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Multi Storey Car Park

University of Essex, Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, Essex, CO4 3SQ

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Opening Times

  • The venue is open 24hrs.

Location

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

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is not free for all users.
    • Parking is not free for Blue Badge holders.
    • The car park is at the front of the venue.
    • The car park type is multi storey.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
    • There are 4 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 370cm x 590cm (12ft x 19ft).
    • The nearest designated bay is 5m (5yd 18in) from the main entrance.
    • The furthest designated bay is 14m (15yd 12in) from the main entrance.
    • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user unaided.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • The car park does have a height restriction barrier.
    • The maximum height is 210cm (6ft).
    • There is not a designated drop off point.

Outside Access (Vehicular Entrance)

  • There is level access into the venue.
  • There are no doors at this entrance.
  • The width of the door opening is 580cm (19ft).

Outside Access (Pedestrian Entrance)

  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
  • The door(s) is / are double (with one leaf locked).
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The width of the door opening is 136cm (4ft 6in).

Level Change (Pedestrian Entrance)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located directly in front of the entrance.
  • The ramp/slope is easy.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • The ramp does not have handrails.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service(s).
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • 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 G-1-2-3.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • There are manual, heavy, double doors to access the stairwell on all floors.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
    • 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.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are not accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Staff are Text Relay aware.