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Michael Sadler

University of Leeds, Woodhouse, Leeds, LS2 9JT

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Summary

  • Building View
    • Services / Facilities within the building include; The Banham Theatre, The Rupert Beckett Lecture Theatre, Teaching Rooms, Seminar Rooms, School of Philosophy, Religion and History of Science, and Staff Offices.
    • The Michael Sadler Building connects with the Parkinson Building on the Ground, First and Second floors.
    • Parkinson Building link (new tab) - click here.
  • Location of Toilet/Changing Facilities View
    • There is a/are Changing Places toilet(s) located on the third floor.
    • Accessible toilet facilities are located on the lower ground floor.
    • Female standard toilet facilities are located on the basement, lower ground, ground floor, first floor, second floor, third floor and fourth floor.
    • Male standard toilet facilities are located on the basement, lower ground, ground floor, first floor, second floor, third floor and fourth floor.
    • Gender neutral toilet facilities are located on the first and third floors.

Getting Here

Useful Information

Building Parking

  • The building does not have its own dedicated parking.
  • 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 Beech Grove House Blue Badge Bays.
    • The car park is located along Beech Grove House between the Michael Sadler Building and the Marjorie and Arnold Ziff Building.
  • On Street Parking View
    • Clearly signed and/or marked on street Blue Badge parking bays are available.
    • The on street Blue Badge parking bay(s) is/are located on Cavendish Road.
  • Drop Off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
    • There is an electric car charging station along the road. There are numerous site campus parking areas around the campus including the Multi Storey Car park situated off Vernon Road.

Site/Campus Car Park (Beech Grove Terrace Blue Badge Bays)

  • Car Park View
    • The car park is located along Beech Grove Terrace between the Marjorie and Arnold Ziff Building and the Michael Sadler Building.
    • The nearest building(s) to this car park is/are Marjorie and Arnold Ziff Building and the Michael Sadler Building.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • Designated Blue Badge parking bays are available.
    • The Blue Badge bay(s) is/are clearly marked.
    • There is/are 8 designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) within this car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 300cm x 640cm.
    • The Blue Badge parking bays do not have a marked zone around them.
    • The dimensions of the designated bays do not vary in size.
  • Charges and Restrictions View
    • This car park can be used by Blue Badge holders.
    • There are no parking charges that apply on the day.
    • Signs are not provided to give information on parking charges/restrictions.
  • Drop Off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point in this car park.
  • Car Park Access View
    • There is step free access from this car park.
    • Buildings are not clearly signposted from this car park.
    • There is not a campus map available within the car park.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building opposite Baines Wing.
    • This entrance gives access to the landing on the staircase between the ground and lower ground floors.
    • The entrance area/door is clearly signed.
    • This entrance is signed with 'Michael Sadker Including Rupert Beckett Lecture Theatre'.
    • There is step-free access at this entrance.
    • There is not a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.
    • The entrance door(s) does not/do not contrast visually with its immediate surroundings.
    • There is not a bell/buzzer.
    • There is not an intercom.
    • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The width of the door opening is 145cm.

Outside Access (Accessible Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located to the right of the building.
    • This entrance gives access to the lower ground floor of the building.
    • The entrance area/door is not clearly signed.
    • There is ramped/sloped or stepped 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 not a bell/buzzer.
    • There is not an intercom.
    • The main door(s) open(s) automatically (towards you).
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The width of the door opening is 145cm.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located to the fright of the entrance.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is slight.
    • The ramp/slope is permanent.
    • There is a level landing at the top of the ramp/slope.
    • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the ramp.
    • The ramp/slope does bypass the step(s).
  • Step(s) View
    • The step(s) is/are located in front of the entrance.
    • There is/are 7 step(s).
    • The step(s) is/are clearly marked.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are between the recommended 15cm and 18cm.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are 16cm.
    • The depth of the step(s) is/are not between 30cm and 45cm.
    • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
    • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides of the step(s).
    • Handrails are at the recommended height (90cm-100cm).
    • Handrails do cover the flight of stairs throughout its length.
    • Handrails are easy to grip.
    • The lighting levels at the step(s) are good.

Outside Access (Rupert Beckett Lecture Theatre Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the rear of the building opposite the Marjorie and Arnold Ziff Building.
    • This entrance gives access to the Rupert Beckett Lecture Theatre area on the lower ground floor.
    • The entrance area/door is clearly signed.
    • This entrance is signed with 'Michael Sadler Building including Rupert Beckett Lecture Theatre'.
    • There is ramped/sloped or stepped access at this entrance.
    • There is not a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.
    • The entrance door(s) does not/do not contrast visually with its immediate surroundings.
    • There is not a bell/buzzer.
    • There is not an intercom.
    • The main door(s) open(s) automatically (towards you).
    • The entry push pad or push button is 90cm from floor level.
    • The exit push pad or push button is 95cm from floor level.
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The width of the door opening is 145cm.
    • There is an alternative entrance consisting of a revolving door with a width of 130cm. Which can be seen in photograph 2.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located to the right of the entrance.
    • The ramp/slope is permanent.
    • There is 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.
    • The ramp/slope does bypass the step(s).
  • Step(s) View
    • The step(s) is/are located to the right of the entrance.
    • There is/are 5 step(s).
    • The step(s) is/are not clearly marked.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are between the recommended 15cm and 18cm.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are 17cm.
    • The depth of the step(s) is/are between 30cm and 45cm.
    • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
    • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides of the step(s).
    • Handrails are not at the recommended height (90cm-100cm).
    • Handrails do cover the flight of stairs throughout its length.
    • Handrails are easy to grip.
    • Handrails do not extend horizontally beyond the first and last steps.
    • The lighting levels at the step(s) are good.

Entrance (Parkinson Building Ground Floor)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located towards the rear left of the ground floor of the Parkinson Building.
    • This entrance gives access to the ground floor of the Michael Sadler Building and Staircase A.
    • The entrance area/door is not clearly signed.
    • There is step-free access at this entrance.
    • The entrance door(s) does/do contrast visually with its immediate surroundings.
    • There is not a bell/buzzer.
    • There is not an intercom.
    • The main door(s) open(s) automatically (towards you).
    • There is a push pad/button to enter the main automatic doors.
    • The entry push pad or push button is 100cm from floor level.
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The width of the door opening is 157cm.
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) automatically (towards you).
    • The automatic door(s) is/are push pad or push button activated.
    • The push pad or push button is 110cm from floor level.
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The width of the door opening is 150cm.

Entrance (Parkinson Building First Floor)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located towards the rear left of the Parkinson Building on the first floor.
    • This entrance gives access to the first floor of Michael Sadler Building.
    • The entrance area/door is not clearly signed.
    • There is step-free access at this entrance, via lift.
    • The entrance door(s) does/do contrast visually with its immediate surroundings.
    • There is not a bell/buzzer.
    • There is not an intercom.
    • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The door(s) is/are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 180cm.
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The door(s) is/are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 180cm.
  • Step(s) View
    • The step(s) is/are located between the entrance doors.
    • There is/are 7 step(s).
    • The step(s) is/are clearly marked.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are between 15cm and 18cm.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are 18cm.
    • The depth of the step(s) is/are between 30cm and 45cm.
    • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
    • The handrail(s) is/are on the left going up.
    • Handrails are at the recommended height (90cm-100cm).
    • Handrails do cover the flight of stairs throughout its length.
    • Handrails are easy to grip.
    • Handrails do extend horizontally beyond the first and last steps.
    • There is a second lower handrail.
    • The lighting levels at the step(s) are good.
  • Lift View
    • There is a lift to access this entrance.
    • The lift does bypass the step(s).

Lift (Michael Sadler / Parkinson Building First Floor Entrance Lift)

  • The lift is for staff use only.
  • The lift is located between the entrance doors.
  • The lift is a platform lift.
  • A member of staff is required to operate the lift.
  • The platform lift accesses a small level change.
  • The weight limit for the lift is 225kg.
  • Clear signs indicating the facilities on each floor are provided on lift lobby landings.
  • There is a clear level manoeuvring space of 150cm × 150cm in front of the lift.
  • Lift doors do contrast visually with lift lobby walls.
  • The external controls for the lift are within 90cm - 110cm from the floor.
  • The colour contrast between the external lift controls and the control plate is good.
  • The colour contrast between the external lift control plate and the wall is good.
  • The dimensions of the lift are 90cm x 105cm (2ft 11in x 3ft 5in).
  • There are separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
  • There is a list of floor services available within the lift.
  • The lift does have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does have an audible announcer.
  • The internal controls for the lift are within 90cm - 120cm from the floor.
  • There is not a hearing loop system.
  • The lift does not have Braille markings.
  • The lift does have tactile markings.
  • The lighting levels in the lift are good.

Entrance (Parkinson Building Second Floor)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located to the rear left of the building on the second floor.
    • This entrance gives access to the second floor of the Michael Sadler Building.
    • The entrance area/door is not clearly signed.
    • There is stepped access at this entrance.
    • The entrance door(s) does/do contrast visually with its immediate surroundings.
    • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The door(s) is/are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 146cm.
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The door(s) is/are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 146cm.
  • Step(s) View
    • The step(s) is/are located immediately beyond the entrance.
    • There is/are 6 step(s).
    • The step(s) is/are clearly marked.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are between the recommended 15cm and 18cm.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are 18cm.
    • The depth of the step(s) is/are between 30cm and 45cm.
    • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
    • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides.
    • Handrails are at the recommended height (90cm-100cm).
    • Handrails do cover the flight of stairs throughout its length.
    • Handrails are not easy to grip.
    • Handrails do not extend horizontally beyond the first and last steps.
    • The lighting levels at the step(s) are good.

Reception (Main Reception)

  • Reception View
    • The reception point is located in the centre of the building on the lower ground floor.
    • The reception point is approximately 30m (32yd 2ft) from the accessible entrance.
    • The reception area/desk is clearly visible from the entrance.
    • There is step-free access to the reception point.
    • There is a clear unobstructed route to the reception point.
    • There are windows, TVs, glazed screens or mirrors at/behind the reception point which could adversely affect the ability of someone to lip read.
    • The reception counter is not placed in front of a background which is patterned.
    • The lighting levels at the reception point are good.
    • The height of the reception counter is 108cm.
    • There is sufficient space to write or sign documents on the counter.
    • There is a lowered section of the counter.
    • The height of the lowered section at the counter is 80cm.
    • There is sufficient space to write or sign documents on the lowered section of the counter.
    • There is a clear knee recess beneath the counter.
    • The counter is not staffed.
    • There is not a hearing assistance system at the reception point.
    • There is wayfinding signage available at/close to the reception.
    • The type of flooring in the reception area is wood.
  • Reception Waiting Area View
    • There is not a waiting area close to the reception point.

Reception (School of Philosophy, Religion and History of Science)

  • Reception View
    • The reception point is located to your left on exiting the lift on the first floor.
    • The reception point is approximately 30m (32yd 2ft) from the main lift.
    • Clear signage for the reception area/desk is not visible from the lift.
    • There is step-free access to the reception point, via lift.
    • There is a clear unobstructed route to the reception point.
    • There are no windows, TVs, glazed screens or mirrors at/behind the reception point which could adversely affect the ability of someone to lip read.
    • The reception counter is not placed in front of a background which is patterned.
    • The lighting levels at the reception point are good.
    • The height of the reception counter is 74cm.
    • There is sufficient space to write or sign documents on the counter.
    • There is not a lowered section of the counter.
    • There is not sufficient space to write or sign documents on the lowered section of the counter.
    • There is a clear knee recess beneath the counter.
    • The counter is not staffed.
    • There is not a bell to attract attention.
    • There is not a hearing assistance system at the reception point.
    • There is no wayfinding signage available at/close to the reception.
    • The type of flooring in the reception area is carpet.
  • Reception Waiting Area View
    • There is not a waiting area close to the reception point.
  • Comments View
    • There is a push pad automatic door to access the reception.

Getting Around

  • Access View
    • There is step-free access throughout the majority of the building, via lift.
    • There is stepped access to There are five steps to access the student area on entrance from the rear entrance. There are eight steps to access the lower ground floor of the building from the rear entrance. There are six steps to access offices B.03 - B.05.
  • Circulation View
    • There are doors in corridors/walkways which have to be opened manually.
    • There are corridors/walkways with a surface width of less than 120cm (excluding any permanent obstructions over a small distance).
    • The type of flooring in corridors/walkways is wood and carpet .
    • There is flooring in corridors/walkways which includes patterns or colours which could be confusing or look like steps or holes to some people.
    • There is flooring in corridors/walkways which is shiny and could cause issues with glare or look slippery to some people.
    • There is good colour contrast between the walls and floor in all areas.
    • There is a mixture of seating with and without armrests at regular intervals.
    • The lighting levels are good.
  • Signage View
    • Wayfinding signage is provided.
    • The colour, design and typeface of signs is consistent throughout the building.
  • Safe Place(s) View
    • There is not a designated place of safety which can be used by people with dementia, autism or learning disabilities.
  • Audio View
    • This venue does not play background music in communal areas.
    • There is not a hearing assistance system in the communal areas of the building.
    • There are fixed hearing loops in many teaching rooms including B.36, B.37, B49, LG.10, LG15, LG16, LG17, LG19, 1.37, 2.01, 2.29, 3.40, 4.04 and the Rupert Beckett Lecture Theatre.

Step(s)

  • Stepped Level Change 1 View
    • There is a/are step(s) located just inside the Rupert Beckett Lecture Theatre Entrance.
    • The step(s) is/are used to access the Rupert Beckett Lecture Theatre Entrance Student Area.
    • There is/are 5 step(s).
    • The step(s) is/are clearly marked.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are between 15cm and 18cm.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are 16cm.
    • The depth of the step(s) is/are not between 30cm and 45cm.
    • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
    • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides.
    • Handrails are not at the recommended height (90cm-100cm).
    • Handrails do cover the flight of stairs throughout its length.
    • Handrails are not easy to grip.
    • The lighting levels at the step(s) are good.
    • There is a platform lift to overcome the step(s).
    • The steps can be seen in photograph 1.
  • Stepped Level Change 2 View
    • There is a/are step(s) located to your left and right on entering the building via the Rupert Beckett Lecture Theatre Entrance.
    • The step(s) is/are used to access to your left and right on entrance.
    • There is/are 8 step(s).
    • The step(s) is/are clearly marked.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are between 15cm and 18cm.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are 16cm.
    • The depth of the step(s) is/are between 30cm and 45cm.
    • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
    • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides.
    • Handrails are at the recommended height (90cm-100cm).
    • Handrails do cover the flight of stairs throughout its length.
    • Handrails are not easy to grip.
    • Handrails do not extend horizontally beyond the first and last steps.
    • The lighting levels at the step(s) are good.
    • There are two sets of steps; one to the left on entrance by the Rupert Beckett Lecture Theatre Entrance and one to your right on entrance. The stairs can be seen in photographs 2 and 3. The stairs to the right can be seen in photographs 4 and 5.
  • Stepped Level Change 3 View
    • There is a/are step(s) located off the basement corridor.
    • The step(s) is/are used to access offices B.03 - B.05.
    • There is/are 6 step(s).
    • The step(s) is/are not clearly marked.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are between 15cm and 18cm.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are 15cm.
    • The depth of the step(s) is/are not between 30cm and 45cm.
    • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
    • The handrail(s) is/are on the right going up.
    • Handrails are not at the recommended height (90cm-100cm).
    • Handrails do cover the flight of stairs throughout its length.
    • Handrails do extend horizontally beyond the first and last steps.
    • The lighting levels at the step(s) are good.
    • The stairs can be seen in photograph 6.

Theatre Seating Area(s) (Banham Theatre)

  • Access to Seating View
    • The theatre area is located on the lower ground floor to the east of the building.
    • There is ramped/sloped or stepped access to the theatre area.
    • The entrance area/door is clearly signed.
    • The entrance door(s) does/do contrast visually with its immediate surroundings.
    • The door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The door(s) is/are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 120cm.
    • The gradient of the ramp/slope is steep.
    • There are not handrail(s) at the ramp.
    • The width of the ramp/slope is 75cm.
    • The ramp/slope does bypass the step(s).
    • The lighting level at the ramp/slope before and after performances is good.
    • There is/are 3 step(s).
    • The step(s) is/are clearly marked.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are between 15cm and 18cm.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are 16cm.
    • The depth of the step(s) is/are not between the recommended 30cm and 45cm.
    • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
    • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides.
    • Handrails are at the recommended height (90cm-100cm).
    • Handrails do cover the flight of stairs throughout its length.
    • Handrails are easy to grip.
    • The lighting level at the steps before and after performances is good.
  • Theatre Area Information View
    • The type of flooring in the seating area is carpet.
    • The seats do not have armrests.
    • The lighting level before and after performances is good.
    • The nearest accessible toilet is located just out the theatre.
    • There is step free access to a row/rows of seating.
    • The row(s) with step free access is/are row(s) the front row.
    • The access to the majority of seating is located in the centre of the seats.
    • There is stepped access to the majority of seating.
    • There is/are 12 step(s).
    • The step(s) is/are clearly marked.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are between 15cm and 18cm.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are 15cm.
    • The depth of the step(s) is/are between the 30cm and 45cm.
    • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
    • The lighting level at the steps before and after performances is good.
  • Designated Seating Area(s) View
    • There is not designated seating available in this area.
    • There are four steps to access the stage with a height of 15cm.

Other Floors

  • Stairs View
    • Stairs can be used to access other floors.
    • The stairs are located just inside the main entrance.
    • The stairs are approximately 2m from the main entrance.
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are B, LG, Main Entrance, G, 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are between the recommended 15cm and 18cm.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are 16cm.
    • 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).
    • Handrails are at the recommended height (90cm-100cm).
    • Handrails do cover the flight of stairs throughout its length.
    • Handrails are not easy to grip.
    • There is a landing.
    • Clear signs indicating the facilities on each floor are provided on landings.
    • The lighting levels at the steps are good.
  • Other Information View
    • There are multiple similar staircases throughout the building.
  • Comments View
    • The main staircase can be seen in photographs 1 and 2.
    • Additional staircases can be seen in photographs 3, 4 and 5.

Lift (Main)

  • The lift is located towards the end of the corridor directly in front of you on entering the building via the accessible entrance.
  • Signs indicating the location of the lift are not available from the entrance.
  • The lift is approximately 60m (65yd 1ft) from the accessible entrance.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are B, LG, Ground, 1, 2, 3 and 4.
  • The weight limit for the lift is 630kg.
  • Clear signs indicating the facilities on each floor are provided on lift lobby landings.
  • There is a clear level manoeuvring space of 150cm × 150cm in front of the lift.
  • Lift doors do contrast visually with lift lobby walls.
  • The external controls for the lift are within 90cm - 110cm from the floor.
  • The colour contrast between the external lift controls and the control plate is good.
  • The colour contrast between the external lift control plate and the wall is good.
  • The clear door width is 80cm (2ft 7in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 120cm x 120cm (3ft 11in x 3ft 11in).
  • There are not separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
  • There is not a list of floor services available within the lift.
  • The lift does have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does have an audible announcer.
  • The internal controls for the lift are within 90cm - 120cm from the floor.
  • There is not a hearing loop system.
  • The lift does not have Braille markings.
  • The lift does have tactile markings.
  • The lighting levels in the lift are good.

Lift (Large)

  • The lift is located along the corridor in front of you on entering the building via the accessible entrance.
  • Signs indicating the location of the lift are not available from the entrance.
  • The lift is approximately 25m (27yd 1ft) from the accessible entrance.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are B, LG, G, 1, 2, 3 and 4.
  • The weight limit for the lift is 900kg.
  • Clear signs indicating the facilities on each floor are provided on lift lobby landings.
  • There is a clear level manoeuvring space of 150cm × 150cm in front of the lift.
  • Lift doors do contrast visually with lift lobby walls.
  • The external controls for the lift are within 90cm - 110cm from the floor.
  • The colour contrast between the external lift controls and the control plate is good.
  • The colour contrast between the external lift control plate and the wall is good.
  • The clear door width is 90cm (2ft 11in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 140cm x 145cm (4ft 7in x 4ft 9in).
  • There are separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
  • There is a list of floor services available within the lift.
  • The lift does have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does have an audible announcer.
  • The internal controls for the lift are within 90cm - 120cm from the floor.
  • There is not a hearing loop system.
  • The lift does not have Braille markings.
  • The lift does have tactile markings.
  • The lighting levels in the lift are good.

Lift (Rear Entrance Student Area)

  • The lift is located in front of you on entrance.
  • The lift is clearly visible from the entrance.
  • The lift is approximately 5m (5yd 1ft) from the rear entrance.
  • The lift is a platform lift.
  • The platform lift accesses a small level change.
  • The weight limit for the lift is 250kg.
  • Clear signs indicating the facilities on each floor are not provided on lift lobby landings.
  • There is a clear level manoeuvring space of 150cm × 150cm in front of the lift.
  • Lift doors do contrast visually with lift lobby walls.
  • The external controls for the lift are within 90cm - 110cm from the floor.
  • The colour contrast between the external lift controls and the control plate is good.
  • The colour contrast between the external lift control plate and the wall is good.
  • The clear door width is 85cm (2ft 9in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 85cm x 140cm (2ft 9in x 4ft 7in).
  • There are separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is not a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
  • There is not a list of floor services available within the lift.
  • The lift does have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does have an audible announcer.
  • The internal controls for the lift are within 90cm - 120cm from the floor.
  • There is not a hearing loop system.
  • The lift does not have Braille markings.
  • The lift does not have tactile markings.
  • The lighting levels in the lift are good.

Accessible Toilet(s) (LG.11a)

  • There is an/are accessible toilet(s) available.
  • Location and Access View
    • This accessible toilet is located between the main lifts on the ground floor.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 60m (65yd 1ft) from the accessible entrance.
    • There is step-free access into the accessible toilet.
    • This is a shared toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • There is pictorial and written text signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is light.
    • The door is locked by a locking handle.
    • The width of the accessible toilet opening is 86cm.
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
    • The door has a horizontal grab rail.
    • The contrast between the horizontal grab rail and internal door is good.
  • Toilet Features View
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 150cm x 205cm (4ft 11in x 6ft 9in).
    • The accessible toilet does not have an unobstructed minimum turning space of 150cm x 150cm.
    • The lighting levels are good.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 76cm (2ft 6in).
    • The transfer space is obstructed by a female sanitary bin.
    • 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 contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is poor.
    • There is a/are wall-mounted grab rail(s) available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rail(s) is/are on both sides.
    • There is 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 contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • There is an emergency alarm.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.
    • There is not a red flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilet.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the toilet.
    • There is a/are female sanitary and general waste (with lid) disposal units.
    • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).
  • Additional Fixtures View
    • There is a mirror.
    • The mirror is placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • There is not a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • The toilet has a backrest and a cistern.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 48cm (1ft 7in).
    • The toilet seat colour contrast is poor.
    • 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 104cm (3ft 5in).
    • The contrast between the toilet roll holder and the wall is poor.
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin and tap(s) can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • The height of the wash basin is 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • There is a vertical wall-mounted grab rail on the right hand side of the wash basin.
    • The contrast between the wash basin wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is poor.
    • The wash basin tap type is lever mixer.
    • There is a wall fixed soap dispenser.
    • The soap dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The height of the soap dispenser is 98cm.
    • 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).
    • The height of the towel dispenser is 96cm (3ft 2in).
    • The contrast between the towel dispenser and the wall is poor.
    • There is not a hand dryer.

Changing Places (3.29B)

  • Location and Access View
    • The facility is located between the lifts on the third floor.
    • The facility is approximately 8m (8yd 2ft) from the main lifts.
    • The facility is in addition to standard and accessible toilets.
    • The facility is not located close to other managed facilities (e.g. reception or service counter).
    • The facility surveyed is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • The colour contrast between the external door and wall is good.
    • The colour contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
    • You do not need a key for the facility.
    • There is not a sign at the entrance to the Changing Places facility indicating the location of the nearest toilets and baby changing facilities.
    • The door opens inwards.
    • The door is heavy.
    • The door is locked by a twist lock.
    • The door does not have a horizontal grab rail.
    • The width of the door is 86cm (2ft 10in).
    • The dimensions of the facility are 190cm x 245cm.
    • The ceiling height is at a minimum of 2.4m.
    • There is not a clear 200cm x 180cm manoeuvring space in the facility.
    • The facility has a non-slip floor.
    • The colour contrast between the walls and floor is good.
  • Toilet Details View
    • The facility toilet has a transfer space on one side only.
    • The transfer space on the right as you face the toilet is 115cm (3ft 9in).
    • Dropdown rails are provided.
    • As you face the toilet the dropdown rail(s) is/are on the right.
    • The colour contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is poor.
    • As you face the toilet the vertical grab rail is on the right.
    • The colour contrast between the wall-mounted grab rails to the right of the toilet and wall is poor.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 48cm (1ft 7in).
    • There is an elbow pad flush.
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The height of the toilet roll holder is 105cm.
    • The toilet has a cistern.
    • The toilet seat colour contrast is poor.
    • There is an emergency alarm for the toilet.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is within reach and fully functional.
  • Changing Bench and Hoist Details View
    • The facility changing bench is wall mounted.
    • The facility changing bench height is fixed.
    • The length of the facility changing bench is 150cm (4ft 11in).
    • The facility hoist is powered overhead.
    • The overhead hoist covers all areas in the cubicle.
  • Other Facilities View
    • A privacy screen is not available.
    • The height of the wash basin is 72cm.
    • The wash basin tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • Wall mounted grab rails are available at the wash basin.
    • As you face the wash basin, the wall mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • The colour contrast between the wash basin grab rail(s) and wall is poor.
    • There is a soap dispenser.
    • The soap dispenser is at the recommended height of 80cm-100cm.
    • The height of the soap dispenser is 100cm.
    • Wide tear off paper roll is not available.
    • There is not a hand dryer.
    • There is a towel dispenser.
    • The towel dispenser is at the recommended height of 80cm-100cm.
    • The height of the towel dispenser is 100cm.
    • There is a mirror.
    • The mirror is not placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • There is a/are general waste (with no lid) disposal units.
    • There is an emergency alarm for the facility.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is within reach and fully functional.
    • There is not a coat hook.
    • There is not a flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilet.
    • The lighting levels are good.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Standard toilet facilities are available.
  • Toilet Facilities View
    • The female and male toilets are located along the corridor in front of you on entering the building via the accessible entrance.
    • There is step-free access into the toilet(s).
    • The standard toilet(s) is/are approximately 25m from the accessible entrance.
    • The colour contrast between the external toilet door(s) and wall(s) is good.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • An ambulant toilet cubicle is not available.
    • The height of the wash basin(s) is 87cm.
    • The wash basin(s) tap type is twist/turn.
    • Lighting levels are good.
    • The toilet can be seen in photographs 1 and 2.
  • Toilet Facilities 2 View
    • The female and male toilets are located next to the main lifts on the basement floor.
    • There is step-free access into the toilet(s), via lift.
    • The standard toilet(s) is/are approximately 2m from the main lifts.
    • The colour contrast between the external toilet door(s) and wall(s) is good.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • It was not possible to access the female toilet.
    • An ambulant toilet cubicle is available.
    • There are horizontal wall mounted rails available on both sides of the toilet.
    • There is a/are vertical wall mounted rail(s) on the left as you face the toilet.
    • The height of the wash basin(s) is 87cm.
    • The wash basin(s) tap type is twist/turn.
    • Lighting levels are good.
    • The toilet can be seen in photographs 3 and 4.