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Richmond Park Amenity Building

The University of Manchester, Whitworth Lane, Fallowfield, Manchester, M14 6YY

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Opening Times

  • Monday 19:00 - 23:00.
  • Tuesday 19:00 - 23:00.
  • Wednesday 19:00 - 23:00.
  • Thursday 19:00 - 23:00.
  • Friday 19:00 - 23:00.
  • Saturday 19:00 - 23:00.
  • Sunday 19:00 - 23:00.

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 Mauldeth Road.

Parking

  • The venue does not have its own car park.
  • On street marked Blue Badge bays are not available.
  • Comments View
    • The convenient dropoff point is located at the end of the path leading to the ramp
    • The photograph shows the convenient drop off point.

Outside Access

  • 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 156cm (5ft) 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 156cm (5ft) wide.

Level Change (Outside Access)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located leading from both sides of the building.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • The width of the ramp or slope is 300cm (9ft).
  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • There is / are 5 step(s) to the area / service.
  • Lighting levels at the steps are bright.
  • The steps are medium.
  • The steps do not have handrails.

Reception (Porters Lodge)

  • The reception desk is 5m (5yd 18in) 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.
  • Comments View
    • The Porters Lodge is located between both sets of entrance doors.

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 (Richmond Park Bar)

  • Full table service is not available.
  • Food or drinks are ordered from the service counter.
  • Food or drinks can be brought to the table.
  • Some chairs are permanently fixed.
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 73cm (2ft).
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • Comments View
    • The nearest table is 25 metres (27.3 yards) from the entrance to the building.

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 12m (13yd 4in) from the accessible entrance.
    • The accessible toilet is located in the main corridor.
  • 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 twist lock.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 148cm x 198cm (4ft x 6ft).
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 79cm (2ft).
    • 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 mirrors in the accessible toilet.
    • Mirrors are placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 45cm (17in).
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3").
    • The hand dryer is 104cm (3ft) high.
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3").
    • The toilet roll holder is 102cm (3ft) high.
    • There is a sink.
    • The sink is placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5").
    • The sink is 77cm (2ft) high.
  • 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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Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Plastic cups are available.
  • Plastic cutlery is available.
  • Drinking straws are available on request.
  • Comments View
    • The building has a laundry room equipped with low level dryers and front loading washing machines.
    • There is also a meeting room which is located on the right of the building opposite the office.
    • The photograph shows the laundry room.