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Fry Building

Woodland Road, Bristol, BS8 1UG

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the building include lecture theatres, tutorial rooms, seminar rooms, computer rooms, teaching rooms, study areas and offices.
  • Services / facilities within the grounds include a roof terrace directly ahead from the main entrance and reception on the ground floor.
  • The services/rooms per floor are: Lower Ground (LG): Computer lab, lecture theatre, teaching and seminar rooms, study area, tutorial rooms and accessible and standard toilets. Ground (G): Access Grid Room, Heilbronn Seminar Room and another seminar room, various lecture theatres, lifts (LG, 1 & 2 & GA, 1, 1A, 2, 2A), offices, Matrix Student Society, Quiet Study Room, Student Wellbeing, tutorial rooms, roof terrace, accessible and standard toilets.
  • GA: Offices 1: Boardroom, Executive Administration, Head of School, offices/ teaching and meeting rooms, School Manager and accessible/standard toilets. 1A: Offices 2: Heilbronn Institute, Lecture Theatre, meeting and teaching rooms/ offices, Postgraduate and staff common room, accessible and standard toilets. 2A: Offices.

Getting Here (To Fry Building)

  • By Road View
    • The Fry Building is located in the middle of the fork between Woodland Road and University Road near to Tyndall Avenue and the majority of the academic buildings. The building is accessed by the main entrance with a steep ramp/ stairs on approach to the doors or via an accessible entrance off the University Road side of the building. To the main campus: The University of Bristol campus is located in the St Michael's Hill area of Bristol, in the centre of the City.
      The campus can be reached by using the M32 from the M4 and M5.
      Exit the M4 at junction 19, signed for the M32 and follow the M32 southwest into Bristol.
      Continue onto the A4032, and continue straight on to the A4044 (Bond Street).
      At St James Barton Roundabout take the 2nd exit, onto Marlborough Street (B4051).
      Continue to follow Marlborough Street, passing Bristol Royal Infirmary and Bristol Royal Hospital for Children.
      Take the left hand lane and continue straight ahead at the traffic lights.
      Continue along Park Row, and turn right onto Woodland Road.
      Proceed up the hill to the crossroads.
      At the crossroads turn right onto Tyndall Avenue, at the centre of the campus.
    • Parking in building car parks is by permit only. Blue Badge holders require a permit to park in university car parks.
      On-street parking is available on the surrounding streets. On-street parking is time limited, however Blue Badge holders are not subject to any charges of time limits.
  • By Bus View
    • Cantocks Close bus stop on Woodland Road (Bus U1) or Elton Road/ Tyndall Avenue Bus Stops (Bus 72) are all within 250m of the building. To the main campus: The 9 and 72 bus services from Bristol Temple Meads train station run a combined frequency of every 15 minutes at peak times and stop at Tyndall Avenue on the University campus. The journey takes approximately 20-30 minutes.
      The number 8 service from Bristol Temple Meads train station runs at least every 10 minutes at peak times and stops by The Berkeley pub on Queen's Road opposite the Wills Memorial Building before heading towards the Richmond Building (Students' Union) and Clifton village. The journey takes approximately 20-30 minutes.
      The 1, 2, 3 and 4 and the One bus services all stop in the Park Street, Triangle, Whiteladies Road area, a couple of minutes away from the University.
      The Bristol Unibus service connects the Stoke Bishop halls of residences with the University campus and city centre.
  • By Train View
    • The nearest mainline station to the University is Bristol Temple Meads. Buses and taxis are available from the station to the campus. Bristol Temple Meads is served by CrossCountry, GWR, and South Western Railway.
      The nearest local train station is Clifton Down. There are no direct buses from the station to the campus. Clifton Down is served by GWR.
  • Useful Links View

Useful Information

Opening Times (Fry Building)

  • Monday 09:00 - 18:00.
  • Tuesday 09:00 - 18:00.
  • Wednesday 09:00 - 18:00.
  • Thursday 09:00 - 18:00.
  • Friday 09:00 - 18:00.
  • Saturday Closed.
  • Sunday Closed.
  • Comments View
    • The venue is open 24 hours for staff and postgraduates who have a key card that will allow them access.

Building Parking

  • The building does have its own dedicated parking.
  • Building Car Park View
    • The car park can be used by permit holders, Blue Badge holders and staff permit holders.
    • There are no parking charges that apply on the day.
    • The car park is located off University Road on the accessible entrance side to the building.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
    • Designated Blue Badge parking bays are available.
    • There is/are 4 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The Blue Badge bay(s) is/are clearly marked.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 238cm x 467cm (7ft 10in x 15ft 4in).
    • The dimensions of the designated bays do not vary in size.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do need to be booked in advance.
    • The nearest designated bay is 30m (32yd 2ft) from the accessible side entrance.
    • The route from the car park to the building is accessible to a wheelchair user with assistance.
    • Assistance may be required because there is / are slopes/ramps.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • Blue Badge holders need to get a Bristol University Permit to park here. The only other spaces are for department staff and bicycle racks. The pedestrian gate to leave the car park is 77cm wide, has slight slopes and has uneven block paving along the pavement to the accessible entrance (photographs 5 & 6). There are 2 clearly marked bollards on the edge of the pavement just outside the pedestrian gate to the car park which narrow the pavement to 95cm. They are 141cm apart.
  • Site/Campus Car Parks View
    • There is not a site/campus car park within approximately 200m.
  • Public Car Parks View
    • There is not a car park for public use within 200m (approx).
  • On Street Parking View
    • Clearly signed and/or standard marked parking bays are available.
    • The on street standard parking bay(s) is/are located on University Road and Woodland Road.
    • There are spaces 225cm wide that are not individually spaced on both roads on either side of the building. Both roads have a steep gradient as the building is on a hill (photographs 7-9). There is a dropped kerb in front of the accessible entrance on Woodside Road. Payment machines are on both roads or payment can be made by phone (photograph 10).
  • Drop Off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.

Approach to Main Entrance

  • From Woodland Road there are two ways to the main entrance - a stepped approach and a sloped approach.
  • Sloped Approach (photographs 1-3) - There is a sloped approach off Woodland Road which has a steep long gradient (17m) that avoids the steps. There are four unmarked bollards 138cm gaps in between them at the bottom of this slope. This slope has no handrails and levels out near the main entrance door.
  • Stepped Approach (photographs 4 & 5) - There are 15+ stairs of a medium height with handrails on the sides and centrally.
  • They are marked (not clearly) with the marking 3cm from the edge of the step, but do have tactile paving at the top and bottom.
  • There is a seating area outside this entrance (photograph 6).

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building (ground floor).
    • There is step free access at this entrance.
    • There is not a bell/buzzer.
    • There is not an intercom.
    • A key card is required for access at this entrance.
    • The height of the card reader/lock is 118cm (3ft 10in).
    • There is not a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) automatically.
    • The door(s) is / are double.
    • The width of the door opening is 189cm (6ft 2in).
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of less than 2cm.
  • Second Set of Doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is / are double (with one leaf locked).
    • The door(s) is/are permanently held open.
    • The width of the door opening is 84cm (2ft 9in).

Outside Access (University Road Accessible Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located off University Road on the side of the building (ground floor).
    • There is step free access at this entrance.
    • There is an intercom.
    • The height of the intercom is 78cm (2ft 7in).
    • A key card is required for access at this entrance.
    • The height of the card reader/lock is 83cm (2ft 9in).
    • There is a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) automatically (towards you).
    • The door(s) is / are single (with a locked extension leaf).
    • The width of the door opening is 86cm (2ft 10in).
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of less than 2cm.
  • Comments View
    • There is a key card reader to exit which is 72cm high.
    • There is a very slight long slope on approach to the door which levels out 7m from the door. There is a steep slope on the pavement just outside the entrance to the path off the road due to a dropped kerb (photograph 6).

Outside Access (Lower Ground Floor Automatic Door or Revolving Doors)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located on the lower ground floor towards the rear of the building. There is a stepped approach via an alleyway off University Road.
    • There is step free access at this entrance.
    • There is not a bell/buzzer.
    • There is not an intercom.
    • A key card is required for access at this entrance.
    • The height of the card reader/lock is 95cm (3ft 1in).
    • There is not a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) automatically (towards you).
    • The door(s) is / are single.
    • The width of the door opening is 105cm (3ft 5in).
  • Comments View
    • The key card reader for the automatic door is before the door on a pillar to the right.
    • There is also a set of revolving doors that can also be used to enter.
    • The revolving door has a push button on it 85cm high on both sides which currently doesn't work. The revolving doors have to be pushed.
    • There are 12 marked steps of medium height with handrails on both sides on approach to the door (12m away). There is an alleyway from University Road that leads to these steps (photographs 4 & 5).

Reception

  • The Fry Building Reception is located just in front of the main entrance on the ground floor.
  • The desk is 4m (4yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
  • The reception area is clearly visible from the entrance.
  • There is step free access to this reception area.
  • The lighting levels in the reception area are good.
  • The reception desk/counter is high (110cm+).
  • There is not a low section of the counter (76cm or below) available.
  • The desk is staffed.
  • There is not a bell to attract attention.
  • The bell is at a suitable height for a wheelchair user.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The type of system is a fixed loop.
  • The hearing assistance system is signed.
  • Staff are trained to use the hearing assistance system.
  • The hearing assistance system was tested by an AccessAble surveyor.
  • The hearing assistance system was tested on 15/09/2021.
  • The hearing assistance system was working at the time of testing.
  • Comments View
    • The higher level of the desk is 110cm and the lower level is 78cm high.
    • There is a 46cm high bench near to the desk for waiting.
    • The desk has clear screens due to Covid-19 (September 2021) but there is still space to write on the counter.
    • The reception has clipboards to use if you can't use the desk.

Getting Around (Lower Ground Floor)

  • Access View
    • There is/are 3 clearly marked step(s), with a handrail on the left going up, for access to a section of the study area on the lower ground floor.
    • The step(s) is/are medium height (11cm - 17cm).
    • There is a slight ramp, with handrails on both sides, for access to the Wolfson Lecture Theatre, central lift, accessible toilet from the study area and lower ground floor entrance doors.
    • The ramp or slope does bypass the step(s).
    • The ramp overcomes some steps from the left-hand side staircase to the lecture theatre, the 3 marked steps up to a section of the study area and the 10 steps in the lower ground floor corridor (photographs 1-3). However the entrance into the building on this level also has steps on approach. This is bypassed by using the central lift, as the left-hand side lift has stairs in the corridor between the study area and lecture theatre.
    • There is/are 10+ unmarked step(s), with handrails on both sides, for access to the lower ground floor study area (from the corridor with the left-hand side lift & stairs).
    • The step(s) is/are medium height (11cm - 17cm).
    • This is shown in photographs 4 and 5.
    • There is/are 7 clearly marked step(s), with handrails on both sides, for access to the left hand side stairwell and lift from the theatre, central lift and accessible toilet.
    • The step(s) is/are deep (18cm+).
    • This is shown in photographs 6 & 7.
    • There are doors in corridors which have to be opened manually.
  • Getting Around View
    • There is clear signage for building facilities/areas in the foyer/reception area.
    • There is clearly written directional signage at key points of circulation routes.
    • There is some flooring in corridors which is shiny and could cause issues with glare or look slippery to some people.
    • There is good colour contrast between the walls and floor in all areas.
    • The lighting levels are good.
    • This building does not play background music.
    • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • Comments View
    • The lower ground floor has various tables and chairs (study spaces) that vary from 73-75cm high. The chairs have no armrests. There are also a few sofas (photographs 8-10).
    • There are various automatic doors in the corridors (stayed permanently open at time or survey) that have push buttons 85cm to open if necessary (photographs 11 & 12).
    • On the lower ground floor the only manual doors to open are from the left hand staircase/ lift to the theatre/ central lift via a level change (level change 3).
    • There are various seminar, teaching rooms and lecture theatres (photograph 13) on this floor.
    • There are vending machines for snacks, cold & hot drinks near the theatre and central lift with controls up to 126cm high (photograph 14).

Getting Around (First and Second Floor Level Changes)

  • Access View
    • There is/are 6 clearly marked step(s), with a handrail on the left going up, for access to a few offices spaces on a slightly higher level on the first floor.
    • The step(s) is/are medium height (11cm - 17cm).
    • There is a platform lift which overcomes the steps.
    • The platform lift has a weight limit of 280kg and the controls are 90-100cm high. The stairs and lift are shown in photographs 1-5. At the top of the stairs/ lift there is an automatic door with a key card reader to the left to open that is 95cm high. The key card reader has further platform lift controls (photograph 6). Within this office space area this is a few tables and chairs as well as the offices (photograph 7).
    • There is/are 2 clearly marked step(s), with handrails on both sides, for access to offices 1.84-1.87 on the first floor.
    • The step(s) is/are medium height (11cm - 17cm).
    • The steps and office area accessed are show in photographs 8 and 9.
    • There is/are 6 clearly marked step(s), with no handrails, for access to Heilbronn Institute for Mathematical Research offices on the second floor.
    • The step(s) is/are medium height (11cm - 17cm).
    • The steps, Heilbronn entry and office area are shown in photographs 10-12.
    • There are doors in corridors which have to be opened manually.
  • Getting Around View
    • There is clear signage for building facilities/areas in the foyer/reception area.
    • There is clearly written directional signage at key points of circulation routes.
    • There is some flooring in corridors which is shiny and could cause issues with glare or look slippery to some people.
    • There is good colour contrast between the walls and floor in all areas.
    • The lighting levels are good.
    • This building does not play background music.
    • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • Comments View
    • Photographs 13-22 show the maps/directional signage, doors and corridors.
    • There is a seating area (tables and chairs) opposite the reception by the roof garden and two flights of stairs on the ground floor (photograph 23).
    • The rear left-hand side staircase gives access to the mezzanine level with a seating area and the G. 17- G.20 offices (photograph 24).
    • There is a student and postgraduate common room on the second floor which has automatic doors on either side to enter (85-90cm key card readers and push buttons to exit). On one side there is a short steep ramp into the room (30cm long) by the door (photographs 25-28).
    • There is a roof garden on the ground floor opposite the main entrance and reception. It is accessed by an automatic door. The key card readers are before the door on both sides and are both 86cm high (photographs 29 & 30).

Level Change (Ground Floor)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope does not bypass the step(s).
  • The ramp/slope is located in the corridor on the ground floor by the accessible entrance leading into the rear right-hand side area (offices, shower room and access to rear right-hand staircase).
  • The ramp/slope is steep.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
  • The ramp does not have handrails.
  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located on the rear right-hand side of the building and are used to access G.98 and G.99 offices.
  • There is/are 6 step(s) to the area/service.
  • The lighting levels at the step(s) are good.
  • The step(s) is/are not clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is/are medium height (11cm - 17cm).
  • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
  • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides.
  • Comments View
    • The ramp can be avoided if not going to the rear right-hand offices/showers on the ground floor.
    • The steps are only for 2 offices in that area.

Level Change (Other Second Floor Level Changes)

  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located off the left hand side stairwell on the second floor to the slightly higher level of the main corridor (still second floor).
  • There is/are 9 step(s) to the area/service.
  • The lighting levels at the step(s) are good.
  • The step(s) is/are not clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is/are medium height (11cm - 17cm).
  • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the step(s).
  • Comments View
    • Photograph 1 shows the steps from the left hand side stairwell onto the higher level of the second floor.
    • The main second floor corridor can be reached by using the right-hand side lift.
    • On the second floor corridor there is Lecture Theatre 2.41 and some offices off to one side. This is accessed by a slight ramp with handrails on both sides which bypasses 2 deep clearly marked steps (photographs 2-4).

Other Floors (Left Hand Side Staircase)

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are LG, G, 1 and 2.
    • The stairs are located on the left hand side of the building.
    • The stairs are approximately 35m from the main entrance.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The lighting levels are good.
    • The steps are not 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.
  • Comments View
    • There are manual double doors to enter the area from the corridors by the lift and stairs on some floors however these are permanently held open.

Other Floors (Rear Left Hand Side Staircase)

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are LG, G floor, mezzanine level G. 17- G.20 offices, 1 and 2.
    • The stairs are located to the rear left-hand side of the building from the main entrance.
    • The stairs are approximately 60m from the main entrance.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • There are manual, double doors which may be difficult to open to access the stairwell on all floors.
    • The lighting levels are good.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are medium height (11cm - 17cm).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • There is a landing.
  • Comments View
    • The doors on most levels (2 sets) have key card readers to open them (115-120cm high) and push-buttons to exit at similar heights (photograph 1).
    • The ground floor and lower ground floor levels have no key card/ push buttons from the staircase into the building.
    • The lower ground floor has doors outside to staff rooms/areas to the rear (photographs 4). The key card readers to enter and exit are 112cm high.

Other Floors (Central Staircase)

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G, LG, 1 and 2.
    • The stairs are located opposite the reception and main entrance.
    • The stairs are approximately 15m from the main entrance.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The lighting levels are good.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are medium height (11cm - 17cm).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • There is a landing.
  • Comments View
    • From the lower ground floor to the first floor the staircase is near but separate to the stairs to the higher floors (photographs 1 & 2).
    • The central staircase continues up from G to 1 and 2. There are 15+ steps per floor, they are clearly marked, medium height and have handrails on both sides (photographs 3-5).

Other Floors (Right Hand Side Staircase)

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G, GA, 1, 1A, 2 and 2A.
    • The stairs are located on the right hand side of the building.
    • The stairs are approximately 25m from the accessible side entrance.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The lighting levels are good.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are deep (18cm+).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on the right going up.
    • There is a landing.

Other Floors (Rear Right Hand Side Staircase)

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G, GA, 1A and 2A.
    • The stairs are located to the right hand rear side of the building.
    • The stairs are approximately 40m from the accessible side entrance.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • There are manual, double doors which may be difficult to open to access the stairwell on all floors.
    • The lighting levels are good.
    • The steps are not clearly marked.
    • The steps are medium height (11cm - 17cm).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on the left going up.
    • There is a landing.
  • Comments View
    • The markings are for non-slip purposes and are 3cm from the edge of the step.

Lift (Central Lift)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located centrally to the building, near to the main entrance.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are LG and G.
  • Wall mounted information boards are not provided at lift landings.
  • The weight limit for the lift is 1000kg.
  • The lift is approximately 18m (19yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 90cm (2ft 11in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 106cm x 206cm (3ft 6in x 6ft 9in).
  • There are separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is not a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
  • The lift does have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does have an audible announcer.
  • The lift does not have a hearing enhancement system.
  • The lift does not have Braille markings.
  • The lift does have tactile markings.
  • The controls for the lift are within 90cm - 120cm from the floor.
  • The lighting level in the lift is good.
  • Comments View
    • There are automatic doors from the lecture theatre and study area to the lift on the lower ground floor. There are push buttons to call the lift to the left of the lift.

Lift (Right Hand Side Lift by Accessible Entrance)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located near the accessible side entrance.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are GA, G, 1, 1A, 2 and 2A.
  • Wall mounted information boards are not provided at lift landings.
  • The weight limit for the lift is 1000kg.
  • The lift is approximately 9m (9yd 2ft) from the accessible side entrance.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 100cm (3ft 3in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 136cm x 158cm (4ft 6in x 5ft 2in).
  • There are separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is not a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
  • The lift does have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does have an audible announcer.
  • The lift does not have a hearing enhancement system.
  • The lift does not have Braille markings.
  • The lift does have tactile markings.
  • The controls for the lift are within 90cm - 120cm from the floor.
  • The lighting level in the lift is good.
  • Comments View
    • The push-buttons to call the lift are 85cm high.
    • The lift has a mirror on the side.

Lift (Left Hand Side Lift)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located on the left hand side of the building.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are LG, G, 1 and 2.
  • Wall mounted information boards are not provided at lift landings.
  • The weight limit for the lift is 450kg.
  • The lift is approximately 35m (38yd 10in) from the main entrance.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 85cm (2ft 9in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 123cm x 99cm (4ft x 3ft 3in).
  • There are not separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
  • The lift does have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does have an audible announcer.
  • The lift does not have a hearing enhancement system.
  • The lift does not have Braille markings.
  • The lift does have tactile markings.
  • The controls for the lift are within 90cm - 120cm from the floor.
  • The lighting level in the lift is good.
  • Comments View
    • There are manual double doors from the corridors before the lift on most levels however at time of survey these were permanently held open. There are automatic doors on the lower ground level.

Standard Shower (Ground Floor)

  • Shower facilities are available.
  • The shower(s) surveyed is/are located on the ground floor on the rear right hand side of the building. It is accessed via a steep ramp in the corridor near the accessible entrance.
  • There is not level access to the services from the shower facilities.
  • Comments View
    • The showers are on the rear right hand side of the ground floor. The key card reader to enter is 116cm high. The door to enter is heavy, manual, single and over 75cm.
    • There are four cubicles each with stepped showers (15cm high) and a bench. There are various lockers. The lower ones have a lock and key 60cm high (key provided in lock).

Accessible Toilet(s) (First Floor by Right Hand Side Lift)

  • There is an/are accessible toilet(s) available.
  • Location and Access View
    • This accessible toilet is located on the first floor by the right hand side lift near the accessible entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 8m (8yd 2ft) from the right-hand side lift.
    • There is step-free access to the accessible toilet, via lift.
    • This is a shared toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
    • The door opens outwards (automatically).
    • The door is push pad or push button activated.
    • The push pad or push button is 86cm from floor level.
    • The door is locked by a push button or pad.
    • The width of the accessible toilet opening is 86cm (2ft 10in).
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
    • The door does not have a horizontal grab rail.
  • Toilet Features View
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 182cm x 220cm (5ft 12in x 7ft 3in).
    • The accessible toilet does have an unobstructed minimum turning space of 150cm x 150cm.
    • The lighting levels are good.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 108cm (3ft 7in).
    • The transfer space is obstructed by a sanitary bin.
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • There is a spatula type lever flush.
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is good.
    • There is a/are wall-mounted grab rail(s) available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rail(s) is/are on both sides.
    • There is a vertical wall-mounted grab rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a horizontal wall-mounted grab rail on the opposite side of the seat to the transfer space.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) to the left of the toilet and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) to the right of the toilet and wall is fair.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is fair.
    • There is an emergency alarm.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.
    • There is a red flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilet.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the toilet.
    • There is a/are sanitary disposal units.
    • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).
  • Additional Fixtures View
    • There is a mirror.
    • The mirror is placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • The toilet has a cistern.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 48cm (1ft 7in).
    • The toilet seat colour contrast is poor.
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The toilet roll holder is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the toilet roll holder is 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The contrast between the toilet roll holder and the wall is fair.
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin and tap(s) can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • The height of the wash basin is 73cm (2ft 5in).
    • There are vertical wall-mounted grab rails on both sides of the wash basin.
    • The contrast between the wash basin wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is fair.
    • The wash basin tap type is lever mixer.
    • There is a wall fixed soap dispenser.
    • The soap dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The height of the soap dispenser is 100cm.
    • There is a towel dispenser.
    • The towel dispenser can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The towel dispenser is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the towel dispenser is 105cm.
    • The contrast between the towel dispenser and the wall is fair.
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the hand dryer is 90cm (2ft 11in).
    • The contrast between the hand dryer and the wall is fair.
  • Comments View
    • The push button to lock and open is 86cm high.
    • There is a similar toilet on the ground floor 8m from the accessible entrance.
    • There is an identical accessible toilet in the same location on the second floor.
    • There is an accessible toilet at the other end of the second floor corridor past the Student & Postgraduate Room.
    • At time of survey it was locked with no way to access the toilet (photograph 4).

Accessible Toilet(s) (Lower Ground Floor by Central Lift)

  • There is an/are accessible toilet(s) available.
  • Location and Access View
    • This accessible toilet is located on the lower ground floor next to the central lift and near the Wolfson Lecture Theatre.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 3m (3yd 10in) from the central lift.
    • There is step-free access to the accessible toilet, via lift.
    • This is a shared toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
    • The door opens outwards (automatically).
    • The door is push pad or push button activated.
    • The push pad or push button is 83cm from floor level.
    • The door is locked by a push button or pad.
    • The width of the accessible toilet opening is 85cm (2ft 9in).
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
    • The door does not have a horizontal grab rail.
  • Toilet Features View
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 151cm x 224cm (4ft 11in x 7ft 4in).
    • The accessible toilet does not have an unobstructed minimum turning space of 150cm x 150cm.
    • The lighting levels are good.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 88cm (2ft 11in).
    • The transfer space is obstructed by a sanitary bin.
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • There is a spatula type lever flush.
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is good.
    • There is a/are wall-mounted grab rail(s) available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rail(s) is/are on both sides.
    • There is a vertical wall-mounted grab rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a horizontal wall-mounted grab rail on the opposite side of the seat to the transfer space.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) to the left of the toilet and wall is fair.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) to the right of the toilet and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is fair.
    • There is an emergency alarm.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.
    • There is a red flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilet.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the toilet.
    • There is a/are sanitary disposal units.
    • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).
  • Additional Fixtures View
    • There is a mirror.
    • The mirror is placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • The toilet has a cistern.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 48cm (1ft 7in).
    • The toilet seat colour contrast is poor.
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The toilet roll holder is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the toilet roll holder is 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The contrast between the toilet roll holder and the wall is fair.
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin and tap(s) can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • The height of the wash basin is 72cm (2ft 4in).
    • There are vertical wall-mounted grab rails on both sides of the wash basin.
    • The contrast between the wash basin wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is fair.
    • The wash basin tap type is lever mixer.
    • There is a wall fixed soap dispenser.
    • The soap dispenser can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The height of the soap dispenser is 99cm.
    • There is a towel dispenser.
    • The towel dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The towel dispenser is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the towel dispenser is 104cm.
    • The contrast between the towel dispenser and the wall is fair.
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the hand dryer is 90cm (2ft 11in).
    • The contrast between the hand dryer and the wall is fair.
  • Comments View
    • The push button to open and lock is on the left of the door and 85cm high.

Accessible Toilet(s) (Lower Ground Floor by Left Hand Side Lift and Stairs)

  • There is an/are accessible toilet(s) available.
  • Location and Access View
    • This accessible toilet is located on the lower ground floor by the left hand side lift.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 5m (5yd 1ft) from the left hand side lift.
    • There is step-free access to the accessible toilet, via lift.
    • This is a shared toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is easy to open.
    • The door is locked by a twist lock.
    • The width of the accessible toilet opening is 86cm (2ft 10in).
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
    • The door has a horizontal grab rail.
    • The contrast between the horizontal grab rail and internal door is good.
  • Toilet Features View
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 150cm x 220cm (4ft 11in x 7ft 3in).
    • The accessible toilet does not have an unobstructed minimum turning space of 150cm x 150cm.
    • The lighting levels are good.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 82cm (2ft 8in).
    • The transfer space is obstructed by a sanitary bin.
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • There is a spatula type lever flush.
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is good.
    • There is a/are wall-mounted grab rail(s) available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rail(s) is/are on both sides.
    • There is a vertical wall-mounted grab rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a horizontal wall-mounted grab rail on the opposite side of the seat to the transfer space.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) to the left of the toilet and wall is fair.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) to the right of the toilet and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is fair.
    • There is an emergency alarm.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.
    • There is not a red flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilet.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the toilet.
    • There is a/are sanitary disposal units.
    • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).
  • Additional Fixtures View
    • There is a mirror.
    • The mirror is placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • The toilet has a cistern.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 48cm (1ft 7in).
    • The toilet seat colour contrast is poor.
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The toilet roll holder is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the toilet roll holder is 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The contrast between the toilet roll holder and the wall is fair.
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin and tap(s) can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • The height of the wash basin is 72cm (2ft 4in).
    • There are vertical wall-mounted grab rails on both sides of the wash basin.
    • The contrast between the wash basin wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is fair.
    • The wash basin tap type is lever mixer.
    • There is a wall fixed soap dispenser.
    • The soap dispenser can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The height of the soap dispenser is 100cm.
    • There is a towel dispenser.
    • The towel dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The towel dispenser is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the towel dispenser is 105cm.
    • The contrast between the towel dispenser and the wall is fair.
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the hand dryer is 90cm (2ft 11in).
    • The contrast between the hand dryer and the wall is fair.
  • Comments View
    • There is an identical accessible toilet on the first floor by 1.04 Executive Administration.

Standard Toilet(s) (Lower Ground Floor)

  • Standard toilet facilities are available.
  • Toilet Facilities View
    • The female toilet is located on the landing between steps on the central staircase (5 steps from the lower ground floor to the landing).
    • There is stepped access to the toilet(s).
    • The standard toilet(s) is/are approximately 20m from the main entrance.
    • The colour contrast between the external toilet door(s) and wall(s) is good.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • An ambulant toilet cubicle is available.
    • There are horizontal wall mounted rails available on both sides of the toilet.
    • There is a/are vertical wall mounted rail(s) on the left as you face the toilet.
    • The height of the wash basin(s) is 80cm.
    • The wash basin(s) tap type is sensor.
    • Lighting levels are good.
    • There are 4 standard cubicles and one ambulant cubicle (photographs 1-5). The ambulant cubicle has a horizontal rail on the door, and a handle to open the door from outside the cubicle (opens outwards).
  • Toilet Facilities 2 View
    • The male toilet is located on the lower ground floor by the left hand staircase and lift.
    • There is step-free access to the toilet(s), via lift.
    • The standard toilet(s) is/are approximately 3m from the left hand side lift.
    • The colour contrast between the external toilet door(s) and wall(s) is good.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • An ambulant toilet cubicle is available.
    • There are horizontal wall mounted rails available on both sides of the toilet.
    • There is a/are vertical wall mounted rail(s) on the right as you face the toilet.
    • The height of the wash basin(s) is 80cm.
    • The wash basin(s) tap type is sensor.
    • Lighting levels are good.
    • The ambulant cubicle has a horizontal rail on the inside of the door and a handle on the front of the door (opens outwards). The toilets are shown in photographs 6-9.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Standard toilet facilities are available.
  • Toilet Facilities View
    • The female and male toilets are located on the landings on the left hand side staircase between LG and G and G and 1.
    • There is stepped access to the toilet(s).
    • The standard toilet(s) is/are approximately 35m from the main entrance.
    • The colour contrast between the external toilet door(s) and wall(s) is good.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • It was not possible to access the female toilet.
    • An ambulant toilet cubicle is available.
    • There are horizontal wall mounted rails available on both sides of the toilet.
    • There is a/are vertical wall mounted rail(s) on the left as you face the toilet.
    • The height of the wash basin(s) is 80cm.
    • The wash basin(s) tap type is sensor.
    • Lighting levels are good.
    • This is shown in photographs 1-7. There is an identical male toilet on the first floor by 1.04 Executive Administration. A similar female toilet with ambulant cubicle is further down the corridor from the male toilet on the first floor (photographs 8-11).
  • Toilet Facilities 2 View
    • The female and male toilets are located on the second floor main corridor.
    • There is step-free access to the toilet(s), via lift.
    • The standard toilet(s) is/are approximately 30m from the right hand side lift.
    • The colour contrast between the external toilet door(s) and wall(s) is good.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • An ambulant toilet cubicle is available.
    • There are horizontal wall mounted rails available on both sides of the toilet.
    • There is a/are vertical wall mounted rail(s) on the left as you face the toilet.
    • The height of the wash basin(s) is 81cm.
    • The wash basin(s) tap type is sensor.
    • Lighting levels are good.
    • There are two ambulant cubicles in the ladies toilets (photographs 12-15) The male toilets are on the other side of the common room and have only 1 ambulant cubicle (photographs 16 & 17).