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Charles Street Multi-Storey Car Park (Car Park A)

The University of Manchester, Charles Street, Manchester, M1 3BB

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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 Piccadilly.

Introduction

  • The car park is open 24 hours a day.
  • Permit and Public Parking is available at this car park.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 82cm (2ft 8in) wide.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The lighting level is bright.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are medium.
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on the left going up.
    • There is a landing.

Lift

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located next to the main entrance.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The lift is 2m (6ft 7in) from main entrance.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The dimensions of the lift are 100cm x 130cm (3ft 3in x 4ft 3in).
  • There is a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
  • The lift does have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does have an audible announcer.
  • The lift controls do not have Braille markings.
  • The lift controls do not have tactile markings.
  • The lighting level in the lift is bright.

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.

Parking

  • There are 4 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
  • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 3.2m x 5m (10ft 5in x 16ft 4in).
  • The car park surface is tarmac.
  • The car park does have a height restriction barrier.
  • The maximum height is 1.8m (5ft 10in).
  • All the designated bays are located on Level 1 of the car park.