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Liberty Dock Residences

Clarence Road, Leeds, LS10 1LU

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Introduction

Location

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

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is not free for all users.
    • Parking is free for Blue Badge holders.
    • The car park is thoughout the site.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • Parking spaces for Blue Badge holders do not need to be booked in advance.
    • There are 6 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 320cm x 500cm (10ft 6in x 16ft 5in).
    • The nearest designated bay is 17m (19yd) from the Block C entrance.
    • The furthest designated bay is 24m (26yd) from the Block C entrance.
    • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user with assistance.
    • Assistance may be required because there is / are slopes/ramps.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • There is a dropped kerb / non stepped access from the car park to the venue.
    • The dropped kerb does not have tactile paving.
    • The patron does not have to cross a road.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • On Street Parking and Drop-off Details. View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • The distances here are for the 2 bays outside Block C.
    • There are a further 2 bays with similar distances from the Block D entrance, and a further 2 bays elsewhere on the site.

Outside Access (Block C Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the block.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The intercom is not in a suitable position to allow wheelchair users to gain access.
  • The main doors open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 93cm (3ft 1in) wide.
  • Comments View
    • There is a slope located in front of the entrance.
    • The slope is moderate.
    • The slope is permanent.
    • There is identical access to all other blocks.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • Lighting levels are medium.
  • Comments View
    • The shared kitchens used by the adapted rooms in Blocks C and D have an accessible sink, hob and surfaces.
    • Photograph 2 shows the shared kitchen for room D.23, which has a height adjustable sink, hob and surface, and an accessible oven.

Other Floors (Block C)

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are levels 1-2-3-4-5.
    • There are 14 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 left going up.
    • There is a landing.
  • Comments View
    • There are similar stairs in all other blocks, although some have handrails on the right hand side going up, and some blocks only have 4 levels.

Lift (Block C)

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located straight ahead from the entrance.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are level 1-2-3-4-5.
  • The lift is 9m (29ft 6in) from Block C entrance.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 79cm (2ft 7in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 102cm x 139cm (3ft 4in x 4ft 7in).
  • There are not separate entry and exit doors in the lift.
  • There is not a mirror to aid reversing out of the lift.
  • The lift does have a visual floor indicator.
  • The lift does not have an audible announcer.
  • The lift controls do have Braille markings.
  • The lift controls do have tactile markings.
  • The controls for the lift are within reach for a wheelchair user.
  • The lighting level in the lift is low.
  • Comments View
    • There is a similar lift in Block D.
    • The other blocks do not contain lifts.

Accommodation

  • Location of Accessible Accommodation View
    • The establishment provides 8 accessible accommodation facilities with an ensuite and/or separate accessible bathroom.
    • The accessible facilities are located in Blocks C and D.
    • There is level access from an accessible entrance.
    • The room number viewed was C2.36.
    • The width of the door to the room is 84cm (2ft 9in).
    • The dimensions of the clear floor space are 300cm x 252cm (9ft 10in x 8ft 3in).
    • The bed is 53cm (1ft 9in) high.
    • The measurement between the bed base and floor is 23cm (0ft 9in).
    • Light switches are within 120cm (3ft 11in) from floor level.
    • There is not a functional emergency alarm in the room.
    • No emergency alarm is fitted in the room.
    • Other accessible facilities available in the bedroom are accessible sinks, hobs and surfaces in the shared kitchens.
    • Assistance dogs are welcome to stay with residents in accessible accommodation.
  • Accessible Bathroom View
    • The information relates to the ensuite.
    • The dimensions of the bathroom are 145cm x 186cm (4ft 9in x 6ft 1in).
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The width of the door to the bathroom is 85cm (2ft 9in).
    • The door is light.
    • There is a functional emergency alarm in the bathroom.
    • The door is locked by a (no lock).
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 46cm (1ft 6in).
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The toilet roll holder is not placed higher than 100cm in height.
    • There is a sink.
    • The sink can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The height of the sink is 72cm (2ft 4in).
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • The measurement of lateral transfer space is 115cm (3ft 9in).
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • Wall mounted grab rails are available.
    • As you face the toilet pan the wall mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • There are mirrors.
    • The mirrors are placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • Disposal facilities are not available.
  • Bath and Shower View
    • There is not a bath.
  • Wheel In Shower View
    • There is a wheel in shower.
    • The shower head height is adjustable.
    • The type of shower controls used are lever.
    • The shower seat is fixed.
    • The shower seat height is 46cm (1ft 6in).
    • There are handrails available.
  • Colour contrast and lighting in accessible rooms View
    • The colour contrast between the external room door and wall is good.
    • The colour contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The colour contrast between the internal room door and wall is good.
    • The colour contrast between external ensuite / bathroom door and wall is good.
    • Lighting levels are medium.
  • Colour contrast and lighting in accessible bathroom View
    • The colour contrast between the internal bathroom door and wall is good.
    • The colour contrast between the walls and floor in the bathroom is fair.
    • The colour contrast between the drop down rails and wall is good.
    • The colour contrast between the grab rails and wall is good.
    • Lighting levels are low.
  • Auxiliary Aids - General View
    • Some of the rooms have auxiliary aids for people with sensory impairments.
    • Flashing alarms and Vibrating pillows is available.
    • Flashing fire alarms are in rooms.
    • Vibrating fire alarms are in rooms.
    • The accommodation does not provide any other auxiliary aids for people with mobility impairments.
    • Assistance dogs are welcome to stay with residents in standard rooms.
    • There are 8 accessible rooms with wheel in showers.
  • Ground Floor Rooms View
    • Ground floor rooms do have level access.
    • Adjoining rooms are not available.
  • Standard Rooms on Other Floors View
    • There are standard rooms on other floors.
    • The other floors can be accessed by lift.
    • Adjoining rooms are not available.

Outside Access (Site Office Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the site.
  • The main doors open away from you (push).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 84cm (2ft 9in) wide.
  • Comments View
    • There is a slope located either side of the entrance.
    • The slope is moderate.
    • The slope is permanent.

Reception (Site Office)

  • The reception desk is 4m (13ft 1in) from the site office entrance.
  • There is level access to reception from the entrance.
  • The reception desk is high height.
  • Lighting levels are medium.
  • The desk does not have a lowered section.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • Opening Times View
    • 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.

Outside Access (Laundry Room Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located opposite Block D.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open both ways.
  • The doors are single width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 84cm (2ft 9in) wide.
  • Comments View
    • There is a slope located either side of the entrance.
    • The slope is moderate.
    • The slope is permanent.
    • The laundry room contains an accessible dryer.

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.