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St Gabriels

3A Oxford Place, Manchester, M14 5GS

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Location

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the city.
  • This venue is situated in Manchester.
  • The nearest mainline station is Manchester Oxford 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 have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is at the front of the venue.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • There is/are 0 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user with assistance.
    • Assistance may be required because there is / are slopes/ramps.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • The patron does not have to cross a road.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
    • There is not a designated drop off point.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located to the left side of the building.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The intercom is not in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
  • The main doors open away from you (push).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 87cm (2ft 10in) wide.
  • Second set of doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The doors open away from you (push).
    • The doors are single width.
    • The doors are heavy.
    • The door opening is 76cm (2ft 6in) wide.

Level Change (Main Entrance)

  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located leading up to the entrance.
  • There is / are 8 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The steps are clearly marked.
  • The steps are deep.
  • The steps do have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.

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.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • The lighting levels are varied.

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 available on request.
    • Assistance dogs are welcome to stay with residents in standard rooms.
  • Ground Floor Rooms View
    • Ground floor rooms do not have level access.
  • Standard Rooms on Other Floors View
    • There are standard rooms on other floors.
    • The other floors cannot be accessed by lift.
  • Comments View
    • There are 100 standard rooms with 14 of those on the ground floor level from the main entrance and 11 basement level rooms.
    • None of the rooms were available to survey at the time of research.
    • This is female only accommodation.

Library (Study Rooom)

  • This library does not have a regular supply of books in Braille.
  • This library does not have a regular supply of books in large print.
  • This library does not have a regular supply of books on tape or disc.
  • The library does have computers with accessible software.

Level Change (Library/Study Room)

  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located leading up to the computers and rear books.
  • There is / are 2 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The lighting levels at the steps are adjustable.
  • The steps are clearly marked.
  • The steps are medium.
  • The steps do not have handrails.

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are B-G-1-2.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The lighting levels are bright.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are deep.
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on the left going up.
    • There is a landing.
  • Other View
    • The services on the floors which are not accessible are further rooms.

Accessible Toilet

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

Standard Toilet(s)

Standard Bathroom

  • The bathroom is female.
  • The standard bathroom is 12m (13yd 4in) from the main entrance.
  • There is level access from an accessible entrance.
  • Lighting levels are medium.

Standard Shower

  • There are standard level access shower facilities available.
  • The showers are located to the left of the female toilets.
  • There is not level access to the services from the shower facilities.
  • Comments View
    • There is 1 deep step leading into the showers.
    • These showers are female showers as part of the accommodation.

Outside Access (Chapel Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located down to the right of the building.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are double width.
  • The door opening is 140cm (4ft 7in) 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 140cm (4ft 7in) wide.
  • Comments View
    • This entrance is at the basement level.

Level Change (Chapel Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located leading up to the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is easy.
  • The ramp does not have handrails.

Inside Access (Chapel)

  • There is level access to the service.
  • The lighting levels are adjustable.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • Comments View
    • There is level access to the lower chapel floor and adjacent male and female standard toilets from the chapel entrance.

Level Change (Altar)

  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located leading up at the rear of the lower floor in the chapel.
  • There is / are 3 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The lighting levels at the steps are medium.
  • The steps are clearly marked.
  • The steps are medium.
  • The steps do not have handrails.

Eating and Drinking

  • The following information is for the refectory.
  • There is not a lowered section at the counter.
  • No tables are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs have armrests.
  • The nearest table is 29m (31yd 2ft) from the chapel entrance.
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 68cm (2ft 3in).
  • The distance between the floor and the highest table is 68cm (2ft 3in).
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • The type of food served here is hot and cold snacks and meals.

Other Floors (Chapel)

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are B-G.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are medium.
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on the right going up.
    • There is a landing.
  • Other View
    • The services on the floors which are not accessible are the upper chapel room.

Standard Toilet(s) (Chapel)

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.