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Student Union Offices

The Dome, The University of Derby - Buxton, 1 Devonshire Road, Buxton, Derbyshire, SK17 6RY

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Introduction

Opening Times

  • Monday 09:00 - 16:00.
  • Tuesday 09:00 - 16:00.
  • Wednesday 09:00 - 16:00.
  • Thursday 09:00 - 16:00.
  • Friday 09:00 - 16:00.
  • Saturday Closed.
  • Sunday Closed.

Location

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the town or city.
  • This venue is situated in Buxton.
  • The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Buxton.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • Comments View
    • The Student Union Office is located on the ground floor of The Dome, on the Buxton Campus.

Building Parking

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

Level Change (Main Entrance)

Entrance (Student Union Help and Advice Centre Entrance DO/G22)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the far side of the Dome as you enter.
    • There is step free access 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 124cm (4ft 1in).

Reception (Student Union Help and Advice Centre)

  • The Student Union Help and Advice Centre reception is located ahead as you enter.
  • The desk is 3m (3yd 10in) from the Student Union Help and Advice Centre 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 low (76cm or lower).
  • There is not a clear knee recess beneath the low counter.
  • The desk is staffed.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • Comments View
    • There is seating in the office.
    • Some of the seating has armrests.

Entrance (Information Point Entrance DO/G23)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the far side of the Dome as you enter.
    • There is step free access 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 124cm (4ft 1in).

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service(s).
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.

Reception (Information Point)

  • Information Point reception is located ahead as you enter the Information Point entrance.
  • The desk is 2m (2yd 7in) from the Information Point 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 low (76cm or lower).
  • There is not a clear knee recess beneath the low counter.
  • The desk is staffed.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • Comments View
    • This office is the first point of call for information about the students union, clubs and societies.
    • There is seating in the office.
    • Some of the seats have armrests.

Entrance (Student Union FE Office DO/G24)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the far side of the Dome as you enter.
    • There is step free access 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 124cm (4ft 1in).

Reception (Student Union FE Office)

  • Student Union FE Office reception is located ahead as you enter the Student Union FE Office entrance.
  • The desk is 3m (3yd 10in) from the Student Union FE Office 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 low (76cm or lower).
  • There is not a clear knee recess beneath the low counter.
  • The desk is staffed.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • Comments View
    • This office provides student union support for FE students.

Entrance (The Dome Shop DO/G21)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the far side of the Dome as you enter.
    • There is step free access at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is / are single.
    • The door(s) is / are permanently held open.
    • The width of the door opening is 126cm (4ft 2in).

Counter (The Dome Shop)

  • The desk is 5m (5yd 1ft) from the Dome Shop entrance.
  • The Dome Shop is located ahead as you enter the Dome Shop entrance.
  • The counter is clearly visible from the entrance.
  • There is step free access to this counter.
  • The lighting levels in this area are good.
  • The reception 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 hearing assistance system.

Accessible Toilet (The Dome)

Standard Toilet(s) (The Dome)

Additional Info

  • Staff do not receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • Documents can be requested in Braille.
  • Documents can be requested in large print.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.
  • This service can be requested.