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Dalton Ellis Dining Hall

The University of Manchester, Conyngham Road, Victoria Park, Manchester, M14 5RL

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Location

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the town or 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 Ardwick.
  • Comments View
    • The Dalton Ellis Dining Hall is located on the Victoria Park Campus.

Parking

  • The venue does not have its own car park.
  • On street marked Blue Badge bays are not available.

Outside Access (the rear of the building - Accessible Entrance)

  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are double width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 118cm (3ft 10in) wide.
  • Second set of doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The doors open towards you (pull).
    • The doors are double width.
    • The doors are heavy.
    • The door opening is 118cm (3ft 10in) wide.
  • Comments View
    • To access the accessible entrance at the rear of the building, there is a walkway which is partly covered that leads from the front, stepped entrance to the rear and involves a cobbled pathway.

Outside Access (the front of the building - Main Entrance)

  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are double width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 118cm (3ft 10in) wide.

Level Change (the front of the building - Main Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope does bypass the steps.
  • The ramp or slope is located leading up to the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.
  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • There is / are 2 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The steps are not clearly marked.
  • The steps are medium.
  • The steps do have handrails.
  • The handrails are on the left going up.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • Lighting levels are bright.

Eating and Drinking (Dining Hall)

  • Full table service is not available.
  • Food or drinks are ordered from the service counter.
  • Food or drinks can be brought to the table.
  • No chairs are permanently fixed.
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 69cm (2ft).
  • Menus are not available in Braille.
  • Menus are not available in large print.
  • Menus are clearly written.
  • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.
  • The type of food served here is breakfast, hot and cold lunches and dinners.
  • Comments View
    • Staff will provide assistance to wheelchair users unable to manage the self service counters.
    • The dining hall is open for breakfast from 07.45 to 08.45 on Monday to Friday and 08.45 to 09.30 on Saturday and Sunday, for dinner from 17.30 to 18.30 Monday to Friday only and for lunches from 12.30 to 13.00 on Saturday and Sunday only.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is for the sole use of disabled people.
    • The accessible toilet is 40m (43yd 2ft) from the accessible entrance.
    • The accessible toilet is located on the right inside the main entrance.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a unisex toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a sliding bolt.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 185cm x 160cm (6ft x 5ft).
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 102cm (3ft).
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is not a functional emergency alarm available.
    • Disposal facilities are not available in the cubicle.
    • There is not a coat hook.
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall mounted rails are available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • There are not mirrors in the accessible toilet.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 46cm (18in).
    • There is not a hand dryer.
    • There is a towel dispenser.
    • The towel dispenser is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The towel dispenser is 120cm (3ft) high.
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3").
    • There is a sink.
    • The sink is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5").
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • Lighting levels are bright.
  • Comments View
    • Wall mounted and drop down rails are available.
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Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Documents can be requested in Braille.
  • Documents can be requested in large print.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not generally on duty.
  • This service can be requested.
  • Plastic cups are available.
  • Plastic cutlery is available.
  • Drinking straws are available on request.
  • Comments View
    • Menus in both large print and Braille can be requested through the Disability Support Office.