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Parcel Room

Claverton Down, Bath, BA2 7AY

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COVID-19 Information

  • The information in this section was taken in January 2021.
  • Most University food outlets are now shut in line with government guidance.
  • Opening times of areas are under constant review given the number of people on campus and government guidance.
  • External queuing systems are located outside the Fresh Shop and Student Services.
  • All buildings have entrances and exits via separate doors to assist with social distancing.
  • Hand sanitising stations are at the entrance to all buildings and in each room used for study spaces.
  • There is a limited number of people allowed inside.
  • The number of people permitted in each room is signed on the door to that space.
  • Clearly signed one way systems have been set up both internally and externally around the campus.
  • There should be no more than one person in the lift at any time.
  • Floor markings and wall signs have been installed to remind people to keep 2m apart.
  • Protective screens have been installed across the university.
  • Some urinals and cubicles in toilets have been closed to assist with social distancing.
  • All showers are available, but the number of people permitted in them is indicated by a sign on the door.
  • All staff, students and visitors are expected to wear face masks when inside buildings, unless they are in a single office.
  • For more information about the measures in place for Covid-19 please click here (new tab) .

Introduction

  • Central Stores supplies the University's building, electrical and plumbing spares.
  • It also acts as a "Goods Inwards" point for the receipt of University parcels which are then distributed.

Location

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

Parking

  • The venue does not have its own car park.
  • Public Car Parks. View
    • There is a car park for public use within 200m (approx).
    • The name of the car park is A Car Park.
    • The car park is located opposite the building.
  • On Street Parking and Drop-off Details. View
    • On street marked Blue Badge bays are not available.
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • There is an East and a West car park for visitors and staff on the campus.
    • Because of limited parking space, there are restrictions on students bringing cars onto campus. Accessible parking is, however, available for visitors, staff and students as marked.
    • Students needing to park on site because of a disability are provided with permits.
    • Please see the separate guides for each car park for details.

Outside Access (Parcel Collection)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located to the side of the building.
    • There is step free access at this entrance, via lift.
    • The main door(s) open(s) automatically (away from you).
    • The door(s) is/are push pad activated.
    • The door(s) is / are single.
    • The width of the door opening is 100cm (3ft 3in).
  • Step(s) View
    • There is a / are step(s) at this entrance.
    • The step(s) is / are located to the right as you face the entrance.
    • There is / are 5 step(s) to access the entrance.
    • There is not tactile paving at the top and bottom of the step(s).
    • The step(s) is / are not clearly marked.
    • The step(s) is / are medium (11cm - 17cm).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The handrails are on both sides.
  • Lift View
    • There is a lift to access this entrance.
    • The lift does bypass the step(s).

Lift

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located to the left of the entrance.
  • The lift is a platform lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are G and 1.
  • The platform lift accesses a small level change.
  • The lift is approximately 1m (3ft 3in) from the Main Entrance.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 85cm (2ft 9in).
  • The lift door is manual, light and opens outwards.
  • The dimensions of the lift are 90cm x 160cm (2ft 11in x 5ft 3in).
  • There are separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is not a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
  • The lift does not have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does not have an audible announcer.
  • The lift does not have a hearing loop system.
  • The lift does not have Braille markings.
  • The lift does have tactile markings.
  • The controls for the lift are within 90cm - 120cm from the floor.

Parcel Collection Point

  • The parcel collection point counter is 100cm high and does not have a lowered section. The staff assist students with electronic identification of their parcel and will carry any awkward or heavy goods for anyone who would have difficulty.

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Staff do not receive deaf awareness training.
  • Documents can be requested in Braille.
  • Documents can be requested in large print.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.
  • Staff are Text Relay aware.