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7 Pritchatts Road

Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT

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Introduction

  • Related Link -9a Pritchatts Road (Pritchatts House).
  • 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).
  • 7 Pritchatts Road offers 16 standard studio flats.

Location

  • This venue is located north of the main campus approximately 1 kilometre from the centre of the University.
  • The venue is situated within the centre of the 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

  • 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.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
    • 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 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.
  • 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 front 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 139cm (4ft 7in) 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 111cm (3ft 8in) wide.
  • Comments View
    • This entrance gives step free access to studio flats 1 - 3, and the main stairs.

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.

Outside Access (Flats 4 - 7 Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building, to the right.
  • 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 90cm (2ft 11in) wide.
  • Comments View
    • This is a fire door, so can only be opened from the inside.
    • There is a bell at this entrance, 143cm high.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • Lighting levels are varied.

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G-1-2.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The lighting level is medium.
    • The steps are not clearly marked.
    • The steps are medium.
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on the left going up.
  • Other View
    • The services on the floors which are not accessible are studio flats 8 - 16.
  • Comments View
    • The last five stairs leading up to the second floor have a handrail on the right hand side going up only.

Room Information

  • The establishment provides 0 adapted accommodation facilities with an ensuite and/or separate adapted bathroom.
  • Auxiliary Aids - general
  • None of the rooms have auxiliary aids for people with sensory impairments.
  • The accommodation does not provide other auxiliary aids for people with mobility impairments.
  • Assistance dogs are welcome to stay with residents in standard rooms.
  • Ground Floor Standard Rooms
  • Ground floor rooms do have level access.
  • The rooms are located in the main corridor.
  • Adjoining rooms are not available.
  • Standard Rooms on Other Floors
  • There are standard rooms on other floors.
  • The other floors cannot be accessed by lift.
  • Adjoining rooms are not available.

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.