car park.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is not free for all users.
    • Parking is free for Blue Badge holders.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
    • There are 5 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 300cm x 450cm (9ft 10in x 14ft 9in).
    • The nearest designated bay is 35m (38yd) from the Rumford Street entrance.
    • The furthest designated bay is 44m (48yd) from the Rumford Street 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.
  • Comments View
    • The designated bays detailed here are located in front of the Michael Smith Building.
    • There are also two designated bays next to the Carys Building for Optometry patients only.

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.