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Dryden Street Day Nursery

The University of Manchester, Dryden Street, Manchester, M13 9AU

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Inside Access

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

COVID-19 Information (University of Manchester)

Lift

  • There is not a lift for public use.

Standard Toilet(s)

Reception

  • The reception desk is 7m (22ft 12in) from the front entrance.
  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.
  • The reception desk is high height.
  • Lighting levels are bright.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

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 Oxford Road.

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.
  • There is a soft play area for children indoor.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • The car park is at the front of the venue.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • There are 0 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • Comments View
    • The car park located on Plymouth View is for staff parking only and will hold a maximum of 7 cars.
    • There is a drop off point located on Dryden Street outside the gates
    • Monday to Friday 08.00 - 18.00, 20 minutes free parking is allowed with no return within 1 hour.
    • The photograph shows the time restricted drop off point.

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G - Mezzanine.
    • There are 13 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 the right going up.
    • There is a landing.
  • Comments View
    • The mezzanine level is only used for storage and can be accessed from either end of the building.
    • The details are the same for both sets of stairs.

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 7m (22ft 12in) from the accessible entrance.
    • The accessible toilet is located on the left as you face the waiting area.
  • 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 155cm x 230cm (5ft 1in x 7ft 7in).
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 93cm (3ft 1in).
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is 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.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 44cm (1ft 5in).
    • 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 126cm (4ft 2in) high.
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is a sink.
    • The sink is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
  • 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 are four bathrooms within the nursery school which are equipped with baby changing facilities, 4 childrens toilets and 1 unisex adult toilet.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located off Dryden Street.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The bell is not in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
  • The intercom is not in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
  • The main doors open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 83cm (2ft 9in) wide.
  • Second set of doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The doors open towards you (pull).
    • The doors are single width.
    • The doors are heavy.
    • The door opening is 80cm (2ft 7in) wide.

Level Change (Main Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located leading from the gate to the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • The width of the ramp or slope is 200cm (6ft 7in).

Opening Times

  • Monday 08:00 - 17:30.
  • Tuesday 08:00 - 17:30.
  • Wednesday 08:00 - 17:30.
  • Thursday 08:00 - 17:30.
  • Friday 08:00 - 17:30.
  • Saturday Closed.
  • Sunday Closed.