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Engineering Workshops

University of Kent, Jennison Building, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 7NT

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Introduction

  • Comments View
    • The Engineering Workshop is a detached building to the rear of the Jennison Building.
    • It comprises three separate workshop/studio spaces which are not connected internally.
    • It is open according to timetabling.

Location

  • The venue is situated outside the centre of the city.
  • This venue is situated in Canterbury.
  • The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Canterbury West.
  • There is not 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 free for Blue Badge holders.
    • The car park is located between the Engineering Workshop and the Jennison Building.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
    • There is/are 1 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 330cm x 390cm (10ft 10in x 12ft 10in).
    • The nearest designated bay is 10m (10yd 2ft) from the production studio entrance.
    • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user with assistance.
    • Assistance may be required because there is / are level changes with no dropped kerbs.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • There is a dropped kerb between the car park and the venue.
    • The dropped kerb does not have tactile paving.
    • The patron does not have to cross a road.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • On Street Parking and Drop-off Details. View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • There is a shallow step within the parking bay.
    • The second bay is partially blocked by railings and no longer available.

Outside Access (G44 Engineering Workshop Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located to the left of the building.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The door opening is 80cm (2ft 7in) wide.

Level Change (G44 Engineering Workshop Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope does not bypass the step(s).
  • The ramp or slope is located to the right of the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • 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 the left going up.
  • There is a / are step(s) to access this area / service.
  • The step(s) is / are located at the door threshold.
  • There is / are 1 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The step(s) is / are not clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is / are medium.
  • The steps do not have handrails.

Outside Access (G46 Msc/MEng Lab Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the centre front of the building.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The door opening is 81cm (2ft 8in) wide.

Level Change (G46 Msc/MEng Lab Entrance)

  • There is a / are step(s) to access this area / service.
  • The step(s) is / are located at the door threshold.
  • There is / are 1 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The step(s) is / are not clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is / are medium.
  • The steps do not have handrails.
  • Comments View
    • There is a roller shutter door with a short moderate slope at the threshold to the right of the room entrance.
    • This could be used as an accessible route into the room.

Outside Access (G47 Production Studio Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located opposite the rear entrance to the Jennison Building.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) automatically (towards you).
  • Second set of doors View
    • The automatic doors are push pad activated.
    • The door(s) is / are single.
    • The width of the door opening is 81cm (2ft 8in).
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) automatically (away from you).
    • The door(s) is / are single.
    • The width of the door opening is 80cm (2ft 7in).
  • Comments View
    • The outer and inner doors are operated by an electronic key card.
    • The card reader is 110cm high.

Level Change (G47 Production Studio Entrance)

  • There is a ramp/slope to access this area/service.
  • The ramp/slope is located in front of the entrance.
  • The ramp/slope is moderate.
  • The ramp/slope is permanent.
  • There is not a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
  • The ramp does have handrails.
  • The handrails are on the right going up.
  • The width of the ramp/slope is 95cm (3ft 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 adjustable.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • Comments View
    • Photograph 1 shows the interior of room G44 Engineering Workshop.
    • Photographs 2 and 3 show the production studio.

Accessible Toilet

  • The nearest accessible toilets are on the ground floor of the Jennison Building via the rear entrance.
  • Please see the guide to the Jennison Building for details.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • The nearest standard toilets are on the ground floor of the Jennison Building via the rear entrance.
  • Please see the guide to the Jennison Building for details.

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.
  • Staff are not Text Relay aware.