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Theatre/Theatre Collection

University of Bristol, Cantock's Close, Bristol, City of Bristol, BS8 1UP

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the building include the Department of Theatre, including the Wickham Theatre, the Brandt Cinema, the White Theatre, Rehearsal Rooms, Lecture Room 3.13, seminar and teaching rooms, staff offices; and the Theatre Collection Library and Museum on levels 1 and 2.

Opening Times (Department of Theatre Term Time)

  • Monday 07:30 - 19:30.
  • Tuesday 07:30 - 19:30.
  • Wednesday 07:30 - 19:30.
  • Thursday 07:30 - 19:30.
  • Friday 07:30 - 19:30.
  • Saturday Closed.
  • Sunday Closed.

Opening Times (Out of Term Time)

  • Monday 07:30 - 17:30.
  • Tuesday 07:30 - 17:30.
  • Wednesday 07:30 - 17:30.
  • Thursday 07:30 - 17:30.
  • Friday 07:30 - 17:30.
  • Saturday Closed.
  • Sunday Closed.

Opening Times (Theatre Collection)

  • Monday Closed.
  • Tuesday 09:30 - 16:45.
  • Wednesday 09:30 - 16:45.
  • Thursday 09:30 - 16:45.
  • Friday 09:30 - 16:45.
  • Saturday Closed.
  • Sunday Closed.

Getting Here

  • By Road View
    • 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 and public car parks are available in the St Michael's Hill area. On-street parking is time limited, however Blue Badge holders are not subject to any charges of time limits.
  • By Bus View
    • 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 walk 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

Building Parking

  • The building does have its own dedicated parking.
  • Building Car Park View
    • The car park can be used by permit holders.
    • The car park is located to the right of the main entrance.
    • 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 2 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The Blue Badge bay(s) is/are clearly marked and signposted.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 380cm x 626cm (12ft 6in x 20ft 6in).
    • The dimensions of the designated bays do vary in size.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
    • The nearest designated bay is 26m (28yd 1ft) from the main 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 dropped kerb between the car park and the building does not have tactile paving.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
  • Public Car Parks View
    • There is a car park for public use within 200m (approx).
    • The name of the car park is Trenchard Street Car Park.
    • The car park is located on Park Row.
    • Clearly signed and / or standard marked parking bays are not available.
  • Drop Off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • Student Permits are free for Blue Badge holders (or where permission has been granted).

Outside Access (Theatre Collection Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located on Park Row.
    • There is ramped/sloped or stepped access at this entrance.
    • There is an intercom.
    • The height of the intercom is 136cm (4ft 6in).
    • The height of the card reader/lock is 130cm (4ft 3in).
    • There is not a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) automatically (away from you).
    • The door(s) is/are push pad activated when exiting.
    • The door(s) is / are double.
    • The width of the door opening is 103cm (3ft 5in).
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is / are double.
    • The door(s) is / are permanently held open (at the time of the survey).
    • The width of the door opening is 106cm (3ft 6in).
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • There is a ramp/slope at this entrance.
    • The ramp/slope is located to the left as you face the entrance.
    • The ramp or slope does bypass the step(s).
    • The ramp/slope gradient is slight.
    • The ramp is permanent.
    • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.
    • The ramp does have handrails.
    • The handrails are on both sides.
    • The width of the ramp is 142cm (4ft 8in).
  • Step(s) View
    • There is a / are step(s) at this entrance.
    • The step(s) is / are located to the right as you face the entrance.
    • There is / are 6 step(s) to access the entrance.
    • There is tactile paving at the top and bottom of the step(s).
    • The step(s) is / are not clearly marked.
    • The step(s) is / are medium (11cm - 17cm).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The handrails are on both sides.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building, on Cantock's Close.
    • There is ramped/sloped or stepped access at this entrance.
    • There is a bell/buzzer.
    • The height of the bell/buzzer is 102cm (3ft 4in).
    • There is an intercom.
    • The height of the intercom is 123cm (4ft).
    • A UCard is required for access at this entrance.
    • The height of the card reader/lock is 106cm (3ft 6in).
    • 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 96cm (3ft 2in).
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • There is a ramp/slope at this entrance.
    • The ramp/slope is located to the left as you face the entrance.
    • The ramp or slope does bypass the step(s).
    • The ramp/slope gradient is steep.
    • The ramp is permanent.
    • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp.
    • The ramp does have handrails.
    • The handrails are on both sides.
    • The width of the ramp is 147cm (4ft 10in).
  • 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 6 step(s) to access the entrance.
    • There is tactile paving at the top and bottom of the step(s).
    • The step(s) is / are clearly marked.
    • The step(s) is / are medium (11cm - 17cm).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The handrails are on both sides.
  • Comments View
    • There are also similar steps to the left and the right as you face the entrance.

Reception (Main Entrance Enquiries Desk)

  • Main Entrance Enquiries Desk is located to the right as you enter via the main entrance.
  • The desk is 3m (3yd 10in) 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 medium.
  • The reception desk/counter is medium height (77cm - 109cm).
  • There is not a low section of the counter (76cm or below) available.
  • The desk is staffed.
  • 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 system.
  • Comments View
    • There is seating in the entrance foyer.
    • The seats do not have armrests.

Getting Around

  • Access View
    • There is step free access throughout the building via lift(s).
    • There is a steep ramp, with a handrail on the right going up, for access to the lower part of the building from the upper part of the building.
    • The width of the ramp is 134cm (4ft 5in).
    • The ramp is located on level 3 and runs between the Postgraduate Research Space and the corridor just before Dressing Room 1 (shown in photographs 1 and 2).
    • There are doors in corridors which have to be opened manually.
  • Getting Around View
    • There is not clear signage for building facilities/areas in the foyer/reception area.
    • There is no 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 the majority of corridors.
    • The lighting levels are varied.
    • This building does play background music.
    • Music is played in some rooms during some activities.
    • There is a hearing assistance system.
    • The system is a fixed loop.
    • There are fixed hearing loops in the Seminar Room.
    • Staff are trained to use the hearing system.

Lift (Levels 1, 2 and 3)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located to the rear right of the entrance foyer as you enter via the Theatre Collection entrance.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are 1, 2 and 3.
  • Wall mounted information boards are provided at lift landings.
  • The lift is approximately 8m (8yd 2ft) from the Theatre Collection entrance.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 78cm (2ft 7in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 107cm x 140cm (3ft 6in x 4ft 7in).
  • 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 not have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does not have an audible announcer.
  • The lift does not have a hearing loop 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 medium.

Other Floors (Theatre Collection)

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are 1 and 2.
    • The stairs are located ahead as you enter via the Theatre Collection entrance.
    • The stairs are approximately 4m from the Theatre Collection entrance.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
    • The steps are not clearly marked.
    • The steps are medium (11cm - 17cm).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • There is a landing.

Other Floors (Lower Part of the Building)

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are 1, 2 and 3.
    • The stairs are located on level 1, along the corridor to the rear left of the entrance foyer as you enter via the Theatre Collection accessible entrance.
    • The stairs are approximately 9m from the Theatre Collection accessible entrance.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • There are manual, heavy, single doors to access the stairwell on the second floor and on the third floor.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are medium (11cm - 17cm).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on the left going up.
    • There is a landing.

Entrance (Theatre Collection Library Accessible Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located on level 2, ahead as you exit the lift.
    • There is step free access at this entrance, via lift.
    • There is an intercom.
    • The height of the intercom is 139cm (4ft 7in).
    • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is / are single.
    • The door(s) is / are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 82cm (2ft 8in).

Reception (Theatre Collection Library)

  • Theatre Collection Library desk is located through the main library, in the larger Quiet Study area, on the left as you enter via the Theatre Collection Library accessible entrance.
  • The desk is 8m (8yd 2ft) from the Theatre Collection Library accessible entrance.
  • Clear signage for the reception area is not visible from the lift.
  • There is step free access to this reception area.
  • The lighting levels in the reception area are medium.
  • The reception desk/counter is low (76cm or lower).
  • The desk is staffed.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

Library (Theatre Collection Library)

  • This library does not have a regular supply of books in Braille.
  • This library does not have a regular supply of books in large print.
  • This library does have a regular supply of books in audio format.
  • There is not an ordering service.
  • The library does not have computers with accessible software.
  • Auxiliary aids are not available for computer users.
  • Equipment available for people with a visual impairment includes magnifying glasses.
  • Comments View
    • The Theatre Collection is a reference collection.
    • Please contact the library before visiting to ensure the items required are available.

Theatre Collection Quiet Study Areas

  • There are 2 Quiet Study areas in the Theatre Collection Library.
  • There is step free access throughout the Quiet Study areas.
  • There is room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre in the Quiet Study areas.
  • The Quiet Study areas have desks.
  • The height of the desks is 66cm.
  • There are chairs.
  • The chairs do not have armrests.
  • The computers mentioned in the Library section are located in the larger Quiet Study area.

Other Floors (Main Entrance Foyer)

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are 3 and 4.
    • The stairs are located to the left as you enter via the main entrance.
    • The stairs are approximately 3m from the main entrance.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are deep (18cm+).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • There is a landing.

Lift (Levels 3 and 4)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located to the rear left of the upper part of the building as you enter via the main entrance.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are 3 and 4.
  • There are manual, heavy, single doors to access the lift lobby on all floors.
  • The weight limit for the lift is 800kg.
  • The lift is approximately 21m (22yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 110cm (3ft 7in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 160cm x 110cm (5ft 3in x 3ft 7in).
  • 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 not have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does have an audible announcer.
  • The lift does not have a hearing loop 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 medium.
  • Comments View
    • The doors to access the lift lobby are single with a locked extension leaf.

Entrance (Wickham Theatre Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located on level 3, in the front right corridor as you exit the lift.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is / are single (with a locked extension leaf).
    • The door(s) is / are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 91cm (2ft 12in).
  • 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 steep.
    • The ramp or slope is permanent.
    • The ramp does have handrails.
    • The handrails are on both sides going up.
  • Comments View
    • To reach the entrance from the lift, turn left out of the lift and take the first right hand corridor. The entrance is at the far right hand side of the foyer at the end of the corridor.

Theatre (Wickham Theatre)

  • There are designated spaces for wheelchair users.
  • Designated seating is located the front row.
  • Wheelchairs are left with the patron.
  • A companion may sit with you.
  • Companions sit behind you.
  • It is 35m (38yd 10in) from the designated seating area to the nearest accessible toilet.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The hearing system is a fixed loop.
  • Staff are trained to use the hearing system.
  • The rows suitable for hearing loops are all rows.
  • There is not a wheelchair to borrow.
  • Concessions are available.
  • Assistance dogs are allowed in the auditorium.
  • Comments View
    • Audio described performances may be available, depending on the production. Please contact the theatre for more information.
    • The nearest accessible toilet is on level 4 and is accessed from the designated seating via the lift.

Eating and Drinking (Wickham Theatre Bar)

  • The following information is for the bar.
  • Full table service is not available.
  • Food or drinks are ordered from the service counter.
  • Food or drinks can be brought to the table.
  • Some tables are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs have armrests.
  • The nearest table is 19m (20yd 2ft) from the levels 3 and 4 lift.
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 37cm (1ft 3in).
  • The distance between the floor and the highest table is 86cm (2ft 10in).
  • The standard height for tables is 68cm.
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • Plastic / takeaway cups are available.
  • Drinking straws are available.
  • Comments View
    • The theatre bar is located next to the entrance to the theatre stalls. It serves alcoholic and soft drinks during public theatre performances.
    • There are also vending machines here, selling hot drinks and snacks.
    • Coffee tables and low seating is also available.

The White Theatre External Entrance

  • This entrance is located down the hill to the left of the main entrance as you face it (next to Lunsford House).
  • There is a small door, 55cm wide, requiring a number code, which opens outwards and has a deep threshold.
  • From the inside, the larger doors can be opened giving a width of 220cm or 440cm.
  • There is an easy slope directly in front of the entrance, but a steep slope on Cantocks Close leading from the main entrance.

The White Theatre

  • The White Theatre is located on level 3 of the upper part, to the rear of the Wickham Theatre.
  • It does not have fixed seating, so wheelchair users can be accommodated during any performances.
  • Students will normally access this room and Rehearsal Room 3 via an outside link from level 3 of the lower part of the building. There are 3 medium height steps (shown in photographs 3 and 4).
  • Step free access is available from the rear of the Wickham Theatre, or from its own external entrance.

Entrance (Brandt Cinema Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located on level 2, to the left hand side of the building as you exit the levels 1, 2 and 3 lift.
    • There is step free access at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is / are single.
    • The door(s) is / are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 80cm (2ft 7in).
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is / are single.
    • The door(s) is / are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 78cm (2ft 7in).

Cinema (Brandt Cinema)

  • The cinema has 1 screens.
  • All screens have level access.
  • Seating and additional access information View
    • There are not designated spaces for wheelchair users.
    • It is 4m (4yd 1ft) from the accessible toilet to the furthest screen.
    • There is a hearing assistance system.
    • The hearing system is a fixed loop.
    • Staff are trained to use the hearing system.
    • The rows suitable for hearing loops are all rows.
    • Assistance dogs are allowed in the cinema.
    • There is not a wheelchair to borrow.

Level Change (Brandt Cinema)

  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located to the left of the seating.
  • There is/are 6 step(s) to the area/service.
  • The lighting levels at the step(s) are medium.
  • The step(s) is/are clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is/are deep (18cm+).
  • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the step(s).

Lecture Theatre(s) (Lecture Room 3.13)

  • Directional and locational signage for the lecture theatre(s) is available in upper and lower case lettering that is clearly visible.
  • The corridor outside the lecture theatre(s) is not sufficiently wide enough (150cm+) to allow wheelchair users to pass.
  • There is step free access into the lecture theatre(s).
  • The door opening width(s) is/are 75cm+ for the lecture theatre(s).
  • The door(s) for the lecture theatre(s) is/are not push pad activated.
  • There are not designated spaces for wheelchair users within the lecture theatre(s).
  • There is space for an assistance dog.
  • There is step free access to the speaker's area at the front of the lecture theatre(s).
  • The height of the speaker's desk/table is 95cm.
  • The speaker's desk/table is not height adjustable.
  • There is not staggered seating within the lecture theatre(s).
  • There is not a hearing assistance system for the lecture theatre(s).
  • There is not a visual fire alarm beacon in the lecture theatre(s).
  • There is fixed furniture within the lecture theatre(s).
  • There is sufficient space for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre within the lecture theatre(s).
  • The clear floor space beneath tables in the room(s) is 69cm.
  • A height adjustable table/bench is not available.
  • There is a/are chair(s) with armrests on both sides within the lecture theatre(s).
  • Floor coverings in the lecture theatre(s) are even with no trip hazards.
  • The layout of the Lecture Theatre may vary depending on the requirements of the lecture.

Accessible Toilet (Upper Part of the Building)

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is Braille, tactile, pictorial and written text signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 15m (16yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is located on level 4, along the corridor ahead as you enter via the main entrance, past the Theatre Balcony.
    • There is level access to this accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a shared toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a twist lock.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 86cm (2ft 10in).
    • The door is heavy.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 147cm x 216cm (4ft 10in x 7ft 1in).
    • There is not a clear 150cm x 150cm manoeuvring space in the accessible toilet.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 85cm (2ft 9in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush, however it is not on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • There is an emergency pull cord alarm in the cubicle.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is not fully functional.
    • The alarm was out of reach (higher than 10cm (4") from floor) when surveyed.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is a/are female sanitary disposal units.
    • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall mounted grab rails are available for the toilet.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • There is a mirror.
    • Mirrors are not placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 47cm (1ft 7in).
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The hand dryer is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the hand dryer is 113cm (3ft 8in).
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The toilet roll holder is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the toilet roll holder is 112cm (3ft 8in).
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • There is a soap dispenser.
    • The soap dispenser can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The height of the soap dispenser is 115cm.
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is poor.
    • The toilet seat colour contrast is poor.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Comments View
    • The accessible toilet is 10m from the levels 3 and 4 lift.

Standard Toilet(s) (Upper Part of the Building)

  • There are standard female and male toilets on levels 3 and 4.
  • Standard Toilet Surveyed View
    • A male standard toilet was surveyed.
    • The toilet surveyed is located on level 3, along the corridor to the left as you exit the levels 3 and 4 lift.
    • There is a female standard toilet in the same location.
    • There is stepped access to the standard toilet surveyed.
    • The standard toilet surveyed is approximately 9m from the levels 3 and 4 lift.
    • There is not a/are not cubicle(s) suitable for ambulant disabled people in the standard toilet(s) surveyed.
    • Lighting levels in the standard toilet surveyed are good.
    • The step(s) is / are located in front of the doors to the standard female and male toilets.
    • There is/are 2 step(s).
    • The step(s) is / are deep (18cm+).
    • The steps do not have handrails.
  • Comments View
    • There is level access to the standard toilets on level 4.
    • The toilets on level 3 are 33m from the levels 1, 2 and 3 lift.

Accessible Toilet (Theatre Collection and Brandt Cinema)

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is Braille, tactile, pictorial and written text signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 21m (22yd 2ft) from the levels 1, 2, and 3 lift.
    • This accessible toilet is located on level 2, along the corridor to the right as you exit the lift, to the far side of the building.
    • There is level access to this accessible toilet.
    • This is by lift.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a shared toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a locking handle.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 88cm (2ft 11in).
    • The door is heavy.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 145cm x 207cm (4ft 9in x 6ft 9in).
    • There is not a clear 150cm x 150cm manoeuvring space in the accessible toilet.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 76cm (2ft 6in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • There is an emergency pull cord alarm in the cubicle.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is not fully functional.
    • The alarm was out of reach (higher than 10cm (4") from floor) when surveyed.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is a/are female sanitary disposal units.
    • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall mounted grab rails are available for the toilet.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • There is a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • The shelf is not higher than 95cm (3ft 1in).
    • There is a mirror.
    • Mirrors are not placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 48cm (1ft 7in).
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The hand dryer is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • 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).
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • There is a soap dispenser.
    • The soap dispenser can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The height of the soap dispenser is 106cm.
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The toilet seat colour contrast is good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Comments View
    • The accessible toilet is 5m from the Brandt Cinema and 2m from the Theatre Collection Library.

Standard Toilet(s) (Lower Part of the Building)

  • There are female and male toilets on level 1.
  • There are female standard toilets on level 3.
  • Standard Toilet Surveyed View
    • A male standard toilet was surveyed.
    • The toilet surveyed is located on level 1, along the corridor to the rear left of the entrance foyer as you enter via the Theatre Collection accessible entrance.
    • There is a female standard toilet in the same location.
    • The standard toilet surveyed is approximately 20m from the Theatre Collection accessible entrance.
    • There is not a/are not cubicle(s) suitable for ambulant disabled people in the standard toilet(s) surveyed.
    • Lighting levels in the standard toilet surveyed are good.
    • The step(s) is / are located along the corridor leading to the standard female and male toilets.
    • There is/are 6 step(s).
    • The step(s) is / are medium (11cm - 17cm).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The handrail(s) is/are on the left going up the step(s).
  • Comments View
    • There are 6 steps up in this area and then there are 6 identical steps down.
    • Leading from the Theatre Collection accessible entrance the handrails are on the left going up the first 6 steps, and the left going down the second 6 steps.
    • There is level access to the standard female toilet on level 3.