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9a Pritchatts Road (Pritchatts House)

Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT

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Introduction

  • Comments View
    • The venue is situated on the Pritchatts Park Village. The Village offers a home to over 700 students (both undergraduate and postgraduate) from all over the world, in self-catered accommodation. .
    • The Village offers a Social Centre with a licensed bar area. There is a launderette facility available within 9a Pritchatts Road (Pritchatts House).
    • To access the Pritchatts Park Social Centre use the Social Centre Entrance.
    • 9a Pritchatts Road offers bedroom accommodation for students.

Location

  • This venue is located north of the main campus approximately 1 kilometre from the centre of the University.
  • The venue is not on a road with a steep gradient.
  • The nearest mainline Railway Station is University.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is not free for all users.
    • Parking is free for Blue Badge holders.
    • The car park is at the front of the venue.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • There 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 uneven surfaces.
    • 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.
  • On Street Parking and Drop-off Details. View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the side of the building.
  • 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 107cm (3ft 6in) wide.

Level Change (Main Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located in front of the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • There is not a level landing at the top of the ramp.
  • The width of the ramp or slope is 112cm (3ft 8in).

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are LG-G-1-2-3.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The lighting level is medium.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are deep.
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on the right going up.
    • There is a landing.

Lift

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located in the main foyer.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are LG-G-1-2-3.
  • The lift is 4m (13ft 1in) from main entrance.
  • The clear door width is 88cm (2ft 11in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 110cm x 166cm (3ft 7in x 5ft 5in).
  • There are not separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
  • The lift does have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does have an audible announcer.
  • The lift controls do not have Braille markings.
  • The lift controls do have tactile markings.
  • The controls for the lift are within reach for a wheelchair user.
  • The lighting level in the lift is low.

Outside Access (Social Centre Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located on the first floor.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 102cm (3ft 4in) wide.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • Lighting levels are varied.
  • Comments View
    • Motorised scooters and motorised wheelchairs are allowed in public parts of the venue.
    • There is a launderette on the lower ground floor.
    • There is level access to the launderette.

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
    • None of the rooms have auxiliary aids for people with sensory impairments.
    • The accommodation does not provide any other auxiliary aids for people with mobility impairments.
    • Assistance dogs are welcome to stay with residents in standard rooms.
  • Ground Floor Rooms View
    • Ground floor rooms do have level access.
    • Rooms are located in the main corridor.
    • Adjoining rooms are not available.
  • Standard Rooms on Other Floors View
    • There are standard rooms on other floors.
    • The other floors can be accessed by lift.
    • There is level access to standard rooms on other floors.
    • Adjoining rooms are not available.

Accessible Toilet

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

Standard Toilet(s)

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.
  • Staff are not Text Relay aware.