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Multi Storey Car Park

University of Leeds, Vernon Road, Leeds, LS2 3AA

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Summary

  • Building View
    • Services / Facilities within the building include; parking on 9 levels, with Blue Badge parking, electric vehicle charging, car club parking and reserved parking for the NEXUS building on the top floor.

Getting Here

Useful Information

Site/Campus Car Park (Multi Storey Car Park)

  • Car Park View
    • The car park is located on Vernon Road in the Orange Zone parking area.
    • The nearest building(s) to this car park is/are EC Stoner Building, The Nexus, Jerusalem Chapel, Finsbury Road Building.
    • The car park type is multi storey.
    • The car park does have a height restriction barrier.
    • The maximum height is 210cm (6ft 11in).
    • The car park surface is concrete.
    • Designated Blue Badge parking bays are available.
    • The Blue Badge bay(s) is/are clearly marked and signposted.
    • There is/are 22 designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) within this car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 240cm x 475cm.
    • The Blue Badge parking bays have a marked zone to one side and the rear.
    • The marked zone is 120cm wide.
    • The dimensions of the designated bays do not vary in size.
  • Charges and Restrictions View
    • This car park can be used by visitors, Blue Badge holders, staff permit holders and student permit holders.
    • Parking charges apply for non permit holders.
    • Signs are provided to give information on parking charges/restrictions.
    • Signs are clearly presented.
    • Payment machines are located on level 1 of the car park.
    • There is a payment machine at a convenient height for wheelchair users.
    • There is a level turning space (minimum 185cm x 210cm) in front of the payment machine(s).
    • Payment cannot be made by phone.
    • To see more information on parking policies please click here (opens new tab).
  • 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.
    • The nearest designated bay is 10m (10yd 2ft) from the pedestrian entrance.
    • The core parking hours for staff, students, or visitors are from 07:00 to 17:00. If you have been invited as a visitor to the University during the core parking hours your parking must be pre-booked. Please contact the department you are visiting to make arrangements.
      Staff or students who hold a Blue Badge and wish to park on campus are required to apply for a University Blue Badge Permit. This is free of charge and is available throughout the year.
      Public parking is available between the hours of 17:00 to 07:00, at weekends or on bank holidays on payment of the relevant charge. Please do not pay on arrival. Payment for parking should be made before exit at any of the cashless pay machines. Automatic number plate recognition (ANPR) is in operation in this car park.
      Payment for parking is required as per the tariff displayed within the car parks. These tariffs also apply to Blue Badge holders. See the University Parking Info website link above for details.
  • Comments View
    • The contactless pay reader is at a height of 125cm.
    • There are Blue Badge bays on levels 0 to 6. There no Blue Badge bays on levels 7 or 8.
    • There are electric car only bays and electric car charging points on level 1.

Outside Access (Pedestrian Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the rear of the car park on Level 1.
    • This entrance gives access to Level 1 stair and lift lobby.
    • The entrance area/door is not clearly signed.
    • 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.
    • The main door(s) open(s) automatically (towards you).
    • The door(s) is/are single width.
    • The width of the door opening is 104cm.
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.
    • There is a slope with a very easy incline.

Other Floors

  • Stairs View
    • Stairs can be used to access other floors.
    • The stairs are located to the rear right of the car park, to the left as you enter via the pedestrian entrance.
    • The stairs are approximately 4m from the pedestrian entrance.
    • The stairs are clearly visible from the entrance.
    • There are manual, heavy, single doors to enter and exit the stairwell on all floors.
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8.
    • 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 17cm.
    • The depth of the step(s) is/are 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 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.
    • Handrails do extend horizontally beyond the first and last steps.
    • 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 is a similar staircase to the front left of the car park (photographs 6 to 10).

Lift

  • The lift is located to the rear right of the car park by the pedestrian entrance.
  • The lift is clearly visible from the entrance.
  • The lift is approximately 2m (2yd 7in) from the pedestrian entrance.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • A member of staff does not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8.
  • The weight limit for the lift is 1000kg 8 persons.
  • There are manual, heavy, single doors to access the lift lobby on all floors.
  • 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 134cm x 140cm (4ft 5in x 4ft 7in).
  • 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 have Braille markings.
  • The lift does have tactile markings.
  • The lighting levels in the lift are moderate to good.
  • There is a/are similar lift(s) available.
  • There are two similar lifts at this location, lift 223 and 222. Lift 223 is an evacuation lift. There are refuge and call points on levels 2 to 8.