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Varley Park

University of Brighton, Coldean Lane, Brighton, BN1 9GR

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Introduction

  • Varley Halls Campus consists of various buildings and services. .
  • Opening times vary for all buildings.
  • Parking facilities are available. .
  • Blue badge bays are available outside various buildings.
  • Residential buildings are available on campus.
  • There are easy, moderate and steep slopes throughout the campus. .
  • Access from building to building is via car due to very steep slopes and steps throughout the campus.
  • Please read building access guides for more information.
  • Varley Halls Campus is currently under refurbishment until 2013 and so parking facilities and access is very limited.

Location

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

Parking (General)

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • The car park is at the front of the campus.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • There are 0 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • There is a dropped kerb / non stepped access from the car park to the venue.
    • The dropped kerb does not have tactile paving.
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • Due to the campus being refurbished and new buildings being built parking facilities and blue badge bays are very limited.

Parking (Selsey Close Car Park)

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • The car park is at the rear of the campus.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • There are 2 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 240cm x 470cm (7ft 10in x 15ft 5in).
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • There is a dropped kerb / non stepped access from the car park to the venue.
    • The dropped kerb does not have tactile paving.
    • There is not a designated drop off point.

Parking (Chalvington Close)

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • The car park is at the rear of Chalvington Close.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • There are 6 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 360cm x 470cm (11ft 10in x 15ft 5in).
    • 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.
    • There is not a designated drop off point.

Reception

  • The reception desk is 5m (16ft 5in) from the main entrance to the Hub Building.
  • The desk is 0m (0ft 0in) from the .
  • 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.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

Inside Access

  • Lighting levels within buildings vary.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the campus.
  • There are uneven surfaces and easy, moderate and steep slopes throughout the campus.

Accessible Toilet

  • Adapted toilet facilities are available within the Hub Building.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Standard toilet facilities are available within the Hub Building.

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.