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Chemical Engineering Labs and Workshops

Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the building include Engineering Workshops and research facilities for the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences.

Location

  • The venue is situated in the South West of the within the centre of the Edgbaston campus.
  • 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

  • This venue does have its own car park, situated to the rear of the building.
  • Parking is not free for all users.
  • Parking is free for Blue Badge holders.
  • Additional parking can be found at the southern side of the adjacent Chemical Engineering Building.
  • The car park type is open air/surface.
  • There is 1 designated parking bay within the car park.
  • The nearest designated bay is 42m (46yd) from the main entrance.
  • 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 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 at the rear of the building.
  • 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 170cm (5ft 7in) 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.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • Lighting levels are varied.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are not accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.
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    • Toilet provision is within the neighbouring Chemical Engineering Building.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Staff do not 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.