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68 Grand Parade

Grand Parade Campus, University of Brighton, 68 Grand Parade, Brighton, BN2 2JY

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the building include Architecture and Design, Arts and Architecture faculty office, Arts and Media office.

Location of Toilet/Changing Facilities

  • Female and male standard toilet facilities are located on the second floor, just off of the stairs.

Getting Here

  • By Road View
    • When approaching Brighton via the A23, follow the road until you come to a roundabout. Continue straight over the roundabout taking the second exit onto London Road. Follow A23/London Road/Preston Road for approximately 4 miles. Bear left onto Stanford Avenue and then immediately bear right onto Beaconsfield Road/A23. At the traffic lights, turn left onto Viaduct Road. Follow the road for approximately 500m and then turn right onto Ditchling Road before immediately turning left onto Union Road. At the traffic lights, turn right onto Richmond Terrace/A270. Continue about 500m and the venue is on your left.
    • There is Blue Badge parking at the rear of the venue off of Grand Parade Mews.
  • By Bus View
    • The nearest stop is the North Road East stop on Gloucester Place. This stop is serviced by the 5, 5A, 5B, 17, 21, 21A, 21E and 22 buses. For buying bus tickets, checking routes and planning your journey use Brighton & Hove’s ‘M ticket’ app, you can also buy a student ticket with a valid student ID.
  • By Train View
    • Brighton train station is located approximately 0.7 miles to the west of the venue and is roughly a 15 minute walk away.
  • Useful Links View

Useful Information

Building Parking

  • The building does not have its own dedicated parking.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building off of Grand Parade.
    • There is stepped access at this entrance.
    • A key card is required for access at this entrance.
    • The height of the card reader/lock is 120cm (3ft 11in).
    • There is not a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is / are single.
    • The door(s) may be difficult to open.
    • The width of the door opening is 83cm (2ft 9in).
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of less than 2cm.
  • Step(s) View
    • There is a / are step(s) at this entrance.
    • The step(s) is / are located in front of the entrance.
    • There is / are 5 step(s) to access the entrance.
    • There is not tactile paving at the top and bottom of the step(s).
    • The step(s) is / are clearly marked.
    • The step(s) is / are medium height (11cm - 17cm).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The handrails are on both sides.

Entrance (Grand Parade Main Building Internal Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located on the ground floor of Grand Parade Main Building.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this entrance.
    • There is one set of manual, double doors, which may be difficult to open between the main entrance and this entrance.
    • A key card is required for access at this entrance.
    • The height of the card reader/lock is 90cm (2ft 11in).
    • The door(s) is / are single.
    • The door(s) may be difficult to open.
    • The width of the door opening is 87cm (2ft 10in).
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • There is a ramp/slope at this entrance.
    • The ramp/slope is located in front of the entrance.
    • The ramp/slope gradient is slight.
    • The ramp does not have handrails.

Inside Access

  • There is not level access to the service.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • The lighting levels are good.

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G, 1, 2 and 3.
    • The stairs are located beyond the main entrance.
    • The stairs are approximately 6m from the main entrance.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The lighting levels are moderate to good.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are medium height (11cm - 17cm).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on the right going up.
    • There is a landing.
  • Other View
    • The area(s)/service(s) on the floors which are not accessible is/are Head of School of Art and Deputy Head of School of Art offices.

Accessible Toilet(s)

  • There is not an/are not accessible toilet(s) available.
  • The nearest accessible toilet(s) is/are located on the ground floor of Grand Parade main building within the student centre.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Standard toilet facilities are available.
  • Toilet Facilities View
    • The shared toilet is located on the second floor.
    • There is stepped access to the toilet(s).
    • The standard toilet(s) is/are approximately 25m from the main entrance.
    • The colour contrast between the external toilet door(s) and wall(s) is fair.
    • There is Braille, tactile, pictorial and written text signage on or near the toilet door.
    • An ambulant toilet cubicle is not available.
    • The height of the wash basin(s) is 93cm.
    • The wash basin(s) tap type is twist/turn.
    • Lighting levels are good.