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Lupino Screening Room

Canterbury Campus, University of Kent, Canterbury, Kent, CT2 7NX

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Introduction

  • This 62-seat screening room is part of the Drama and Film Studies Department, which is based in the Grimond Building. It is used for the screening of films for students and also films made by students. The building is only staffed when in use. It is not generally open to the public. It is located behind the Campus Watch office. Pedestrian access is from the car park at the rear of Grimond Building. The building shares the Grimond Building car parking spaces. The Blue Badge bays are 50m from the Lupino Screening Room.
  • Comments View
    • This 62-seat screening room is part of the Drama and Film Studies Department, which is based in the Grimond Building.
    • It is used for the screening of films for students and also films made by students.
    • The building is only staffed when in use.
    • It is not generally open to the public.
    • It is located behind the Campus Watch office.
    • Pedestrian access is from the car park at the rear of Grimond Building.
    • The building shares the Grimond Building car parking spaces.
    • The Blue Badge bays are 50m from the Lupino Screening Room.

Opening Times

  • Opening times do vary depending on timetabling.

Location

Parking

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building, facing the Campus Watch car park.
  • 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 108cm (3ft 7in).
  • Comments View
    • Photograph 2 shows the route to the venue from the Grimond car park.

Level Change (Main Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope does bypass the steps.
  • The ramp or slope is located to the left of the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is easy.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • The width of the ramp or slope is 130cm (4ft).
  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located in front of the entrance.
  • There is / are 2 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The steps are not clearly marked.
  • The steps are medium.
  • The steps do not have handrails.

Inside Access

  • Lighting levels are adjustable.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • The type of flooring in walkways and corridors is carpet.

Cinema

  • The cinema has 1 screens.
  • All screens have level access.
  • Seating and additional access information View
    • There are designated spaces for wheelchair users.
    • Designated spaces are situated at the front of the cinema.
    • Wheelchairs may be left with the patron.
    • A companion may sit near you.
    • It is 1m (3ft 11in) from the foyer to the accessible toilet.
    • It is 6m (6yd 22in) from the accessible toilet to the furthest screen.
    • Assistance dogs are allowed in the cinema.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is no signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The accessible toilet is 3m (3yd 11in) from the main entrance.
    • The accessible toilet is located to the left of the entrance lobby.
    • There is level access to the accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a unisex toilet.
    • 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).
    • The door is light.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 155cm x 215cm (5ft x 7ft).
    • Floor manoeuvring space is clear in the accessible toilet.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 80cm (2ft).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • There is not a functional emergency alarm available.
    • It is out of reach (higher than 10cm (4") from floor).
    • Disposal facilities are not available in the cubicle.
    • There is not a coat hook.
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall mounted rails are available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • There are not mirrors in the accessible toilet.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 48cm (18in).
    • There is a towel dispenser.
    • The towel dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The towel dispenser is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The toilet roll holder is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3").
    • There is a sink.
    • The sink can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The sink is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5").
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the grab rails and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the drop down rails and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • Lighting levels are bright.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Staff do not receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.
  • This service can be requested.