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Multi Storey Car Park

Vernon Road, Leeds, LS2 9JT

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COVID-19 Information

  • The information in this section was taken in November 2020.
  • There have been no changes to the parking available.
  • Some sites have implemented new one way systems.
  • Additional hand sanitising stations have been installed at the majority of block entrances, main entrances and exit routes in every residence.
  • The introduction of hand sanitising stations may have reduced the maneuvering space in lobby areas.
  • Restrictions are in place for the number of students able to use common rooms and gyms etc.. These numbers are highlighted using posters and gyms are on a booking system only.
  • Markings have been added to floors to assist with social distancing and signs have been installed on walls and doors to remind people to keep 2 metres apart.
  • Bollard comms and some lift doors have also been branded with Covid-19 information.
  • Protective screens have been installed at the main reception desk at every one of the owned and managed UOL residences.
  • There have been no changes to the toilet facilities.
  • For more information about the measures in place for Covid-19 please click here (new tab) .

Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the building include an accommodation block, meeting/study rooms, and a social meeting place.

Getting Here

Useful Information

Site/Campus Car Park

  • Car Park View
    • The nearest building(s) to this car park is/are E C Stoner 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.
    • There is/are 10+ designated Blue Badge parking bay(s) within this car park.
    • The dimensions of the designated parking bay(s) are 359cm x 567cm (11ft 9in x 18ft 7in).
    • The dimensions of the designated bays do vary in size.
  • Charges and Restrictions View
    • This car park can be used by permit holders.
    • Parking charges apply for all users.
    • 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 can be made by phone.
  • Drop Off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point in this car park.
  • Car Park Access View
    • The nearest designated bay is 8m (8yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
  • Comments View
    • There are 2 Blue Badge bays on levels 0, 3, 5 and 6.
    • There are 3 Blue Badge bays on level 4.
    • There are 4 Blue Badge bays on level 1.
    • There are 5 Blue Badge bays on level 2.
    • There are 0 Blue Badge bays on levels 7 and 8.
    • The majority of Blue Badge bays are between 10m and 14m from the lifts.
    • The furthest bay is on level 4, and is 17m from the lifts.
    • There is a touchscreen on the payment machines.
    • The height to the top of the touchscreen is 136cm.
    • This car park can be used by non-permit holders at weekends, after 18:00, and during University vacations.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front left of the building, in the quad opposite the E C Stoner Building.
  • Entrance View
    • There is ramped/sloped access at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open automatically (towards you).
    • The doors are single.
    • The door opening is 104cm (3ft 5in) wide.
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.
  • Ramp/Slope View
    • The ramp/slope is located in front of the entrance.
    • The ramp/slope gradient is easy.
    • The ramp or slope is permanent.
    • There is not a level landing at the top of the ramp.
    • The ramp does not have handrails.

Getting Around

  • Access View
    • There is step free access throughout the building via lift(s).
    • There is an easy ramp, with no handrails, for access to the far right parking bays on all levels.
    • The ramps go in opposite directions. The ramps are upwards at the front right and downwards at the rear right. The ramps allow cars to move up and down the levels of the car park.
  • Getting Around View
    • There is clear signage for building facilities/areas in the foyer/reception area.
    • There is clearly written directional signage at key points of circulation routes.
    • There is poor colour contrast between the walls and floor in all areas.
    • The lighting levels are varied.
    • This building does not play background music.
    • There is not a hearing assistance system.

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are 0-1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • There are manual, heavy, single doors to access the stairwell on all floors.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • The steps are medium (11cm - 17cm).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • There is a landing.

Refuge Intercom System

  • There are refuge intercom points in the lift lobby on all floors except floor 0.
  • The height to the button on all floors is 94cm.
  • The button is tactile and pictorial.

Lift

  • There is a lift for public use.
  • The lift is located immediately to the right as you enter the main entrance.
  • The lift is a standard lift.
  • The floors which are accessible by this lift are 0-1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8.
  • Wall mounted information boards are provided at lift landings.
  • There are manual, heavy, single doors to enter and exit the lift lobby on all floors.
  • The lift is approximately 2m (2yd 7in) from the main entrance.
  • Staff do not need to be notified for use of the lift.
  • The clear door width is 90cm (2ft 11in).
  • The dimensions of the lift are 135cm x 139cm (4ft 5in 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 have an audible announcer.
  • The lift does not have a hearing loop system.
  • The lift does have Braille markings.
  • The lift does have tactile markings.
  • The controls for the lift are not within 90cm - 120cm from the floor.
  • The controls are 84cm - 113cm from the floor.
  • The lighting level in the lift is medium.
  • Comments View
    • There are 2 identical lifts in this location.
    • The lift to the left as you face the lifts is also an emergency lift.