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Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT

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Introduction

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    • Security is accessible via the Aston Webb Domes lower ground entrance and the Semi-Circle security entrance.
    • Security is open 24/7.

Location

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the campus.
  • This venue is situated in Edgbaston Campus.
  • The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • The nearest mainline station is University.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.

Shared Section (Parking)

Outside Access (Aston Webb Semi-Circle (West) Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located on the ground floor.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open automatically.
  • The doors are double width.
  • The door opening is 139cm (4ft 7in) wide.

Level Change (Aston Webb Semi-Circle (West) Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located leading up to the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.

Outside Access (Access To & From Security Building)

  • This information is for the entrance located on the lower ground between B Block and great hall.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open automatically.
  • The doors are double width.
  • The door opening is 120cm (3ft 11in) wide.

Level Change (Access To & From Security Building)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located in front of and immediately beyond the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • The width of the ramp or slope is 115cm (3ft 9in).

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 light.
  • The door opening is 79cm (2ft 7in) wide.

Level Change (Main Entrance)

  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located in front of the entrance.
  • There is / are 8 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The steps are clearly marked.
  • The steps are medium.
  • The steps do have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.
  • There is a standard and / or platform lift to access this service.
  • The lift does bypass the steps.

Lift

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located at the main entrance.
  • The lift is a platform lift.
  • The lift is 2m (6ft 7in) from main entrance.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 80cm (2ft 7in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 85cm x 128cm (2ft 9in x 4ft 2in).
  • There are not 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 controls do not have Braille markings.
  • The lift controls do not have tactile markings.
  • The controls for the lift are within reach for a wheelchair user.

Reception

  • The reception desk is 2m (6ft 7in) from the main entrance.
  • The desk is 2m (6ft 7in) from the main entrance .
  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.
  • The reception desk is medium height.
  • Lighting levels are medium.
  • The desk has a lowered section.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • Lighting levels are medium.
  • 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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    • The nearest adapted toilets are located on the lower ground of the Aston Webb Domes and Semi-Circle Building, next to the media centre.

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.