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Department of Medicine

University of Cambridge, Addenbrookes, Hills Road, Cambridge, CB2 0SP

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Introduction

Getting Here

Useful Information

Building Parking

  • The building does not have its own dedicated parking.
  • Site/Campus Car Parks View
    • There is a site/campus car park for staff, students and visitors within approximately 200m.
    • The name of the car park is Car Park 1.
    • The car park is located near the Keith Peters and the School of Clinical Medicine Building.
  • Drop Off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.

Site/Campus Car Park (Car Park 1)

  • Car Park View
    • The car park is located to the right of the site, next to the clinical school and Keith Peters Building.
    • The nearest building(s) to this car park is/are the Keith Peters, Clinical School and Deakin Centre.
    • The car park type is multi storey.
    • The car park does have a height restriction barrier.
    • The maximum height is 210cm (6ft 11in).
    • The car park surface is concrete.
    • Designated Blue Badge parking bays are available.
    • The Blue Badge bay(s) is/are clearly marked.
    • There is/are 10+ designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) within this car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 350cm x 600cm (11ft 6in x 19ft 8in).
    • The dimensions of the designated bays do vary in size.
  • Charges and Restrictions View
    • This car park can be used by anybody.
    • Parking charges apply for all users.
    • Signs are provided to give information on parking charges/restrictions.
    • Signs are clearly presented.
    • Payment machines are located throughout the car park.
    • There is a payment machine at a convenient height for wheelchair users.
    • There is a level turning space (minimum 185cm x 210cm) in front of the payment machine(s).
    • Payment cannot be made by phone.
  • Car Park Access View
    • There is ramped/sloped or stepped access to the car park from the Clinical School.
    • This car park is clearly signposted from the Clinical School.
    • The nearest designated bay is 150m (164yd 2in) from the Clinical School main entrance.

Site/Campus Car Park (Blue Badge Bay Car Park)

  • Car Park View
    • The car park is located to the front of the campus.
    • The nearest building(s) to this car park is/are Cambridge Eye Unit and Cataract Clinic.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • Designated Blue Badge parking bays are available.
    • The Blue Badge bay(s) is/are clearly marked.
    • There is/are 10+ designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) within this car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 350cm x 500cm (11ft 6in x 16ft 5in).
    • The dimensions of the designated bays do vary in size.
  • Charges and Restrictions View
    • This car park can be used by Blue Badge holders.
    • There are no parking charges that apply on the day.
    • Signs are provided to give information on parking charges/restrictions.
    • Signs are clearly presented.
    • Free parking for Blue Badge holders is restricted to 4 hours.
  • Drop Off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point in this car park.
  • Car Park Access View
    • There is sloped access to the car park from the Clinical School.
    • This car park is not clearly signposted from the Clinical School.
    • The nearest designated bay is 300m (328yd 3in) from the Clinical School main entrance.

Site/Campus Car Park (Staff Car Park)

  • Car Park View
    • The car park is located to the front of the campus off Hills Road.
    • The nearest building(s) to this car park is/are Clifford Allbutt Building.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
    • The car park surface is concrete.
    • Designated Blue Badge parking bays are available.
    • The Blue Badge bay(s) is/are clearly marked.
    • There is/are 6 designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) within this car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 400cm x 430cm (13ft 1in x 14ft 1in).
    • The dimensions of the designated bays do vary in size.
  • Charges and Restrictions View
    • This car park can be used by permit holders.
    • There are no parking charges that apply on the day.
    • Signs are not provided to give information on parking charges/restrictions.
  • Car Park Access View
    • There is sloped access to the car park from the Clifford Allbutt Building.
    • This car park is not clearly signposted from the Clifford Allbutt Building.
    • The nearest designated bay is 100m (109yd 1ft) from the Clifford Allbutt Building entrance lift.
  • Comments View
    • This car park is controlled by the NHS Access Office, based in the main Addenbrookes Building and general car parking in that building has to be directly requested via Access.

Entrance (E Spur Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located off the E Spur on the fifth floor.
    • There is step free access at this entrance, via lift.
    • There is not a bell/buzzer.
    • There is an intercom.
    • The height of the intercom is 145cm (4ft 9in).
    • A key card is required for access at this entrance.
    • The height of the card reader/lock is 115cm (3ft 9in).
    • 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 85cm (2ft 9in).

Entrance (Pathology)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located within the Pathology Area on the fifth floor.
    • There is step free access at this entrance, via lift.
    • There is not a bell/buzzer.
    • There is not an intercom.
    • 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).
  • Second Set of Doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is / are double.
    • The door(s) is / are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 154cm (5ft 1in).

Getting Around

  • Access View
    • There is step free access throughout the area.
    • There are not 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.

Location of Toilet/Changing Facilities

  • Female and male standard toilet facilities are located along the main corridor.
  • Shared standard toilet facilities are located along the main corridor.

Accessible Toilet(s)

  • There is not an/are not accessible toilet(s) available.
  • The nearest accessible toilet(s) is/are located within the main Addenbrooke's Hospital Building.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Toilet Facilities View
    • The shared toilet is located to your left on entrance via the E Spur.
    • There is step-free access to the toilet(s), via lift.
    • The standard toilet(s) is/are approximately 18m from the E Spur 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 not available.
    • The height of the wash basin(s) is 89cm.
    • The wash basin(s) tap type is lever mixer.
    • Lighting levels are good.
    • The toilet can be seen in photograph 1.
  • Toilet Facilities 2 View
    • The female and male toilets are located to the right of the area along the corridor.
    • There is step-free access to the toilet(s), via lift.
    • The standard toilet(s) is/are approximately 36m from the E Spur 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 not available.
    • The height of the wash basin(s) is 87cm.
    • The wash basin(s) tap type is lever mixer.
    • Lighting levels are good.
    • The male toilet can be seen in photographs 2 and 3. The female toilets have sinks at a height of 87cm and can be seen in photograph 4.