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Newland Science Park, Unit 4c

University of Hull, Inglemire Lane, Hull, HU6 7TQ

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the building include prayer rooms and Wudhu facilities.

Getting Here

  • By Road View
    • The University Campus is located to the North of the city centre. There are three entrances to the campus, two off Cottingham Road to the South of the campus, and one off Inglemire Lane to the North. Both of these roads are accessed off Beverley Road (A1079) which leads North from the city centre.
    • Permit parking is available throughout the campus, and there is a pay and display car park located next to the Wilberforce Car Park, on the Eastern side of the campus.
  • By Bus View
    • Bus routes 103 and 105 stop on Cottingham Road, to the South of the campus. U5, 9A and Simplibus 9 stop on Inglemire Lane to the North. 9A, 115, Simplibus 5 and Simplibus 9 stop on Cranbrook Avenue to the East.
  • By Train View
    • Hull Paragon Station is located in the city centre, just over 2 miles from the campus. Bus routes 103 and 105 can be used to reach the campus for Hull Paragon Interchange.
  • Useful Links View

Building Parking

  • The building does have its own dedicated parking.
  • Building Car Park View
    • The car park can be used by anybody.
    • There are no parking charges that apply on the day.
    • The car park is located at the rear of the building.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
    • Designated Blue Badge parking bays are not available.
    • The route from the car park to the building is accessible to a wheelchair user with assistance.
    • Assistance may be required because there is / are slopes/ramps.
    • The car park surface is tarmac and block paving.
  • 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 Wilberforce.
    • The car park is located to the rear of the Wilberforce Building.
  • Public Car Parks View
    • There is not a car park for public use within 200m (approx).
  • Drop Off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.

Outside Access

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this entrance.
    • There is not a bell/buzzer.
    • There is not an intercom.
    • A key card is required for access at this entrance.
    • The height of the card reader/lock is 120cm (3ft 11in).
    • There is not a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.
    • 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 99cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • There is a ramp/slope at this entrance.
    • The ramp/slope is located in front of the entrance.
    • The ramp/slope gradient is slight.
    • The ramp is permanent.
    • There is not a level landing at the top of the ramp.

Getting Around

  • Access View
    • There is step free access throughout the building.
    • There are not doors in corridors which have to be opened manually.
  • Getting Around View
    • There is not clear signage for building facilities/areas in the foyer/reception area.
    • There is no directional signage at key points of circulation routes.
    • There is good colour contrast between the walls and floor in all areas.
    • The lighting levels are varied.
    • This building does not play background music.
    • There is not a hearing assistance system.

Prayer Facilities

  • There are two prayer facilities within this building.
  • The prayer facilities are labelled as Brothers and Sisters.
  • The Brothers prayer facility is to the right as you enter the building.
  • The Brothers prayer facility is 1m from the entrance.
  • The door is single.
  • The door is permanently held open.
  • The door is 77cm wide.
  • There is level access throughout the prayer facility.
  • There is a microphone and speakers within the prayer facility.
  • The Sisters prayer facility is ahead and then to the right along the main corridor.
  • The Sisters prayer facility is approximately 14m from the main entrance.
  • The doors to the Sisters prayer facility are double (with a locked leaf).
  • The doors open away from you (push).
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The doors are 77cm.
  • There is level access to the prayer facilities.
  • There are speakers within the prayer facility.
  • There is a microwave and fridge within the Sisters prayer facility.
  • The height to the top control of the microwave is 97cm.
  • The height to the fridge handle is 138cm.
  • There is a kettle on the table.
  • The height of the table is 69cm.
  • There are some chairs within the building.
  • The chairs do not have armrests.

Wudhu Facilities

  • There are two separate Wudhu facilities within the building.
  • The main Wudhu facilities are ahead as you enter the building and to the right along the main corridor, then to the left.
  • They Wudhu facilities are approximately 14m from the entrance.
  • The doors to the Wudhu facilities are double.
  • The doors open away from you (push).
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The doors are 158cm wide.
  • There are 2 medium height steps, without handrails, to access to Wudhu faculties.
  • Once at the top of the sets there are stools.
  • Once at the top of the steps the height to the taps is 94cm.
  • Once at the top of the steps the height to the soap dispensers is 112cm.
  • Once at the top of the steps the height to the towel dispensers is 91cm.
  • The second Wudhu facilities are within the Sisters toilets.
  • These are located ahead as you enter the building.
  • These are approximately 8m from the main entrance.
  • The door to these facilities is single.
  • The door opens away from you (push).
  • The door is heavy.
  • The door is 70cm wide.
  • There are taps.
  • The height to the taps is 48cm.
  • The height to the soap dispenser is 115cm.
  • The height to the towel dispenser is 140cm.

Accessible Toilet

  • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is pictorial and written text signage on or near the toilet door.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 12m (13yd 4in) from the entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is located ahead as you enter the building and to the rear.
    • There is level access to this accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is not a unisex toilet.
    • This accessible toilet is signed as a male toilet facility.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a twist lock.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 86cm (2ft 10in).
    • The door is heavy.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 134cm x 214cm (4ft 5in x 7ft).
    • There is not a clear 150cm x 150cm manoeuvring space in the accessible toilet.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 79cm (2ft 7in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is twist/turn.
    • There is not a mixer tap.
    • There is not an emergency pull cord alarm in the cubicle.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is a/are open waste paper bin disposal units.
    • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall-mounted grab rails are available for the toilet.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • There is a mirror.
    • Mirrors are not placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 43cm (1ft 5in).
    • There is not a hand dryer.
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The toilet roll holder is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the toilet roll holder is 112cm (3ft 8in).
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • The height of the wash basin is 81cm (2ft 8in).
    • There is a soap dispenser.
    • The soap dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The height of the soap dispenser is 100cm.
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is poor.
    • The toilet seat colour contrast is poor.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is fair.
    • The lighting levels are medium.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Standard Toilet Surveyed View
    • A male standard toilet was surveyed.
    • The toilet surveyed is located ahead as you enter the building.
    • There is a female standard toilet in the same location.
    • There is step free access to the standard toilet(s) surveyed from the entrance.
    • The standard toilet surveyed is approximately 8m from the entrance.
    • There is not a/are not cubicle(s) suitable for ambulant disabled people in the standard toilet(s) surveyed.
    • Lighting levels in the standard toilet surveyed are good.

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