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20 Clarendon Place

Clarendon Place, Leeds, LS2 9JY

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Accommodation Summary

  • Parking and Transport View
    • The accommodation does not have its own parking facilities.
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Residence Information View
    • This residence is made up of Student Accommodation buildings.
    • The residence surveyed was 20 Clarendon Place.
  • Accessible Accommodation Information View
    • The accommodation has 2 rooms in total.
    • There is an/are accessible room(s) within the accommodation.
    • The accommodation has 0 accessible room(s) with accessible bathroom facilities.
    • There is/are 0 accessible room(s) with a ceiling track hoist.
    • There is/are 1 accessible room(s) with a wet room/wheel in shower.
    • There is/are 0 accessible room(s) with a bath.
    • There is not an/are not adjoining room(s) available for the accessible room(s).
    • Accessible toilet facilities are available.
    • The accessible toilet facilities are located at the rear of the ground floor accessed through the kitchen.
  • Standard Accommodation Information View
    • There is not standard accommodation on the ground floor.
    • Ground floor accommodation does have level access.
    • There are standard rooms on other floors.
    • The other floors cannot be accessed by lift.
    • Standard accommodation has shared bathrooms with shower pods.
    • There is not an/are not adjoining room(s) available for the standard room(s).
  • Amenities and Communal Facilities View
    • There is not a convenience store within approximately 200 metres of the residence.
    • The communal facilities for the accommodation surveyed include; a kitchen and a dining area.
  • Additional Accessibility Aids View
    • There is not a deaf alert system available on request.
    • Vibrating pillows alarms are available on request.
    • Bed raisers are available on request.
    • Portable hoists are not available on request.

Getting Here

Useful Information

Building Parking

  • The building does not have its own dedicated parking.
  • On Street Parking View
    • Clearly signed and/or standard marked parking bays are not available.
    • The on street standard parking bay(s) is/are located on Clarendon Place.
  • Drop Off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
    • There are no standard parking bays on Clarendon Place. Parking is on a first come, first serve basis.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located on Clarendon Place.
    • This entrance gives access to Accommodation.
    • The entrance area/door is clearly signed.
    • This entrance is signed with '20 Clarendon Place'.
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this entrance.
    • There is not a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.
    • The entrance door(s) does/do contrast visually with its immediate surroundings.
    • There is a bell/buzzer.
    • The height of the bell/buzzer is 144cm (4ft 9in).
    • There is not an intercom.
    • A key fob is required for access at this entrance.
    • The height of the key fob reader is 100cm.
    • The main door(s) open(s) automatically (away from you).
    • There is a push pad/button to exit the main automatic doors.
    • The exit push pad or push button is 100cm from floor level.
    • The door(s) is/are single width.
    • The width of the door opening is 92cm.
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located from the street to the front door.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is steep.
    • The ramp/slope is permanent.
    • There is not a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
    • There is a/are handrail(s) at the ramp.
    • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides of the ramp.

Inside Access

  • Access and Circulation View
    • There is not step-free access throughout the majority of the building.
    • The type of flooring is carpet.
    • There is good colour contrast between the walls and floor.
    • The lighting levels are moderate to good.
  • Signage View
    • Wayfinding signage is provided.
    • The colour, design and typeface of signs is consistent throughout.

Other Floors

  • Stairs View
    • Stairs can be used to access other floors.
    • The stairs are located on the right as you enter.
    • The stairs are approximately 2m from the main entrance.
    • The stairs are clearly visible from the entrance.
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are Ground, First, Second.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are not between the recommended 15cm and 18cm.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are 20cm.
    • The depth of the step(s) is/are not between the recommended 30cm and 45cm.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
    • The steps have a handrail on the left going up.
    • Handrails are at the recommended height (90cm-100cm).
    • Handrails are not easy to grip.
    • Handrails do not extend horizontally beyond the first and last steps.
    • There is a landing.
    • Clear signs indicating the facilities on each floor are not provided on landings.
    • The lighting levels at the steps are moderate to good.

Accommodation

  • Accessible Room Information View
    • This type of accessible room is located Ground Floor.
    • There is step-free access to this type of accessible room.
    • Accessible rooms of this type have specifications that may vary.
    • Residents need to open a door between the entrance and the room(s).
  • Accessible Room Features View
    • The accessible room surveyed is located Ground Floor.
    • The accessible room surveyed at the time of the visit was G01.
    • There is step-free access to the accessible room surveyed.
    • The colour contrast between the external room door and wall is fair.
    • The door is key fob activated.
    • The fob/card reader height is 100cm.
    • The width of the door is 86cm (2ft 10in).
    • There are lowered spy holes available.
    • The colour contrast between the internal room door and wall is fair.
    • The bed height is adjustable.
    • The height of the bed is 48cm (1ft 7in).
    • The measurement between the bed base and floor is 19cm (7in).
    • The bed is moveable.
    • The room does have an unobstructed minimum turning space of 150cm x 150cm next to the bed.
    • The height of the desk is 79cm.
    • The desk is height adjustable.
    • The desk knee recess has the recommended dimensions of 70cm (height) x 50cm (depth).
    • The room surveyed had a desk chair with armrests.
    • Wardrobes have not been adapted to allow use from a seated position.
    • Light switches are between 75cm and 120cm (4ft) from floor level.
    • Electric sockets are between 40cm and 100cm (4ft) from floor level.
    • The window control type(s) for the room is a/are power pad(s).
    • The window controls are at a suitable height for a wheelchair user.
    • There is an emergency alarm in the room.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm in the room is within reach and fully functional.
    • There is not a red flashing fire alarm beacon within the room.
    • The type of flooring is carpet.
    • The colour contrast between the room walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels in the room are moderate to good.
    • The bed had two mattresses on it so the height was 48cm single mattress and 65cm with two mattresses.
  • Bathroom Facilities View
    • This information relates to the shared bathroom.
    • The colour contrast between the external bathroom door and wall is fair.
    • The bathroom door opens outwards.
    • The door is easy to open.
    • The door is locked by a locking handle.
    • The width of the door into the bathroom is 80cm.
    • The door does not have a horizontal grab rail.
    • The colour contrast between the internal bathroom door and wall is fair.
    • The dimensions of the bathroom are 240cm x 170cm.
    • The bathroom does not have an unobstructed minimum turning space of 150cm x 150cm.
    • The bathroom has a non-slip floor.
    • The colour contrast between the bathroom walls and floor is good.
    • There is an emergency alarm within the bathroom.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm in the ensuite is out of reach (higher than 10cm (4") from floor).
    • There is not a red flashing fire alarm beacon within the bathroom.
    • Disposal facilities are not available.
    • There is a mirror.
    • The mirror is not placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • There is not a shelf immediately next to or behind the toilet.
    • 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 76cm.
    • There is a vertical wall-mounted grab rail on the right hand side of the wash basin.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • Taps have clear markings to indicate hot and cold settings.
    • There is not a wall fixed soap dispenser.
    • The contrast between the wash basin wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The lighting levels in the bathroom are moderate to good.
    • The shared bathroom is accessed through the kitchen. There is an automatic door from the kitchen to the bathroom door. There is a push pad on the right of the automatic door at a height of 105cm. The door and push pad are shown in photos 19 and 20.
  • Toilet Details View
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 47cm (1ft 7in).
    • The toilet seat colour contrast is poor.
    • The toilet has a lid.
    • 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 7in).
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • There is a spatula type lever flush.
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • The colour contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is good.
    • There is a/are wall-mounted grab rail(s) available.
    • As you face the toilet, the wall mounted grab rails are on the left.
    • There is not a vertical wall-mounted grab rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a horizontal wall-mounted grab rail on the opposite side of the seat to the transfer space.
    • The colour contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The colour contrast between the wall-mounted grab rails to the left of the toilet and wall is good.
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The toilet roll holder is on the dropdown rail.
  • Shower Details View
    • The ensuite has a shower cubicle.
    • The shower cubicle is accessed via a shallow step.
    • The shower head is height adjustable.
    • The shower control type is twist/turn.
    • Shower controls have clear markings to indicate hot and cold settings.
    • A shower chair is available.
    • There is a/are wall-mounted grab rail(s) available for the shower.
    • Horizontal and/or dropdown rails are available on both sides of the shower seat.
    • There is a single vertical grab rail to assist standing users.
    • The colour contrast between the shower wall-mounted grab rails and wall is good.

Kitchen/Dining Area

  • The kitchen/dining area is accessed by a single door with an opening width of less than 75cm.
  • The door is push pad activated.
  • Lowered work surfaces are available.
  • There is a height adjustable work surface.
  • The kitchen does have an unobstructed floor space of at least 150cm × 150cm.
  • There is a knee recess under a work surface.
  • A knee recess is provided adjacent to the sink and the hob.
  • Knee recesses are at least 80cm wide.
  • There are some low level cupboards.
  • There are easy to grip handles or taps for cupboards, the refrigerator, the freezer and the sink.
  • The height of the dining table is 73cm.
  • There are dining chairs without armrests only.
  • The Kitchen has a patterned vinyl floor.