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Sports Biomedicine (Institute of Sport and Exercise)

University of Dundee, Nethergate, Dundee, DD1 4HN

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Introduction

Location

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the campus.
  • This venue is situated in the City Centre Campus.
  • The nearest mainline station is Dundee.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.

Parking

  • The venue does not have its own car park.
  • There is a car park for public use within 200m (approx).
  • The name of the car park is Heathfield Car Park.
  • Public Car Parks. View
    • Car park website www.disabledgo.com.
    • On street marked Blue Badge bays are available.
    • The dimensions of the marked Blue Badge bays are 360cm x 550cm (11ft x 18ft).
    • On street Blue Badge parking is located at either side of the building.
    • Clearly signed and / or standard marked parking bays are not available.
    • The dimensions of the standard marked parking bays are 260cm x 550cm (8ft x 18ft).
    • Standard marked parking bays are located at either side of the building.
    • There is not a designated drop off point.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) automatically.
  • The door(s) is / are single.
  • The width of the door opening is 130cm (4ft 3in).
  • Comments View
    • The door is push pad operated. There is also a manual revolving door at this location.

Level Change (Main Entrance)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope does bypass the step(s).
  • The ramp/slope is located to the left as you face the entrance.
  • The ramp/slope is slight.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
  • The ramp does not have handrails.
  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located to the right as you face the entrance3.
  • There is not tactile paving at the top and bottom of the steps.
  • The step(s) is/are not clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is/are medium height (11cm - 17cm).
  • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the step(s).

Outside Access (Sports Biomedicine Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the rear of the building in the car park.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The bell is not in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
  • The bell is at a height of 157cm.
  • 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 110cm (3ft 7in).
  • Comments View
    • This door is located at the rear of the car park. The main entrance is via the Institute and Sport and Exercise.

Inside Access

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

Accessible Toilet

  • The nearest adapted toilet is located within the Institute of Sports and Exercise.

Standard Toilet(s)

Standard Shower

  • There are standard level access shower facilities available.
  • The showers are located within the standard toilets.
  • There is level access to the services from the shower facilities.
  • Comments View
    • There is a deep step into the shower.
    • The showers here are generally for staff only with there being further showers within the Institute of Sport and Exercise building.

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.
  • Staff are Text Relay aware.