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Motor Vehicle and Engineering

Langley Centre, Station Road, Langley, Slough, Berkshire, SL3 8BY

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Introduction

Location

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the town.
  • This venue is situated in Langley.
  • The nearest mainline station is Langley.

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.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
    • There are 7 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 300cm x 400cm (9ft x 13ft).
    • The nearest designated bay is 15m (16yd 15in) from the main entrance.
    • The furthest designated bay is 32m (34yd 3ft) from the main entrance.
    • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user unaided.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • There is a dropped kerb / non stepped access from the car park to the venue.
    • The dropped kerb does not have tactile paving.
    • 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.
  • Comments View
    • There is some additional parking at the side of the building, including 2 Blue Badge bays.

Outside Access (Block A Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open automatically.
  • The doors are single width.
  • The door opening is 114cm (3ft) wide.
  • Comments View
    • The automatic door is push pad activated.
    • There is also an automatic revolving door immediately to the left of the one described.

Outside Access (D3 Design Studio Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the far end of the Block A corridor.
  • There is 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 176cm (5ft 9in) wide.

Outside Access (Workshop Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the far end of the main Block A corridor, to the right.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open (no doors).

Inside Access

  • There is not level access to the service(s).
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • The lighting levels are bright.

Level Change (First Floor Corridor Level Change)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located leading from the lift in Block A down to the classrooms on the first floor.
  • The ramp/slope is easy.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • The width of the ramp/slope is 104cm (3ft 5in).

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G-1.
    • The stairs are located to the left as you enter Workshop 4.
    • The stairs are approximately 12m from the workshop entrance.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • There are manual, heavy, single doors to access the stairwell on all floors.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
    • The steps are not clearly marked.
    • The steps are deep (18cm+).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • There is a landing.
    • There is an identical set of stairs to the rear of the workshop, as shown in photographs 3 and 4.
  • Comments View
    • The classrooms on the first floor of this area can be accessed using the lift in Block A.

Accessible Toilet (Coffee Pod)

  • 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.
    • There is no additional signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The accessible toilet is 4m (4yd 1ft) from the D3 Design Studio Entrance.
    • The accessible toilet is located in the Coffee Pod area at the far end of the Block A corridor.
    • There is level access to the accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a unisex toilet.
    • A key is required for the accessible toilet.
    • The key is a radar key.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a locking handle.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 83cm (2ft 9in).
    • The door weight is heavy.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 150cm x 318cm (4ft 11in x 10ft 5in).
    • Floor manoeuvring space is clear in the accessible toilet.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 82cm (2ft 8in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • 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.
    • There are mirrors.
    • 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 49cm (1ft 7in).
    • There is not a hand dryer.
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The toilet roll holder is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The toilet roll holder is 105cm (3ft 5in) high.
    • There is a sink.
    • The sink can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The sink is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the grab rails and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the drop down rails and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is fair.
    • The lighting levels are bright.

Standard Toilet(s) (Coffee Pod)

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 normally on duty.
  • Staff are trained to BSL level 3.