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Department of History of Art (4A Trumpington Street)

University of Cambridge, Old Addenbrookes Site, Tennis Court Road, Cambridge, CB2 1GA

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the building include a seminar room and open teaching spaces.

Getting Here

Useful Information

Building Parking

  • The building does not have its own dedicated parking.

Outside Access

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
    • There is stepped 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 139cm (4ft 7in).
    • There is 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) is / are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 101cm (3ft 4in).
  • 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 1 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 not clearly marked.
    • The step(s) is / are shallow (2cm - 10cm).
    • The steps do not have handrails.

Getting Around

  • Access View
    • There is step free access throughout the ground floor.
    • There is/are 2 unmarked step(s), with no handrails, for access to the male standard toilet.
    • The step(s) is/are medium height (11cm - 17cm).
    • The steps are shown in photographs 1 and 2.
    • There are not 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 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.

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G, M, 1, 2 and 3.
    • The stairs are located ahead of the main entrance.
    • The stairs are approximately 2m from the main entrance.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
    • The steps are not 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 View
    • The area(s)/service(s) on the floors which are not accessible is/are a supervision room, a seminar room and an open working space.
  • Comments View
    • There are only female and male standard toilets on the ground floor.

Location of Toilet/Changing Facilities

  • Female and male standard toilet facilities are located ahead of the main entrance.

Accessible Toilet(s)

  • There is not an/are not accessible toilet(s) available.
  • The nearest accessible toilet(s) is/are located in the Faculty of Architecture and History of Art.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Toilet Facilities View
    • The female toilet is located ahead of the main entrance.
    • There is step-free access to the toilet(s).
    • The standard toilet(s) is/are approximately 5m from the main entrance.
    • The colour contrast between the external toilet door(s) and wall(s) is poor.
    • There is pictorial 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.
    • The female toilet can be seen in photographs 1 and 2.
  • Toilet Facilities 2 View
    • The male toilet is located main entrance.
    • There is stepped access to the toilet(s).
    • The standard toilet(s) is/are approximately 6m from the main entrance.
    • The colour contrast between the external toilet door(s) and wall(s) is poor.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The height of the wash basin(s) is 87cm.
    • The wash basin(s) tap type is twist/turn.
    • Lighting levels are good.
    • The male toilet is shown in photograph 3.