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Oak House

The University of Manchester, 1 Moseley Rd, Fallowfield, Manchester, M14 6HX

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Opening Times

  • The venue is open 24hrs.

Location

  • The venue is situated outside the centre of the city.
  • This venue is situated in Manchester.
  • The nearest mainline station is Mauldeth Road.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • There is not a tram stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.

Parking

  • The venue does not have its own car park.
  • There is a car park for public use within 200m (approx).
  • The name of the car park is Owens Park Car Park.
  • The car park is located in front of Owens Park Reception.
  • On street marked Blue Badge bays are not available.
  • Clearly signed and / or standard marked parking bays are not available.
  • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • There may be parking spaces nearer each of the halls made available by prior arrangement.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the accommodation blocks.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open away from you (push).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 75cm (2ft 6in) wide.
  • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.
  • Comments View
    • The doors shown are at Chestnut Court which has various identical entrances as do Beech Court, Maple Court, Holly Court and Sycamore Court.
    • A key is required for entry.

Level Change (Main Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope does not bypass the steps.
  • The ramp or slope is located leading up to the step.
  • The ramp or slope is easy.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • The ramp does not have handrails.
  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located leading up to the entrance.
  • There is / are 1 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The steps are clearly marked.
  • The steps are deep.

Outside Access (Holly Court Flats 31-33 Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of Holly Court.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open away from you (push).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 75cm (2ft 6in) wide.
  • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.

Level Change (Holly Court Flats 31-33 Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located at the threshold.
  • The ramp or slope is steep.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • The width of the ramp or slope is 80cm (2ft 7in).
  • Comments View
    • This ramp is the steep angled part of a sunken step.
    • Assistance may be required as the door has a noticeable threshold at the top of the ramp.
    • Only the entrance to Flats 31-33 are like this, with the rest having 1 deep step.

Outside Access (Carill House Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the rear of Carill House.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open away from you (push).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 80cm (2ft 7in) wide.
  • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.

Level Change (Carill House Entrance)

  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located at the threshold.
  • There is / are 1 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The steps are clearly marked.
  • The steps are shallow.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The hearing system is available only on request.
  • The system is a portable loop.
  • Staff are trained to use the system.
  • The lighting levels are adjustable.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.

Accommodation

  • Location of Accessible Accommodation View
    • The establishment provides 0 accessible accommodation facilities with an ensuite and/or separate accessible bathroom.
  • Auxiliary Aids - General View
    • Some of the rooms have auxiliary aids for people with sensory impairments.
    • Flashing alarms and Vibrating pillows is available.
    • Flashing fire alarms are available on request.
    • Vibrating fire alarms are available on request.
    • The accommodation does provide any other auxiliary aids for people with mobility impairments.
    • Mobile hoists are available.
    • Other auxiliary aids available are on request.
    • Assistance dogs are welcome to stay with residents in standard rooms.
  • Ground Floor Rooms View
    • Ground floor rooms do have level access.
    • Adjoining rooms are not available.
  • Standard Rooms on Other Floors View
    • There are standard rooms on other floors.
    • The other floors cannot be accessed by lift.
    • Adjoining rooms are not available.
  • Comments View
    • Oak House has 1100 rooms throughout Carill House, Beech Court, Maple Court, Holly Court, Sycamore Court and Chestnut Court.
    • Each block has ground floor rooms available.

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G-1-2-3.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are deep.
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • There is a landing.
  • Other View
    • The services on the floors which are not accessible are further rooms.
  • Comments View
    • Handrails vary sides or are on both sides throughout the buildings.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are not accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.

Standard Toilet(s)

Standard Bathroom

  • There is level access from an accessible entrance.
  • Lighting levels are medium.
  • The facilities available in the standard bathroom include a bath with shower.

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.