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Student Living Office

Mezzanine Level - South Tower, Kedleston Road Site, Kedleston Road, Derby, DE22 1GB

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Access Guide

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Opening Times

  • Monday 09:00 - 17:00.
  • Tuesday 09:00 - 17:00.
  • Wednesday 09:00 - 17:00.
  • Thursday 09:00 - 17:00.
  • Friday 09:00 - 16:30.
  • Saturday Closed.
  • Sunday Closed.

Location

  • The venue is situated outside the centre of the town or city.
  • This venue is situated in Derby.
  • The venue is situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Derby.
  • Comments View
    • The Student Living Office is located on the Mezzanine Level of the South Tower.

Parking

  • The venue does not have its own car park.
  • Comments View
    • There are separate car parks for Staff, Students and Visitors located on the Kedleston Road Campus.
    • Please see the separate guides for each car park for details.

Outside Access (Mezzanine Level - South Tower)

  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open away from you (push).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The door opening is 80cm (2ft 7in) wide.

Level Change (Mezzanine Level - South Tower)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located in front of the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is easy.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • There is not a level landing at the top of the ramp.
  • The ramp does have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.

Outside Access (the Atrium - Accessible Entrance)

  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open automatically.
  • The doors are double width.
  • The door opening is 160cm (5ft 3in) wide.

Level Change (the Atrium - Accessible Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located to the left of the steps as you face the building.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • The width of the ramp or slope is 120cm (3ft 11in).
  • There is a / are step(s) to access this area / service.
  • There is / are 9 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The lighting levels at the steps are bright.
  • The step(s) is / are not clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is / are medium.
  • The steps do have handrails.
  • The handrails are on both sides.
  • Comments View
    • The ramp is used to bypass the steps.
    • The automatic doors are operated by a push pad to enter and exit the building.
    • The push pad is at a height of 90 cm from the ground.
    • There is also a revolving door located at the top of the steps leading from the bus stop area.
    • Once inside the Atrium, internal access to the South Tower is via a moderate ramp.

Outside Access (the rear of the Atrium)

  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open automatically.
  • The doors are single width.
  • The door opening is 80cm (2ft 7in) wide.

Level Change (the rear of the Atrium)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located leading from the visitor car park.
  • The ramp or slope is steep.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • The width of the ramp or slope is 400cm (13ft 1in).
  • Comments View
    • There is also a revolving door located to the right of the automatic door as you face the entrance.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • 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.

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are LG-G-5.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The lighting levels are bright.
    • The steps are 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 View
    • The services / areas on the floors which are not accessible are the additional standard male and female toilets.
  • Comments View
    • These details are for the set of stairs located next to the main lift.
    • The other set of stairs are located through a set of doors, on the left 6 metres before the main lift.

Lift

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located next to the Seasons Area.
  • The lift is a platform lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are G-M.
  • The lift is 27m (29yd 1ft) from the accessible entrance.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The dimensions of the lift are 82cm x 123cm (2ft 8in x 4ft).
  • Comments View
    • A key needs to be obtained from the main reception desk within the Atrium in order to use the platform lift in the South Tower.
    • There is a small moderate ramp infront of the lift on the lower level.

Additional Info

  • Staff do 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 generally on duty.
  • This service can be requested.