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Ellerslie Hall

Lifton Place, Leeds, LS2 9LG

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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 Standard Student Accommodation buildings.
    • All buildings at this residence have similar access to the one surveyed.
    • The residence surveyed was Ellerslie Hall.
  • Accessible Accommodation Information View
    • The accommodation has 0 rooms in total.
    • Accessible toilet facilities are not available.
  • Standard Accommodation Information View
    • There is standard accommodation on the ground floor.
    • Ground floor accommodation does not have level access.
    • There are standard rooms on other floors.
    • The other floors cannot be accessed by lift.
    • Standard accommodation has shared bathrooms with stepped shower cubicles.
    • 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.
    • Communal facilities within this residence include a staffed reception, a launderette and a common room.
    • The communal facilities for the accommodation surveyed include; a kitchen.
  • Additional Accessibility Aids View
    • There is a deaf alert system available on request.
    • Vibrating pillows alarms are available on request.
    • Bed raisers are not 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 Lyddon Terrace.
  • Drop Off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
    • The parking on Lyddon Terrace is on a first come, first serve basis. The bays are not marked.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located on Lyddon Terrace.
    • This entrance gives access to Ground floor.
    • The entrance area/door is clearly signed.
    • This entrance is signed with 'Ellerslie Global Residence'.
    • There is stepped access at this entrance.
    • There is not a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.
    • There is a dark mat or floor marking at this entrance that might be perceived as a hole.
    • The entrance door(s) does/do contrast visually with its immediate surroundings.
    • There is a bell/buzzer.
    • The height of the bell/buzzer is 140cm (4ft 7in).
    • There is not an intercom.
    • A key fob is required for access at this entrance.
    • The height of the key fob reader is 135cm.
    • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is/are single width.
    • The door(s) is/are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 98cm.
  • Step(s) View
    • The step(s) is/are located directly outside the main entrance.
    • There is/are 8 step(s).
    • The step(s) is/are clearly marked.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are not between 15cm and 18cm.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are 20cm.
    • 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 not 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.
  • Comments View
    • Photos 9, 10 and 11 show a similar entrance on the left side of the building on Lifton Place.

Common Room

  • The Common Room is located on the ground floor to the right as you enter.
  • There are heavy, manual, double doors to enter.
  • The facilities in the common room include: a pool table, sofas, arm chairs, a water dispenser, two televisions and recycling facilities.
  • Lighting in the room is moderate to good.
  • The flooring is laminate.

Piano Room

  • The Piano Room is located to the right as you enter the building.
  • There are heavy, manual, double doors to enter.
  • The room can be divided by a concertina wall into two separate sections.
  • The facilities within the Piano Room include a piano and piano stools,
  • sofas, armchairs, and chairs without armrests, desks, a table tennis table, low level tables, printing facilities and recycling facilities.

Laundry Room

  • The Laundry Room is located in the basement and can be accessed via the central staircase.
  • There are manual, heavy single doors to access the laundry room.
  • There are two low level washing machines and two low level tumble driers.
  • The washing machines are operated via phone app.
  • There are ironing facilities within the Laundry Room.
  • There are flip down seats available.

Residents Office

  • There is a Residents Office on the ground floor directly ahead and then to the right as you enter the building.
  • Students use this office to report any issues such as maintenance concerns.
  • The office displays signage with phone numbers for the Duty Warden for assistance outside of office hours.
  • See opening times section for office hours.

Opening Times (Office)

  • Monday 08:00 - 10:00.
  • Monday 16:00 - 18:00.
  • Tuesday 08:00 - 10:00.
  • Tuesday 16:00 - 18:00.
  • Wednesday 08:00 - 10:00.
  • Wednesday 16:00 - 18:00.
  • Thursday 08:00 - 10:00.
  • Thursday 16:00 - 18:00.
  • Friday 08:00 - 10:00.
  • Friday 16:00 - 18:00.
  • Saturday Closed.
  • Sunday Closed.
  • Comments View
    • Assistance outside the above hours is via 07903610162 (available 8am - 6pm).

Inside Access

  • Access and Circulation View
    • There is not step-free access throughout 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.
    • Dementia friendly signage is not provided.
  • Audio View
    • There is not a hearing assistance system.

Other Floors

  • Stairs View
    • Stairs can be used to access other floors.
    • The stairs are located in the middle of the building accessed from the common room.
    • The stairs are approximately 15m from the main entrance.
    • Signs indicating the location of the stairs are not available 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 Basement, Ground, First and Second.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are between the recommended 15cm and 18cm.
    • 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 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.
    • There is a landing.
    • Clear signs indicating the facilities on each floor are provided on landings.
    • The lighting levels at the steps are moderate to good.
  • Other Information View
    • There are other staircases throughout the building. Some staircases only access certain floors.

Kitchen/Dining Area

  • The kitchen/dining area is accessed by a single door with an opening width of less than 75cm.
  • Lowered work surfaces are not available.
  • The height of the lowest work surface is 90cm.
  • The kitchen does not have an unobstructed floor space of at least 150cm × 150cm.
  • There is not a knee recess under a work surface.
  • There are some low level cupboards.
  • There are easy to grip handles or taps for cupboards and the sink.
  • The height of the dining table is 88cm.
  • There are dining chairs without armrests only.
  • Seating around the dining table are high chairs.
  • Photos 1 - 8 are of the kitchen on the ground floor next to the common room. Photos 9 - 12 are of a kitchen on first floor (K.04).

Step(s) (Kitchen (Accessed via common room))

  • Stepped Level Change 1 View
    • There is a/are step(s) located past the kitchen door.
    • The step(s) is/are used to access the ground floor kitchen by the common room.
    • There is/are 2 step(s).
    • The step(s) is/are clearly marked.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are between 15cm and 18cm.
    • The depth of the step(s) is/are not between 30cm and 45cm.
    • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the step(s).
    • The lighting levels at the step(s) are moderate to good.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Standard toilet facilities are available.
  • Toilet Facilities View
    • The shared toilet is located on the ground floor straight ahead as you enter.
    • There is stepped access to the toilet(s).
    • The standard toilet(s) is/are approximately 8m from the main entrance.
    • There is written text signage on or near the toilet door.
    • An ambulant toilet cubicle is not available.
    • The height of the wash basin(s) is 88cm.
    • The wash basin(s) tap type is lever mixer.
    • Lighting levels are moderate to good.

Step(s) (Standard Toilet)

  • Stepped Level Change 1 View
    • There is a/are step(s) located on the ground floor.
    • The step(s) is/are used to access the standard toilet.
    • There is/are 4 step(s).
    • The step(s) is/are clearly marked.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are between 15cm and 18cm.
    • 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 are easy to grip.
    • Handrails do extend horizontally beyond the first and last steps.
    • The lighting levels at the step(s) are moderate to good.
    • All toilets and bathrooms are accessed via stairs. Photos 3 and 4 show other examples of stairs leading to a toilet. Photos 5 and 6 show a bathroom with a step as you enter the bathroom.