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Devonshire Hall Ruse House

Devonshire Hall, Cumberland Road, Leeds, LS6 2EQ

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Introduction

  • Comments View
    • Ridgefield, located next to Ruse House, also offers catered student accommodation, and has similar access.
    • The main reception for Ruse House and Ridgefield is located in the Devonshire Hall Old Hall (Main Building).
    • Catered residents take their meals in the dining room in the Main Hall.
    • Please see the separate guide for Devonshire Hall Old Hall (Conference Facilities and Public Areas) for more details.
    • The Main Hall also contains a bar open to all Devonshire Hall residents and their guests.
    • To view the campus map or for information on how to get to the campus please click here.

Location

  • The venue is situated outside the centre of the city.
  • This venue is situated in Leeds.
  • The venue is situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • The nearest mainline station is Burley Park.
  • There is not a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.

Parking

  • The venue does not have its own car park.
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    • There is not a car park for public use within 200m (approx).
    • On street marked Blue Badge bays are not available.
    • Clearly signed and / or standard marked parking bays are not available.
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • Parking is available outside the Devonshire Hall Old Hall (Main Building) and outside Devonshire Hall Grosvenor Court, both located further up Cumberland Road.
    • Residents are also able to park on Cumberland Road.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The bell is not in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
  • The main doors open away from you (push).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 80cm (2ft 7in) wide.

Level Change (Main Entrance)

  • 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

  • There is level access to the service.
  • Lighting levels are varied.

Accommodation

  • The establishment provides 0 adapted accommodation facilities with an ensuite and/or separate adapted bathroom.
  • Most ground floor rooms do have level access.
  • There are standard rooms on other floors.
  • The other floors cannot be accessed by lift.
  • None of the rooms have auxiliary aids for people with sensory impairments.
  • The accommodation does not provide other auxiliary aids for people with mobility impairments.
  • Assistance dogs are welcome to stay with residents in standard rooms.
  • Adjoining rooms are not available.

Other Floors

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    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G-1.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The lighting level is medium.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are deep.
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on the right going up.
    • There is a landing.
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    • The services on the floors which are not accessible are additional standard rooms.

Additional Info

  • Staff do 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 generally on duty.
  • This service can be requested.
  • Staff are not Text Relay aware.