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Dalton Ellis Hall - Reception

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 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 (Main Entrance)

  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The intercom is in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
  • The main doors open away from you (push).
  • The doors are double width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 180cm (5ft) wide.

Level Change (Outside Access)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located leading down towards the entrance doors.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • The width of the ramp or slope is 180cm (5ft).
  • Comments View
    • There is an intercom system to gain access to the reception area.
    • The intercom is at a height of 85cm.

Reception

  • The reception desk is 4m (4yd 14in) from the main entrance.
  • The reception desk is high height.
  • Lighting levels are bright.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The type of system is a fixed loop.
  • Staff are trained to use system.

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.

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G - 1.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The lighting level is bright.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are deep.
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • There is a landing.
  • Comments View
    • On the ground floor is located the Dalton Library and on the 1st floor is located a lecture room for the Faculty of Life Sciences.

Lift

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located opposite the reception desk.
  • The lift is a platform lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are G - 1.
  • The lift is 10m (10yd 3ft) from main entrance.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The dimensions of the lift are 140cm x 77cm (4ft x 2ft).

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 15m (16yd 15in) from the main entrance.
    • The accessible toilet is located on the left as you face the reception desk.
  • 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 locking handle.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 170cm x 186cm (5ft x 6ft).
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 120cm (3ft).
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is not a functional emergency alarm available.
    • Disposal facilities are 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 44cm (17in).
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3").
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • 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.
    • There is an additional standard male toilet located on the 1st floor next to the lecture room.

Standard Toilet(s)

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.